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Shirley's Cafe

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528 S Williams St, Mancelona, MI 49659-8077
+1 231-587-1210
06:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Thu 06:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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213 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Been there twice with a local and both times an excellent breakfast. Many locals here which is always a good sign. Will go again

Thank Partsman123
Toledo, Ohio
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We were on our way from Boyne to Traverse City, and found this gem along the way. Breakfast was great! I had the Pink Lady, which was two basted eggs and salmon over toast, served with roasted red peppers and spinach smothered in hollandaise sauce. Yum. My husband got a half order of biscuits and gravy, and it was twice... More 

Thank Anita F
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We stopped here for breakfast recently & I'm sure glad we did! I had an omelet that came loaded with ham & cheese. It was accompanied by hash browns & toast..not just ordinary toast but absolutely delicious home made wheat toast! They offer many different kinds of bread choices all freshly made. It's hard to decide what kind to order.... More 

Thank Jewel39
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Staff is very friendly, accommodating and quick! Breakfast was amazing, as usual. I love the fact that all of Shirley's breads are homemade. From scratch. 😍

Thank ltracey28
Chicago, IL
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We ate brunch here and everything was great that we had for breakfast. It's a very local feel and the staff was extremely friendly and welcoming. It's very spacious and a good place to relax from highway driving.

Thank SavvyTrvl
Detroit, Michigan
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64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Classic home-style diner food. Great breakfast! Lots of options to choose from. Nothing fancy but I'm betting that it is consistent and good as it's been here for years and has "regulars" still coming. Good place for a power breakfast before snow skiing or snowmobiling.

Thank Jmuhn
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Talk about a wonderful place for breakfast! I got five, yes five pieces of the best bacon I have ever been served with my breakfast order and two giant pan cakes that were so tender that is was obvious they came from scratch, home made batter. Our server was great, friendly and courteous. Go there and be happy!

Thank Carl M
Tontogany, Ohio
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Stopped here twice, excellent breakfast both times. Unique variety! Very friendly & efficient waitresses.

Thank kim w
Livonia, Michigan
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

If you want pie go early , food delicious, small place, may have to wait for a table but worth it. Checkers on the table. And the pop is good

Thank Judy B
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124 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

great food great prices Top notch staff. great location right on the main street . best breakfast . a must try place

Thank jhowie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 528 S Williams St, Mancelona, MI 49659-8077
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Antrim County  >  Mancelona
  • Phone Number: +1 231-587-1210
We believe that real food, prepared with love & fresh ingredients is the key to good health & a successful restaurant. Our goal is to provide a clean, comfortable environment for our valued guests. We believe that our guests deserve to be treated with respect, and get a great meal at a fair price. We hope to see you soon.

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