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Cafe Julia

561 Huron St, South Haven, MI 49090-1435
+1 269-639-7988
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“cookies” (16 reviews)
“sandwiches” (19 reviews)
“pastry” (5 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
561 Huron St, South Haven, MI 49090-1435
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went for takeout both Saturday morning and Sunday morning this past weekend. For any future visits, I'm not so sure that the unfriendly employees and slow service is worth their pretty darn good breakfast sandwiches and almond croissants. I thought the first morning might just...More

Thank JJSidney
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great tasting coffee and pastries. Friendly baristas and convenient location in downtown. Best in South Haven.

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This counter-service joint has a great feel, is extremely casual and touts a pretty decent variety of sandwiches for this type of establishment. The italian wasn't very good, but the BLT was really good. The slaw was super yummy, but the time we waited for...More

Thank MelissaC380
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Julia's and now related restaurants have become more focused on bottom line and forgot about the brand they had developed. They have still have decent food and beverages but have high prices, poor employee attitudes for most part which I would attribute to the culture...More

Thank Darren T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't even drink coffee, but I still love to eat at Café Julia. The food is delicious and fresh. My favorite are the soups, which are homemade and hearty. It took a long time for our food to be ready (they were getting together...More

Thank roadtrippinchick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Coffee is the big deal here...but not for me. I needed a quick good lunch and decided to try here. soup of the day they have a choice of two-neither of them suited me that day. I said oh no neither are my favorites, either...More

Thank iluv2travl
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Great coffee and love their whole wheat blueberry scones! Service was fast and pleasant. Plenty of room to sit a while, whether for conversation or alone with your laptop.

Thank wanderer630
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

My husband & I enjoy Cafe Julia's each morning during our vacation. The coffee is not only great, but the environment is very welcoming! And it's conveniently located by the pavilion, which hosts the Farmer's Market on Wednesday & Saturday mornings!

Thank Ragen A
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Café Julia has great breads, cookies and muffins. Their sandwiches are very large and their soup is always fresh and delicious. I have not actually had a breakfast but have had their baked goods. In the summer it is especially busy but there is seating...More

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We stopped for Coffee but couldn't leave with out one of there homemade Gluten free Blueberry /almond cookies. It was huge and delicious.....I gave half to my husband... after I started eating my half. I was sorry and wanted the other half back for myself....HaHaHa

Thank Bonnie S
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Kathy S
4 September 2017|
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Response from Mary R | Reviewed this property |
They have an outdoor eating porch but I am not sure they allow dogs. I don't know of any restaurant in South Haven that has an area for dogs.
Kathy S
4 September 2017|
Response from Tonypose | Reviewed this property |
The last time we were here we met some sweet dogs and their owners sitting outside.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 561 Huron St, South Haven, MI 49090-1435
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Van Buren County  >  South Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 269-639-7988
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Gourmet Breakfast Sandwiches, Bakery, Salads, Sandwiches, and Soups (Gluten Free, Vegetarian, and Vegan options too). We also have a kids menu. Are you a coffee snob? Come check out our fresh roasted beans and have one of our Baristas make you a signature latte or Cappucino. Got a pet? Bring 'em with- large outside seating areas are very accommodating.
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