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Poppa's Place

American, Diner
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208 S Main St, Brooklyn, MI 49230-9114
+1 517-592-4625
06:00 - 20:00
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Onsted, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great little place to go and have fish. They have wonderful fish fry's on Friday nights. The food is always served with great service. Place is warm and inviting. Great place also for home cooked Specials.

Thank George W
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45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Brother inlaw and I stopped in for a late night dinner. It was a half hour before closing. We both ordered a hot beef sandwich which came with mashed potatoes/gravy. I think because it was close to closing, we received a mountain of potatoes. However the food was just warm and the gravy tasted like it just came out of... More 

Thank Rod K
Brooklyn, Michigan
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79 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Great home cooking greasy spoon spot. Love the breakfasts in particular! They have great oatmeal, eggs benedict, omelets, and their own skillets that are amazing.

Thank danschultz
Brooklyn, Michigan
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Poppa's has a little something for everyone. They have daily breakfast, lunch and dinner specials. The staff is courteous and friendly. Leave room for a slice of one their home made apple pies.

Thank Darrell_Whife
Milan, Michigan
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Home-cooked food with a very nice selection of eggs, omelets, pancakes, and pastries. The restaurant is small and would not easily accommodate a large group, but they were extremely nice and would do their best.

Thank Marsha M
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

I've read some of the reviews, particularly the ones complaining of small place, batting flies, etc. Not sure what you were expecting when you saw the place from the outside but it's exactly what we thought. Small, crapped and delicious! Country omelet was perfection and the cinnamon rolls were fantastic. If you're not looking for a "hole in the wall"... More 

Thank pjdawg54
Saline, Michigan
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

We recently moved to area and wanted to take in some local restaurants. Place always seemed crowded when we drove by. You won't be wowed by the surroundings but the food is great and priced right! They have different offerings other than traditional "breakfasts". Really good, lots of it, and well priced. Looking forward to more meals in the future!!!

Thank Buttstone
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Food was average. The place was crowded with tables but not people. The people there seemed to know each other. More like an Elk Lodge. The waitress was okay but seemed to want to hurry us out of there. Almost like a beginning of a horror movie.

Thank Natala V
Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan, United States
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

Great place for breakfast and home cooked dinners. Cozy seating on small tables, good service and very good food. Daily specials are great to try because they're always very good. Could use some remodeling in the dining area so I'm guessing the kitchen could use a redo as well.

Thank Bob L
Brooklyn, Michigan
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Always good home-cooked food. Comfortable, clean atmosphere. Staff very courteous & friendly. Best chicken noodle soup.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 S Main St, Brooklyn, MI 49230-9114
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 517-592-4625

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