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Morning Star Cafe

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711 Washington Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1458
616-844-1131
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6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch

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  • 180
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good breakfast, convenient location

Kind of a funky little breakfast and lunch café. Unusual décor with beautifully done wall tiles made from broken ceramic. Prices very fair.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Willoughby, Ohio
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Willoughby, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Kind of a funky little breakfast and lunch café. Unusual décor with beautifully done wall tiles made from broken ceramic. Prices very fair.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The biggest problem with The Morning Star Cafe is getting in, especially on weekends, and especially in the summer. One of the best varieties of breakfasts anywhere, and they're all very good. I haven't tried them all, but I'm well on my way. It's the place I take or send every out of town visitor.

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Ann Arbor
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97 reviews 97 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We wanted to bring my elderly mom and aunt here for lunch on Mother's Day. I called several days in advance and got my name on a list- not a reservation (they don't do this) but a way to skip ahead of the walk-ins. During the call, the hostess assured me that they could give us a first available table... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Celebrated our 30th anniversary & had a great walk on the pier and found this wonderful place on trip advisor! I had a special lemon poppyseed pancakes with toasted almonds, raspberry butter & warm Michigan maple syrup. Absolutely decadent! My husband had the chorizo hash with an egg of your choice & bread choice. They use Fiesta ware which is... More 

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Onsted, Michigan
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

What a pleasant surprise! I went here expecting the normal mom n pop breakfast joint but it was so much more. The menu offered many options for breakfast from omelets to scrambles to frittatas. These options were not the standard flavors though, they offered the Bacado which is a bacon and avocado omelet. I ordered the Denver omelet. Ham and... More 

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This is a treat for breakfast or lunch. The food is a above the norm and has lots of great flavors. The lines can be really long on the weekends but if you go early, you should beat the crowds.

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Ada, Michigan, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Very nice south western decor. Many lengthy menu descriptions of choices for breakfast. Just wanted an ordinary breakfast so just informed the server what I wanted rather than one of the many choices. Food and service was very good. Was a bit more pricey than a Mom and Pop type of restaurant.

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Holland, Michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This is such a popular restaurant in Grand Haven the weekends for breakfast there is always a wait of 30 to 40 minutes. Everything is great inventive specials to intrigue you and your taste buds, including southwestern spins to their meals. Great variety of egg Benedicts.

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Hesperia, Michigan, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This place was just as everyone says, great menu, great food. Eclectic and has a nice hometown feel. However this is not a place that I would frequent normally, maybe on special occasions. Why? Price alone. I am not saying it is not worth the price, I believe the quality of the food is, but spending $40 on a breakfast... More 

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Ortonville, Michigan
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

I was here on business and was seeking a good place for breakfast. I found this place through Urban Spoon (sorry Trip Advisor). The breakfast options were unique and delicious. I was able to order a delicious soy latte, thank you. The service was fast and the food was amazing. The decor was eclectic with a Mexican flair. I will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 711 Washington Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1458
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ottawa County  >  Grand Haven
  • Phone Number: 616-844-1131

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?