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Cafe Muse

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418 South Washington Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067 (Fourth Street)
Tue - Sun 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Beverly Hills, Michigan
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

I had breakfast at Cafe Muse today. Love the vibe and generally good service. Interesting breakfast menu with many choices. Today it seemed like we waited a long time for the meal to arrive. I had the lemon ricotta pancakes. Too much cinnamon and undercooked. I should have sent them back. Disappointed the syrup did not arrive heated - for... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

First time here, got a table quickly, food was awesome, healthy and creative. Server did bring out wrong dish for partner, but quickly redid it. Will be back for more!

Thank jfmillers
Birmingham, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

One of our favorite Royal Oak restaurants. The service is always good and the food unique. The wine selection is excellent. It is small so make reservations early. We have not been able to get a reservation the last few times we tried.

Thank Randolph W
Berkley, Michigan
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

Small restaurant in downtown Royal Oak never disappoints. Breakfasts are wonderful. Always fresh takes on classic fare. Delightful. Lunch and dinner are terrific as well. Wait staff is knowledgeable and very accomodating. Good wine offerings. Great for a special meal.

Thank Z4321UNpatriciag
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61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Right behind Galatasaray University it is a local favorite. Great place to stop by for a cup of coffee. I wish they had some nice croissant

Thank MuratErtug
Detroit, MI
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Have been going to Cafe Muse since it was in the original location on a recommendation from Oprah and their famous Grilled Cheese. It is very delicious as are many of their other menu items. The chips they serve with the sandwich are good or you can get the daily side, I usually go with the chips. The only downfall... More 

Thank Michelle D
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Muse is a great spot for Breakfast/Brunch and Lunch. Women seem to like it more than men. Very tasty food, in a nice quiet atmosphere.

Thank joycemichigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere. Local food. Great coffee and food. Wait staff helpful and outgoing. We enjoyed our t I me there

Thank Sheila M
Scottsdale, Arizona
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93 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

four of us were there for dinner. Unfortunately, the food was uneven. While the Vegetarian Pot Pie was excellent, the Cassoulet had a very dry duck portion. As indicated by the title, it was loud and therefore not conducive to casual conversation.

Thank rcooper_12
Detroit, Michigan
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88 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

From the world famous grilled cheese sandwich to meat and vegan options, the menu is diverse and appealing. Some of the combinations are daring, but the dishes work well. The roast with grilled cheese is both delicious and messy with juices and sauces spilling out of the sandwich. The restaurant is deceptively large and the service is quick, so any... More 

Thank John S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Cafe, Gluten Free
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, 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 South Washington Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067
    (Fourth Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Royal Oak
  • Phone Number: 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?