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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This local breakfast/lunch restaurant is consistently good quality. The eggs Benedict are amazing. Fast, friendly service.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed September 29, 2020

Walked thru the door and the staff were very friendly. Our server sat us at our table. Coffee was good and our girl always checked for refills. We had one Captains Platter, one Vegie Omelet and a two Slice French Toast. All were fast and...hot. We saw on the menu fresh Homemade Cinnamon Rolls. Ordered one for the three of us. Girl set it down on the table? Wow. Huge. Took up the whole plate. She told us they never know how they are gonna come out, size wise. Delicicous. Great breakfast place.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 1, 2020

Besides the good food (yummy pancakes!) Brenda has the nicest staff I have every encountered.Charming nautical decor,clean restrooms and close to the Badger for travelers.Don't miss Brenda's when you are in town.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed July 20, 2020 via mobile

The food was good and arrived hot, but the waitress never came back to check on me until she brought me my check. Never asked if I wanted a refill.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 7, 2020 via mobile

My wife and i went for breakfast while we were visiting ludington. The food was good but a bit bland. I took care of that with 1 of the 3 hot sauces they offer and a bit of s&p. I got the eggs with the...home fries along with corned beef hash and sausage patties. The hash is not to be missed. Im glad we stopped.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed June 24, 2020

Wonderful breakfast-Swedish pancakes, biscuits and gravy and Eggs Benedict oh my! Very good food. Staff was awesome. Good old fashioned diner breakfast and good menu with lots of options.

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed December 11, 2019

This is the place for breakfast in Ludington. The sausage gravy is so thick and flavorful. If my order doesn't come with it I order a side to pour over everything. The eggs benedict is absolutely the best. It is tough to decide on which...to order. I can't say much for the rest of the menu because I always get a breakfast dish. So good.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed November 21, 2019

Always a great breakfast, but especially good before going out on Lake Michigan to fish for Salmon or Trout. Or if you maxed out on your limit, go to Brenda's for a refill.

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed November 6, 2019

This is a busy spot especially in the summer for breakfast. There is usually a line of people waiting for a table. The owners that took it over a few years ago have made improvements with the menu. There is still plenty of fry and...greasy selections but they have also added some tasty, healthy selections. Always friendly staff as well.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 10, 2019

Breakfast food was super good. Never had to "ask" for more coffee! The staff were all on top of their game. From time they took our orders our waitress was right there! No loafers at this place. Constantly on the move serving you. We will...definitely be back.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Brenda's Harbor Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4