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Hit The Road Joe

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7291 Elm Ave, Newaygo, MI 49337-9231
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Wed 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a late lunch there with my son. I had their Stuffed French Toast (Raspberry today)! This is my go-to food here! My son ordered the Farmer's (I think?) breakfast, meal offering all the main bfast items....eggs, toast, hash browns (the formed kind like u get at school or McD's, which my son prefers), sausage. He said it was great!... More 

Thank Melissa B
Greenville, Michigan
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Setting and food were great, but the staff is simply amazing. We regret driving by this place for all these years.

Thank Alloygearjammer
Portage, Michigan
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful little cafe on a back country road. Live music, which was very pleasant to listen to while eating. Wide variety of breakfast food with specialty breakfast offerings and coffee. Large portions and friendly staff.

Thank woolleyann
Fremont, Michigan
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95 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

We go here often for weekend breakfasts. The waitresses are always right on top of things. We drive about 20 miles each way & it's worth it. They have a patio that's pretty relaxing, you can enjoy the country view.

Thank Jeanniejo1
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

My family loves heading here for breakfast and lunch when we are in the area, most of the ingredients are locally sourced and fresh. There is seating indoors and out in a relaxed setting. Best word to describe the place is 'Delicious'.

Thank Jim H
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

We were here with 6 of our friends and it was awesome. Everyone enjoyed their food and coffee, the service was really great and the view is perfect. Will recommend to anyone in the area ! (cash only).

Thank serafass
Fremont, Michigan
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95 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

My husband & I drive about a 1/2 hour to get here, the food is worth it. It's a quiet little place, in the country. In the warmer months we enjoy sitting on the patio. The staff is always friendly.

Thank Jeanniejo1
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

I love to come out here for a little escape from Grand Rapids. It's a great place to come out with a laptop (free wifi) or book and just hang out for a while. The food and service are great! I love the scenery! I always forget it's cash only but they let me mail them a check!

Thank CabinByTheSea
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

If you're traveling in this area of Michigan--near Croton, Newaygo, the middle of nowhere, you can't find a better restaurant. They make gourmet twists on classic fare for breakfast, dinner, and lunch. If you're going fishing or hunting in the area, grab a breakfast sandwich and a coffee. If you're around for longer, have a truly memorably supper. The atmosphere... More 

Thank Steve T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

Cash only, but really really good. I've lived close to this place for a couple of years and never knew about it, but I will be a regular now! The French toast is very good, but so are the other things I've tried; it seems like you can't go wrong here.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7291 Elm Ave, Newaygo, MI 49337-9231
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Newaygo County  >  Newaygo
  • Phone Number: 231-652-6020

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?