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Downtown Cafe

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606 N Main St, Rochester, MI 48307-1454
+1 248-652-6680
Today
07:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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Rochester, Michigan
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Back from another great meal at Downtown Cafe. Best breakfast/brunch in Rochester. Super friendly staff. Worth the typical wait on a weekend.

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Thank ahauberg1
Washington, Michigan
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very small place ; always crowded. Food is very good and worth waiting for. Only open for breakast and lunch. I had an omelet which was done just the way I like it: soft, flavorful, and whites cooked, not runny. : Service is good considering the large crowds waiting. The Downtown Cafe also caters our MeadowBrook Theatre Guild's Lunch On... More 

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Thank rstapleton2016
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

It is worth the wait! This is a quaint place to enjoy a meal before 3pm. Everything was freshly made and the staff was very attentive. The food was delicious. Suitable for families.

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Thank Jan R
Rochester Hills, Michigan
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Very small quaint restaurant. Great food for breakfast or lunch. The prices are great and very enjoyable

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Thank cjmdett
Farwell, Michigan
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Obviously a small place, and if you have to wait for a table it is worth it. We were seated right away. I had the Chorizo hash, which was excellent and my wife had the eggs florentine which was also excellent. Service was quick, the food was quick and prepared well. I can guarantee that when we are in the... More 

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Thank roughneck942003
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I've had breakfast here a couple of times and have been pleased both times. This last visit I had the Michigan pancakes. The dried cherries were in the batter and were really nice that way. The coffee is good and the service too. It is a tiny place so there may be a wait, but worth it. Be sure to... More 

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Thank jantalking
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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89 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

In an old Studebaker showroom, the Downtown Cafe is worth a visit. Breakfast/brunch/lunch are the target meals; the menu has a tasteful and healthy selection. Can't wait to return!

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Thank AnnDG_12
Houston, Texas
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85 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Don't tell anyone, but we walked from our stay at the Royal Park Hotel to have breakfast here! And the next day we came for lunch! There isn't a lot of seating, but I can tell you it's worth waiting to get a seat. Our breakfasts were terrific and inspired... we came more than once over the week we visited.... More 

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Thank CaspianCC
Rochester Hills, Michigan
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Where everybody knows your name! Like having breakfast in a friend's kitchen because that is how the staff and owner treat you. Everything on the menu is delicious for lunch or breakfast. Nothing is spared on the serving size. Expect a wait on Sundays, but it a wait that is worth it. The outdoor patio right off Main Street is... More 

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Thank tsdulapa
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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Very good! Friendly staff! I was having surgery so I could only have broth so they separated all the chicken and vegetables for me!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:00
Monday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 606 N Main St, Rochester, MI 48307-1454
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 248-652-6680

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