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Phoenix Street Cafe

523 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1408
+1 269-637-3600
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (15 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (18 reviews)
“quinoa” (10 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
523 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1408
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I ate breakfast here on a recent visit to South Haven. Pancakes and bacon was good. Likewise the Quinoa and eggs! Service was awesome!

Thank CindyLuWho
Reviewed 1 week ago

You've got to try the Oatmeal Pancakes, made from Oatmeal, Yogurt and yummy brown sugar. It's a local South Haven recipe. The omelets and sandwiches are to notch. The service is GREAT. Ask to have Dolly wait on you. It even has a liquor license...More

Thank 761rickh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can definitely say the quality of the food they put out is far superior compared to this time last year. The coffee is still a flavorless cup of hot water, but I can survive without it. Chicken and waffles is a staple for my...More

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the better places in town to eat with fresh salads and some healthier choices including a few vegetarian items. I eat here about once a month. There are inconsistencies. Maybe there are different cooks. Today I had a vegetarian sandwich (good)...More

Thank Kathy R
Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

We will be back!! Highly recommend! Great service! Awesome food! Absolutely will recommend to family and friends!

Thank Tarah H
Reviewed March 14, 2018

I think we might be breakfast snobs! We love breakfast so always go out when we are traveling (even if hotel offers free breakfast) so we are always hoping for an amazing experience. It was good, just not amazing. Our waitress was great. I had...More

Thank Marsha H
Reviewed February 27, 2018

This place is very nice, super fast service, staff super nice and food is great. Lots of Gluten Free options which is great for me as that is always a challenge for eating out. Ate here both mornings for breakfast that we were in town....More

Thank glutengirl25
Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

Stick with the breakfast menu and you get fresh ingredients. Ordered a crab cake sandwich and got a mushy Patty. When I think of crab cake, I think of big juicy chunks of meat, minimal breading/filling. You get NO lumps if crab here. It's a...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

I heard great things about this place from so many people. So I decided to check it out myself. I’ve been there a total of 2 times. During the summer, it’s super crowded, which I mean wouldn’t be a big deal if there was a...More

1  Thank The_Beautiful_Dancer
Jay M, Owner at Phoenix Street Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2018

Sincere apologies for your experience. It sounds like the right hand didn't know what the left hand was doing. As an owner this is not how we want to operate. Be assured that your feedback will be conveyed to our staff and I appreciate your...More

Reviewed December 21, 2017

A place to meet friends for a good breakfast. Friendly, attentive service is consistent. There is a good range of options for different palates. Also offers gluten free options for those watching GF needs.

Thank Marge L
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Susan J
May 3, 2017|
Response from Hikergal66 | Reviewed this property |
I would contact them directly-thanks.
April 29, 2016|
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Response from JSprecher | Reviewed this property |
I agree with all the above. If I had a group of 8-10, I'd call ahead, but not needed for a smaller group. Good food!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $16
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 523 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1408
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Van Buren County  >  South Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 269-637-3600
  • E-mail
Classic and Ecclectic Breakfast/Lunch with the following friendly options: Kids, Vegetarians, Vegans, and Gluten Sensitives.
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