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Bowdies Chophouse

230 Culver St, Saugatuck, MI 49453
+1 269-455-5481
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“truffle fries” (27 reviews)
“bone in filet” (19 reviews)
“escargot” (23 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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230 Culver St, Saugatuck, MI 49453
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago 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 5 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

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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
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Great cocktails and food with a friendly, helpful staff. The main dining area is very tiny. We enjoyed Caesar salad, deconstructed crab cakes and a filet that literally melted in your mouth. The beef was outstanding.

Thank mhesterton
Reviewed 13 March 2018

We had reservations here on Saturday night, and were seated on the first floor where everything is near the kitchen. It was very difficult to have a conversation with all the noise and wait staff buzzing by. That said, our dinner was as good as...More

Thank George J
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Feeling absolutely spoiled after leaving Bowdie’s for dinner. You could smell the amazing foods being prepared from a block down and starting from the time we entered to the time we left, the experience was spot on. Started with Aperol Spritzers and escargot. For entrees...More

Thank CMTravel1311
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Great dinner st Bowdies! Drinks were great as as the wine list! We started with shrimp bisque and escargot, both amazing. We enjoyed tenderloin w horse rashdish sauce, chicken and shrimp scampi for dinner and huge side order of Brussels sprouts ... all wonderful! Finish...More

Thank zfamilybcai
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Incredible. Second time dining here at the famous Bowdies Chophouse for our anniversary and now it is going to be our tradition. It is by far the best filet I have encountered and have frequented many steak and fine dining eateries. The atmosphere is inviting...More

Thank design007
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srcrmcky
14 August 2017|
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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.
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24 August 2016|
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You can't order a gift card over the phone to be picked up. Sorry
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13 June 2016|
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Yes. In tourist season or weekends, it is necessary.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$24 - US$50
Meals
Dinner
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
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
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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Description
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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