We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Golden eatery

5689 West Fox Road, Mears, MI 49436-9565
+1 231-873-3663
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (4 reviews)
“perch” (3 reviews)
“small town” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
5689 West Fox Road, Mears, MI 49436-9565
All Details
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (47)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

I have been to the Golden Eatery many times. It is my favorite breakfast spot. They have a decent menu, the service is good, food comes out fast and it is tasty. Why more do you want right? Great perch fry on Friday nights for...More

Thank mstwalter
Golden E, Owner at Golden eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017


Reviewed 19 July 2017

Found this great little place on our last day. Breakfast was fantastic and reasonable, but the real plus was the owners awesome personality. Definitely stopping there again.

Thank Bruce P
Golden E, Owner at Golden eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Thanks it was a pleasure. We love wonderful customers like you!

Reviewed 15 July 2017

Found this little gem while on vacation. They accommodated a group of 14. The breakfast was very good. Would go there again.

Thank Michsnowbird
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Have eaten here several times and kind of regretted it.The food was okay-average- but I appreciate friendliness at a restaurant. The staff was stressed each time, trying to be nice, but someone who I think was the owner, was actually rude to people and seemed...More

Thank denazew
Golden E, Owner at Golden eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

You know if you don't like it don't come back. I actually remember your wonderful personally or should I say lack of. If you feel you can do a better job. I have n apron for you. I wasn't rude to anyone. We didn't have...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017

We found this establishment while on vacation in Silver Lake. Great Food, at reasonable prices. The owners actually is a work and they get super busy. The staff was nice and hard working. It is great to see small places like this still. Great food,...More

Thank April W
Golden E, Owner at Golden eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017


Reviewed 20 June 2017

We waited for over an hour for our food and when we asked how much owner the owner responded loudly 'can't you see we are busy?' When we finally got our food it was overcooked & burnt. When we complained again we were asked to...More

1  Thank 2each1s0wn
Golden E, Owner at Golden eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thanks for your review full of lies. You got upset because you had to wait for a table. Then you told us that you had been waiting on your food for 45 minutes so I checked the ticket time. It was 18 minutes the restaurant...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

First and last visit! Almost an hour to get our breakfast, and it was cold. Manager was surly and told us to leave if we were not happy, complete with expletives. Run away!More

2  Thank hughdjohnson
Golden E, Owner at Golden eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Wow why doesn't everyone in your group leave a review!! All four if you we rude and disrespectful!!! You, bob and Hugh!!! I am glad you won't be back it's a blessing!!! It's not the stress of the restaurant. It's when you get people coming...More

Reviewed 27 May 2017

The only choice to eat a warm breakfast near Silver Lake Michigan is the Golden Eatery in Mears, Michigan. Our group of 11 were warned that the dining room was small and that we would be challenged to get a table. While the dining room...More

Thank Lindavid12
Golden E, Owner at Golden eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Thank you very much. I am April your waitress and I work very hard to make sure everything and everyone is happy.

Reviewed 13 April 2017

A quaint little restaurant with home cooked meals. It is a great place to eat. I had a burger and fries, and it was really good. The prices are reasonable.

Thank DebbY052
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Got sick after eating weird tasting perfectly symmetrically cut potatoes (told hashbrowns were fresh) & weird tasting Western Omelet with bad tomatoes!!! Called the owner, who was extremely rude!!!!More

3  Thank sallymoore144
Management response:Responded 19 January 2017

Miss our potatoes are from a whole cooked fresh and hand cut, sorry we cut them perfect. You may have just got a cold. I tried explaining this to you when you called and told me they were a bought frozen potato and you were...More

Nearby Restaurants
Big Hart Brewing Company
96 reviews
3.24 km away
Silver Lake Chicken Shack
96 reviews
5.44 km away
BC Pizza of Hart
98 reviews
2.68 km away
Golden Sands Bucket Bar
71 reviews
4.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
Silver Lake Sand Dunes
267 reviews
2.77 km away
Craigs Cruisers Family Fun Centers
11 reviews
5.73 km away
Rennhack Orchards Market
5 reviews
3.91 km away
Parrot's Landing Jeep Rentals and Tours
261 reviews
5.16 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Golden eatery staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines

Recently Reviewed Hotels around Mears

Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5689 West Fox Road, Mears, MI 49436-9565
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Oceana County  >  Mears
  • Phone Number: +1 231-873-3663
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing