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Hit The Road Joe

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7291 Elm Ave, Newaygo, MI 49337-9231
+1 231-652-6020
07:00 - 15:00
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Sun 08:00 - 15:00
Mon - Wed 07:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I wish I could give 6 stars. We love Hit the Road! In fact, we moved to Croton to be closer to it... (just kidding, but it's definitely a bonus). I almost always get the baked omelet and my husband, the stuffed french toast, both are always perfect. Their menu is refreshing and their specials are great, their coffee and... More 

Thank Sara K
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, excellent service, small but very interesting. Menu is different. Not your run of the mill restaurant. Definitely worth the trip.

Thank Annette M
Beaver Island, MI
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Meeting our mother for lunch we found this place on TripAdvisor. She had never been here but has decided to return for the stuffed pancakes. My sister had the Club Panini with chips and raved about it. Mom had the Pierogi with Gravy and Cole Slaw and raved about it. I had the special: Tuna Artichoke Melt with Cole Slaw.... More 

Thank 72jerryj
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

I love Hit the Road Joe's baked oatmeal. Served with strawberries and/or blueberries and a dollop of plain yogurt, this breakfast sticks with you for awhile and is just so delicious!!

Thank Luanne N
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Had a late lunch there with my son. I had their Stuffed French Toast (Raspberry today)! This is my go-to food here! My son ordered the Farmer's (I think?) breakfast, meal offering all the main bfast items....eggs, toast, hash browns (the formed kind like u get at school or McD's, which my son prefers), sausage. He said it was great!... More 

Thank Melissa B
Greenville, Michigan
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Setting and food were great, but the staff is simply amazing. We regret driving by this place for all these years.

Thank Alloygearjammer
Portage, Michigan
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful little cafe on a back country road. Live music, which was very pleasant to listen to while eating. Wide variety of breakfast food with specialty breakfast offerings and coffee. Large portions and friendly staff.

Thank woolleyann
Fremont, Michigan
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125 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We go here often for weekend breakfasts. The waitresses are always right on top of things. We drive about 20 miles each way & it's worth it. They have a patio that's pretty relaxing, you can enjoy the country view.

Thank Jeanniejo1
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

My family loves heading here for breakfast and lunch when we are in the area, most of the ingredients are locally sourced and fresh. There is seating indoors and out in a relaxed setting. Best word to describe the place is 'Delicious'.

Thank Jim H
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

We were here with 6 of our friends and it was awesome. Everyone enjoyed their food and coffee, the service was really great and the view is perfect. Will recommend to anyone in the area ! (cash only).

Thank serafass

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7291 Elm Ave, Newaygo, MI 49337-9231
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Newaygo County  >  Newaygo
  • Phone Number: +1 231-652-6020

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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?