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The Golden Brown Bakery Cafe

421 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1309
+1 269-637-3418
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“donuts” (32 reviews)
“cookies” (42 reviews)
“cakes” (18 reviews)
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421 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1309
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Reviewed today via mobile

We stopped for a quick bite. The donut selections pulled us in the door with a long counter of selections and treats. We decided to dine in for breakfast and found it to be Cafeteria Style. Not what we planned but we stayed as it...More

Thank Debra B
Reviewed 5 days ago

My daughter and I spent the afternoon in South Haven and wanted to grab some lunch. This was perfect for us. We wanted something quick & easy. It's a cafeteria type place, go in order, pay and they bring it out to you. We each...More

Thank Keith JJ H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went here for pastries and was not disappointed. Great donuts and coffee. Will be back again during our visit.

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was really good. Slightly confusing when ordering. It's a cafeteria style ordering. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We had the southern omelette, it was good. We picked up a cranberry walnut muffin for the next morning from the bakery in the...More

Thank db4r6286
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bought donuts one morning for our large group. They were delicious. Quaint local bakery that serves up a lot of tasty treats.

Thank loomomof2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped for coffee and a treat.... The DO HAVE gluten free items... but only certain days of the week. They also serve Breakfast. which I only observed. It looked very good. People told me it was indeed very good.

Thank Bonnie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't think of this as fast food even though cafeteria style service. . It took an hour for our order of breakfast quiche and breakfast burrito. When we ordered they said 20 minutes. Yes, unlimited coffee but this is ridiculous. Definitely will not return.

Thank LG2012_June
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

A friend and I stumbled upon this bakery while in search of Michigan cherries. Believe it or not, this was the only place who had ANYTHING with cherries in the whole town. THE GOOD: 1) Great pie! 2) Friendly Service THE BAD: 1) The overall...More

Thank travelgal080
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Wanted croissants and coffee for my morning walk. Golden Brown delivered. Very good, fresh croissant. OK coffee. Also got a bearclaw. The nuts (real filberts) on it were rancid. Price was quite reasonable. All in all, a good place. I consider the old nuts a...More

Thank albert_hines
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Donuts are very dry. The "morning glory" muffin is out of sight! I stick to muffins when I go because they are very moist....they are not all created equal but are still moist. Donuts taste like they are very old....every time we go. Staff is...More

Thank Punky6913
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Peggy T
3 March 2015|
Response from Rocky1948 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but ytheyhave outdoor seating
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:30
06:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 421 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1309
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Van Buren County  >  South Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 269-637-3418
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