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All 89 Grand Haven Restaurants

Morning Star Cafe

711 Washington Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1458
616-844-1131
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Ranked #1 of 89 Restaurants in Grand Haven
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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English first
Lombard, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

What a Grand start to our Sunday morning. Too bad we were on our way out of Grand Haven when we found this little eclectic gem. It had great appeal from the start with a nice group of servers varying from all walks of life and the pictures/artwork on the walls was colorful and appealing. My favorite was the border... More

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Spring Lake, Michigan, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Morning Star is almost always crowded, especially on the weekends. Plan to wait a little. There is a little space inside to wait so you might be outside for a while. Breakfast here is great, and a little different different than a typical "diner"-style breakfast spot. Cinnamon rolls are fantastic! Coffee is good. Service is good.

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Saugatuck, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I am semi-local and have driven past here for years. All my other dining experiences in GH have been meh so I checked the reviews and decided to try Morning Star. No more meh. It isn't a place that calls to you from the street. But wow. It was great. The food was inventive, fresh and so many great choices.... More

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Grand Haven
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Although they serve lunch and the menu looks amazing, I've only eaten breakfast here. Fabulous food! The Stuffed French Toast is amazing and so are the omelettes. If you are in town on vacation in the summer, be prepared to wait - but it's worth it!

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Naperville, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We planned a day in Grand Haven starting with breakfast. The typical spots close to the channel were all we knew so decided to do a search for "breakfast in Grand Haven." On top of the list popped the Morning Star Café on tripadvisor. Didn't take long to decide to give it a try given the reviews and seeing the... More

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Brighton, Michigan
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95 reviews 95 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

Sunday morning breakfast, party of six but not a long wait for a table. The restaurant was crowded and with all the conversations going on it was quite noisy. Service was fast and then her order was taken quickly. I strayed from the menu and ordered a simple ham and Swiss omelette. Stuffed with lots of diced ham and cheese,... More

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Fabulous fresh food, done in creative and delicious ways. Perfect service...friendly, professional, and quick. The place is very busy, but we never felt rushed. We went two days in a row for breakfast/brunch. Had we stayed in town longer we would have gone each day. When we ordered coffee we had our choice of three kinds. We sampled all three... More

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Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Enjoyed breakfast this past weekend with friends from Chicago, and we had a wonderful 3 hour brunch! Never felt rushed (even though the restaurant was very busy and had a wait) and the food was EXCELLENT! Trust the servers and try the specials - I was pleased with their recommendation. With such a long-standing reputation, these guys are doing the... More

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Michigan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

If you are willing to wait 15 minutes for a table (went there on a Saturday morning) and put up with the bedlam and chaotic hub-bub, then you will be rewarded. Haven't had a better restaurant breakfast in years. The cinnamon roll will blow you away! Our waiter (Justin) was a personable pro. Great job all around!

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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79 reviews 79 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The best dark roast coffee I've ever had. Their white chocolate cherry cookies they sell at the cash register are amazing. If you arrive after 8:30 am, you'll have to wait. Visited 9/28. Had the southwestern frittata and a sausage patty. Everything was cooked perfectly. Very fast service. Magnificent breakfast. I think it's the best restaurant in Ottawa County. Too... More

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Additional Information about Morning Star Cafe

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

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