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Grateful Diner - CLOSED

801 W Buffalo St, New Buffalo, MI 49117-1213
+1 269-469-1800
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
25 Sep 2014
“Jackies is here to stay!”
30 Jun 2014
“This is now Jackie's Cafe - completely new owner /chef/menu”
Restaurant Hours Closed
801 W Buffalo St, New Buffalo, MI 49117-1213
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Reviewed September 25, 2014

Jackie Chen is a top flight restaurantuer, and her presence here says a lot about the community and the demand for quality. Breakfast and lunches are tasty and reasonable, and this first rate chef is on the premises. We're lucky to have her.

Thank BJ J
Reviewed June 30, 2014

As posted earlier - while the Grateful Diner sign is on the building, the new signs clearly announce ...... Jackie Cafe. Here is a short write up.. "NEW BUFFALO — Chef Jackie Shen has worked at some impressive fine dining venues and also ran her...More

2  Thank Scott G
Reviewed June 3, 2014

As I traveled through New Buffalo, I saw that the Grateful Diner was opened again. I believe under new management. I always enjoyed eating at this place and I was reminded again why. They do a great spin on breakfast and they have a friendly...More

Thank Cap N C
Reviewed May 26, 2014

Heard great things about it, but on Memorial Day 2014 when we walked by the sign said it is no longer open. Checking their Facebook page they said "It is bittersweet to announce that yesterday, Mothers Day 2014 was the last business day for Grateful...More

Thank Scott G
Reviewed March 10, 2014

Top notch fresh organic food, and welcoming staff. Breakfast is one of my favorite meals, eating at hundreds of diners throughout Chicagoland, this diner would give some of the top breakfast spots in downtown Chicago a run for their money. Kudos and keep serving up...More

Thank GC550XI
Reviewed January 31, 2014

We were so happy to have discovered this wonderful breakfast and lunch place. The food was excellent, and the service was so welcoming and friendly. I had never tried lemon curd before (the name scared me a bit), but I was glad I did. We're...More

Thank 94Michele
Reviewed January 1, 2014

I am a breakfast aficionado and GD is at the top of my breakfast list. My favorite is their Eggs Benito - 2 poached eggs on Virginia ham that is on top of cheddar cheese cornbread and topped with the most delicious serrano hollandaise sauce....More

Thank thetravelczarina
Reviewed October 13, 2013

Casual , friendly and Delicious. We were starving and couldn't decide what to order...so we tried everything. Farm to table vegetable frittata and Quiche, followed by apple waffles with Michigan maple syrup...and we couldn't skip the (made fresh daily) peanut butter cookies. Friendly staff in...More

Thank MBNissan1
Reviewed September 5, 2013 via mobile

Wow. Best breakfast in a long time. We have eaten at Retro before and these are 2 completely different experiences. My friend had the waffle... Homemade sea salt caramel, toasted pecans. Real whip cream. Real michigan syrup. Carbon waffle batter! So good. My "daily" had...More

Thank Foodieater1
Reviewed September 4, 2013

This used to be the Retro Kitchen, which was fantastic. The new owners have kept the same prices and serve ordinary breakfast. The waffle was truly mediocre and cost $8! Sad to say I can get a better waffle at Sophie's or IHOP for less....More

2  Thank Clyde S
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$6 - US$11
Open Hours
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 W Buffalo St, New Buffalo, MI 49117-1213
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  New Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 269-469-1800
  • E-mail
At front, a casual diner serving breakfast and lunch daily from 8:30am - closed Tuesday. At rear, a cozy take-home store offering some of Grateful Diner's most popular offerings as well as a wide assortment of delicious muffins, cupcakes and cookies - just like you'd make if you only had the time. Grateful Catering will help make your event one to remember.
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