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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Thank roasterchica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank duchessfoxy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't go without a reservation. We got really lucky and got a table immediately. However, the wait time is normally 30- 45 minutes easily. The food is good. The service is above average. The ambience is busy and a bit noisy. Overall I'd recommend this place if you are looking for a lil' conversation but good food brunch place :)

Thank Nitka M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was amazing. The carrot cake pancakes were epic. The only downside was that the restaurant was extremely cold

Thank Kennedy L
Beverly Hills, Michigan
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33 reviews
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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 

1 Thank Pee G
Detroit, Michigan
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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 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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?