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The American Kitchen - CLOSED

3687 S Lakeshore Dr, Saint Joseph, MI 49085-9205
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good76%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
30 Jun 2014
“Sorry Closed”
28 May 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
3687 S Lakeshore Dr, Saint Joseph, MI 49085-9205
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Reviewed 30 June 2014

The American Kitchen closed this spring Sorry to say because I really like this place - the food was very good.

Thank delygi1
Reviewed 28 May 2014

I had lunch there with a friend, and while the food was delicious in its freshness, it took a long time to arrive. It seemed that every strawberry was being cut in a fanciful design, and this kind of over-perfection wasn't necessary. Did it make...More

Thank Maggie M
Reviewed 26 October 2013

Great eggs, potatoes, toast. Biscuits and gravy ... Also nice variety of hot tea .. Friendly fast service

Thank GAIL S
Reviewed 2 September 2013 via mobile

We ate breakfast here this morning. Made from scratch food! The biscuits and gravy were excellent as was my daughters baked oatmeal with cinnamon cream. Really good food. While our service was pretty decent other diners weren't having such a great experience. One table walked...More

Thank Gtroyer
Reviewed 21 August 2013

The oatmeal I or was too sweet so I couldn't finish it. The pancakes my daughter ordered would've been a better choice -- light, fluffy and tasty.

Thank notpicky07
Reviewed 8 August 2013

Locally sourced food and always freshly prepared. Better to eat there on off peak hours. Peak hours seem to stress the wait staff and the kitchen. I'm sure this is just a growing pain as we have had some excellent meals there. The restaurant has...More

Thank Ozrez
Reviewed 25 July 2013

As the others have said, we're local and have driven by the old "Dale's Donuts" for ever but based on our area's trades/commercial commentator, Pat Moody we gave American Kitchen a try, and it was pretty good. Again, as the others said, it is not...More

Thank TruckDriverFritz
Reviewed 28 June 2013

We live here locally and have driven by many times without stopping, our mistake. We stopped yesterday and will be back soon. The first thing we noticed was the clean neat decor. The second was the friendly greeting from the waitress who made us feel...More

Thank Dicar
Reviewed 25 May 2013 via mobile

American Kitchen was deceiving from the outside, looking kinda run-down. But when we walked in, it was very nicely decorated and comfortable. It was also very clean. It took quite a long time to get our food, but when we did we were happy. Unfortunately,...More

Thank Moldog81
Reviewed 14 May 2013

Dined at 1330 on a Thursday. There were 4 other tables occupied. I was seated at a booth by a waitress. She was friendly. Decor was pleasantly austere. Ordered the AK Burger. Waited approximately 20 minutes to be served. The wait was well worth it....More

Thank MufiinMichigan
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3687 S Lakeshore Dr, Saint Joseph, MI 49085-9205
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  Saint Joseph
The American Kitchen is owned and operatedby people passionate about fresh food,sourced locally and ethically,cooked technically and executed wellto deliver a delicious simple meal.We hope you enjoy every meal you spendhere with us at The American Kitchen,and we are always looking for customer feedback.The American Kitchen sources our ingredientsfrom many wonderful vendors, including the following:Jake’s Country Meats: Pork products and Great Lakes fishOtto’s Chicken Farm: Michigan honeyMichigan Fine Herbs: Fresh organic herbsFlagel’s Sugar House: Michigan Grade A Maple SyrupStarwest Botanicals: Ethically grown dried herbs and spicesInfusco coffee: Single-bean coffees roasted in Sawyer, MITwo Leaves Tea: Ethically grown whole-leaf tea King Arthur Flour: American grown and milled flours
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