Bowdies Chophouse - Saugatuck

4.8
1713 Reviews
$31 to $50
Steakhouse
Welcome to Bowdies Chophouse - Saugatuck, serving 100% U S D A Prime, 28 day dry aged meat! We look forward to serving you soon! We can accommodate parties of 6 or less. Parties of more than 6 will be sat separately, and not all seats are handicap accessible.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected

Featured specials

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New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Dine in
Starting Dec 31, 2021

In the event you need to cancel, we ask that you provide us at least 72 hours notice. Otherwise, there will be a $75 per person charge

What 1713 people are saying
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RoyceG
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best steakhouse ever! Food and service were amazing

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KevinM
Indiana
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food , great service , we had a great time! Thumbs up!!

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LLVWJ
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Melanie was very help explaining the food. The escargot, Brussels + belly, steak and chicken was awesome.

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OpenTable Diner
Des Moines
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Anniversary

Food and service awesome but sat next to couple where the guy was sooo loud and talked the entire time

Felt sorry for his wife

RP
vipRandolphP
Palm Springs
26 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our server was Elijah and he was fantastic....great personality, very attentive and helpful in selecting the wine also.

JP
JenniferP
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great and service was excellent! I would definitely recommend if you are in the area.

LG
LuritaG
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food : right up there with the high end steakhouses. wait staff very attentive . It was a nice place to celebrate my husbands birthday

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SuzanneB
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We celebrated our son's birthday last night at Bowdies- this is one of our favorite places to dine for special occasions! We always feel very welcomed and treated with the most amazing service. The food is always consistently great with every detail well thought out. Thank you for the great memories you help us make with our family.

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OpenTable Diner
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Birthday celebration!!

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SamF
Chicago
11 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were seated on time for our reservation. Greeted immediately by our server. Hannah was attentive and checked in on us just enough. Food and drinks was excellent!

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vipctrigg1
Chicago
35 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best steak in southwest Michigan. Always great service. Make sure you make a reservation weeks in advance.

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ReneeD
Grand Rapids
21 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just incredible!

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vipPete
Chicago
32 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great steak!

Great waiter, Lawarence!

Amazing wine list.

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JEllis1
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bowdies Chophouse was a wonderful experience. I took my wife here for our wedding anniversary last night. Even though she’s been here before I haven’t it still was a great experience. The rib eye steak and the Kansas City steak was big enough to fill me up. We also had the Lobster Mac and it was phenomenal. I highly recommend Bowdies Chophouse

KM
KarenM
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience2

Lawrence was an A.M.A.Z.I.N.G. server! Personable, approachable, big fun. Bowdies is lucky to have him. While we love the food, Lawrence puts it over the top!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great drinks and a good upscale al a carte steakhouse experience!

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PamB
Detroit
19 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mel did a fantastic job as usual. We had one dish that wasn’t perfect and she took care of it. If you’re not sure what you want, ask the staff. They make great recommendations. And you can split your meals and sides and still have leftovers.

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DaneK
Grand Rapids
15 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Every time we come to Saugatuck we have to make a stop at Bowdie’s! We’ve been celebrating our anniversary here for the past few years.

We split the wedge salad to start and it was perfect. The blue cheese dressing is really good as it has a little pepper and makes it stand out.

For dinner we both had the filet with Bowdie’s sauce but decided to splurge and get an add on lobster tail. I’m glad we got the tail, it brought the whole meal to another level. The au gratin potatoes you cannot go wrong with and are the side of choice every time we dine here.

We were pleasantly surprised that this year they provided a ‘on the house’ dessert for our anniversary. It was a nice treat to round out the meal. It was very rich but very good, especially for chocolate lovers.

We will be back, and probably in GR as well as we live closer there but for a weekend away celebrating, Bowdie’s always makes everything better!

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MeghanS
Detroit
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best steak I’ve ever had! Our waiter, Lawrence, was amazing!

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vipLaurenVuitton
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience4

Ordered the tomahawk steaks medium. Came out rare.

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AmyB
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Exceptional dinner and outstanding service from Mel!

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StephW
Northern MI
4 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect: Food, drinks, service, attractiveness, cleanliness. And, Frank Sinatra singing in the background. Who could ask for anything more?

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Aveldt
Detroit
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Would recommend not allowing guests music speakers at their own table

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Julie
Grand Rapids
11 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent food, great location. We go as often as possible but, MAKE A RSVP!

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vipHorn67
San Francisco
77 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience5

This was our belated, annual Bowdies Birthday Bash but this time there were three extra guests to help us celebrate being a year older. One of our friends was a first timer at this restaurant.

Four of the seven meals were delicious. The other three, not so good. Two guests had the bone-in filet and the third had the filet. One of the bone-in filets had very little meat. I was surprised at how fast our friend finished dinner until I saw the size of the bone. The second bone-in had gristle in every bite and the third filet was undercooked and also had a lot of gristle. Bowdies Chophouse is not cheap so the expectation is to have premium steaks served. Very unusual for this to happen at Bowdies and we hope this was just an anomaly.

Our waiter was great. We chose not to say anything to him and took care of him when we paid the bill.

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vipCeleste
Detroit
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the top ten meals I've had in my life. And I would consider myself a foodie.

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KatieR
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best good! We loved our server, Nick. He was friendly and gave great recommendations. Great place to eat in Saugatuck.

KM
KathyM
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Excellent food, excellent service, but music was a bit too loud.

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MarkE
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Bone in rib-eye
Shrimp bisque
Creamed spinach
Bowdies sauce

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vipJennifer
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience2

The food is always delicious! But, we sat outside at a table that was dirty and wobbly. For an expensive meal. I would have hoped for some attention to detail.

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StephenN
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing large portions of perfectly prepared food. Friendly staff as our Waiter Lawrence was very knowledgeable and friendly. It made for a very fun evening!

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vipClare
Detroit
23 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best fillet mignon.
Had potatoes mushrooms and Brussel sprouts all excellent

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OpenTable Diner
Detroit
5 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mel is the BEST server at Bowdie’s …well certainly in our opinions she is!!!
We had a wonderful dinner!!! 🥳🥳🥳

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SarahW
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was phenomenal. Bowdies has never let me down.

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vipGoBlueGirl
Detroit
9 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous food and drinks AGAIN! Can’t wait until our next visit!

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PeterM
Grand Rapids
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Reserve early. New seafood on menu, ask your server. Excellent as always.

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sandyH
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter Laurence was amazing! We had great service and great food.

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JeffreyL
Indiana
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was outstanding ! Would recommend to anyone. Eat there.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Milwaukee
5 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Adam was an amazing server he really made the evening go flawless but the entire staff is friendly and accommodating. The food was excellent highly recommend the shrimp cocktail and the au gratin potatoes but everything tasted so good and the portion sizes really give you bang foe you buck, the grilled Ceasar is huge as well as the portion of mushrooms!!!

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Blackhawk333
Chicago
13 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience3

Always enjoy Bowdies, been there probably 10 times. This visit, service was good, food was good. Filets are always amazing, this one was little under cooked. The creamed spinach was not real good, it was runny and might have needed to be cooked longer, not positive, but it was rather runny. Still enjoyed it however, but not my favorite visit. Thats all, give it a try for yourself !!

FAQs

Bowdies Chophouse - Saugatuck is rated 4.8 stars by 1713 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.