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Brenda's Harbor Cafe

316 S James St, Ludington, MI 49431-2293
+1 231-845-7434
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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316 S James St, Ludington, MI 49431-2293
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had breakfast here and you can't usually mess that up. It was a quaint place with good food and a carafe of coffee on the table. I did ask for hot sauce but never received it, but overall everything was as expected.

Thank Knightrider20
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever we're in Ludington at breakfast time, we dine at Brenda's. Friendly, attentive service, well-prepared breakfast fare, and lots of coffee. I especially enjoy their corned beef hash & eggs.

Thank JudyR-D
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Great omelettes and coffee! Love that they leave a carafe of coffee at the table. Nice and clean with harbor decor.

Thank 64LoveToTravel0122
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Service was a bit slow due to the volume of patrons, but it was worth the wait. Omelets that spill over the end of the platter, fresh blueberries and strawberries covered French toast made for a very filling and delicious breakfast. No wonder people were...More

Thank crafty184
Reviewed 16 August 2017

If you are in Ludington this is the breakfast place to stop at. The service was average, but the food came out hot, fast, and very good. Prices were reasonable but the one complaint I have is the menu said it was cash only so...More

Thank j4wolfe
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Visited with friends for breakfast. And was seated immediately which is not the norm for this place. Must have gotten there at the right time. Good portions and reasonable prices. Worth the wait if you do have to wait on a table though.

Thank Robina614
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We wanted to try a different restaurant for breakfast and decided on this one after reading reviews on here. We weren't disappointed by the food. Large portions and fast service. Cash is preferred payment method but can use your debit or credit card for a...More

Thank shonda h
Reviewed 23 July 2017

James St. is deceptive. If you aren't on the look out for a particular destination, you'll go right by some true restaurant gems. Brenda's Harbor Cafe is one of those precious jewels. I'm one of those people who loves a hearty breakfast. Looking for such...More

Thank RevRay1212
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a nice home town place to eat only open for Breakfast and Lunch your coffee cup is always full the food is hot when it gets to you and you get a lot for the $. If you like or have never tried...More

Thank Dan R
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Brenda's is a good place for breakfast. The cover the basics well, and their Swedish pancakes are really good. They really need to serve real maple syrup, though. Service is quick. Please note that this is a cash only place.

Thank Jim M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316 S James St, Ludington, MI 49431-2293
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ludington
  • Phone Number: +1 231-845-7434
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