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Bluewater Cafe

American, Cafe, Diner
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323 W Main St, Ionia, MI 48846-1639
+1 616-527-9960
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Lyons, Michigan
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 January 2017

I took a wonderful friend and her four daughters to breakfast here. Everyone had more then we could eat and took the rest of our wonderful meal home.

Thank mickrreynolds
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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1,299 reviews
613 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Worth going just for the corned beef hash. We had pancakes & bacon too. Everything was great. Wonderful local place, friendly waitstaff, great food. Who could ask for more?

Thank RickMIusa
Stanton, Michigan
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Average hometown café, always have had good service. Specials seem to rotate on a regular 'certain day' basis. Pies average; hard to find a made from scratch bottom to top pie..

Thank magpie882015
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Their prices are awesome and the food is even better. It's very "mom and pop", not fancy at all. Their breakfast is the BEST around. The bacon is the best I've ever had.

Thank Mindi V
Ionia, Michigan
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2016

This is a regular family gathering place, and although we might meet at different times of the day everyone has their special breakfast choice. My grandkids from Florida insist we go there for breakfast at least once when they're in town.

Thank Lin C
Port-au-Prince, Haiti
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2016

We love this place. It is my kids favorite place to eat at. They have great prices and large portions. It isa true American diner.

Thank Jason R
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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1 review
Reviewed 1 February 2016

First off, service was exceptional as we stepped thru the door, welcomed and asked if had a preference for seating. Server came for drink orders. Suggestions were made as to food, pointed out that dinners came with salad bar. Food was brought promptly, hot and tasty; coffee cups and water glasses never empty, Very pleasant dining experience.

Thank paulsand1972
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2016

This has been our family favorite for Many years. Always treated like family, and the food is Great.

Thank lcweller
Ionia, Michigan
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239 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

I've been eating here for decades. Great homemade entries. They serve breakfast all day. Best corned beef hash. Great service. A local diner style establishment.

1 Thank Mark1365
Ionia, Michigan
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2015

A friendly homey atmospere, service is always great at the Bluewater. Food is hot and my order quickly filled.

Thank Sassenach48846

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 323 W Main St, Ionia, MI 48846-1639
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ionia County  >  Ionia
  • Phone Number: +1 616-527-9960

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?