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Ida Red's Cottage

645 Water Street, Saugatuck, MI 49453
+1 269-455-9834
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“pancakes” (39 reviews)
“french toast” (16 reviews)
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
645 Water Street, Saugatuck, MI 49453
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the corn pancakes were exquisite good juices the wife's omelette was good great coffee and toast long wait for food on the patio....but it was worth it

Thank steven42808
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is tucked away a bit in downtown Saugatuck and wonderful. It feels as though you're in a hidden garden some place in the middle of no where. The food was extremely good and the service was very good as well. I would go...More

Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice EGGperience...I have to eat here at least once with my annual visits to Saugatuck. If you're looking for a cute, clean atmospere with delicious fresh food....dine at Ida's!!!

Thank Kelli D
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Went to Ida Red’s for brunch on our roommate reunion weekend and we loved it! Excellent scrambles with the most amazing ham. Service was great. We will definitely be back!

Thank Andrea V
Reviewed 2 April 2018

On a cold weekend I was one of a handful of people in town but was warmed by the good home cooking and hospitality of this quaint cottage. Just a heads up...they don't take credit cards.

1  Thank Shell L
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Stopped for breakfast on the way back home. Excellent breakfast. Had the scrambler with spinach, tomato and cheese. Huge! Veggies cooked just right, a bit firm not soggy. Added whole wheat pancakes. Didn't even have to add butter or syrup....So good!! Good coffee too!

Thank LSA54
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent breakfast. Enjoyed a basic; pancakes eggs and bacon along with fresh squeezed orange juice. We will definitely make it a point to come back

Thank mjamesen
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Nothing to rave about. The breakfast was good, but we've had better. The ambiance is nice and I will say the crisp on the corned beef hash was really good. She enjoyed her blueberry pancakes. They take cash only so be sure to have it...More

Thank taj1026
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This is a pretty small place but if the weather is nice they have additional seating outside. We were there in October and the service was pretty slow but it might be because they were shorthanded. If they had more people they could have turned...More

Thank tanda367
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Long established and always consistent. My favorite downtown breakfast stop. Open until 2:00 Thursday- Sunday. Cash or checks only

Thank Bierseeker
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No they don't take reservations
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 645 Water Street, Saugatuck, MI 49453
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Allegan County  >  Saugatuck
  • Phone Number: +1 269-455-9834
Since 1986, Ida Red's Cottage has been serving Made-from-scratch breakfasts and lunches, year 'round. Our little place is a busy one, and our kind of cooking takes time, so expect to have to wait, sometimes a long time, during the summer season.
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