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Crane's In The City

11 E 8th St, Holland, MI 49423-3501
+1 616-796-2489
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (51 reviews)
“cherry pie” (16 reviews)
“sandwich” (32 reviews)
Closed Now
10:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Gluten Free Options
11 E 8th St, Holland, MI 49423-3501
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited recently with my family including my young son, teenage nieces, mom and sister. Everyone loved the food here and we found it to be very affordable. My sister and nieces loved the lunch so much, they went back for Pie and said it was...More

Thank lougordon1306
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

So glad you had a good visit! Thanks for the nice review. Come back soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is located on the main street and while the restaurant may be small, the sandwiches are large! The City Cristo sandwich is to die for: Turkey, provolone cheese, apple slices, and honey mustard dressing, toasted on our famous apple butter bread, sprinkled with...More

Thank moabmeadow
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

So happy to hear you enjoyed your Cristo! Come back again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This bakery/cafe is amazing! I had the City Cristo sandwich. It was the best sandwich I have ever tasted. It was served on apple butter bread. I cannot say enough good things about it. My mom had the Reuben and my dad had the Downtown...More

Thank Holly P
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. So glad you enjoyed your visit and your Cristo! Hope you'll stop in again. Lots more desserts to try too.

Reviewed 13 May 2017

Friendly owner, great service, Great selection of pies, breakfast items, Lunch items and Beverages. Dutch decore local artisan displays on table & walls.

Thank jmmtlm
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

You were in Tulip Time!!! Glad you enjoyed your visit and choose to come visit us.

Reviewed 8 May 2017

wow yummy pie,,,,great doughnuts,and a great bistro sandwich apple bread with apples,apple-butter ,turkey ,Havarti oh my delicous..oh and great chilli

Thank 141cobalt07
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

The Cristo is our best-selling sandwich. So glad you tried it & liked it! Come back soon.

Reviewed 31 March 2017

We were visiting Holland for the weekend and cranes in the city was recommended. Not too fancy but the food was outstanding and above our expectations. I had a delicious sandwich and my wife had a salad which was wonderful. To top it off we...More

1  Thank Mark C
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Wow Mark. Thank you for the wonderful review. Glad to hear you had a great experience and hope you'll be back when visiting Holland.

Reviewed 15 March 2017

The Apple Pie from Cranes is delicious! They have other flavors too! It's better to go to downtown Holland to enjoy this pie than drive a country mile (10+miles) to the actual Crane's Farm, that is old and not impressive, to me. Plus after this...More

1  Thank barbara272016
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Glad you visited us and enjoyed your apple pie and ice cream. Actually our ice cream is from Plainwell and our coffee is Uncommon Roasters from Saugatuck. It is a wonderful coffee and we get a lot of people who know good coffee that love...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Decided we needed pie on pi day! Son in law suggested Cranes in the City he said they have the best pie around. We got a raspberry rhubarb pie which is amazing. Also got a 1/2 dozen apple cider doughnuts yum! Recommend this place highly!

1  Thank Cindy L
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Great pi on pie day! Did you recite the mathematical equation to us for a 3.145 discount on your pi?

Reviewed 21 February 2017

Plenty of desserts with pies being their specialty. You can also grab one from the frozen case to cook later. We stopped for lunch. We enjoyed our sandwiches along with a delicious slice of pie afterward. Price was reasonable.

Thank fdwt994
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting us. Come back soon!

Reviewed 14 February 2017

I have had the apple, cherry and peach pie. I would say they state like MOM made them. the donuts are also great.

Thank davidkrevda
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago
Google Translation

Yea! Glad you enjoyed!

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Cuppy B
Can you accommodate someone with a severe milk/butter/yogurt/nut allergy?
26 January 2016|
Response from Dawn K | Reviewed this property |
wgen you say severe it makes me feel you shouldn't be exposed to these products at all even if you're not ingesting them. I'd call restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$12
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 E 8th St, Holland, MI 49423-3501
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ottawa County  >  Holland
  • Phone Number: +1 616-796-2489
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This restaurant opened July, 2010 in the downtown area. Everything is homemade with local ingredients; desserts made with Michigan fruit. Wonderful!
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