Hercules is alway good. They have an excellent menu--not exotic but always good and service is always excellent. Outdoor dining in good weather is a real treat.
We enjoyed the outside seating area & Greek-accented food choices. I have often eaten in Nicosia, Cyprus & in Greece, and the food was a good representation of these places. The Mezze starter was good & all of our fish dishes were pleasant, although the main course presentation could have been better. The strawberry shortcake dessert was fun, although fresh strawberries would have been preferable with it. The service was attentive & friendly. We particularly liked sitting outside. We have visited Saugatuck many times, but this was our first visit to Hercules, & we would go back again.
My friend and I went for dinner and very much enjoyed it! We were going to sit outside but they had no warmers, none till Sept. We were seated in a back room facing the garden seating and it was lovely. Our waiter was very helpful answering our questions about various items. We started by sharing the saganaki appetizer and loved it! I had the Salmon Plaki and it was delicious and healthy! I chose the salad with it and it was very fresh! We were too full for dessert, but really enjoyed the evening. We chose to have a cocktail before dinner and skipped wine. After dinner, we walked out into the garden as they had a great wooden horse sculpture acquired from the Grand Rapids Art Prize. I had seen it there a few years before. In warmer weather, I would choose to sit outside in the garden!
This is our favorite restaurant in saugatuck! Great food and great service!
We were outside and it was very pleasant. Ask for Richard!
Fantastic all around!!
We have enjoyed Hercules for years. Always great service and food. Love the patio.
Outstanding! Salmon was amazing!
Celebrated our anniversary here for the 5th time. Always enjoy our meal. When my daughter visits from Phoenix she always wants to eat here. Wish the patio was still dog friendly. Thanks!
Wonderful service delicious food great experience!
Patio in rear is a delightful setting. Excellent food; try potato crusted walleye. Have never had a less than delightful meal here
Seated at high top with bar stools when we had a reservation. Had to ask to be moved. Very, very, slow service. Food was just okay.
We are high fans of Hercules had a wonderful filet cooked perfectly my husband enjoyed the Greek Chicken as well
We have found our favorite Saugatuck restaurant - Hercules. Great downtown location with beautiful outdoor dining, as well as comfortable indoor seating. Crab cakes and perch were excellent. Definitely ask for Richard as your server. You’re in for a delightful treat!
This is a charming, upscale restaurant that serves delicious food. There's a gorgeous garden for outdoor dining in the warm weather. The service was wonderful and the food was excellent.
Perfect dinner on Mother’s Day. Trout and salmon done to perfection. Excellent service in a friendly, comfortable setting.
Hercules - Good Food and Good Service
Have been to Hercules many times and you can expect the food to be delicious and and the service 1st class. One of our favorite resturants.
We love Hercules and eat there almost every time we are in Saugatuck/Douglas. Food is always great, we love the staff, and if the weather nice, we love sitting in the back courtyard. My only gripe, and is was the first time we have experienced this, is the yelling of one of the owners at the staff. It made for a bit of an uncomfortable experience. It was busy, and from my vantage point, the servers were doing a great job at keeping customers happy, and getting food out fairly quickly.
The Saganaki was the best we have ever had!! Dinner was awesome, potato crusted walleye light and tasty, and the shrimp scampi delicious. Mona is friendly and attentive - a great server! Thanks for a wonderful dinner with my daughter.
My wife I went here for our weekend anniversary. This was our first place we ate at. The rest of the restaurants will have to be perfect to beat this one. Food was fantastic, service was great and the ambiance was very nice! We would come back up to Saugatuck just for this restaurant.
As always great! Waitress was not the best we’ve had there! Certainly not as good as Richard!
By far the best walleye and salmon my wife and I had ever had. Great food and service. On the pricier side but so worth every penny. I highly recommend.
A pleasant surprise to find a gourmet restaurant on the shores of Lake Michigan. The menu offerings were not the run of the mill you normally find.in The walleyed pike was fresh and cooked to perfection.
The service from the waitstaff and the concern shown by the restaurants owner made the meal memorable.
We dined here four years ago. The food was fine, but we didn't have high expectations this time. We had the chicken special. It was very good and our server recommended a very nice wine. It was a Thursday evening and the restaurant, like the town itself, was quiet and comfortable. (That's not to say it was empty; more than half the tables were full.) We look forward to returning the next time we are in Saugatuck.
We were a party of four that made a late reservation but were told they could accommodate us at reservation time. Had to wait 15-20 more minutes beyond that but owner found us seats at the bar right away while we waited and the rest was all outstanding! Some of the best salmon I’ve ever had anywhere.
Absolutely Great as always! This is our favorite in West Michigan.
The room has very nice décor with a great feeling to it. Our waiter Richard was very attentive and helpful. The selection of foods was very adequate and the meal was well prepared. All there made you feel welcome
Experience was great and the salmon was amazing.
Only issue was with the airflow. We moved a few times to finally sit in a location that didn’t have a lot of air blowing directly on us. Normally we never complain or have an issue like this, but in this case it was excessive.
Dinner for 6 was excellent as was the service.
Wonderful food, cocktails, and service! The backroom dining area near the fireplace, under the sky light, and soft music was a relaxing place to be for a leisurely, lovely meal. Thank you!
Meal to meal, year to year, Hercules is consistently one of the best in Saugatuck. The steak, duck, lamb, walleye, trout, shrimp cocktail and appetizers I have had and are all fantastic. Also, if you haven't had the flourless chocolate cake with Grand Marnier, you are in for a treat.
We didn’t find any Mediterranean entrees. The Lemon Artichoke Chicken was over-cooked and chewy. The Perch was very good.
Absolutely wonderful. We enjoyed our dinner and Richard, our waiter, was terrific as usual.
Excellent! The host who greeted us along with Richard made our evening perfect!
We had a wonderful evening! Our waiter, Richard was awesome and very accommodating. Our lamb chops were some of the best we've had, and I am Greek! We will definitely be back as we feel we have found a gem!
When we got there the hostess originally had us seated in the back area. After we got there she turned to me and asked if we would prefer a quieter spot. I said “yes”. I appreciate her initiative. We also had great service from Pedro. I like that he’ll happily make recommendations if asked. The new chocolate tart was delicious.
The atmosphere was cozy and interesting. We felt welcomed and well-cared for. The food was excellent, as were the cocktails.
Always great service and good food
Great food, service and atmosphere. Richard did a great job. Introduced the restaurant to friends, and they enjoyed it as much as us. Fun evening.
Fantastic restaurant. The owners were friendly, the server, Richard, was great. Food was excellent.