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Syl's Cafe

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American, Cafe, Diner
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713 River St, Ontonagon, MI 49953-1619
+1 906-884-2522
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07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic food, great service - what more can you ask for?! Great place - long time favorite! Always a great choice!

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Thank Shawn R
Detroit, Michigan
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Took a chance on this place - not fancy and could have missed it near the end of the road, but we'll worth the stop! Pasty was incredible - almost like mom's, and the raspberry pie was also great. Friendly service. Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Thank Jmuhn
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We stopped here for dinner one night during our stay near the Porcupine Mountains. The burgers were delicious--large, juicy, with good toppings. Sides of fries and onion rings were fine. Service was fast despite being busy. This is a typical diner, good place for basic comfort food.

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Thank unionrep1
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We stopped in a busy morning. We were not able to sit with the rest of our party (5 of us total). Waited over an hour to get our food. Service was ok, not as good as normal. Luckily my husband asked to have two cinnamon rolls (as big as a dinner plate) set aside to go, the rest were... More 

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Thank Jan S
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This place was is not too bad for a small town. The staff is friendly but really busy. I had a double cheese burger and it was very bland. The pepperoni bread sticks were really good though. Wife had the chili and she says it was good but nothing special. I wouldn't make a point to go to this restaurant... More 

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Thank hamblin55
Bellaire, MI
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217 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Loved the oatmeal! Served piping hot!! Breads are all homemade - sourdough and cinnamon were both delicious!! The coffee was good, too.

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Thank Bellaire56
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner (pizza) here on our stop in Ontonagon. The service was good and the food was good also, but nothing to write home about.

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Thank Heather P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent food great service reasonable prices classic cafe feel had a great time next vacation will be back

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Thank Joel S
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Not many choices in this town. Great past reviews made this small place know. Menu choices for breakfast limited, I never was in a restaurant that didn"t have cranberry juice for breakfast. We asked for some fresh fruit with our omlettes but they didn"t have any. After about 15 minutes Missy brought us 2 peeled oranges as our fresh fruit.... More 

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Thank EnjoyLife4evr
Crown Point, Indiana
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

The food for breakfast is very good, the service was just ok, the waitress had a friend in another booth and was also busy.

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Thank Don D

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 713 River St, Ontonagon, MI 49953-1619
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Ontonagon
  • Phone Number: +1 906-884-2522

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