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Real Food Cafe Eastern Ave

2419 Eastern Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507-3601
+1 616-241-4080
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • 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 1 week ago

Never had a bad meal or bad service. If you don't get there early, you may have a wait. The food is always good and the service is fast and friendly.

Thank stevengB3628SG
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have loved the Real Food Cafe for years. The chef’s special is always extraordinary but everything on the menu is cooked by someone who seems to be passiony about good food. Be sure to get your name on the list when you arrive and...More

Thank cardinal988
Reviewed 1 week ago

Basic and busy. This is a stripped down neighborhood lunch place, not quite a greasy spoon but the neighborhood idea is there. Nothing fancy but with a focus on serving up good food for good company.

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been going to Real Food Cafe for longer than I can remember. I've always had a good experience and quality food. Service is friendly and prompt. I will continue to go to Real Food Cafe for breakfast and an ocassional lunch. Note: Get there...More

Thank MaculMan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the most amazing breakfast we have had in a long time and that speaks volumes as we travel more than half the year around the entire country, trying different local places restaurants along the way. The wait time to be seated and the...More

Thank NotAFoodSnobFromNY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome breakfast spot! Usually pretty busy but worth the wait! There are a lot of options and the portions are huge! CASH ONLY though, ATM is available in the restaurant if need be.

Thank BLiz1514
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Like the Hee Haw song, We have been to a number of breakfast joints all over the world, and Real Food is still our favorite. They have great breads, rolls, and other bake goods.great coffee, great service, and decent prices. Great pancakes, waffles, eggs toast,...More

1  Thank Tim C
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

The monte cristo is the best I have ever had! This place is very family friendly and has a couple shops around to walk into when there is a long wait.

Thank Kelsey M
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Real Food has large portions, great pricing in a homey atmosphere. We like how Frank inspects each dish and adds the extra touches before they head to the customers.

Thank clm6934
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Love this place. Amazing food, large portions, quality. My fav breakfast place in all of GR. Try it!

Thank Drew N
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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, 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: 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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