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Phil's Bar & Grille

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Soups
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215 Butler St, Saugatuck, MI 49453-9493
+1 269-857-1555
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had a fun relaxing time catching up with good friends. We had the Venison special -yummy and fish tacos. The service is friendly as always, the crayons provided definably provided entertainment. Thanks for a providing a wonderful atmosphere to spend a mid Sunday afternoon.

Thank Keith C
Greenwood, Indiana
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was by far our favorite restaurant in Saugatuck. Food was fabulous with great service. It's like a place you would see in a movie. We will return!

Thank courtneyking04
Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for great food, with non traditional offerings included, in a non glam setting, go to Phil's. This place has the best food, with very generous portions. Must haves include the Goat Cheese appetizer. Entrees, like the Filet, big and juicy on a mound of mashed potatoes, the Scallop Pad Thai, with a ton of big scallops,... More 

Thank KevinK5211
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Phil's Bloody Marys are DELICIOUS & contain a munchable garden (pickle, cheese, salami, olive, YUM!) The tuna poké is absolutely outstanding...the best I've ever had. I also enjoy the scallop appetizer & fish tacos. The potato wedges that come with the burger are crispy on the outside, tender on the inside. Daily specials are varied & interesting. I enjoy the... More 

Thank Nancy H
Schoolcraft, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on a Thursday night in December and it was packed, a 15 minute wait. It was worth the wait. The food was excellent. I really liked the Phil's pasta (buttery pasta with chicken & bacon). My wife enjoyed the fish tacos. Also great atmosphere.

Thank Troy297
Holland, Michigan
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our favorite place hands down! It is a great blend of old west saloon, sports bar and gourmet bistro. Everything we have ordered has been cooked to perfection and presented in style. Be sure to arrive early on Friday or Saturday nights or be prepared to shop downtown while you wait. It gets very crowded on the weekends.

Thank Tonya B
Eureka Springs, Arkansas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Good food and fun place to meet up with friends and have a bite to eat and a few drinks. Friendly staff.

Thank blackie_mccoy
Southern CA
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167 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 334 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Folks looking for a quick bite or drinks will be pleased at Phil's Bar & Grille right in "downtown" Saugatuck. The staff is friendly and helpful, the beer and drinks are well up to par, and the food solid. The food is not breaking any standards for creativity. Pretty standard fare and is it good. Nice place.

Thank No B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

My husband and I ate here after all the locals said it was great. While the food was good, it did not necessarily meet their off the charts reviews. The ambiance is great, though! It's such a cute little place.

Thank Sarah R
Indianapolis, IN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Phil's is in the center of town. My hub and I went at 5:00, and it was already crowded. We had a drink at the bar while we waited. We both ordered the cod sandwich, and it was delicious. We read somewhere that Ernest Hemingway liked it here, so that's good enough for us. Enjoyed the historic interior and lively,... More 

Thank Bryan S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 28
American, Bar, Pub, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Butler St, Saugatuck, MI 49453-9493
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Allegan County  >  Saugatuck
  • Phone Number: +1 269-857-1555

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?