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The Golden Brown Bakery Cafe

421 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1309
269-637-3418
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Ranked #13 of 60 Restaurants in South Haven
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 5:30 pm
Cuisines: Bakery
Most recent review
- Sep 4, 2014
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English first
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I have no idea what the other baked goods are like but the donuts are out of this world. My family became addicted to the donuts and had them for 6 days in a row.The staff is friendly and seems to enjoy their job.

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Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This was a easy in easy out establishment, the food was good and staff was very nice. The environment was clean. We will go back.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

You can order eggs, hash browns, breakfast sandwiches, and pancakes here -- it is a place to eat and I think the bakery is a bigger draw. I went to this place with my wife while visiting South Haven and we ordered breakfast cafeteria style. They had a decent selection -- simlar to what a hospital may offer in their... More

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Michigan City, Indiana
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

They offer a wide selection of treats, all of which are delicious! You can get a cup of coffee and sit outside in front and enjoy watching the passers-by.

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Stanbridge East, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I didn't try any of the pastries but the waiting in line to order a coffee while the person at the coffee machine is doing nothing was quite tedious. Finally, we got terrible coffee...

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

For starters, I believe the food is pre-made in back and is not made to order. My son and I ordered french toast, bacon and scrambled eggs. The food was out to us within a few minutes of ordering. The french toast did not have a great taste to it. More bland then anything. I asked for my bacon extra... More

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tangerine
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

this place is the place it gets busy fast and it closes early only open in early am to mid lunch but the donuts the cookies the other yummy things to choose from when I was little grandma used to take me there after shopping would get a elephant ear and a glazed donut. the service is with a smile... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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87 reviews 87 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My wife and I stopped in for a late breakfast on a recent visit to South Haven. This place is both a bakery and a cafe. We had breakfast in the cafe. You order cafeteria style at the counter. You then get your drink and pay. They give you a number to display on your table and they bring you... More

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Rochester, Michigan
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107 reviews 107 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Oh my! The BEST donuts, cinnamon rolls, long johns you could ever want. And they have cookies, breads and a cafeteria style restaurant too. All we can say is YUM! Just go for at least a maple nut twist. It can't be beat!

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Cincinnati, OH
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

A nice small town bakery. Very attendant and yummy donuts and fudge. Everyone was incredibly nice. Even did a great job with my iced latte!

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