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Golden Brown Bakery and Cafe

201 State St, Saint Joseph, MI 49085-1126
+1 269-983-2002
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
19 Sep 2016
“Great Old fashioned bakery”
5 Jul 2016
“Golden Brown Bakery & Cafe”
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201 State St, Saint Joseph, MI 49085-1126
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

We stopped by and took home a sticky pecan roll and a cinnamon roll. They also serve breakfast. Everything looked and tasted wonderful

Thank JannCrete
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I have frequented this establishment many times since 2004. The bake good are not really my thing but the homemade soup and sandwiches are very good. In the past, the staff has seemed more friendly than my last visit. It appears there has been a...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Nothing out of the ordinary. Traditional donut, coffee cake, cookies. Some sandwiches. Locals love this little gem. Coffee just so so, but I'm a Starbucks gal.

Thank Jeanne S
Reviewed 1 March 2016

If you want good baked goods, stop here. The chocolate cake donuts are the best in the area and their Danish (especially almond) melt in your mouth. It's a great stop on a Saturday morning after walking the bluff in St. Joseph.

2  Thank Charles S
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Stopped in here and picked up a few items to take home with us after dining at a nearby restaurant along State Street. Upon entering you notice how limited the space is in the interior of the building. There would have been more available space...More

1  Thank magnariderv45
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Everything we've had has been great. I get our bread there. The donuts and baked goods are great. We get soup to-go on a regular basis.

Thank JDTMom
Reviewed 5 October 2015

really good sweet rolls love the pineapple also they have wonderful apple dumpling that have a fantastic glaze over them/

Thank nursebob
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Adorable little bakery. They had a full selection of Italian butter cookies pastries and then little to go items. They have indoor seating along with a couple of benches outside. I only had one butter cookie is I am planning on eating my way down...More

Thank Heidi-ready-2-travel
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

This place is great. It had awesome pastries, but you have to go early. I see a review that they had a sparse selection, it really has to be timing. If you want fresh, then they're bound to run out instead of making too much...More

Thank Blakk
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Friday is the best day to get my favorite french crullers, but with so many choices you won't be disappointed! It is a must visit for anyone who loves a good pastry or donut!

Thank 168kimberlym
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Is your cafe the type where each person orders at the counter? We will have a large group & are looking for a restaurant/cafe where each person can pay for their own individually. Thank you.
21 January 2015|
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Response from MyFamilyDC | Reviewed this property |
I am not the owner, but yes each person orders after standing in line. If you are going to have really large group, you might call ahead so they can be staffed accordingly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 17:30
06:00 - 17:30
06:00 - 17:30
06:00 - 17:30
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 State St, Saint Joseph, MI 49085-1126
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  Saint Joseph
  • Phone Number: +1 269-983-2002
  • E-mail
This is a second location for the store, main store is in South Haven
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