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Inn Season Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
American, Vegetarian, Healthy
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500 E 4th St, Royal Oak, MI 48067-2847
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 80
  • 28
    Very good
  • 5
  • 1
  • 0
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars

I never even liked carrot cake before I went vegan, but theirs is to die for. They had so many gluten-free options. The staff wasn't super friendly, but the food more than made up for it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Honolulu, Hawaii
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I never even liked carrot cake before I went vegan, but theirs is to die for. They had so many gluten-free options. The staff wasn't super friendly, but the food more than made up for it.

Thank MarieStacey
Royal Oak, Michigan
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328 reviews
294 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I love their budapest soup, it's so tasty, I love their vegetarian chili, I love all of their salads. I have enjoyed their tofu scramble. I have had their veggie wraps. I have never had a bad thing here, ever. It's tops!

Thank NikaNumber1
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's good if you like that kind of food. I went with some friends that like tofu, etc. I didn't like the menu and I've never been back.

Thank MEL K
Royal Oak, Michigan
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We aren't even veggie and we love this place! I love the ever changing fun specials. The staff are always so kind and attentive. When our kids were very young they would dote on them and find ways to make food they would like. The place always feels warm and homey.

Thank ChrisAnnR
Dearborn, Michigan, United States
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

My family loves Inn Season Cafe. The food is seriously delicious. It's very rare that any of us order something that we don't find we love. It's a great place to eat anytime, but it's the BEST for brunch!!! The menu changes and there is always something delicious and new to try. It's a relatively small joint so arrive early... More 

Thank Catie C
Royal Oak, Michigan
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

I love the Inn Season Cafe because it is unlike many restaurants in the area. I've been a total of 3 times and I have enjoyed every meal. If you are looking for some thing different, healthy, and moderately priced then this is the place for you.

Thank Cvanesley
Detroit, Michigan
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

I have been to Inn Season a number of times and have been impressed with their consistency. The menu is truly able to accommodate most eating restrictions: from gluten free to vegan, the options and substitutions are plentiful. From Mexican to Asian influenced flavor a, the menu is diverse. Often the specials sell out, so make sure to check before... More 

Thank SMDavis2
Detroit, Michigan
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

The trip to Inn Season, a Vegetarian, Vegan restaurant can be at times congested, at the front door with people waiting to be seated. The restaurant is tiny; the specials changes daily. I like their soups and salads. The presentation of the foods is delightful to the eye. I preferred sticking with the traditional Vegetarian foods on the daily menu.... More 

Thank jackiestarr
Royal Oak, Michigan
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Not sure how long Inn Season has been there but I've lived in Royal Oak for the better part of 17 years and it's been three longer than me. We live a short walk away and go about once a month. No one in our family is vegan or veg anymore but the food stands on it's own (though the... More 

Thank Craig D
Sarnia, Canada
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70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

My husband and I stopped here for lunch and were so happy. We arrived 5 min before opening and there was a line up. We were seated quickly and immediately a server arrived with large glasses of water. The service was so organized and coordinated. We never had to ask for anything because they were so on top of things.... More 

Thank Rachel C

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 500 E 4th St, Royal Oak, MI 48067-2847
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Royal Oak
  • Phone Number: 248-547-7916

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Vegetarian, Healthy

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Families with children


Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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