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“Hands down the best breakfast in the world!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Paula's Cafe

Paula's Cafe
4141 Club Rd, Indian River, MI 49749-9422
231-238-8323
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Ranked #1 of 17 Restaurants in Indian River
Cuisines: American
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Northern Michigan
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36 restaurant reviews
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
“Hands down the best breakfast in the world!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

This tiny cafe with the tea pots sprinkled around is the homiest place to have breakfast. The wait staff is the best and their menu is wonderful. I always get the pot roast hash (with eggs) and my husband gets the egg's benny and we share.
Fantastic food at a great price. FAST service!

Visited August 2012
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English first
Columbus, Ohio
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“Friendly and cute”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

The staff are warm and good-humored, which is important for an early-morning experience. The food is reasonably imaginitive for a breakfast menu, though they serve the basics as well. And the teapots...too cute.

Visited August 2012
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“Great stop on your way north or south”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012 via mobile

We decided to skip Gaylord and drove 25 miles further to get a great breakfast just off 75. Great service, wonderful raspberry pancakes ( house specialty) and very good omelettes. Note:With a car loaded with bikes and luggage, it was great to be ale to park in a private parking area visible from restaurant.

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South Lyon, Michigan
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Excellent Cafe style food and atmosphere with great service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

Family of 4 adults from lower Michigan had one of best breakfast in northern Michigan. Recently remodeled knotty pine interior with a vast tea pot collection gives the cozy feeling of the "Up North" experience. The food is hot, delicious and home made. We highly recommend stopping in. Enjoy the quaint atmosphere and friendly staff.

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    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Los Angeles, California
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“Reasonably priced good food served by friendly staff.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012 via mobile

Be sure to check out the darling teapot collection adorning the walls. I would definitely return!

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