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Ida Red's Cottage


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Since 1986, Ida Red's Cottage has been serving Made-from-scratch breakfasts and lunches, year 'round. Our little place is a busy one, and our kind of cooking takes time, so expect to have to wait, sometimes a long time, during the summer season.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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All reviews brunch pancakes french toast rice pudding egg scramble home fries ham potatoes blueberries bread worth the wait whole grain squeezed orange juice great muffins great breakfast place long wait best breakfast in town
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Reviewed January 10, 2019

I often search out restaurant online and drive off on Sunday mornings to food destinations. This was one of those times. My wife and I went here to try the ambiance and the food for the morning. I loved the outdoor seating and the food...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank CHowUDoin
Reviewed November 28, 2018

Great breakfast location and make sure you're hungry, your plate will have generous portions. They are a breakfast & lunch only. Summers they are closed on Mondays,and off season closed M-Th. Summer months they have outside seating. There's usually a waiting line to get in...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kathy V
Reviewed November 20, 2018

A great place for breakfast with a creative menu as well as the usual favorites. Tastey (and great big) muffins baked fresh. Pancakes are whole grain or corn- with real corn kernels visible : both yummy! Consistent wait staff who are friendly and attentive. Very...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BFRN17
Reviewed November 11, 2018

This was a place recommended to one of my travel mates for the weekend. Reviews on this website were equally positive. We thoroughly enjoyed the food, atmosphere and service!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 123Wren
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

We visited ideas on a Wednesday around noon. We came in October, and many restaurants are closed at this time. You can get a good breakfast or lunch at this place even in the off season. I ordered the French toast, and it was delicious,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 10feetdiep
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Great breakfasts as well as lunch. Good service. This is a popular place and the wait is worth it. This is our go-to for breakfast!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank GrandTour813084
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Be sure to arrive hungry because the portions at Ida Red's are quite large. The scramblers - their version of omelets - are fabulous. They must use 4 eggs and have a nice selection of combos. You can special order your own combinations if you...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Marguerite B
Reviewed September 19, 2018

In my opinion, the best breakfast spot in Saugatuck. Great omlets or scrambles as they call it and perfect breakfast potato's. Excellent Rice Pudding if thats your gig, even for breakfast dessert. Be prepared to wait if you do not get there early, they are...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Sean C
Reviewed September 17, 2018

We love breakfast at Ida Red's. And so do our grandkids. Especially if we can eat outside like we did on our recent vacation in Saugatuck. Their omelettes are outstanding; and the kids ate up their oatmeal. Can you beat their coffee? I don't think...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank DouglasJones2014
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Long wait to be seated, was told 20 minutes but waited almost twice that long, food took a verrrry long time to come out, it was hot and fresh, but overall just ok....our waitress was not attentive at all, thank goodness another waitress refilled our...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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