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Syl's Cafe

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713 River St, Ontonagon, MI 49953-1619
+1 906-884-2522
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastries” (93 reviews)
“burger” (21 reviews)
“coleslaw” (10 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
713 River St, Ontonagon, MI 49953-1619
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good little restaurant, but there’s really no where else to eat. Great baked goods, good pizza. Decent bakery selection, we’re coming back for breakfast. You can order takeout. Waitstaff was very friendly, nice little dinner.

Thank Kalce M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The are very few food options in Ontonagon which Might be why this place is rated so highly. The food is decent but the decor and atmosphere are painfully bland, old-fashioned 50's style hard booth seats and deli atmosphere.

Thank revcruxcorvus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is good, our waitstaff was cheery and helpful. We had some car troubles and pointed us to a place to get repairs done. They also have bakery items to go!

Thank rockinfoodie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Syl's is a family friendly cafe in the heart of Ontonagon, MI. For dinner we had the pasties which had been made fresh that day. It was good but I probably should have asked for gravy to go with it. The breakfast was great and...More

Thank CSusiO
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had the meat lovers omelette with hash browns and cinnamon raisin toast. It was more than filling at a great price! Our waitress was great and very attentive. They also sell cookies and doughnuts that looked delicious!

Thank Mary C
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

I was warned to not order the Pasty by a family member who said they are not as good as years past, but decided to try one when the waitress said they were “made fresh today” when I asked. My Pasty arrived and it looked...More

1  Thank Gbtraveler2
Reviewed February 26, 2018

Very nice hometown restaurant. Food and Bakery items were "soooo good!" Service was very good eventhough it was packed! Waitress was very friendly and helpful. Location is in a older building and not up to date. But who cares! Homey feel and good food. That's...More

Thank lvmt4sure
Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

The staff was super friendly, and it was a nice, relaxed, hometown feel of a restaurant. However, don't be fooled that it's too laid back... the pastries, donuts, and pies were some of very best homemade treats we have ever had, and while we were...More

Thank SJC847
Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

Stopped here because it was the place with the most cars parked out front during lunch. What a find. What says love better than bakery items greeting you at the door. Think small town cafe. Service was AMAZING. Fast and friendly. Blue button burger, delicious....More

Thank ChazMike
Reviewed October 23, 2017

My wife and I had two evening meals at Syl's Café. This is a nice family restaurant. Nothing fancy, just a good ol' small town restaurant. Service was excellent and the prices reasonable. Difficult to finish the entire meal and never room for dessert although...More

1  Thank dejahr
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Tom G
November 4, 2017|
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Response from chewbdu | Reviewed this property |
No. It is just a little restaurant, You can order them and get them to go tho.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 713 River St, Ontonagon, MI 49953-1619
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Ontonagon
  • Phone Number: +1 906-884-2522
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