A Saugatuck Tradition, 60 Years & Counting

The Butler has been a staple of casual waterfront and outdoor dining in downtown Saugatuck for more than 60 years. Enjoy fresh seafood and classic American fare (including our famous Butler Burger) by dining with us, ordering takeout, or ordering delivery today.


Current Specials

Daily Specials

Check out our NEW daily specials below! Sunday Funday $12 BYO burger – served with lettuce, tomato, onion & up to 2 additional toppings $10 wings $2 off draft beers…

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Happy Hour

You asked, and we’re delivering! Join us for happy hour every weekday from 3–5:30 pm. Happy Hour Specials $10 12-inch, 1-Topping Pizzas $3 Off All Appetizers & Specialty Drinks $2 Off All Draft Beers,…

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Free Dessert

Want a free dessert? It’s a piece of cake! Take a picture of your Butler experience and mention us on your Facebook or Instagram post, then receive any dessert on…

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Win A Gift Card!

Get entered into our monthly giveaway for a $100 RedWater gift card when you leave a review for The Butler on Google, Facebook, Yelp, or TripAdvisor. Leave a review on…

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Birthday Special

Enjoy half off your entree—up to a $20 value—on your special day at The Butler. (Dine-in only. Only valid on birthday with driver’s license or birth certificate. Not valid in…

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Firefighter & Police Officer Discount

25% off food for active firefighters and police officers. (Dine-in only. Only valid for the individual. Not valid in combination with other offers.)

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Historic Charm with Lakefront Views

Our building has been a Saugatuck landmark since 1892. Enjoy the charm of our historic former inn while digging into some delicious seafood and modern American cuisine. Soak up spectacular views of Lake Kalamazoo harbor, boardwalk, and boats while dining on our deck.

Join RedWater Rewards

Join RedWater Rewards to unlock exclusive discounts and monthly deals applicable to all 10 RedWater restaurants.

Benefits Include:

  • Twelve Months of Rewards, Valued at Over $250!
  • 10% off Food and Beverage Purchases
  • 12 Exclusive Deals (Over a $250 Value)

Join Our Team

Who We Are

Established in 1961, The Butler has deep roots in the Saugatuck and Douglas community. This historic former inn turned family-run eatery serves as one of the oldest restaurants in Saugatuck and is now part of the RedWater Restaurants family.

Whether you’re looking for a part-time job or a career in the hospitality industry, there is no better team to join than RedWater! Join us in carrying on The Butler tradition of remarkable food, service, and hospitality on the lakeshore.

RedWater Benefits

  • Positive, team-oriented workplace with great growth opportunities
  • Flexible scheduling with both part-time and full-time positions available
  • Competitive compensation
  • 401k with partial match for full-time employees after 1 year
  • Healthcare benefits for full-time employees
  • Discounts at all RedWater Restaurants
  • Snap Fitness discounts at select locations
  • Discounted golf at RedWater Golf Clubs

Butler Happenings

See what we've got going on at The Butler!

Taste of RedWater

March 2 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Taste of RedWater is BACK! Break out your scrunchies, leather jackets, and acid-wash jeans for a blast from the past that’s totally tubular. Join us on Saturday, March 2nd from…

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