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101 2nd St, East Jordan, MI 49727-5130
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“toast” (3 reviews)
“hash browns” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Diner
101 2nd St, East Jordan, MI 49727-5130
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Reviewed January 4, 2018

You must go and try breakfast at Darlene's / South Arm Cafe!!! New owners but still the Great Food!!!

Thank Kim O
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

I had a the iron skillet with hash browns, cheese, ham, bell peppers and other goodies and order it with homemade toast....it will definitely hit the spot...

Thank Ricci S
Reviewed October 5, 2017

Darlene's always delivers on great food and great service! We get breakfast here whenever we're in town visiting family and friends. Omelets,skillet breakfast, blueberry pancakes, hash browns, homemade toast, and cinnamon rolls are top-notch and our favorites! Weekends are always busy, but it's worth the...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Although Darlene's has now changed hands, the new owner is keeping the people and magic that makes this the best breakfast in Michigan! My favorite is the corn beef hash, and you can order it on the crispy side. From the fresh homemade baked breads...More

Thank Tnearl
Reviewed September 16, 2017

We usually go for breakfast which is great! The waitstaff all work together to give you great service. You MUST have a cinnamon roll, if you are lucky enough to get there before they are all gone!!

Thank Bitsiesmom
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

Went for breakfast-hubby had an omelette & said it was really good, & I had the skillet breakfast, & it was excellent! Bakery bread toast-can't beat it! Definitely would go back...maybe tomorrow!

Reviewed May 16, 2017

The waitress was really nice and helpful with the menu. We liked the cinnamon rolls so much that we purchased an additional 4 to take with us.

Thank tom H
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

The food is always good. Went there and got breakfast skillet. The waitress was very nice and always bringing more coffee

Thank detbob2016
Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

Seriously. Come here with my family at least twice a month. Haven't found a place that compares. The homeade toast and cinnamon rolls are a local favorite! Friendly staff. Hometown atmosphere.

Thank Bridgett A
Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

This is a nice local place with homemade food. Fresh bread and soup. It is really busy on the weekend.

Thank David C
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  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 2nd St, East Jordan, MI 49727-5130
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Charlevoix County  >  East Jordan
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