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Butch's Dry Dock

44 E 8th St, Ste 100, Holland, MI 49423-3529
+1 616-396-8227
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“salad” (29 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
44 E 8th St, Ste 100, Holland, MI 49423-3529
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere here is wonderful! We have been here twice in the past 2 months and will probably be making it a monthly occasion! the staff treat you like family! Erika has been our server both times and we will recommend her every time! the...More

Thank Hojomo
Butch T, Owner at Butch's Dry Dock, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Hojomo, Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoy our atmosphere, food, and staff; the three things we pride ourselves on most. Looking forward to seeing you again soon! Butch

Reviewed 29 October 2017

Great spot. Dinner was very good. Our server Erika as wonderful. Gave great recommendations and some local color information. She told us what was locally sourced and what was her favorites. I had the scallops and my husband had the short ribs. blueberry buckle for...More

Thank acygan
Butch T, Owner at Butch's Dry Dock, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Acygan, Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review. Erika is one of our most valued servers and we are glad you appreciated her as much as we do here at Butch's. We hope to see you again. Happy Thanksgiving!...More

Reviewed 23 September 2017

This upscale eatery offers one of the finest dining experiences that you will find in Holland. The service and food are simply amazing! The wine list is extensive as are the craft beers. Ask to be seated by the window so you can enjoy the...More

Thank Lynda P
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We enjoyed our time here and the service was excellent. My chicken wasn't very tasty but the pork and trout eaten by others with me was very good. Beer selection is excellent as is the wine list

Thank petersox
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Downtown Holland is charming and streets and shops are lined with overflowing gorgeous floral planters. The restaurant has lots of free on the street parking. Because we were early for our reservation, we sipped wine at the bar located in the back more casual half...More

Thank ParisgalChicagoIL
Reviewed 30 August 2017

The service at Butch's was so amazing and the fish taco entree was to die for! Don't miss the flourless chocolate dessert.

Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Four of us ventured down to have dinner for one of our anniversaries. The setting was great and Andi, our waitress, was friendly and attentive. We were seated on the more formal side of the restaurant and we were not disappointed. We were near the...More

Thank Steve_D_1946
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Salmon was fantastic, all good was great as well as drinks and service. Can't wait to go back. Menu changes regularly and vegetables were fresh.

Thank MikeRock23
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We came here last year on our trip to Holland, had a great dinner with great service last year so we decided to return again. We were not disappointed, we all found something on the menu we liked (not easy with 3 picky teens and...More

Thank Familyoffive48130
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We walked past this restaurant and a customer sitting in the window area gave us a thumbs up so we thought we would try it. We could have sat in the dining area or the bar area. We asked which was the quieter of the...More

1  Thank mools
Butch T, General Manager at Butch's Dry Dock, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Hello Mools, We are sorry to hear you were disappointed in your meal. Our fish tacos are smaller pieces of fish that are seasoned and sauteed with a blackened seasoning that can be on the spicy side. The peach mango salsa has a sweet and...More

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Questions & Answers
9 March 2017|
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Response from butch44e | Property representative |
Hello, We do have many gluten free options on our menu. We cater to people with Celiac disease often, so, if you are looking for a restaurant with those types of options we are the right place!
13 January 2017|
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Response from butch44e | Property representative |
Good Afternoon Richard, Yes, we can absolutely accommodate your reservation in our pub area. Did you have a preference of a high top table or low top?
7 July 2016|
Response from butch44e | Property representative |
Good Evening, Unfortunately it is Butch's Dry Dock policy to not allow dogs in our establishment unless they are service dogs. Our apologies but would love to have you for dinner. Hope you understand and enjoy this... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 E 8th St, Ste 100, Holland, MI 49423-3529
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ottawa County  >  Holland
  • Phone Number: +1 616-396-8227
  • E-mail
For more than 25 years, Butch TerHaar has strived to create a place where people can celebrate the marriage of food and drink. Today, Butch's is one of fewer than 800 restaurants worldwide (and one of 10 in Michigan) to hold Wine Spectator's Best of Award of Excellence. Building on our exceptional wine and beer offerings, our menu is expressly designed to enhance the experience of enjoying food and drink together.
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