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Real Food Cafe Eastern Ave

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2419 Eastern Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507-3601
+1 616-241-4080
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“pancakes” (36 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
2419 Eastern Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507-3601
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After reading the reviews we went to this place located in a strip mall. It was very busy but we sat at the counter. Everyone was very friendly and the place was very clean. I got a burger it was juicy and delicious. I got...More

Thank yienjoyfood
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Real Food Cafe stands head and shoulders above the rest in terms of food quality, menu identity, meal variety and staff who make you feel like one of the family.

Thank nancywatson2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A perfect road trip find! This cute, friendly diner has any breakfast item you could think of and many creative specials too. The Tuesday Morning was exactly what I was looking for. The handmade sausage patties and pancakes were absolutely perfect. When the waitress told...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Stopped here for Sunday breakfast on the way to Lansing. We had to wait a bit, but it was a beautiful day. The waitstaff was very pleasant. Very generous portions of food. The Corned beef hash and Westsider Scramble (polish sausage, onions, green pepper, cheese)...More

Thank Abby S
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This is not a chain restaurant tricked out to look like a neighborhood eatery. It's the real thing. The food and service are good and the portions generous. Originally occupying a maybe 20 foot wide but deep 1950"s vintage neighborhood strip mall, the popular breakfast...More

Thank Gary K
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The restaurant is a star in the grand Rapids area for their selection of food, great service and large portions which you will almost always take some home wth you. Only breakfast and lunch here till 2PM most day but ample time to eat great...More

Thank riqib
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Great food! If you are REALLY hungry then try the monster omelette! But ya gotta be really hungry! Make sure to try the in house chorizo!!! Its pretty darn good!!!

Thank J C
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the most authentic and honest breakfast places in all of Grand Rapids. Go here, get in line, get a cup of coffee while you wait, and order something that will include the hollandaise sauce- it’s still made by the owner himself...More

Thank MarkRM69
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Good food, good service, fair price. Plenty of seating space. Cookies, cakes, muffins, cinnamon rolls fantastic. My favorite breakfast spot!!

Thank 583danef
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

consistant quality and value of comfort foods done with a diner twist. we love this dpot. worth the little wait during prime hours. come hungry leave satisfied

Thank mimi2829
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February 13, 2018|
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Response from steenwykann | Reviewed this property |
The prices are midrange - breakfasts run around $6-9 each and the portions are large enough that my husband and I split a meal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
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: 2419 Eastern Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507-3601
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-241-4080
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