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Shirley's In the Woods Cafe'

10945 M 72 SE, Kalkaska, MI 49646-9088
+1 231-258-7955
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“breakfast” (32 reviews)
“french toast” (7 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 14:00All hours
American, Cafe, Diner
10945 M 72 SE, Kalkaska, MI 49646-9088
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

there staff friendly and the owner will come over to your table and talk to you. we have been many times and they know what we want for food and drinkes

Thank diannarodabaugh
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Shirleys is a family style lower cost restaurant. Nothing fancy just good food. Their breakfasts are great. Lunch is very busy!

Thank Annette D
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

My mom like to come here just for their homemade bread. Great customer service. I like the food and conversation.

Thank Bobby Lee L
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

On a trip downstate. Stopped for breakfast. Small little diner. Home cooked food. Friendly service. Good pricing.

Thank Spartydano
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We just finished a delicious breakfast at Shirley's. We will definitely eat here again. Our waitress, Dee, was the best! A great way to start our day. Make sure to buy a loaf of bread to take home.

Thank planestrainsandautom
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Great food and service! Reasonable prices and excellent quality. I'd recommend their homemade toast.

Thank Nathan S
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We arrived Saturday morning for breakfast after riding our ORV to the restaurant. They are ORV friendly and it's close to a trailhead and trails. The staff was super nice and the service was efficient. I had the homemade cranberry walnut French Toast. It came...More

Thank praise_singer2331
Reviewed 11 November 2016

This is a nice little stop along the way up north. The service was very good. The food was delicious .

Thank Rose C
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We've been to Shirley's quite a few times, the breakfast is the best in the area. Her pancakes are great. The hubby enjoys them often, blueberry...banana... with nuts... warm syrup. I'm not much of a pancake eater myself, but I eat them at Shirley's and...More

Thank MarshallKell
Reviewed 18 October 2016

My wife and I stopped at Shirley's because we had some time to kill before a few house hunting appointments....and boy were we glad we did. The place is small so we had to wait about 15 minutes (at 11am). Everyone is very friendly though...More

Thank JeffB32
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Nancy P
Do they have WiFi?
29 February 2016|
Response from Professor W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know if they have WiFi, but the food is great!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10945 M 72 SE, Kalkaska, MI 49646-9088
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalkaska County  >  Kalkaska
  • Phone Number: +1 231-258-7955
  • E-mail
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