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Paula's Cafe

4141 Club Rd, Indian River, MI 49749-9422
+1 231-238-8323
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (9 reviews)
“sausage gravy” (2 reviews)
“omelet” (5 reviews)
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American, Cafe
4141 Club Rd, Indian River, MI 49749-9422
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on our way from Gaylord to Mackinaw City. Had good breakfast food with even better service. Very accommodating to snowmobilers! Guy that ran the cash register even moved our helmets closer to the heater when other snowmobilers left.

Thank ejean17
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Have visited this restaurant many times and never disappointed. Always excellent service. Food is amazing and great prices. Super neat with over 1,000 tea sets that decorate the lil restaurant.

Thank bettybootsk
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Well, grandsons has pancakes, being children they were ok with it. I had a 'skillet' (recommended as fine home cooking) and it was the 2nd worse I had. My wife had eggs, bacon, etc, She did not eat the bacon asked if I wanted it....More

1  Thank N D
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch on Labor Day, September 4th. Very busy, but not a long wait. They serve breakfast choices on the menu. The western omelettes were very good, along with a grilled biscuit. The seating area is small, but the service is good and the...More

Thank endlesstrip16
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We have been coming to Paul's for many years. The food and the service HAD always been good. Unfortunately, things have changed and not for the better. Their prices have gone up dramatically . . . $7.00 for 2 pancakes. $6.00 for two eggs, 1...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Recommend by motel. Just east of I-75, sits back from road a bit. Quaint and homey, but super breakfast at a very reasonable price. Very quick and efficient service in a place that doesn't have a lot of seating. That efficiency is what keeps the...More

Thank ranb8793
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Looking for a breakfast place near cabins on the river. Found this one and decided to give it a go. Wonderful food (variety and portions), friendly staff (Janet is exceptional waitress), and the place is very clean and comfortable. Loved the teapot theme and the...More

Thank pandato3
Reviewed 11 August 2017

after almost 30 years in the food & beverage industry I have to say - the food here was second to none! it was so good, we made sure to stop back in on the way down from the UP - adjusting our schedule to...More

2  Thank marysia14
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

It is not just the food that is homely and excellent. The staff is very friendly and makes you very comfortable. The whole restaurant is filled with teapots. I really like the the tribute to the veterans. The owner himself is a great host. When...More

1  Thank Gurmeet S
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Great stop for coffee & breakfast... be prepared to leave STUFFED! So many good options - there's something for everyone. Love this "Mom & Pop" gem!

Thank MmmCurryCurry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4141 Club Rd, Indian River, MI 49749-9422
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Indian River
  • Phone Number: +1 231-238-8323
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