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Real Food Cafe Eastern Ave

2419 Eastern Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507-3601
+1 616-241-4080
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
2419 Eastern Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507-3601
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice, clean restaurant. Family atmosphere. We really enjoyed our breakfast. Monti Cristo French toast sandwich, breakfast quesadilla and a very unique"Loaded Pancake." I have never had all kinds of different meats inside a pancake!! So good. I would most definitely give this place a...More

Thank Rushelle B
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Hubby had the Irish Benedict and I the California Benedict. Service was fantastic and the food superb! Wonderful generous fresh portions! This is the place to experience Upper Michigan!

Thank QsbyTraveler
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Service is wonderful. Great staff, very attentive and happy, and they work as a team. The food is good, didn't blow me away though. Small looking, diner like place, not really a hole in the wall, but close. I'd come back for the staff alone.

Thank putinwords
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

I love the breakfast MonteCristo and the potatoes with cheese and onions! This is an excellent diner style place for classic and some unexpected breakfast and lunch items. Always has great service too!

Thank Akhalil11
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

It is pretty crowded but usually wait time isn't too bad. Food was good. Service a little slow but that's to understandable especially at busy times.

Thank Maria G
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Amazing! A friendly atmosphere with made from scratch delicious, affordable brunch! We had a the cherry pecan pancakes and a delicious scramble and highly recommend checking this place out for brunch!

Thank Nicole R
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This is a great local eatery that is in one of GR's older neighborhood. The restaurant itself is fully retro and will take you back 60 years. Great food and great prices. Don't miss it.

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Breakfast as it was meant to be! Eggs, meat, potatoes, biscuit - plenty to eat, friendly and quick service, nice size portions, good prices. One caution - it is cash only, no credit cards.

Thank ontheroadforgci
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Atmosphere: I love the old-school breakfast restaurant look it has. There's nothing fancy about the decor, and precisely for this reason I love the place. Service: Staff is super super super nice; manager would always be around to ask you if you're doing alright. Food:...More

Thank Ali W
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This place has an extensive menu for breakfast and lunch. Food and service are great; the portions are huge. The breakfast Monte Cristo is the best breakfast item in town. They only take cash so come prepared.

Thank Akhalil11
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2419 Eastern Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507-3601
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-241-4080
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