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Stanz Cafe

1118 Washington Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1626
+1 616-846-4620
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“kielbasa” (3 reviews)
“steak” (7 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Cafe, Pub
$$ - $$$
1118 Washington Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1626
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

I came to Grand Haven to visit my old college roommate. We are not cooks so we came here for breakfast. You could tell this place was good based on the line to get in. Once seated we were greeted by a super friendly waitress....More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Our usual food of choice here is the very inexpensive burgers with a good beer to wash it down. If you want pizza, it can be ordered from the pizza place nearby and it will be delivered to your table at Stanz. Pizza menus are...More

Thank Wagonmaster62
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Most people come here for the Cajun or the great sandwiches, but, for me the stuffed Polish cabbage is second to none. I'm not a big eater, but can easily wolf down two of these bad boys they are just so delicious. Friendly short useful...More

Thank A Brian C
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Ok. This place is largely nothing like the bar Cheers. However, I can imagine living here, stopping in a few days a week, and having everyone know me by name. It is that kind of place. The food was pretty good and everyone seemed happy...More

Thank 286TonyB
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Dinner for two consisted of a bowl of gumbo for myself and the Polish platter and a salad for my wife. Platter was excellent with two kielbasa, three pierogies, a golumpki, and a lot of kapusta. Gumbo was OK. Definitely too much for two people....More

Thank 2ndAmendment1776
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We had such a good experience the first time we returned the next day as well! Great, honest, value for money breakfast with friendly "on the ball"service!

Thank 927paulsimpson
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Great food - Drinks all day - have a Brew with your Breakfast! More than Burger King....Have it your way!

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I come every year from the metro Detroit area with family to go camping, parents found Stanz Cafe last year. Mom raved about the nachos, so had to come when her and I came over for a weekend. Came for breakfast, which I'm not a...More

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We hit this place up each year while on vacation! Always a great breakfast! Sourdough bread is awesome!

Thank A5003MTamyh
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Always try to eat here a couple times during our annual week vacation in GH .We love the breakfast menu,the staff the locals,the great food and service.Breakfast is our personal favorite meal.Great place can't go wrong. I only wish that STANZ CAFE was in business...More

Thank SVU2017
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Nick M
15 April 2015|
Response from CherieWiersmaClark |
Yes. They have a full bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$35
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1118 Washington Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1626
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ottawa County  >  Grand Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 616-846-4620
Located in Eastown of Grand Haven Stanz Cafe offers a unique menu of American, Cajun, Polish, and Mediterranean cuisine. Open for Breakfast 7 Days a Week Open for Dinner 5 Nights a Week Full Bar offering Happy Hour Tues-Sat 3PM-6PM
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