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418 S Washington Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067-3824 (Fourth Street)
+1 248-544-4749
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Berkley, Michigan
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202 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

I met two clients from out of town and they enjoyed lunch here. The guy from England had his first Grape Faygo pop (not my choice) and a good pork sandwich. The other guy from Buffalo, NY, had the grilled cheese. I had a nice burger. It was all good. Server was a little ditzy and we had to make... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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106 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

We arrived about 11:30 and had to wait about 20 minutes to be seated. They do take reservations, so it may be a good idea to call ahead, as the place is very busy. Once we were seated, we got our waters right away, but it took, a while for a server to come and take our order. The items... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

I went for a business lunch with a colleague. I ordered the cheesy grits with lobster and crabmeat. It was delicious! My colleague ordered the grilled cheese with rib meat on the sandwich. He was not disappointed either. Nice atmosphere and excellent service. Definitely going back.

Thank Laura M
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Dining with a large family gets tricky. Someone wants breakfast. Someone wants lunch. Someone needs gluten-free. And so on! But what we all agree on is Cafe Muse. The menu is loaded with yummy options, even if I do tend to order the grilled cheese sandwich every time! We've never had a bad meal and the service is professional and... More 

1 Thank jklaver
Detroit, Michigan
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Cafe Muse does not disappoint. The food is fantastic and creative without being snobby. Very cozy atmosphere. A favorite!

Thank Lisa S
Royal Oak, Michigan
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46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

I've been to Cafe Muse many, many times for brunch. They have some really great and unusual choices. The menu also changes pretty frequently to keep things interesting. They have excellent bacon. It can be a bit crowded and expensive but the quality is very good.

1 Thank CaraCorwin
Royal Oak, Michigan
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

We celebrated my birthday here with a group of 10 and it was fantastic. There was something for everyone on the menu from Vegan to meat eater and everyone loved the meal. The restaurant is not loud and I was actually able to have conversations with everyone not just the people sitting next to me. A really good wine list... More 

Thank michstsly48067
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262 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

My mom had the broccoli cheddar soup. She commented that the soup was amazing; it did not have to rely completely on cheese for flavor. I had one of the savory breakfast specials: sautéed tofu with spinach, sundried tomatoes, and balsamic onions with a side of sweet potatoes and sourdough toast. Friendly, but overwhelmed staff. I've also been here with... More 

Thank Lisa M
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Great brunch !! Wonderful food, atmosphere and location, But dont try to go without a reservation !! Did it once and waited over an hour.

Thank Dave R
Plymouth, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

We were there for breakfast on a relatively slow Monday morning. The water with lemon we received without asking was a nice touch, and the Tanzania Peaberry brewed coffee was tasty! The breakfast was very disappointing however. Eggs were nicely fried, but arrived cold. Sausage was great! Toast was too hard but tasty with the cinnamon sugar top. Lemon ricotta... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 418 S Washington Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067-3824
    (Fourth Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Royal Oak
  • Phone Number: +1 248-544-4749

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