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Elk Crossing Cafe

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12429 State St, Atlanta, MI 49709-9635
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Gaylord, Michigan
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was quite excited to try this little cafe based on its reviews. A new sign above says new ownership. For a meal to get past 3 people and still be wrong is mind blowing. There was 1 waitress who could not multi task at all. The expo person was adding up her tickets and the place wasn't full but... More 

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Thank foodielover526
Garden City, Michigan
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Great food, good quality and quantity. Prices average. Hometown feel, small but comfortable. Right on Main St., M32. Parking on street.

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Thank Willbey1
Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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92 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

We went for breakfast. Cute, clean little place. Nice, friendly server. Good food. Good coffee. Good prices. Good blueberry pancakes. Sure better than going to fast food chain restaurant. Would definitely go back when in the area, at least for breakfast.

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Thank RaceTravel
Atlanta, Michigan
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

I had breakfast here. Pancakes, bacon and eggs. Pretty darned good. They were quite busy. Thank you!

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Thank dvmweb
Atlanta, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Amazing food, nice atmosphere, best prices and the friendliest staff and wonderful owners. Try it you won't be disappointed

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Thank Mary F
Vernon
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

The Elk Crossing Café offers a verity of choices on their menu. Owned and operated by Phil and Marva who also own and run the Atlanta Motel just a block away. A great place to stay and get your elk viewing day started. Been going back for more than 20 years.

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Thank kaye g
Atlanta, Michigan
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Sad to even call it a restaurant. Waitstaff was rude and the food is reheated frozen food. Elk was dry. Save your money and go elsewhere.

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Thank Captain J
Montgomery, Texas
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139 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Never been to this restaurant but been coming to Atlanta for years. Came in for lunch. For was pretty good and seemed to be plenty. Had to wait a little extra due to the fact that they forgot to put the turkey on the sandwich. Overall, pretty good. Most likely will stop again.

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Thank markchristy
Coopersville, Michigan
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122 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

We 'stumbled' across this nice little family-owned café while driving around the countryside. They serve a variety of menu selections including dinners, but we chose from their surprising sandwich selections which were original creations and delicious. Prices were very reasonable and service was good. Located right on south side of main street through Atlanta.

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Thank Ronmsparks
Imlay City, Michigan
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

Awesome joint to grab some grub when in the northern Michigan... The breakfast is amazing and so are the lunch and dinners...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12429 State St, Atlanta, MI 49709-9635
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Atlanta

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