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Shirley's Cafe

528 S Williams St, Mancelona, MI 49659-8077
+1 231-587-1210
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“sandwich” (7 reviews)
“pancakes” (5 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
528 S Williams St, Mancelona, MI 49659-8077
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Reviewed May 2, 2018

Wonderful food and a great location. Shirley actually visited our table and brought us a sample of her homemade bread. 5 stars are definitely not enough for the delicious food!

Thank denveromelet
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Excellent service and food. We loved the pancakes the homemade two stacker was a hit with my son, Big Daddy and the classic was excellent. Great toast! Perfect way to end our ski weekend

Thank Jennifer O
Reviewed February 7, 2018

I am very impressed of the quality of the food at this place! I tried the "Newbie" bread plate (a sampler of their homemade breads) and they were all phenomenal! A great place to eat regardless of the time of day...try the Cranberry Walnut bread...More

Thank Doug B
Reviewed November 6, 2017

On our way home from up north, we actually made a wrong turn in Mancelona, and literally turned around in Shirley's parking lot. We were all ready for a break, so decided to stop and have lunch. What a great decision! There were 4 of...More

Thank Beth M
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Apple jack sandwich is great been coming here for years. Soup is great too . Deserts are good too. Stop in and try it

Thank Dale S
Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

Stopped on our way to Mackinac for breakfast. Cute little place with great food and service. Corned beef hash, cranberry walnut toast and sausage patties were all deeeeelish!

Thank Mamapucker4
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

You must go to this place!! So good, food to feed your soul!!! Homemade everything, including bread and Amazballs pancakes. So happy right now I am in bliss❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️😊

Thank sarahandbear
Reviewed July 24, 2017

Food excellent- homemade. Servers super friendly. Not real fast but worth the wait. Good local cafe.

Thank ayelloworange
Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

Been there twice with a local and both times an excellent breakfast. Many locals here which is always a good sign. Will go again

Thank Partsman123
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

We were on our way from Boyne to Traverse City, and found this gem along the way. Breakfast was great! I had the Pink Lady, which was two basted eggs and salmon over toast, served with roasted red peppers and spinach smothered in hollandaise sauce....More

1  Thank Anita F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 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
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 528 S Williams St, Mancelona, MI 49659-8077
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Antrim County  >  Mancelona
  • Phone Number: +1 231-587-1210
We believe that real food, prepared with love & fresh ingredients is the key to good health & a successful restaurant. Our goal is to provide a clean, comfortable environment for our valued guests. We believe that our guests deserve to be treated with respect, and get a great meal at a fair price. We hope to see you soon.
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