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1118 Washington Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1626
616-846-4620
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Ranked #12 of 89 Restaurants in Grand Haven
Cuisines: American
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English first
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Breakfast or lunch; food is really good. Bloody Mary's are good... draft craft beers are tasty. Meat from Frank's (next door) means good quality bacon, sausage, steak, etc. Fun staff.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Stanz is a small diner-like place with some Lousiana entrees on the menu. Sat at the counter where service was fast and friendly. Food was good and reasonable. Atmosphere was noisy and the place is small.

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Valparaiso, IN
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This is the restaurant where the locals go to eat......that's all you really need to know. We recently spent a weekend in Grand Haven and I was perplexed about where to go for dinner since after doing my due diligence and reading the TA reviews I was starting to believe that this town didn't have any good restaurants. I won't... More

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Spring Lake, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The food is delicious. I'm especially fond of the Jambalaya and the Gumbo. The Polish Dinner is wonderful. That's something you can't find just anywhere; tells me this place is unique. It is said they are affiliated with Frank's Meats, meaning the quality is much better then many others. Someday I'll try the Ribeye. The burgers are excellent too. The... More

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Ann Arbor
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69 reviews 69 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

If you're not a local, you'll have to search out Stanz. It's not in the touristy area of town but worth the short drive into the neighborhood to get there. It's a family run place with a menu that looks fairly standard but has unexpected gems with a quality you wouldn't necessarily expect. The food is all expertly cooked and... More

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Key West
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259 reviews 259 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We have been there a few times, usually for lunch. My husband has proclaimed Stanz Café to have the best Reuben sandwich ever. He orders it every time. He says the sauerkraut makes the difference and theirs is great. Everything about the place is good, from the service to the food. My only criticism is that they are always busy... More

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Sparta, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Very good food- everything we ordered was great. Service was also good- attentive without being pestered. I have been coming to Grand Haven every year for a weeks vacation for over a decade and this is the best food in town! Many restaurants in the area seem to be coasting along with the same old stuff - this food was... More

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grand haven, mi
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Reliable Tavern style food, great breakfast. This place is connected to Franks Meat Market, so naturally has some of the best steaks & sausage in town. generally the steaks etc are properly cooked, unless you come in the late afternoon, something changes then, perhaps the experienced staff takes some time off, or there is a shift change. Service is friendly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We go there every Sunday for breakfast! Great food! Friendly Staff! Generous Bloody Mary's! I cant believe someone said they had lousy biscuits and gravy...must be some mistake! Never had a bad meal there!

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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Awesome service and tasty food are tucked into a small cafe space. Their fresh steaks (which come from Frank's butcher shop and market next door)are so tender and beautifully prepared. Chef truly knows how to prepare a steak. The lunch menu's highlight ... the Cuban. Haven't tried a breakfast yet. Small cafe with indoor and outdoor seating when weather permits.... More

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Address: 1118 Washington Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1626
Phone Number: 616-846-4620
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ottawa County  >  Grand Haven
Cuisine: American

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