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The Viola Cafe

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102 N Elm St, Three Oaks, MI 49128-1120
Sun 07:00 - 13:00
Wed - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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Brecksville, Ohio
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

While on a day trip with a friend to Warren State Park Sand Dunes we drove through this small town and saw the Viola Cafe and said if we had time we would love to go back and have lunch there! We had a full day planned and weren't sure if it would fit in time wise. We are avid... More 

Thank Lehmann_s13
South Bend, Indiana
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92 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The service reminded me of the little family restaurants that covered or nation before the introduction of the fast food craze of the 60's. Mom & Pop person performed service the service of 5 star restaurant. The food was perfect, like fairies and little people had cooked everything over open fires, and hearths. My pancakes were the best I have... More 

Thank Michael F
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Great Breakfast place and Good home cooking... great baked goods too. Fast service and good food are the mainstays of this quaint home style cafe. We make it a point to stop in whenever we are in the neighborhood.

Thank Karen J
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I'm a local person from Bridgman, so there's no "City Slicker" prejudice, here. I have heard about Villa's for years from friends who rave about this place! So, when 2 friends from St. Joseph stopped by one early Friday morning, we headed there to finally check them out. We were seated immediately, with 2 other tables already dining. We promptly... More 

Thank phoenixrising
Arlington Heights, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 January 2017

My husband and I were hungry, and it was Saturday morning. We were in the mood for a really good, wholesome breakfast and stopped at The Viola Cafe. It was everything we hoped it would be. The restaurant is cute and quaint, it was bustling with local people and the service was friendly. Prices are reasonable, and the best thing... More 

Thank Laura F
East China, Michigan
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Cute little diner on the main street, downtown. Enjoyed a great breakfast of Denver omelet and blueberry pancakes. Neat very old interior design, excellent server. I was able to congratulate some Chicago Cubs fans who were returning from the World Series win. A great friendly experience we will return again on our next visit to west Michigan. The diner is... More 

Thank tomj2550
Three Oaks, Michigan
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Violas is a great stop if your looking for a nice local breakfast. Waits are not generally and issue and outdoor seating is available during the summer months!

Thank travelpuremichigan
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 October 2016

this joint is more a good ol boys place. if your a city person they will treat you like a king then when you leave theyll talk about you

Thank Denis W
Crooksville, OH
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111 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This place has great breakfast food, great service also. It was very busy on a Sunday morning around 9:30.

Thank KarenO314
1 review
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

I had breakfast there with my son for the last three days. I live in South Bend and we do not have any place as good as Viola cafe. My son enjoyed various kinds of pancakes and French toast, and I had three different egg meals: Eggs and steak, eggs and sausage and egg Benedict. All delicious and reasonable priced.... More 

Thank Jarek N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 N Elm St, Three Oaks, MI 49128-1120
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  Three Oaks
  • Phone Number: 269-756-9420
Hand made, from scratch cooking in a comfortable, casual setting that is popular with both native Oakers and the numerous weekenders in Michigan's Harbor Country.

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