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Butch's Dry Dock, Holland, MI
Butch's Dry Dock, Holland, MI
Butch's Dry Dock, Holland, MI
Butch's Dry Dock, Holland, MI
Butch's Dry Dock, Holland, MI

Butch's Dry Dock

4.6
4.6
937 Reviews
$31 to $50
Contemporary American
Whether in our formal Dining Room, casual Pub, sunny Patio, or private Wine Cellar, Butch’s Dry Dock offers the perfect setting to match your mood and occasion. See for yourself!

Butch’s Dry Dock offers distinctive dinner menus to complement their wine and beer offerings. The culinary team creates carefully prepared dishes that offer a variety of choice for the refined palate. The menu continues to evolve seasonally to give our patrons a full exploration of flavors while also sourcing local ingredients that are in peak season.

Butch’s service team is also dedicated to ensuring that you have the best possible experience. They provide the highest quality food and drink, while also offering the most personalized service and comprehensive knowledge to complement it.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 13 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Contemporary American, Bistro, European
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner Mon–Sat 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (616) 396-8227
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Private party facilities
    Butch’s Private Wine Cellar is able to seat up to 24 guests for your private event.
  • Private party contact
    Leigha Palm : (616) 396-8227
  • Neighborhood
    Holland
  • Parking details
    Parking is conveniently located behind Butch's Dry Dock off of 9th street and also in front of the restaurant off of 8th street.
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 937 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Grand Rapids / Western Michigan

    Great for fine wines

  • Grand Rapids / Western Michigan

    Romantic

  • Grand Rapids

    Healthy

  • Grand Rapids

    Neighborhood gem

  • Grand Rapids

    Great for fine wines

  • Grand Rapids

    Romantic

937 Reviews
  1. BillD

    Grand Rapids

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was amazing, atmosphere was very relaxing. Table service was excellent.

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  2. AnnR

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely ambience we had a beautiful window seat. Excellent service and the food was fantastic.

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  3. MyronK

    Grand Rapids

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Butch's was great. We were on a Cabin Fever break and staying downtown Holland. We met friends and had delightful, elegant dinner. Atmosphere was terrific. Staff friendly. We will go there again and again.

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  4. ConnerG

    Grand Rapids

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Flank steak was mediocre, portion size was pitiful. It came with herb roasted potatoes which was only 5 small wedges. Incredibly overpriced for both quality and portion.

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Butch’s just never disappoints and I visit it regularly as a result.

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  6. AlaynaT

    Louisville

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    The ambiance is nice, but unfortunately our meal was nothing special. My steak came out room temperature / cold, and the chicken was just okay - especially for the price. Our service was also quite slow and we were never given the special menu for Valentine's Day, which we would have ordered off of if given the chance. Unfortunately we will probably not return.

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  7. RhondaL

    Grand Rapids

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 2
    The food at Butch's never fails to impress! It was a bit noisy from the dishwasher? or Kitchen not sure but lots of noise.

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  8. JoeA

    Chicago

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food, service, and ambience were awesome. We had the special appetizer and dinner. Steak was cooked to perfection and had an amazing sauce.

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  9. MBIGN

    Grand Rapids

    24 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on February 4, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    We found it very nice to get our table 30min earlier . The ambiance is not really great with all the cars shining into the restaurant. And it was cold too . Our cocktails were ok . The appetizer good , one was little burnt. Entrees also ok , but nothing outstanding. We had to help ourselves with water , silverware and drinks . I would not really invite my friends to this place , maybe this was the reason to get a table in holland .

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  10. Mlor

    Grand Rapids

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    What a great dinner - as usual. We spent a wonderful time with my parents eating wonderful food at one of our favorite restaurants. Thank you!

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  11. EricT

    Grand Rapids

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We love Butch's. The apps - crab dip, pork belly, and frites were great. All the entrees were dynamite. Love the marinated flank steak and the chili fish. Peachy Canyon zin is always a must as well.

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  12. BJN65

    Grand Rapids

    59 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    59 reviews

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The setting was nice and the server and food were great.

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  13. avwmc

    Grand Rapids

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Entrees didn't live up to the ambience and service.

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  14. NicoleD

    Grand Rapids

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Appetizers were fantastic and large. Lots of flavors that were new for us, we loved them.

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  15. PaigeF

    Detroit

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 20, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    I’ve been to this restaurant twice. I’m never the type to send my food back or complain but my steak that I requested medium was bright red and shiny in the middle, and had a raw texture. My food was also cold. I sent it back to request it to be cooked more. My steak still came back red and shiny. The last time my rice was undercooked and crunchy. I will not be returning.

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  16. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 20, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Great service and beautiful restaurant. Highly recommend the appetizers and wine but our entrees were both fine. Not worth the price for those…

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  17. OpenTable Diner

    Grand Rapids

    9 reviews

    4.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on January 19, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Dinner with my daughter. Great atmosphere to have a quiet conversation and catch up.

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  18. RobertD

    Grand Rapids

    3 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 13, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    Service very slow. 10 minutes to get drinks. First time d even slower

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  19. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on January 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always wonderful! Greatest place in Holland area :)

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  20. JohnK

    Grand Rapids

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great place to eat at for a special occasion. Will be back again.

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  21. GoldieP

    Detroit

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on December 28, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious meal! We had the flank steak and Norwegian trout. Both great plates! Service was great too! Will definitely come back!

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  22. OpenTable Diner

    Grand Rapids

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 27, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was amazing, the table setting and lighting was beautiful. I would tell anyone to try this place for a date night.

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  23. Nicky

    Chicago

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 22, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    This was our second time dinning at Butch's and once it again it was outstanding. The starters, salads and entrees were the best. It is a very relaxing place to dine after spending the day shopping in the great Holland downtown. The cocktails were also very good as was the "select your own" wine system that they have.

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  24. Snarklet

    Chicago

    50 reviews

    5.0

    50 reviews

    Dined on December 21, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our dinner was absolutely delicious. Butch and his staff are very welcoming and attentive. It is, bar none, the best restaurant in Holland.

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  25. AngieM

    Alabama

    4 reviews

    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 16, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This was one of the worst meals I’ve ever eaten. Broccolini was raw and cold under my walleye. Walleye was overcooked and crusty coating was soggy. Service was great but I will never eat here again due to the poor quality of the food.

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  26. timk

    Grand Rapids

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 15, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    We have been coming to Butchs for over 20 years. Always great food and great service!

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  27. Panther1

    Chicago

    11 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on December 9, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food and drinks, as always. Problem was were got out of concert earlier than expected' Arrived 1 hour ahead of our reservations - got there at 5:00PM. Told we could not be seated before our 6:00PM reservation. About 70% of tables were empty. Went into the bar for an hour. At six o'clock we were seated in the bar area (no table cloth, etc....). Many of those tables were vacant the entire hour we waited to be seated in the formal dinning area. No problem with where we were seated....just that they could have seated us at the same table 60 minutes earlier. we were not happy. The very young person at the desk needs more training!!!

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  28. AmyR

    Exclusive

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on December 9, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had such a wonderful dinner sitting right by the Christmas tree and watching the shoppers and lights outside. Our server Marianne was wonderful and attentive and just the cherry on top. 10/10

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  29. SloaneB

    Chicago

    20 reviews

    5.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on December 7, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I haven’t been to Butches in awhile, the food was very good , the service was excellent! Great selection of wine and love the location and ambiance. I will definitely go back

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  30. OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 2, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The foie gras with fig marmalade, pickled fennel, and onion-herb mini salad was fantastic (a starter). It was loaded with interesting flavors. Everyone in our party liked their entries, and the presentation was carefully though out. Each plate was beautifully arranged. Also, the service was great, very attentive but not too present. One small criticism, the pour for a $14 glass of wine was what could only be described as less than generous, leaning towards miserly. A nice wine list. The live piano music was not too loud, and provided just the right ambiance.

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  31. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 1, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Santa Claus came in to see us. We had a great experience. 

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  32. JulieL

    Grand Rapids

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 30, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We went for our anniversary, for fine dining The food was wonderful, good selection of wine and cocktails. Noise level was low conversational. Beautiful sound system- I thought they might have a live piano player! The service was exceptional. Great experience overall. Definitely recommend!

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  33. Katfar

    New York City

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on November 29, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Beautiful setting, experienced knowledgeable staff, delicious food

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  34. RickH

    Detroit

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 25, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    EXCELLENT EXPERIENCE.....Highly recommend....Will go again next time we are in Holland

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  35. SuzM

    Orlando

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We always enjoying our dining experiences at Butch's. The staff was welcoming, knowledgeable and helpful. They were mindful that we had 2 young children with us and were able to have our meals arrive in a timely manner. One of our favorites!

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  36. CathyK

    Naples

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The Food was tasty and well presented. The service was very professional.

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  37. SandyS

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 22, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We were seated by the window with a view of 8th Street in downtown Holland. Delightfully festive! A nice way to celebrate 43 years of marriage!

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  38. AndyB

    Milwaukee

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 20, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Creative menu skillfully produced and thoughtfully served. No bad dishes' at this place. Pork Osso Bucco and nice addition to the menu.

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  39. JohnG

    Grand Rapids

    41 reviews

    5.0

    41 reviews

    Dined on November 19, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great place for dinner!! Will plan to visit again!

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  40. MGFoodie

    Grand Rapids

    19 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on November 18, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Loved the opportunity to have foie Gras! All the entrees and the drinks were of high quality. We’ll be back.

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Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Butch's Dry Dock offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (616) 396-8227.

Butch's Dry Dock is rated 4.6 stars by 937 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 13 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Butch's Dry Dock

44 E 8th St, Holland, MI 49423

Additional information

  • Neighborhood
    Holland
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner Mon–Sat 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Contemporary American, Bistro, European
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Parking details
    Parking is conveniently located behind Butch's Dry Dock off of 9th street and also in front of the restaurant off of 8th street.
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (616) 396-8227
  • Private party facilities
    Butch’s Private Wine Cellar is able to seat up to 24 guests for your private event.
  • Private party contact
    Leigha Palm : (616) 396-8227
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