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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: Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch

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  • 232
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  • 57
    Very good
  • 6
    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
Best for breakfast

This place is excellent for breakfast but be prepared for a 30minute wait. Service is quick though once you are seated

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This place is excellent for breakfast but be prepared for a 30minute wait. Service is quick though once you are seated

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Cedarburg, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Food was great! But plan to wait, the only thing that I did not care for was their way of seating people. They always seem to have a waiting list and they are not good at estimating the amount of time you must wait. We ate there twice and each time we waited twice as long as they said.

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Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We showed up on a Thursday morning by 845am and had no wait. 20 minutes later, there were about 15 people waiting. Get here early. The food is fresh and has wonderful twists on a lot of traditional breakfast items. The homemade chorizo is probably the best we've ever had and we try it everywhere we go. The crepes were... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Love their food here, fresh, health, creative cuisine. It’s always packed which just tells you how good it is. If you don’t have time to wait hop over to The Village Baker in Spring Lake where you can almost always get in without a wait and has amazing food too.

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Lake Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

The absolute best breakfast you will have. Food is always fresh, and flavors are fantastic. You may have a wait but it is definitely worth it! Service is good too! Could not believe that I could actually get the stuffed French toast --Gluten Free, I was so excited, and it was fantastic, as are all the egg dishes and quesadilla's.

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

So good. Expect a wait. Expect the food to be worth the wait. Everything we tried was delicious. The prices were reasonable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

In GH on vacation and heard good things about the Cafe. Varied menu to cover all tastes buds. The service is great, friendly and professional. There may be a wait but they do have counter space.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Best breakfast we've ever had. Huge selection, very different flavors and great eclectic atmosphere. It was a little hot and stuffy in there but worth the discomfort to have a good meal and good service.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Food is excellent. Service is good. The problem is the wait. To get a table, to get your food. It's worth it if you have the time but the wait is a problem. Loved the cinnamon roll, cornbread scramble and chorizo hash. Food is awesome.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Read about this place on Trip Adviser and decided to try it out on this past visit. Definitely the place to have breakfast in Grand Haven. We had to wait for about 45 minutes, but I can tell you it was worth the wait. Both my sister and I had the Border Scramble and it was outstanding! I had the... 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?