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Hit The Road Joe

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7291 Elm Ave, Newaygo, MI 49337-9231
231-652-6020
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Wed 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious!

My husband & I drive about a 1/2 hour to get here, the food is worth it. It's a quiet little place, in the country. In the warmer months we enjoy sitting on the patio. The staff is always friendly.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 4, 2016
Jeanniejo1
via mobile
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76 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

My husband & I drive about a 1/2 hour to get here, the food is worth it. It's a quiet little place, in the country. In the warmer months we enjoy sitting on the patio. The staff is always friendly.

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Thank Jeanniejo1
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

I love to come out here for a little escape from Grand Rapids. It's a great place to come out with a laptop (free wifi) or book and just hang out for a while. The food and service are great! I love the scenery! I always forget it's cash only but they let me mail them a check!

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Thank CabinByTheSea
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

If you're traveling in this area of Michigan--near Croton, Newaygo, the middle of nowhere, you can't find a better restaurant. They make gourmet twists on classic fare for breakfast, dinner, and lunch. If you're going fishing or hunting in the area, grab a breakfast sandwich and a coffee. If you're around for longer, have a truly memorably supper. The atmosphere... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

Cash only, but really really good. I've lived close to this place for a couple of years and never knew about it, but I will be a regular now! The French toast is very good, but so are the other things I've tried; it seems like you can't go wrong here.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

This place just pops up on the road and it is amazing. It has great coffee that comes in different mugs. Everything has a quirky feel to it, including the food. It's a little different and that makes it great. It was a little too chilly to eat on the patio (with hops growing on the posts), but out back... More 

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Thank 870kipl
Sparta, Michigan
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Word of mouth led me to this wonderful dining experience. Off the beaten path near Croton, this restaurant is the kind of place you might just drive by. Inside is a warm experience with great homemade food. Very limited menu but clean and healthy food. You won't be disappointed.

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Thank Mark S
Clementon, New Jersey
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152 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This is why we have Tripadvisor, because we are all looking for that off-the-beaten-path little place with local charm that serves up great and unique dishes. The breakfast sandwiches are different than any you have had. The French Toast was great also. Coffee was good, service ok, location challenging. We stopped for breakfast one day....and then the next day also... More 

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Thank R D
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

Such a delightful place! Tasty food with a smidge of flair, excellent coffee, great service, and a lovely, artistic ambiance inside and out. I've only been here for breakfast, but definitely plan to be back for lunch.

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1 Thank Erica K
Newaygo County, Michigan
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

It's totally worth it to get off the beaten path and visit here. Besides the wonderful food, there is unique art and atmosphere. It's not just a place to get a cup of coffee or food. This place is a gift for your soul as well!

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1 Thank 52nita
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

We found this via trip advisor. Super cute place. Nice bluegrass music playing softly. Cool patio with grapevine shade and a small play area nearby for the kids. You can walk through the yard while you finish your coffee and visit the ponies. Excellent coffee too!

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1 Thank Mlharrin

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7291 Elm Ave, Newaygo, MI 49337-9231
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Newaygo County  >  Newaygo
  • Phone Number: 231-652-6020

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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