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Bowdies Chophouse

230 Culver St, Saugatuck, MI 49453
+1 269-455-5481
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“truffle fries” (27 reviews)
“bone in filet” (19 reviews)
“escargot” (23 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
230 Culver St, Saugatuck, MI 49453
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This place was fabulous! We had the Tomahawk steak. 36 oz of delicious tender meat.Price was reasonable and it fed 2 people. We had the au-gratin potatoes (Yum) and Caesar salad (so delicious). Finished meal with the Key Lime Pie (BEST I EVER ATE). The...More

Thank balle39
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there for my birthday and waited, standing there for ten minutes and they weren't busy! We looked at the menu and saw the ridiculous prices, considered how the service was, and left.

Thank msucarole1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Steak and service. Our waiter was attentive and helpful with deciding on menu items. We sat outside which was nice, open, and comfortable.

1  Thank Joe B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are just getting ready to return to Bowdies, having been there about six or so times in past several years, and reminded me to review for them. Our experience so far has always been exceptional, and no one in our party of six has...More

1  Thank babs1917
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant will NEVER disappoint! Melanie will make the meal even more delightful! I'm so happy that the patio is open again. I can't wait to enjoy a meal outside under the strings of lights.

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Overall, one of the best meals I've ever had. I don't go to many "chophouse" places for a filet, but I've had many at many fine dining places. This was probably the best one I've ever had. The crab cakes, duck ravioli, brussels, and mushrooms...More

Thank Will P
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Service was top-notch. Small restaurant with delicious food! Made an excellent date night! Bar staff was very friendly and you can tell that locals really enjoy the place. Also great for business meetings.

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Best restaurant in town. Great steaks, reasonably priced and terrific cocktails. Tyler, Melanie, Jeff and Kenton make this place work!

Thank ChicagoSteven
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Amazing drinks from a really cool and kind barkeep, delicious food cooked to perfection and an atmosphere perfect for a chilly evening. Wanting to watch the Michigan NCAA playoff game, we sat at the bar and got to see the game too! A perfect night...More

1  Thank Chris B
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Always perfectly cooked steaks, the best in town! And their cocktails are divine. It is pricey, but totally worth it.

Thank KayAndGuy
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Response from toothbtold | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I don't know, but it is a very small outdoor dining area.
23 August 2016|
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Response from Jewells91 | Reviewed this property |
You can't order a gift card over the phone to be picked up. Sorry
13 June 2016|
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Response from dvark V | Reviewed this property |
Yes. In tourist season or weekends, it is necessary.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 24 - US$ 50
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 Culver St, Saugatuck, MI 49453
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Allegan County  >  Saugatuck
  • Phone Number: +1 269-455-5481
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Bowdies Chophouse specializes in Usda prime beef, dry aged to perfection, reservation are recommended, Bowdies is a quaint restaurant with limited seating in the winter months, outdoor dining in the summer months. Because of the size and proximity of the bar, children under 12 not permitted.
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