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Cafe Muse

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418 South Washington Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067 (Fourth Street)
248-544-4749
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7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 77
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good trendy good

We came for brunch. I had a delish shrimp salad sandwich with a brown rice side. My daughter and boyfriend had exotic mushroom omelet with fingerling potatoes - they both really enjoyed it. My husband had the famous grilled cheese sandwich which he loved. We all shared the blueberry thyme pie... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
TERRI SCHWARTZ
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Northbrook
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Michigan
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43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Had a very pleasant lunch experience with the family. Great food, lots of variety, breakfast items served during lunch and superb service

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Rochester Hills
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Came for brunch at 11:a. Was seated promtly. A little too close for comfort from other patrons. Just had a delicious cup of coffee and a muffin. Had to hunt down my waitress 2 times. Never did get a refill on the coffee or anyone taking the rest of my order. Apparentley, she was given a large party in the... More 

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Northbrook
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

We came for brunch. I had a delish shrimp salad sandwich with a brown rice side. My daughter and boyfriend had exotic mushroom omelet with fingerling potatoes - they both really enjoyed it. My husband had the famous grilled cheese sandwich which he loved. We all shared the blueberry thyme pie - none of us particularly liked it. I can't... More 

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

There are few places around the Detroit area, and anywhere I have traveled for that matter which match the quality of food here. It isn't that they are doing the most over the top fancy dishes, but they have creative dishes for sure... but each item we ordered felt as if they cooked one serving of that dish just for... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I went here as part of a friend's birthday party. The prices are quite high, the food is okay but not great, and the service was sketchy that evening. We did have a larger group (8 people) but I don't know that that could completely excuse the slow nature of the service and the water's seeming disorganization and lack of... More 

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Huntington Woods, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

As always the food and service were great. The mushroom bisque was outstanding and the tofu scramble, aside from needing a little salt and pepper was delicious. Our server asked if we wanted one check or separate which is always appreciated. This restaurant never disappoints.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Usually come For breakfast or brunch. Great atmosphere and staff. Some different kinds of dishes offered that are worth a try! Have never had a bad a experience. Been quite a few times. The go-to spot for a ladies brunch out.

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Rochester, MI
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Great atmospher & location. Food was underwhelming. Expectations ran high after all of the great reviews but weren't met. Moldy strawberries in fruit salad sort of turned everyone off to breakfast:(

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I had grits and cheese and apple sausage....not to mention a mimosa or two :) Food was awesome. The service and atmosphere was great. It's crowded and there is a wait for Saturday brunch but they do take call aheads so please do so!

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Stuart, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

A pleasant atmosphere -- great place for scrambled eggs! And for a Detroit Spritzer and a Pear Bellini, excellent boozy breakfast beverages.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 418 South Washington Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067
    (Fourth Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Royal Oak
  • Phone Number: 248-544-4749

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 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?