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Cafe Muse

418 S Washington Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067-3824
+1 248-544-4749
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (35 reviews)
“grilled cheese” (18 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
418 S Washington Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067-3824
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My mom wanted to go someplace special for lunch. I had been to Café Muse years ago. It’s not the same place. Service was non existent. When the server finally took our order she got it all wrong. When I asked her to explain why...More

Thank davidg1030
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Treat yourself to a very tasty meal at Cafe Muse. We chose to have brunch there last week and were all delighted at our food choices. Mine happened to be the pictured waffle - the added vanilla made it so delicious! Several others had the...More

Thank Travelling4us
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Great food, goo for small groups or couple due to limited space. Service was excellent, street parking or parking structure 2 blocks away. Not necessary to pay parking meters if dining there for breakfast. Mostly an adult venue.

Thank bcoz1
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

The best Mac and cheese!! Grilled cheese with ribs sandwich is amazing! Breakfasts are wonderful! Can’t say enough about this restaurant! Wonderful place!

Thank Sharmart001
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We both chose the special of the day, in two varieties. I had a hamburger with mushrooms. It was juicy and good. Very satisfying. Service was a bit slow, though that may be the nature of a luncheon place, where most people are there to...More

Thank orcasgal
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

I don't know what happened to muse?!? I heard they switched the dinner menu and it's mostly down home southern now. That just doesn't seem to fit Royal oak It was extremely difficult to find anything reasonably healthy and meatless. It's a ton of cheese...mac...More

1  Thank bugsy554
Reviewed 15 August 2017

One of my friends and I made this our brunch place for years! We love the eclectic menu and food is excellent.!

Thank ale0216
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I came here on a Saturday evening. I was surprised to see how empty it was. There was only one other party when I came (during my time there, two other parties came). I ordered the famed Grilled Three Cheese (fontina, Harvard, mozzarella, tomato, basil...More

Thank AKAshon
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I had to try their signature grilled cheese...and it was delicious. Perfect combination of cheeses and grilled to perfection. Definitely not your typical grilled sandwich. Extremely attentive waitstaff, nice atmosphere. All-around nice lunch experience.

Thank Lynne C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We meet some friends here for breakfast. The service was a bit slow. They were busy - but it still should not have taken as long as it did. The food was wonderful. If the quality of food is important - you won't be disappointed...More

Thank signinsareapain
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Questions & Answers
Valerie W
14 September 2017|
Response from anntz | Reviewed this property |
No, we didn't
8 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Bill H | Reviewed this property |
When I was part of a group of 15 or so, we let them know a couple of days in advance, and they accommodated us. I don't know if it was an actual reservation or not, since I didn't arrange it.
Paula H
24 June 2016|
Response from Trish G | Reviewed this property |
I just reviewed the restaurant I don't work there. You'll need to call Cafe Muse.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 418 S Washington Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067-3824
    (Fourth Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Royal Oak
  • Phone Number: +1 248-544-4749
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