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

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 combination with other offers.)

Steak Takeover

Enjoy these great deals daily for lunch or dinner for a limited time only:

$19 Steak Feature: 10-oz. New York strip, loaded potatoes topped with bacon, scallions & cheese, and chef’s choice vegetable

+ $17 Bottle of Wine: Add a select bottle of red or white wine to your steak dinner for only $17 more

(Available daily through February 9. Dine in only. Tax & gratuity not included. Not valid with other discounts or promotions.)

NEW Daily Specials

Leave the cooking to us & enjoy our NEW daily specials!

Monday: Your choice of any burger, served with fries $12

Tuesday: Your choice of 2 Thai Street Shrimp, 3 Chicken, or 3 Birria Beef Tacos, served with tortilla chips $12 + Classsic Margaritas $6 

Wednesday: ½ off appetizers & bottles of wine up to $43 (not valid on house bottles of wine)

Thursday: Date Night your choice of appetizer, 2 entrées & 2 desserts $60, add a bottle of house wine $17 (valid on entrées up to $27, available after 4pm)

(Available for dine in only. Cannot be combined with other
specials or discounts. Prices do not include tax or gratuity.



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.)

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 Club RedWater

Join Club RedWater 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

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