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Shirley's Cafe

528 South Williams Street, Mancelona, MI 49659
(231) 587-1210
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Ranked #1 of 10 Restaurants in Mancelona
Price range: $4 - $12
Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Description: We believe that real food, prepared with love & fresh ingredients is the key to good health & a successful restaurant. Our goal is to provide a clean, comfortable environment for our valued guests. We believe that our guests deserve to be treated with respect, and get a great meal at a fair price. We hope to see you soon.
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Kalkaska, Michigan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

They open early and are known for their awesome breakfasts. Just a small little place in a small little town, but good food for a reasonable price which is always a plus.

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Madison Heights, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I visit my cousin a couple times a year and we always eat one meal at Shirley's. I never had the pancakes until yesterday. They are so delicious I can't even describe them. Shirley happened to be there that day and she pointed to a photo and said the recipe was her Grandmother's who served that recipe at a restaurant... More 

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Iowa
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Shirley's Cafe is a real find. Second year in a row we stopped on our Labor Day bike ride. The energy in this place is incredible. The food is really good. We love you Shirley.

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Reading, Mi
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Ate here on a Sunday morning. Good breakfast buffet with limited items. Husband ordered from the menu and was pleased with his selection. Good food at reasonable prices.

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Petoskey, Michigan
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303 reviews 303 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
239 helpful votes 239 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We've been to Shirley's for both breakfast and lunch and have never had a bad, or even, average meal. The food is all fresh and the homemade breads are fantastic. Service is always very prompt and all the servers super friendly. Shirley usually makes the rounds and thanks guests personally for stopping into her place. She's so sweet! We particularly... More 

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Au Train, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

We stopped for a quick breakfast, the breakfast buffet was by far the best I've ever had. Lots of choices and the food was fantastic. Didn't have room for the cinnamon rolls, but our server boxed some up for us. They were the best cinnamon rolls I've ever eaten!!

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Clarkston, Michigan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Had breakfast here with a group of friends, ordered the "build your own" omelet. Meat choices were: sausage, bacon, ham, turkey... I ordered a turkey & mushrooms omelet. What this place doesn't tell you is "turkey" real is turkey breakfast sausage. Unfortunately, I have a negative reaction (IBS) to something in breakfast sausage, I can't eat it. When I pointed... More 

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Reading, Mi
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We were traveling between Grayling and Petoskey and discovered Shirley's. My husband ordered the smelt dinner and I had the Sunday breakfast buffet. Good selection of down home type foods. Very tasty, too. My husband said the smelt were delicious. Good home cooking!

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Clinton Twp., Mi.
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74 reviews 74 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Friendly servers, especially Allana. Service was quick. Portion size is huge. Shirley's Cajun soup was quite tasty and very filling. The cod sandwich was one of the best. Local flavor abound. Check out the jukebox. Great tuneage awaits for a quarter.

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Harbor Springs, Michigan
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65 reviews 65 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Great Breakfast, and The Best Home Made Pie's in Northern Michigan!!! All bake goods are home made daily. Don't miss this little Gem on your way through!!!

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Additional Information about Shirley's Cafe

Address: 528 South Williams Street, Mancelona, MI 49659
Phone Number: (231) 587-1210
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Antrim County  >  Mancelona
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 4 - 12
Cuisine: American

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