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The Golden Brown Bakery Cafe

421 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1309
+1 269-637-3418
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“donuts” (38 reviews)
“cookies” (45 reviews)
“cakes” (18 reviews)
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
421 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1309
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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place to enjoy good coffee and great pastries. The staff is very kind and did the coffee just the way I like. Thank you for your excellent service, Makayla

Thank JPratas
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We really enjoyed our breakfast here. We weren't aware that was could take our pastries and coffee into the adjacent restaurant, but the very nice lady at the bakery clued us in. The coffee was very good, and the scones and donuts were tasty also....More

Thank bunky36669
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Sign said they had gluten donuts. The not so friendly lady said "Oh only on Thur. Put it on the sign. Sign said coffee 1/2 price coffee if you buy a pastry. Not so friendly lady said "Oh that is after 2." I did see...More

Thank onthego1937
Reviewed 12 September 2017

While the bakery smelled divine, the cookies in the case looked like they came from the local Supermarket as did the cakes.More

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Dave B, Owner at The Golden Brown Bakery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

TripAdvisor review from 8/8/17: "Cookies were a Nice Treat on the Beach" Aug 8, 2017Reviewed by Nickie W We were walking around the town and bought 2 dozen cookies; the blueberry chip cookies were fantastic! Wish I had purchased 2 dozen of them to take...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We got in the long line because that is a sign it's good and we were not disappointed! The apple fritters and caramel covered logs with cream in the middle were fresh and tasty. The prices were so reasonable, I expected to pay twice as...More

Thank Denise V
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Although the popular place to go is Clementine's, we chose the bakery/cafe for price. I had a tuna salad croissant that was fantastic (a bakery croissant-can't go wrong with that), and my husband and daughter had waffles with blueberries that was also very good. So...More

Thank SusanInTheOP
Reviewed 16 August 2017

You must stop in and have breakfast or lunch and then stop by the bakery counter on your way out. We love the cheese danish and the 1 cent cookie deal. Great package noodles as well. A south haven favorite for my family!

Thank edrobin
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We were walking around the town and bought 2 dozen cookies; the blueberry chip cookies were fantastic! Wish I had purchased 2 dozen of them to take home! We got a variety and they were a big hit for family and friends on the beach....More

Thank Nickie W
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Wonderful baked goods. Very friendly staff. Right in the thick of South Haven. A must stop! You will not be disappointed.

Thank Phil L
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This is your typical small town bakery. It's a great place to stop for some cookies while shopping. Be sure to take the 2-dozen deal!! First dozen is $5.99 and the second for $0.01!!

Thank Ajenm A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 5:30 PM
6:00 AM - 5:30 PM
6:00 AM - 5:30 PM
6:00 AM - 5:30 PM
6:00 AM - 5:30 PM
6:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 421 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1309
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Van Buren County  >  South Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 269-637-3418
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