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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, Lunch, Reservations
Good for:
Casual Elegant

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Visitor rating
  • 68
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 2
    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
Most recent review
Great food and Service

We booked a reservation here last minute. We were pleasantly surprised, the food and service was great. They also had a great selection of Michigan beers to choose from. Definitely will be going there again.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
kz44tz
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Troy
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
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128 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Troy
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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We booked a reservation here last minute. We were pleasantly surprised, the food and service was great. They also had a great selection of Michigan beers to choose from. Definitely will be going there again.

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Always seem to get food that tastes better than your average restaurant. Flavors are specific and original. Love going to this place!

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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52 reviews 52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Three of us visited early on a Sunday morning before things got crowded, about 9:30. I had an egg scramble with mushrooms and cheese... decent portion, right temperature, tasted good. Two down notes... the toast that came with the eggs was stone cold. Do they mass produce these and grab a slice as needed? Or did someone just do this... More 

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London, Canada
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248 reviews 248 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I had read many reviews about this place, and many people raved about the grilled cheese. My wife and I were visiting Royal Oak so made plans to check it out. We went at noon on a Saturday and were met with a huge wait list. We waited 45 minutes for a table. Surely this place was delicious. Many people... More 

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Macomb, Michigan
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Hands down one of the BEST grilled cheese sandwiches I've ever had. Great menu, amazing food, great atmosphere. Definitely try this place out if you haven't yet. Great place to meet up with friends, have brunch, or have a cozy, quiet dinner. And the staff is great!

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Detroit, Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great place to meet friendd, have brunch, and find good service. Love the fact that they serve breakfast food on into the day.

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Canton, Michigan
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112 reviews 112 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Went here with a girlfriend after some errands in Royal Oak. It was a weekday and a littlea fter the normal lunch hour, so we were seated right away. The restaurant itself is not what I imagined after hearing so many good things. A little underwhelming on the set up and decor. We both had sandwiches. I went with the... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I met some girlfriends for breakfast on Dec 20, 2014. I choose this place because of the location and menu. I wanted something different than your everyday breakfast items. This spot nailed it. We started with a bottle of champagne with orange and peach juice for mimosa's and Bellini's. The menu had so many items I wanted to try. I... More 

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Indianapolis, IN
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We had a party of 9 and we ordered some of their signature dishes plus some pancakes. The pancakes were almost $9, and they came cold and without syrup. When we asked for the syrup, it took them almost 10 minutes to bring it, and no butter. When asked for butter, they brought back a frozen stick! On a nice... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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202 reviews 202 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Every time I go to Royal Oak, I always have breakfast here. The dishes are unique and delicious. My favorite is the scramble. It is always excellent. Try the lobster grits too - very good!!!

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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?