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“Great place for Breakfast or Lunch”

Chef John's Bakery & Cafe
Ranked #5 of 67 Restaurants in Ludington
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, European
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
Ludington, Michigan
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great place for Breakfast or Lunch”
Reviewed March 4, 2014

Great place for Breakfast or Lunch. The soups and home made bread are only surpassed by the sweet...

  • Visited December 2013
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English first
Austin, Texas
Level 5 Contributor
59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Soup's on!”
Reviewed February 19, 2014

Great place for breakfast. Not fast food, individually made egg casseroles,etc. And for lunch, soup selection and sandwiches are above average. Take home some bread and pastries too. Comfortable place with eclectric, homey decor. You'll see lots of locals here who appreciate good soup and breakfasts. pastreyegv

Visited September 2013
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Wisconsin
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great place for lunch!”
Reviewed October 31, 2013

Choose to go to this place based on reviews. Was a little hard to find but asked a shop owner and she pointed the way. Great food, especially the cheese soup and breads. I had the goat cheese salad which was delicious. Nice atmosphere. Somewhat pricey but very good. Would definitely recommend and will go again when in the area!

  • Visited September 2013
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1 Thank paperwrk
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Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“What a find!”
Reviewed October 20, 2013

We were in Ludington for the weekend, and found Chef John's on Trip Advisor. Wow---what a nice surprise, the food was great, the atmosphere was quiet but friendly, and the staff were all very nice. I had the quiche of the day and a pancake(which the cook made in the shape of a rabbit!) and my husband had the breakfast sandwich, which was amazing. The menu has a French flair, along with the decor. We will definitely be back!

  • Visited October 2013
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1 Thank Abbey B
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Ludington, Michigan
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Not all it was cracked up to be”
Reviewed October 14, 2013

Chef John's has apparently let their fame and good name drive them into a false sense of security.
Their portion size of their sandwiches has declined to the point where the size of the sandwich leaves much to be desired of a ten dollar sandwich.
We purchased four sandwiches to go and were quite surprised to see the small and ordinary appearance of our lunch meal.
Needless to say, we were not satisfied and do not intend to return any time soon.

  • Visited August 2013
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