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45th Parallel Cafe

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102 W Broadway, Suttons Bay, MI 49682-5101
(231) 271-2233
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Allendale, Michigan
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96 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Enjoyed a wonderful breakfast here. The food was great, but the service was not. The waiters seemed to be annoyed with little requests and flustered most of the time.

Thank Carol K
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I'll preface this review by saying that I'm very familiar with this area as I've grown up here. We enjoy this area because there are no chain restaurants and the cuisine revolves around the fishing in the area. This restaurant has been a regular on our list for having great breakfasts. We were sadly disappointed with our first visit there,... More 

Thank Linda M
Napoleon, Ohio
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a great place to stop on out travels through the peninsula! Yes we had to wait a bit but it was a Sunday. Waitress was great! We all ordered breakfast ( 4 of us). 3 had omelets and toast -which they all ate gone. I had eggs bacon and biscuits and gravy! All good portions and very good!... More 

Thank Sarah B
Godfrey, Illinois
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife had 2 eggs and wheat toast which she said were both good. The portion eas generous and when she asked the waitress if it was really just 2 eggs, she stated that all the eggs are scrambled at the beginning of the day and then ladled out. They had been additionally cooked to well done as requested. The... More 

Thank Lynne62035
Ludington, Michigan
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I were here on a busy Saturday morning. We were able to be seated immediately as we sat inside. Longer wait for outside as it was a beautiful day. Appears to be a family run business...manager/father employs some of his own kids and runs a tight ship and moves groups in and out quickly! Had a very... More 

Thank andyg_15
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were seated fairly quickly. The food was good but the waiter was pretty busy and we felt like we had to ask for everything-enough silverware for the table, water, refills, and they didn't check in to see how our food was after it was served. I didn't order coffee (the rest of the table did) but I was given... More 

Thank heatherhughes06
Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wide variety of breakfast choices. We were surprised at the size of our portions, more than anticipated. Food was very good. Sat outside on the patio. A lot of street noise, so if you are looking for a quiet spot, this would not be it.

Thank Nancy D
Boyne City, Michigan, United States
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time we have stopped for lunch. Service was good. We ate inside because it was 90 degrees outside. The air conditioning was struggling to keep up but I had Tim's Chicken Club & my husband had the turkey/ham wrap....... Both were very good...... The owner/manager kept everyone moving & were checking with everyone to make sure... More 

Thank Donna M
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant , menu is extensive and quite good. I had waffle with fresh blueberries. Turkey sausage and home fries. Eyes bigger than stomach. Coffee is excellent ! Wait staff was friendly and kept the coffee hot. I will return.

Thank Doris R
A TripAdvisor Member
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

I agree with other reviewers that the service help was not friendly. They were young and looked more interested in getting back behind the counter. Food was average at best. Got our orders wrong. My friend ordered ham and was given bacon. I ordered bacon and when my food came the hash browns and bacon were burnt. The cook must... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
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: 102 W Broadway, Suttons Bay, MI 49682-5101
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Leelanau County  >  Suttons Bay
  • Phone Number: (231) 271-2233

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?