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Carmen's Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
American, Cafe, Diner
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here several times and have yet to be disappointed. I love the decor of this restaurant. The food is just as good! You can tell real fast thru one taste that the food is homemade.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CHowUDoin
Reviewed October 22, 2018

When we first stopped here for breakfast we thought, wow - is this place busy. After we had a great breakfast, we knew why. We came back the next day as well. One thing we really appreciate is that NO ONE stood around. EVERYONE was...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 444brucej
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

I have been going to Carmen’s cafe for 20 years and love the breakfasts - Carmen’s special and the veggie omelet are favs. This is a great place for a group of ten to meet and eat, or meet with a friend or a client....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jackielindrup111
Reviewed August 22, 2018

We live in the area and have gone to Carmen's almost since their beginning. We usually do breakfast, but enjoy lunch there, as well. If you like a heavier bread, try their Tree Bark. It is a favorite with my family for their toast. I...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Lillian S
Reviewed August 6, 2018

decent food for the price, small busy place, Food is hit or miss, great chicken salad (not always available) Taco salad not so great, needs more toppings, sandwiches are pretty big and tasty.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank DINA W
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

I received a recommendation from the hotel and it did not disappoint! Our server, Jenny, was very personable and attentive. The restaurant was extremely clean both front and back of the house. You can see in the kitchen and I did not see anything on...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank TravelerJenny8
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Carmen's offers what I consider to be the best breakfast in the Muskegon area. They do not offer unusual or "exotic" dishes or ingredients. What you get is the traditional American breakfast centered on eggs, meats, pancakes and breads. Ingredients used in the dishes are...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank UM1966
Reviewed July 16, 2018

What a great little spot in Downtown Muskegon for breakfast! My parents said I would enjoy the corned beef hash, and they were right! Out of the three restaurants they introduced me to, this was the best. Friendly, attentive greeter and wait staff. Five stars...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank LauraE877
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I usually stop in for breakfast prior to shopping at the nearby Farmers Market on Satudays. This friendly restaurant is always busy but service is fast and the wait time is short. The food is very good and includes items like potato...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank paultI8241YV
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Awesome breakfast at Carmen’s! We eat here frequently for breakfast there is always a line so get there before 10:00. Greek omelette, French toast and waffles are must try!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Marion S
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