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Brenda's Harbor Cafe

316 S James St, Ludington, MI 49431-2293
+1 231-845-7434
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“eggs benedict” (15 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
316 S James St, Ludington, MI 49431-2293
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Reviewed October 20, 2018

This should go down as a local museum or historic pictures and other information. A must see for tourists in the area. A great place to browse the photos while you're waiting for your meal. Good in every way.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gary W
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Very good breakfast at a decent price. This is the place where all the locals go as everyone seemed to know each other. Good food and please atmosphere.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Patti G
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Brendas was justed voted the best for breakfast. Complete menu and everything is good... great waitresses too.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jrmilr
Reviewed September 18, 2018

A great place to gather with Friends and family to eat breakfast or lunch, or Coffee. Food is very good as is the service and atmosphere.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank theshamrocklady1
Reviewed September 6, 2018

We absolutely love this restaurant. The food is great, the Swedish pancakes with lingonberries is really yummy. The service is wonderful, they really hustle to clear tables. The décor is nautical and well done. No bad experiences. We just found this restaurant this year and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jean J
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Best coffee I've had since leaving home. Great food, fast service. Brenda will greet you and serve with a smile. She even makes the biscuits herself.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank rachel b
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

I googled Eggs benedict and found Brenda's. So glad! She is kind and friendly and the food was delish. The coffee was wonderful! Brenda said it is because she double filters their drinking water. We will return.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Debra A
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Everywhere was packed for breakfast, figured we’d try this place, there was a bit of a wait. The tables could have been cleared off faster and the hostess was training and skipped over our names. The food was good. Would come back.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 629ashleyr
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

A charming spot, good food and Brenda is everywhere. Try Swedish pancakes. Decorating is all great lakes harbor themed with oil cloth tableclothes. Not a high top in sight. Boothes and tables. Clean restrooms.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 213kathyg
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Hamburger was terrible, mushy, and extremely greasy. Eggs were ordered over easy, came over hard. Toast was barely toast. Potatoes were excellent. Both hash browns and American fries. Service was ok, but the the place itself has a wonderful charm.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank matthensel27
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316 S James St, Ludington, MI 49431-2293
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ludington
  • Phone Number: +1 231-845-7434
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