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Phoenix Street Cafe

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523 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1408
269-637-3600
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch

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  • 97
    Excellent
  • 69
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Fine place to eat

Serves breakfast all day which is a great thing for families with picky kids. The choc chip pancakes are actually too chocolatey. Good service, friendly. Bathroom is clean. Opt for a side other than fries, they were limp and oversalted. Very good visit overall.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Pittsburgh, United States
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We decided to try out a different breakfast option on our vacation to South Haven and we're very pleased to discover Phoenix Street Cafe. Service was friendly and fast. All of the food: eggs, meats, pancakes, breads and potatoes tasted great. This is our favorite breakfast option in South Haven.

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Great, friendly service and wonderful food. We shared the BLT, California style to add avocado and red onion. Amazing bacon and the sweet potato fries were perfect!

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Have had lunch here too and that is great, but I love the breakfast items they have. Sometimes I go southern with the sausage gravy and biscuits or I do the oatmeal pancakes with fresh blueberries. Always busy but not too long and it is a great dining experience. Very casual and great for families. Excellent Wait Staff!

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Winter Haven, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

Went on a busy Sunday and had to wait. They take your number and text you when your table is ready, love this feature so you can roam town and explore. Didn't take as long as stated, which is always good. We all ordered pancakes, blueberry, chocolate chip, plain. Delicious! I had the blueberry ones which were full of fresh... More 

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Ames, Iowa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Service was really slow and disappointing. Waited forever for lunch to come. Waitress said lunch would be coming right up and we are still waiting 20 mins later. When we got the lunch she never checked back on us.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Good lunch today My son ordered a plain sandwich and waitress apologized the chef didn't want to do it! It took over an hour for our food. Good was good but not out of his world.

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Holland, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Serves breakfast all day which is a great thing for families with picky kids. The choc chip pancakes are actually too chocolatey. Good service, friendly. Bathroom is clean. Opt for a side other than fries, they were limp and oversalted. Very good visit overall.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Cute little cafe on Phoenix St. California BLT is out of this world. The bacon was so delicious! We were seated right away and service was great.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

I went to breakfast with my daughter and her boyfriend, and had a very good meal. The food and service were very good, although it was crazy busy on a Sunday morning. The wait to get in was long, the wait for the food was even longer. I would not go back on a Sunday, but would love to try... More 

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Woodstock, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This is an updated review. We have been going to Phoenix for 10+ years and have always noted the longer than typical wait for food - but the excellent food had always offset the wait. Not this time. We went in for a late lunch on a Sunday. The restaurant at the time was busy, but not overly slammed. No... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 523 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1408
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Van Buren County  >  South Haven
  • Phone Number: 269-637-3600

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe, Delicatessen, Vietnamese, Bagels

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 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?