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Ken's Cozy Cafe

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50640 Van Dyke Ave, Shelby Township, MI 48317-1376
+1 586-254-5460
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Ishpeming, Michigan
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126 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We both ordered the 2x2, which is two eggs and two pancakes. My husband ordered two over-medium eggs with pecan pancakes, and I ordered two scrambled eggs with chocolate chip pancakes. Holy wah, the pancakes are huge! They literally take up the whole circumference of the plate! And of course we both ordered a side of bacon, because everyone loves... More 

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Waterford, Michigan
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117 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have to go to this side of town every Friday and have a couple of hours to kill while we're there. We stumbled on Ken's Cozy Cafe and now look forward to going there for breakfast every week. The food is fresh and delicious and akways piping hot. The breakfast special easily feeds two. There is... More 

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Thank padmill0906
Bay City, Michigan
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193 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Came here because of the Trip Advisor reviews. The place was filled on a Saturday morning around noon. The food was delicious. My waitress was patient as she taught me how to pronounce the soup, stacciatella; a tasty egg drop - Italian wedding soup. The grilled cheese was grilled to perfection. My wife enjoyed a Curt's Pride. It was lauded... More 

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Thank Stitcherjer
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I love this place for breakfast. I pick breakfast places based on the breakfast potatoes they serve. I consider Hash Browns to be boring, but thin sliced Home Fries are my very favorite. The ones served here are among the best I've had.

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Thank Phil P
Shelby Township, Michigan
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The former owner of Ken's had a friendlier place, better food and faster service. We miss Ken! But with that said it is an OK place for breakfast. We go here many Sundays after church. The new owner/manager is very nice.

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Thank danamc65
Shelby Township, Michigan
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

They have the best breakfast special - just Monday-Friday, till 11am. 3.99 - 2 eggs, bacon, sausage, or ham, American fries, toast, jelly. Always fresh and big portions for the money too. The owner and wait staff are always friendly as well!

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Thank shay d
Shelby Township, Michigan
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117 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Nice place for breakfast as the food is well prepared, But,if you are in a hurry this is not the place for you,

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Thank Rick B
Shelby Twp, Mi
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Used to go there when Ken owned the place...was always good. The new owner has made some changes to the inside of the place, but the food is still good. I will go back again for sure.

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Thank moejoe45
Detroit, Michigan
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2015

First choice for breakfast when we go out. Omelettes so big 2 can share and be full Soups are yummy. Limited hours so check before you go. Fast, friendly service.

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Thank Irisgracie
shelby twp
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

I heve been eating here for 20 plus years always very good walked in one day and new something was wrong especially when the food came will not go back and you shouldnt either

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50640 Van Dyke Ave, Shelby Township, MI 48317-1376
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Shelby Township
  • Phone Number: +1 586-254-5460

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?