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Darlene's

American, Diner
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101 2nd St, East Jordan, MI 49727-5130
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East Jordan, Michigan
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The food is always good. Went there and got breakfast skillet. The waitress was very nice and always bringing more coffee

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Thank detbob2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Seriously. Come here with my family at least twice a month. Haven't found a place that compares. The homeade toast and cinnamon rolls are a local favorite! Friendly staff. Hometown atmosphere.

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Thank Bridgett A
Boyne City, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

This is a nice local place with homemade food. Fresh bread and soup. It is really busy on the weekend.

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Thank David C
Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Good food, clean restaurant, reasonalbe prices and a friendly staff make this a good place to enjoy breakfast. Homemade bread and cinnamon rolls are excellent.

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Thank John F
Peoria, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

My wife and I stopped in at Darlene's around 7 on a Saturday morning and found a comfortable table. Our waitress was with us right away. We both ordered traditional breakfasts with their homemade bread toast. Scrambled eggs were cooked through, hashbrowns were buttery and moist, toast was buttered with care all the way to the edges. Pretty fantastic breakfast... More 

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Thank Montyd72
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Value for the money here! Good food and good service. Homemade Cinnamon rolls and bread that are so good it will make your tongue slap your brains out. This is the place to eat when in East Jordan.

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Thank Tnearl
East Jordan, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We are locals who frequent Darlenes a couple of times a month (at least). The customer service is always very friendly even when they're super swamped (which is common for them). The food is always on point and the cinnamon rolls are a must, they are plate licking good. We always bring our kids (sometimes our nieces and nephew too)... More 

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Thank oconnors13
Oakland County, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Omelets, pancakes, homemade toast, cinnamon rolls as big as a kid's head, cereal, etc... good stop for a decent breakfast.

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Thank dmacnmi
Clinton Township, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

We first ordered the large fresh made cinnamon roll. It was amazing. My wife and I both ordered eggs, sausage and the best homemade rye I have ever tasted. The rye was cut the thickness of texas toast (a real plus). The wait staff was very friendly but seemed to be slightly in-attentive. Although we ordered and served promptly our... More 

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michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

great breakfast good prices friendly staff . plenty to eat . good location cinnamon role are a complete meal

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Thank jhowie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 2nd St, East Jordan, MI 49727-5130
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Charlevoix County  >  East Jordan

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