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Everyday People Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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11 Center St, Douglas, MI 49406-5110
+1 269-857-4240
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
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Birmingham, Michigan
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Lunch on Friday and brunch on Sunday - we knew which of the two street doors was the active one so we were second in line for lunch and first in line for brunch. Yes, there is usually a line but there's a good reason. The food is excellent, the service excellent, and the incidental conversations with the other diners... More 

Thank AlisNWonderland
Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We waited for the reservation, waited for the table, waited for the underwhelming food (my daughter got sick from the seafood pasta), waited for the check and then waited another 25 minutes for the waiter to return to take payment. NOT a family friendly atmosphere.

Thank 3ChicagoTravelers
Harbor Springs, Michigan
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153 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Coming to the area looking at houses, we were told to visit "Everyday People Cafe", so we did! Very cool old building, the decor following along with it. Bright and cheerful dinning room with a peak-a-boo view of the water. Service was friendly and efficient. Plenty of smiling faces make the visit that much more enjoyable. The menu has small... More 

Thank P M
Southborough, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Just close your eyes and point to anything and eat it and be amazed. We ate the left side of the menu and everything was awesome. Great service and happy patrons.

Thank nieghborhoodmom
Chicago, Illinois
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144 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Between Wild Dog Grille, across the street, and Everyday People Cafe, you cannot go wrong for great places to eat in Douglas. The staff is very informative and friendly. The restaurant is bright and airy. The menu changes with the season. The steak was cooked to perfection and came with creamy mashed potatoes and broccoli that was perfectly seared. The... More 

Thank Bob M
Marietta, Georgia
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We make every attempt to get to this restaurant when we spend our summers in Michigan. Great "clean" food and friendly wait staff. Although the restaurant is bigger than it seems, it is good to get there near opening time of 5:30 as it fills up fast. Although the menu is not lengthy, the choices will fit everybody's desires.

Thank DaveSchrec
Saugatuck, Michigan
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155 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

They can't expand anymore, so if you want to get in be at the door for dinner at 5:30 and you stand a good chance of getting in line which goes around the block at 5:30 when they open for dinner. If you have to wait, WAIT! It's worth it. You can eat at the bar if you want, the... More 

Thank eakfs
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153 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Came early on a Sunday with friends primarily for the bottomless bubbles (mimosas)!! Regular price for a single is $8 so bottomless makes more sense if you're having more than one. You have to get the bottomless price with an entree... However the choices are very limited. I'm not a huge breakfast person, so was disappointed with their "lunch" options.... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

I have finally had enough with Saugatuck proprietors recommending this absolute yawn of a restaurant in Douglas to all us "tourists". This appears to be one of those places everybody wants to get into only because everybody wants to get into it. It is uncomfortable, overpriced, overcrowded and noisy. I wish I could say at least that the food made... More 

2 Thank VoxLucis
Archbald, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I had previously lived in western MI for 17 years and in all my time there I never found food more expertly prepared as by the Everyday People Cafe. On a recent trip back after 3 years living in PA I was happy to see that they have maintained there high standards. Our food there was not only eye pleasing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Center St, Douglas, MI 49406-5110
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Allegan County  >  Douglas
  • Phone Number: +1 269-857-4240

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