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Mermaid Bar and Grill

340 Water St, Saugatuck, MI 49453-8431
+1 269-857-8208
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Seafood, American, Bar, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
340 Water St, Saugatuck, MI 49453-8431
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Decided to try Mermaid for dinner to appease my daughters love of the mythical creature. So glad we did! The seared scallops were wonderful as well as the Walleye. Eat inside or out and Courtney was a wonderful server. Enjoy!

Thank Kristen W
Reviewed yesterday

I already forget what our kids ordered, but we had upscale preparations of great lakes' white fish and walleye. You tend to see white fish at other restaurants, but not as fancy.

Thank Kristen R
Reviewed yesterday

Our party of ten had a lunch here after wandering around Saugatuck. The menu looked really good, but the food was even better. Really tasty and well prepared. We ordered a variety of items and everything was good. Our waitress was excellent throughout as well....More

Thank BHartMich
Reviewed 2 days ago

I went to this restaurant with friends prices were high and food was not great. I ordered a chicken salad sandwich, it was very bland, no flavor. Service was fair, but I know for sure we will not be going back.

Thank patd640
Reviewed 2 days ago

My family really enjoys dining outdoors and the Mermaid sounded like a good spot for a Friday night dinner before sunset. The staff told us there would be a 15 minute wait and they promptly notified us that our table was ready in exactly that...More

Thank paddytale
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Mermaid has a nice ambience sitting outside. He service was really good. Food was average and the price was expensive for what we got. Family friendly.

Thank Amos6022
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There's nothing more enjoyable than spending a warm summer day at one of Michigans's many charming coastal towns. Our Michigan adventure included a stop at Saugatuck strolling through their many stores and a visit to our favorite pierside restaurant. Despite having changed ownership, the Mermaid...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited this restaurant for an early dinner. Although I wasn't overly impressed with the appearance of the restaurant inside, we did really enjoy the food. When we entered, we decided to eat inside instead of waiting for a table on the water to open....More

Thank QuiltGuppy
Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoy eating at Mermaid because of their location on the Kalamazoo Rover. The new management this year has also brought a more interesting menu and tastier food. One of our favorite places!

Thank Anne P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Everything in the review titled "Overpriced" applies to our latest Mermaid visit. Disappointed, as our memory of this perfect spot on the water included good food. Waitstaff, cooks and hostess need more training to justify fine dining prices. Used to be our go-to when visiting...More

Thank BradandGina
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15 July 2017|
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Response from Claudya P | Reviewed this property |
Not sure they accept reservations! We went there arround 1:30 pm and had to wait for 1/2. Hour to get a seat ! The place is very well located I don't think they accept reservations !
Amy D
17 June 2017|
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Response from Ruth M | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall seeing any dogs there, but that doesn't mean they don't!
Cheryl K
29 August 2016|
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Response from Matt C | Property representative |
Hi Cheryl, Gift certificates are available for purchase at the restaurant. Thanks! Matt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 340 Water St, Saugatuck, MI 49453-8431
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Allegan County  >  Saugatuck
  • Phone Number: +1 269-857-8208
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We are a family owned, full service restaurant in Saugatuck, MI that welcomes all of our guests with a smile and sometimes - a hug! Our staff are very special to us here. We have team members who have been with us since we opened the doors in 1995! They have grown with the Mermaid as well - finishing college, getting married and raising families.
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