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Harbor Cafe'

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129 River St, Elk Rapids, MI 49629-9614
+1 231-264-8700
07:30 - 14:00
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Elk Rapids, Michigan
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small, cozy place to enjoy a great breakfast. Recently moved to Elk Rapids. Love their ham with my eggs.

Thank dcrawford134
Elk Rapids, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great family oriented eatery! We have eaten here four times now and love it! Food is great and staff is very friendly. The Davenports

Thank aadavenport1
Livonia, Michigan
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This is our third here, and it was amazing as always! Cinnamon swirl pancakes and the henny benny. Pure perfect!

Thank Beck68
Pleasant Lake, Michigan
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

It took us 3 tries (it's a little place and fills up fast!) But it was well worth the effort. Their breakfast is to die for! Cinnamon swirl pancakes and omelettes were our favorites.

Thank Jill E
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I love the Harbor Café! They have delicious food and awesome service. I've visited a few times and my favorite so far is the Bacon Cheeseburger Omelette! It may sound strange but it's beyond delicious! You're definitely missing out if you've been to Elk Rapids and haven't stopped by to eat at this little gem.

Thank Steven R
Traverse City, Michigan
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

I give this restaurant one star because I showed up half an hour before they closed and they really didn't want to serve me. I was told I couldn't order until my friend showed up, and then at fifteen minutes to close when he got there I was told we wouldn't be able to eat our food there, but would... More 

Thank jim948
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Elk Rapids hidden gem! Great breakfast and lunch.Friendly staff Good food. It's small so you may have to wait but it's worth it.

Thank TcTigger47
Coldwater, Michigan
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

They were very busy but super friendly. My hashbrown breakfast bowl was yummy. The blueberry French toast was amazing. You could easily split it.

Thank Kelly R
Fredericksburg, Texas
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

When we arrived for breakfast, it was super busy, and we got the last inside table. We both had a great meal, with good service. We would definitely go again.

Thank mountainerlover10
Glendale, Arizona
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284 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Located off the main drag is this little hole in the wall. Charming staff with both inside and outside dining. Always a wait on weekends; therefore, plan ahead!! Lots of breakfast offerings. I ordered the hash brown omelette with rye toast, and hash brown for $8.99. Great and tasty!

1 Thank Calitripgirl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 River St, Elk Rapids, MI 49629-9614
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Antrim County  >  Elk Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 231-264-8700

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