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Morning Star Cafe

711 Washington Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1458
+1 616-844-1131
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (24 reviews)
“cinnamon rolls” (41 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (24 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
711 Washington Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1458
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Super Friendly staff! Great coffee! Michael, the waiter with the awesome beard, took good care of us!

Thank darlandjan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best breakfast/brunch option around. Bring a book and be prepared to wait. The wait is worth it. Broad range to satisfy both the sweet and savory palates. Bacon is thick. Homemade sausages, when available, are a must. Desserts... definitely try the chocolate therapy cake or...More

1  Thank ThirdCoastGirl
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Any time we venture up north to Grand Haven coming to MorningStar for breakfast is a MUST! It’s always been busy when we’ve gone, so either be prepared to wait a bit or scope out a seat at the bar. They do their best to...More

1  Thank Heidi F
Reviewed 29 December 2017

I have been to Morning Star Cafe on a number of occasions. It never disappoints! You know when you see the people lined up to get in, that this is something special. The food is fresh and the menu varied. With new twists on old...More

1  Thank Kim L
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Morningstar is busy...because they are good. Staff is excellent, but busy because the restaurant is great. Biscuits and gravy, huevos, bacon and even the potatoes are special...sure there is a wait, and they are busy, but quality takes time.

1  Thank Jim B
Reviewed 27 December 2017

We go here a few times a year; it's always busy which tells you it's good! Lots of choices and not your run-of-the-mill cafe - I had a yogurt granola parfait with fruit; excellent. Coffee is outstanding (I only drink black coffee). Son had a...More

1  Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Love the southwest vibe in this place. The food is always good. Traditional as well as southwest dishes. Daily specials and a variety of coffees. Friendly staff as well. Summer days usually have long lines but worth the wait. Medium pricing.

1  Thank Pam L
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

This has consistently been one of our favorite breakfast and lunch spots along the Lake Michigan shoreline. Unfortunately for us, lots of folks feel the same way, since even in the winter in sleepy Grand Haven, you may have a bit of a wait for...More

1  Thank Delskens
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Always an outstanding experience at Morning Star Cafe. The staff, food and ambience is always A+! Locally sourced foods, great coffee choices, and a truly unique menu with something for you everyone. Always put breakfast choice when in Grand Haven.

1  Thank Sherrie S
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

This is a very cute place, and very popular. Not your run of the mill cafe. I ordered eggs Benedict. Eggs were over cooked (which is the case 75% of the time because most chefs have no clue that eggs Benny are to be served...More

1  Thank Barbara K
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thomas s
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Response from Marty D | Reviewed this property |
On Washington at but closer to US 31 in the first blocks near Jackson
30 October 2015|
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Response from LakeMI1 | Reviewed this property |
I would say no Thanksgiving Day Buffet. Great Breakfast and Lunch though. Go there Friday morning post Thanksgiving, you wont regret it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 711 Washington Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1458
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ottawa County  >  Grand Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 616-844-1131
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