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Ida Red's Cottage

645 Water Street, Saugatuck, MI 49453
+1 269-455-9834
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“pancakes” (39 reviews)
“french toast” (16 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
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645 Water Street, Saugatuck, MI 49453
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Waited on a Tuesday morning for a table and it was worth the wait. The muffins are homemade and fantastic. Every thing on the menu sounded so good and the taste of the food can't be beat. Get kitchy location and friendly staff.

Thank edrobin
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Ida Reds features only real food -- with delicious pancakes, a large variety of omelettes and egg dishes, among other delights. There are usually waits for a table so it's good to put your name in a take a walk around town. It's worth any...More

Thank Anne P
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Can't say enough about Ida Red's cottage. Great food, plenty of leg room and even can eat outside if you want.

1  Thank riski4142
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Let's start with ambiance. Tiny place, good location, nice garden area with benches to wait to be seated. It was a nice day so we had the choice of indoor or outdoor seating. Inside was very old/tired looking. White tiles were so old and worn...More

Thank jen8579
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We went there for lunch and had to wait quite awhile to get outdoor seating. Service was pretty slow and food was good.

Thank Tcincy
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Ida's is very popular as it is on the main drag in Saugatuck. Get there early as it fills up quick. Food and service were good; the only drawback: Ida's only takes cash/checks, no credit cards.

Thank John V
Reviewed 25 July 2017

The place was incredibly busy. We arrived at a quarter to 11, were seated at 11:30, and were finally served breakfast 12:10. The food was okay, my pancakes were browner than I would have liked for them to be. We had to eat fast because...More

Thank Violetta H
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Hands down a great breakfast place in Saugatuck. It also serves lunch from 11-2. The juices are fresh squeezed, and the pancakes and scrambled eggs are great. Highly recommended!

Thank Don P
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The place was very busy, but we were lucky to have bar seats open up for us. We both ordered omelettes (there are tons to choose from!) and they were great. The plate was big enough where you could easily split one item. We didn't...More

Thank Nick K
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We visit Saugatuck every year and never miss a chance to have breakfast here. They are only open Wednesday through Sunday and unless you want to wait for a table you should try to be there at 8:00 when they open. Muffins are made from...More

Thank cbavon2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 645 Water Street, Saugatuck, MI 49453
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Allegan County  >  Saugatuck
  • Phone Number: +1 269-455-9834
Description
Since 1986, Ida Red's Cottage has been serving Made-from-scratch breakfasts and lunches, year 'round. Our little place is a busy one, and our kind of cooking takes time, so expect to have to wait, sometimes a long time, during the summer season.
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