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Cafe Muse

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418 S Washington Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067-3824 (Fourth Street)
Tue - Sun 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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47 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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193 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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
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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 

1 Thank roasterchica
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

I have now been to Cafe Muse for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. All were delicious! The atmosphere, food, and service have all been what I I like in a restaurant and would go back for. Keep up the good work. Wish I lived nearby so I could go here more often.

Thank DeeDeeDoodles
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18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Great breakfast choices like lemon ricotta pancakes. Alcoholic beverages and good coffee drinks. Wonderful service.

Thank duchessfoxy

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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, 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: 248-544-4749

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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?