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The Early Bird

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333 E Main St, Northville, MI 48167-1623
+1 248-348-1920
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06:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 15:00
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Bryan, Texas
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166 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast. Large bar small dinning area a classic feel. Food was fast and good. Menu is large and covers a good range. Service is spot on and friendly. Only negative. Parking is tight.

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Thank Yraveler
Northville, Michigan
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We've become regulars. This is the place we compare other breakfast places to. Fresh, quality food -- terrific omelettes, thick bacon, juicy sausages, old fashion freshly squeeze orange juice-- great stuff!! Only complaint is that it's pretty crowded on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

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Thank BrendaG1020
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Great quality food, friendly staff, and good value prices. Our favorite breakfast place and always popular.

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Thank steve g
Plymouth, Michigan
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270 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We went as a family group for breakfast which was OK, though nothing special. The orange juice was fresh squeezed which is nice but a bit pricey at $2.75 for a very small glass. The bacon was different from the usual kind we see in this area, a bit thicker and fattier. The kids liked their pancakes. The service was... More 

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Thank Gorton54
Dubai, UAE
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Breakfasts were fairly standard. Twenty dollars for two, including tip. Scrambled eggs came with 1 biscuit, which would have seemed skimpy except it was so bad it remained uneaten. It came out wrinkled and stiff, as though from a microwave. Coffee was Maxwell House, at best. Our search goes on for the best breakfast joint in Northville.

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Thank KentuckyBob
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

The egg skillets are wonderful. Breakfast and service are always friendly and tasty. My son enjoys the crepes and pancakes.

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Thank Heide G
Lebanon, Tennessee
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105 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

We were told we needed to stop in here for a very good breakfast and were not disappointed. It was - to me - an old country cafe with lots of "roosters" setting on shelves and hanging on the walls in pictures representing the "early bird". They have a full country breakfast, very good food,, daily specials.

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Thank BigGavin
Novi, Michigan
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

Remember the atmosphere of familiarity and friendliness that we used to expect everywhere we went, not only for a meal? Well, you are sure to find it at The Early Bird, a great little diner on the main street of Northville. Although it is not a huge place, there are booths large and small as well as a counter for... More 

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Thank cstivale
Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Traditional american breakfast place. I tried oatmeal with dried cherries, banana and pecans and it was awesome! The only thing that was somewhat disappointing is that menu said FRESH apple juice, but it was usual canned juice. The earlier you come the more chance that you'll be seated right away.

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Southern Indiana
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

Granted, it was Saturday morning on the day of a home football game at Michigan, but when arriving guests are willing to split their parties to occupy every stool at the counter and fill every table and booth, you know a breakfast place has a great reputation. The Early Bird will not disappoint you. It was worth the wait for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Monday
06:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 15:00
Thursday
06:00 - 15:00
Friday
06:00 - 15:00
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 333 E Main St, Northville, MI 48167-1623
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Northville
  • Phone Number: +1 248-348-1920

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?