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Nani's Cafe & Beach SHop

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16117 Red Arrow Hwy, Union Pier, MI 49129-9339
+1 269-469-7000
08:00 - 17:00
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Naperville, Illinois
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158 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We are moving to Union Pier and just found this place. Nani's seems to have developed a nice following with people popping in most of the time we were there for either a sit down meal or to pick up coffee and rolls. The menu isn't gigantic, but I can assure you you'll find something you like on their menu.... More 

Thank Palmview
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

My friend and I stopped by on a Sunday morning for some breakfast sandwiches and muffins to go. I had the pepper and egg sandwich which was divine. The roasted red peppers, mixed with the egg on their homemade bun was just perfect. The muffins were incredible. I can't wait to go back.

Thank Noreen R
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Loved the atmosphere, staff totally friendly and good. Food was great, Shrimp in garlic butter sauce sandwich amazing, even the bread they serve their sandwiches on is extra good! We saw the muffins which looked yummy but didn't have them. Root Beer Floats, wonderful!

Thank LindaKS_12
Maumee, Ohio, United States
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315 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We'd heard the lauding of their muffins and wanted to give these a shot. They were indeed great, huge and somewhat unique. We tried the almond, lemon, and their maple bacon. As with most muffins, the best part of course was the "top" half. We had a box of bottom halves left at the end of breakfast. One important note... More 

Thank Kevin L
Dallas, Texas
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151 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Thuisplace has the most amazing array of muffins I have ever seen...flavor of the day was Bacon-Maple. My nephew who is still a big eater ordered one and a breakfast sandwich with scrambled eggs and bacon and he had a tough time finishing both! All baked goods looked delicious. Cute decor.

Thank Chichicastenango
Battle Creek, Michigan
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Came here for breakfast and was it ever good! Their muffins are huge and oh so tasty. The maple bacon muffin and cinnamon sugar muffin are excellent. The breakfast sandwiches are also very good. If you are in the Union Pier area be sure to try this place. They have limited hours during the off season but are open every... More 

Thank ChadandKim P
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I go here every Sunday to pick up the best muffins Ii've ever had! My favorite is the lemon Rosemary with pine nuts (where else could you find that combination ?). The maple bacon are excellent as well and the best blueberry I've ever had . I've also had each of their hot dogs and loved them all .... In... More 

1 Thank wnewtreynolds
Washington D.C.
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

This place came highly recommended; especially for kids and especially for those looking for a little taste of Chicago on the Michigan shore. It's a wonderful little place for lunch. The food is fresh and the service friendly. They serve hot dogs, a small selection of sandwiches, coffee and root beer (that's it!). The dogs are not true Chicago style... More 

2 Thank ComfortRules
Chicago, Illinois
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114 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

This is a cute place for lunch in Union Pier. The draft root beer is served in a frosty glass. The kosher hot dog is served Chicago style on a buttered bun. I suggest skipping the truffle fries.

Thank KelloggTraveler
Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

The best shrimp roll and maple bacon muffins this side of heaven. The menu focuses on a few dishes made with loving care using quality ingredients. Don't miss this if you are in the area. Drive there if you are not.

1 Thank Scott C

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16117 Red Arrow Hwy, Union Pier, MI 49129-9339
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  Union Pier
  • Phone Number: +1 269-469-7000

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