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Real Food Cafe - MOVED

5430 Northland Dr NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525
+1 616-361-1808
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Restaurant Hours
6:00 am - 2:00 pmAll hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
5430 Northland Dr NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525
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Reviewed July 13, 2016

You can't beat Real Food Café. I usually keep it simple with the eggs, potatoes, toast and bacon but everything is delicious! They have a creative (but not crazy) menu with endless choices. Huge servings and friendly staff

Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Our group of five thoroughly enjoyed-- no loved this restaurant. Banana Foster pancakes and waffles were to die for as well as the blueberry pancakes. The homemade corned beef hash was the best I have ever had. This is on my list of places to...More

Thank Kari H
Reviewed July 8, 2016

Simple but good. I can vouch for the consistently good "Corned Beef Hash" and "Bisquits/Gravy". The hash has good quality corned beef and fresh potatoes/onions. Not your typical canned hash reminiscent of dog food. The bisquits seem fresh baked daily with a well seasoned gravy...More

Thank J S
Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

1st off this restaurant is cash only! The atmosphere here is pretty normal. Plenty of light. I ordered 2 eggs scrambled, Canadian Bacon, home fries, and rye toast ($7). I also ordered a cinnamon roll ($3). How was it? Fantastic! How do you make eggs...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

I had a bowl of soup and a wrap sandwich. The food was very good and filling. Was a bit stuffed. Should have had 1/2 of the sandwich wrapped to go, it was huge.

Thank HPea_12
Reviewed June 18, 2016

Open only for breakfast and lunch. No credit cards accepted, but has ATM in lobby. OK food, generous portions. What burns my butt is that they charge extra for condiments. They charge $.50 for salsa, which is the most popular condiment in the US. Probably...More

Thank doug m
Reviewed May 28, 2016

We couldn't have planned it better! After a 20 mile bike ride on the White Pine Trail, my friend suggested we stop here on our way home. We were seated immediately and greeted warmly. It was only after we had our entrees we learned that...More

Thank egrlbk
Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Zero complaints and nothing but praise. Staff was awesome. Food was great. Our table had everything from biscuits and gravy, scambles, omelettes, waffle with nutella and kids pancakes. Everyone enjoyed their meal. Get there early. We waited for them to open and within 15-20 minutes...More

Thank Tony M
Reviewed May 15, 2016

It's always crowded here, people love it. Omelets and pancakes are my favorites. Bring cash, and come hungry. The reason I didn't give it a excellent score is the tables are SOOO close together, you can almost touch the folks sitting next to you. Easy...More

Thank Mary Z
Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

I ordered the waffle special but did a pancake instead. It had lemon cream, raspberry sauce, redi whip, and fresh blueberries and strawberries. Came with coffee for $11. Simply amazing.

Thank Glen_Arbor_Blues
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$5 - $10
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5430 Northland Dr NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-361-1808
  • E-mail
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