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Malt Shop Cafe

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1088 S University St, Mount Pleasant, MI 48858-3434
+1 989-772-2832
10:00 - 00:00
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Naperville, Illinois
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

As a former CMU student that lives out-of-state, I was initially very excited to see that someone had purchased the old Malt Shop from the former owners and had also purchased the pizza recipe to keep the tradition alive. On our latest trip, my husband and I were very excited to go their and get some pizza and it was... More 

Thank Amanda R
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Each time I come to Malt Shop I'm let down a little more. On my most recent visit they didn't honor gift certificates we have that don't expire until Dec. 2016, just sad 😢. The staff is friendly, but the restaurant is never full, the prices are high the portion sizes are small. I keep coming back hoping for a... More 

Thank Bnutty99
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Decorated in CMU decor this cute little pizza and ice cream parlor is off the beaten path of mission street so we searched it out. The hubby and son enjoyed a few arcade games and our server behind the counter was really nice and friendly. We all had shakes and they were perfectly made.

Thank country033
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

Location is what this place really has going for it. The food is average at best. The décor may be interesting to some older alumni, but it's not really done in an attractive, eye-catching way. Plus it was rather annoying having someone lean over my seat trying to read something on the wall while I was eating lunch!

Thank meowsers
Toronto, Canada
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2014

The service is wonderful and friendly, but the true attraction is the pizza, which is the best in town. The malts and shakes are also great. Not the cheapest, but the quality ingredients show.

Thank Jesse I
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
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205 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2012

The Malt Shop has great malts, and their hummus is outstanding. I really like the fact that they offer free wi-fi as well, but it would be nice if the electrical outlets for using a laptop would be more accessible. Nice atmosphere.

Thank rikerwt
Harrison, Michigan
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367 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2012

We looked for this place for a long time. We are malt lovers! Boy, were we disappointed. Prices were outrageous! Couldn't taste the malt in the malts!

Thank loonqueen
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2012

Food is great i used to go there all the time but now that i have grown up i dont have the time. They do well did have a game room but it got closed down. BUT the food substitutes it

Thank Thatkid989
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2012

I went to CMU back in the day when the Malt shop with one of the best place to go on campus. Now its overpriced! The games are garbage! The place is a dump! Avoid at all costs!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1088 S University St, Mount Pleasant, MI 48858-3434
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Isabella County  >  Mount Pleasant
  • Phone Number: +1 989-772-2832
(989) 772-2832

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