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Cherokee Restaurant

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1971 W Sherman Blvd, Muskegon, MI 49441-3430
+1 231-759-7006
06:00 - 20:00
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Sun 07:00 - 14:00
Mon 06:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Once a week a group of friends get together for breakfast. We discuss sports, cars, families, politics and what ever else we fancy.

Thank lvan C
Detroit, Michigan
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Compared to the myriad of generic chain restaurants that are to be found in Muskegon, Cherokee is an original gem with outstanding food and service. Yes, it's kitschy but that's part of the charm. We will be back.

Thank FernRose13
Muskegon, Michigan
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Have eaten here on numerous occassions. Food is decent, but the decor and building are so dated, run down. The place needs a big facelift. Updating inside and out. The building has been here for years according to the locals. Good location and good parking.

Thank Joe M
Millbury, Ohio
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 August 2016

After going on a salmon charter on Lake Michigan we stopped here and had lunch. It was pretty good. The service was good and we enjoyed ourrselves

Thank Don R
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26 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

My wife and I were headed to the SS Silversides Museum and stopped by for lunch. We had two perch sandwiches which were a break from the items you usually see on lunch menus. Service was good and the prices were reasonable

Thank alfalfa328
El Paso, Texas
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704 reviews
422 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I grew up in Muskegon and never ate at the Cherokee. Last week while visiting family we decided to give the Cherokee a try. We had 5 adults and 2 children in our party. We thought we might have to wait for awhile considering the size of our party. We were seated right away and our drink order taken. Our... More 

Thank Rose H
Nebraska City, Nebraska
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

My husband & I took our best friends & their two kids under five out for breakfast before our flight home. The waitress was very accommodating to the little ones, even as they got antsy through our meal. Food was good, priced reasonably.

Thank mberg18
Grant, Michigan
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656 reviews
382 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 527 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Lived in west MI for decades but had never stopped here until today. Old school type of place, nothing fancy but that was what I expected. Many choices in the breakfast menu and the food arrived quickly. Food was OK, quantities were ample and off we went. Hard working wait staff, that's for sure. Nice employees. Looks like a lot... More 

Thank Impala guy
Muskegon Michigan
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392 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Fun local neighborhood restaurant that's mostly for breakfast and lunch. They may serve dinner but we are there for breakfast. Service is pretty quick and prices are low.

Thank Geogh3
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Had the Banana pancake (yes, one pancake--- it's Huge!) and added pecans. Everyone else at the table tried something different and everyone was very pleased with what they received. This is no fancy restaurant, but a comfy diner that kinda felt like a place your Granny would hang out. That's not necessarily a bad thing, just don't expect anything else.... More 

Thank Melissa282

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1971 W Sherman Blvd, Muskegon, MI 49441-3430
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Muskegon County  >  Muskegon
  • Phone Number: +1 231-759-7006
Cherokee Restaurant is known locally as the “Good Food” place. A Muskegon tradition since 1969, Cherokee Restaurant has been serving quality home-style food at prices a family can afford. Cherokee Restaurant is known for its breakfasts, which can be ordered any time of day or night, including pancakes as big as the plate, hearty omelets and other traditional favorites. Lunch includes hand-formed burgers, homemade soups, sandwiches and salads. Nightly dinners offer pot roast, prime rib, liver & onions, perch and more. A Kids Menu is available with breakfast, lunch and dinner items available anytime. Cherokee Restaurant is also home of Patty’s Pasties, an Upper Peninsula-style favorite, made fresh at the Cherokee Restaurant. Friendly service is our hallmark.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?