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Luisa's Cafe and Swedish Bakery

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$$ - $$$
Cafe, European, Swedish
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13689 Red Arrow Hwy, Harbert, MI 49115-5126
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Michigan
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110 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We had really good food. The service was friendly and accommodating. The place was clean and had a café like ambiance. The bakery in the same building let's you go away with something for the road. Easy access from the Sawyer exit on I-94, go west then south on Red Arrow for a few miles. We went in October and... More 

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Lafayette, Indiana
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We were in the area for the Apple Cider Century and spent the day after the ride exploring the area. This visit left me a little disappointed. (We visited a year ago and were very pleased.) We arrived around 11am, right in between the breakfast and lunch crowd. Space is limited and we were tucked into the very cramped sunroom.... More 

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Evansville, Indiana
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We just stopped for something sweet. We ended up buying cookies, breads, and breakfast sweets. The lady at the counter was so sweet and helpful. Everything was prepared fresh and ingredients were top quality. Luisa's was almost closing so we didn't dine there, but the menu looked great.

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Took some TN friends visiting in NW Indiana to Luisa's for breakfast since they had never been to Michigan. This was a busy place with both the dining room and the bakery store in high demand. We bought bakery items to go and also dined in. We enjoyed the Dutch Apple pancake, carrot cake waffles, buttermilk pancakes, and the spinach... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We love this restaurant. We visit it everytime we are in the area. And we especially like to stop when we are on our way to the wineries for the day!

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Thank Lin P
Chicago
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Luisa's Cafe is the perfect place for breakfast or lunch in Michigan's Harbor Country. The Cafe is cozy and well run. Local farm products are used and the results really make a difference in the taste. Everyday there is a freshly made vegan soup- with blends of fresh produce, herbs and spices. The salads are innovative and so attractively prepared.... More 

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Thank Joycikins18
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

If you love German and Scandinavian desserts and breads - this bakery has them all. They have the best tasty Limpa and German Rye, and their rolls are way too tempting. The breakfasts at Luisa's are wickedly delicious and every lunch is a taste test of scrumptiousness. We have NEVER had a bad or so-so meal at Luisa's and our... More 

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St. Joseph, MI
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69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Known by everyone in the area as a great breakfast spot. Swedish pancakes are outstanding but the lunch fare is also very good. Husband recently got the biscuits and gravy and it was peppery and very tasty. These are normal sized portions so if you are expecting a huge breakfast-make sure to order sides.

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Thank AmySt_Joseph_MI
Three Oaks, Michigan
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59 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Great cafe with great food. Wait was out the door but we fortunately booked ahead. Breakfast was exceptional and service was fast and friendly.

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USA
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Splendid food! Great coffee and exquisite breakfast delicacies. I highly recommend the baked oatmeal, breakfast sandwiches (both the waffle based and chicken sausage based options), and other higher volume meal choices. We live in Michigan City and the 20 minute drive is one we complete routinely for their fine breakfast selection. Superb dining experience and excellent adjacent Swedish bakery. A... More 

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Swedish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13689 Red Arrow Hwy, Harbert, MI 49115-5126
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  Harbert

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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?