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“Great breakfast!”

Shirley's In the Woods Cafe'
Ranked #2 of 22 Restaurants in Kalkaska
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Diner
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Lansing, Michigan
Level 5 Contributor
37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Great breakfast!”
Reviewed June 23, 2014

This small café was packed when we arrived, so we waited approximately 20 minutes for a table. The ladies that run/work here have quite the system for running this place....everyone helped and worked to make our dining experience pleasant. A full menu is available all day, so whatever you saw, you could get any time of day. We were there for breakfast and the food was EXCELLENT! We had biscuits and gravy, an omelet, and plain eggs....but the best was the homemade sourdough toast. Seriously the best I have had in my life! Pricing was average and with tip, I would consider it underpriced for the quality and service!

  • Visited June 2014
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English first
Kalkaska, Michigan
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great home style food”
Reviewed June 11, 2014

Shirley's is a small cafe in the middle of no where - a little gem. The food and the service are wonderful. Breakfast is fantastic.

  • Visited May 2014
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Dayton, Ohio
Level 5 Contributor
55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Breakfast”
Reviewed June 5, 2014

A nice place to stop in for breakfast featuring home cooking along with some exceptional bread selections, and friendly service. I prefer locally owed businesses particularly when they offer up a good product.

There were four in our group and this opinion reflects each one of our inputs.

Remember the breakfast is good home cooking at a fair value.

  • Visited June 2014
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1 Thank Richard V
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Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great neighborhood restaurant”
Reviewed May 19, 2014

This is the place to go when we don't catch enough fish, or want to make dinner at the cabin! We've eaten several times here, always friendly fast service, always great food. Sourdough bread is to drool over!

  • Visited May 2014
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92 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Overrated!”
Reviewed May 13, 2014

Granted pickings are slim in this region and gourmet quality is not to be expected. That however is not enough of a reason to give this eatery the ratings that it has received. There was nothing that neither I nor my sister sampled that was anything other than ordinary with the exception of the bread. The menu was not interesting and both of our meals were greasy. The service however was friendly.

  • Visited May 2014
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