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Cafe Julia

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561 Huron St, South Haven, MI 49090-1435
269-639-7988
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6:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 3
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Favorite breakfast place

Always go here for breakfast sandwiches and croissants whilst visiting. Also good lunches. Gets busy but they expect that and handle it well. Dogs allowed on terrace and porches🐶

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Urbana, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

When all other coffee shops were closed Sunday morning, we found our way to Cafe Julia. Coffee was great and the trail mix cookies heavenly. But, my goodness, those breakfast sandwiches!! Incredible. Easy parking too, and quite convenient if you want to stroll down the main promenade afterwards.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I remember when care julia just opened and they worked off of one espresso bar and made Great drinks.....I can't wait to get back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Always go here for breakfast sandwiches and croissants whilst visiting. Also good lunches. Gets busy but they expect that and handle it well. Dogs allowed on terrace and porches🐶

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Kalamazoo County, Michigan
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79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

A South Haven MUST! The sandwhiches are orignal creations on great bread/rolls. If you have had a better cookie anywhere in the world, I want to go there!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

I am not sure what to think. We just didn't agree with the good reviews. Smoothies are made from a mix not fresh fruit. I just don't understand a coffee house that doesn't have a fresh fruit smoothie. The blended coffee drinks were overly sweet. We all agreed that we would not go back.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

This is one of the best restaurants in town. Sit down inside or out. Great grub. Healthy menu. You can't go wrong. Bus your own table.

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London, GB
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

According to my husband, the coffee addict, Cafe Julia’s has the best coffee in South Haven! However I was less impressed with the baked goods during our 2 visits – wholemeal blueberry scone was very crumbly and dry (and almost savoury), the blueberry muffin was really also dry, even the almond croissant was nearly stale. At 10:30am you would expect... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Tea is the best in South Haven. Breakfast burrito is good. Service is slow. Good value for the buck.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I wanted to buy some ground coffee to take home; it is available on the counter, but there is no price posted and I had to ask the clerk the price. Also bought a couple of scone-type baked goodies....again, no price posted. I purchased a coffee to go. Felt like the service was quite indifferent, although they were busy. I... More 

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Monticello, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We visited the cafe in the afternoon and enjoyed some coffee and a cookie. The coffee was hot and very good and the cookie was very delicious. The music was great and the atmosphere was very pleasant. Great location to downtown.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 561 Huron St, South Haven, MI 49090-1435
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Van Buren County  >  South Haven
  • Phone Number: 269-639-7988
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 8:00 pm

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