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Ida Red's Cottage

645 Water Street, Saugatuck, MI 49453
+1 269-455-9834
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“pancakes” (39 reviews)
“french toast” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
645 Water Street, Saugatuck, MI 49453
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1 - 10 of 223 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a cold weekend I was one of a handful of people in town but was warmed by the good home cooking and hospitality of this quaint cottage. Just a heads up...they don't take credit cards.

1  Thank Shell L
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Stopped for breakfast on the way back home. Excellent breakfast. Had the scrambler with spinach, tomato and cheese. Huge! Veggies cooked just right, a bit firm not soggy. Added whole wheat pancakes. Didn't even have to add butter or syrup....So good!! Good coffee too!

Thank LSA54
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent breakfast. Enjoyed a basic; pancakes eggs and bacon along with fresh squeezed orange juice. We will definitely make it a point to come back

Thank mjamesen
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Nothing to rave about. The breakfast was good, but we've had better. The ambiance is nice and I will say the crisp on the corned beef hash was really good. She enjoyed her blueberry pancakes. They take cash only so be sure to have it...More

Thank taj1026
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This is a pretty small place but if the weather is nice they have additional seating outside. We were there in October and the service was pretty slow but it might be because they were shorthanded. If they had more people they could have turned...More

Thank tanda367
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Long established and always consistent. My favorite downtown breakfast stop. Open until 2:00 Thursday- Sunday. Cash or checks only

Thank Bierseeker
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Really a cute place with outside seating. I had a great cheese and ham sandwich. We waited 40 minutes for our food. They post they have gluten options very misleading. No gluten bread or pancakes. Ordered breakfast ask what they could sub for toast said...More

Thank onthego1937
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Long wait list in this adorable brunch place. Once we got seated it took 40 minutes to get our food. The kitchen staff moves like lightning but it is so busy it just takes awhile. They had homemade blueberry, raspberry or banana crunch muffins...come early...More

Thank Betsy B
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

The outdoor seating was wonderful for breakfast. We went in late August at 9:30, we were seated in less than 5 minutes. The reason for 4 stars is the service was really slow for how busy it was. The scrambles were delicious with great ingredients....More

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Very pleasant atmosphere and staff. Food was incredible! Go early or later to miss the rush. Sit inside or out.

Thank Kristen W
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kerry3361
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 645 Water Street, Saugatuck, MI 49453
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Allegan County  >  Saugatuck
  • Phone Number: +1 269-455-9834
Description
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.
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