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Alpenrose Restaurant and Cafe

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4 E 8th St, Holland, MI 49423-3502
+1 616-393-2111
07:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We hadn't visited in quite a while. Our loss. Charming restaurant with good solid (plentiful) meals. Love their goulash. Has an undertaste that reminds me of my mother's German cooking. Yum. Chicken shortcake is excellent. Save room for desserts and check out the bakery before you leave.

Thank joynel48
Portage, Michigan
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83 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with family for a thanksgiving buffet. I had way too much, but it was delicious and the assortment was great. The staff was really hustling to keep items stocked. Thanks for a very nice holiday meal!!

Thank Dan0o
Palm Harbor, Florida
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64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here during the Tulip Festival. Seated quickly for late breakfast, Took a long time to be waited on, took long time for food. Restaurant was not busy. Had to look for straws ourselves. Our waiter just seemed to "drifting" around. If we weren't so hungry, we would've walked out. Food was good, once it was served.

Thank Judyb19
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our large family party thoroughly enjoyed the absolutely fabulous Sunday brunch ,at this very charming restaurant, which has been fixture in downtown Holland, Michigan for many years.

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Lebanon, Ohio
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely European atmosphere! We ate in the Austrian Room. Food was delicious and the service was good. A very enjoyable dinning experience.

Thank Amy S
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Very good advertising which does no reflect reality. Lack of organization was excessive. We got inside from the front, nobody gave us attention and there were no indication of right place to check in. Despite we saw several tables with nobody, we need to wait 20 minutes. Once we had a sit, the waiter gave us a lot of attention... More 

Thank Marcio S
Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

The Sunday Brunch was excellent and very reasonable! Would love to go back for the interesting dinner menu!

Thank PHDChicago
West Palm Beach, Florida
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116 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

the reason we wnr there for breakfast is because of the menu they have many different items on the menu. a skillet breakfast that was good anf a huge amount of very different omelettes to choose from. it seemed like this is a place that the local merchants eat out nice atmosphere

Thank CaptainMo1
Holland, Michigan
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The excellent menu with reasonable prices will appeal to any guest. The Bavarian setting is unique within one of the finest downtowns in the country. I often take guests and business contacts there for a fine lunch or dinner.

Thank Cubby33
Zeeland, Michigan
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We were there with 10 people and had reservations. We got right in and were well taken care of. The Hors d'oeuvre were outstanding, we had shrimp and calamari. We ordered a variety including some prime rib and German plates. All were done just perfect, I'll try to include a picture. The desserts were great as well. Of course the... More 

Thank Beezhjack

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, German, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 E 8th St, Holland, MI 49423-3502
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ottawa County  >  Holland
  • Phone Number: +1 616-393-2111

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