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Gold Star Family Restaurant

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650 S Rochester Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48307-2737
+1 248-652-2478
06:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Tue 06:00 - 14:30
Wed - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Great fast service with awesome food. Family style place with large menu to offer something for everyone's taste buds.

Thank MIdayhikers
Rochester Hills, Michigan
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Would choose Gold Star every time for breakfast. My husband and I have been going there for years. Staff is extremely friendly and cooks are quick. Very family friendly!

Thank Cyndi52
Coto de Caza
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

We have been visiting this place for years during our many trips to MI and it's our favorite place for breakfast. Let me preface this with the fact we eat simple breakfast fare - fried or scrambled eggs, bacon, toast, plain pancakes. Gold Star always delivers good food at a very reasonable price, and it's fast!

Thank TAG18
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98 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Gold Star has been on the hillside forever, it seems, and for many years it was an ideal place for breakfast. Sam, the owner, knew how to run a restaurants since he did it for many years in Detroit before moving to Rochester. His son, Paul, is a poor substitute and needs to wake up and be customer friendly. The... More 

1 Thank Evergreen007
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

With the rest of the world to fast food and one step up from fast food, the Chillies and Olive Gardens, Gold Star is an example of what a family dinner should be a service to the community. Owners and staff remember your name and your kids names. The food is far more of a value than any of than... More 

1 Thank Pete M
Tuscany, Italy
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327 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2015

We stopped for a family brunch. The staff was very nice and attentive. The coffee tasted watery and pancakes were mediocre at best. The eggs were simple, but left more to be desired for brunch. If you're looking for a simple breakfast, then this diner is conveniently located.

1 Thank GattoViziato
1 review
Reviewed 4 October 2014

Paul, Sams son took over and is running it apart. Sam was always about customer service and pleasing the customers. my great grandfather has been taking our entire family there for over 20 years. But I dare you make one complaint because the so-called owner Paul who is typically intoxicated will rip you apart claiming he owns the best restaurant... More 

Thank jvickers87
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2014

On vacations as a kid, my parents were all about the family owned mom and pop small town diners. Breakfast has always been their favorite food to order out...so when I moved to Rochester, my mom and I couldn't help but try this place. We've gone back a handful of times since, and couldn't be happier. The food is all... More 

Thank ashleymm1020
Hudson, Florida
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86 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2013

Visited family in the Rochester area and stumbled on this place 2 years ago. We returned there 2 weeks ago and ate there 2 days in a row. Sorry we had to leave it behind. The food is excellent family fare. Right up our alley! We drove past it on Sunday evening and it was closed. I was afraid they... More 

Thank Kenny T
Grand Blanc, Michigan
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2012

This is a family restaurant with an extensive menu. Breakfast served all day and always good. Lunches and dinners are good -- nothing gourmet -- just good ol' home cooking and comfort food.

Thank Shirley R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Greek
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 650 S Rochester Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48307-2737
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Rochester Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 248-652-2478

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