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“It Doesn't Get Any Better!”
Review of Luisa's Cafe

Luisa's Cafe
Ranked #21 of 49 Restaurants in New Buffalo
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We've seen the rave reviews, but we live 56 miles away. But we made the trek today, and it was worth it. A cut above even the best breakfast places we've been to. Some places have good feature items accompanied by ordinary toast, juice, butter, syrup, potatoes, etc. At Luisa's everything is what you'd want it to be - EVERYTHING. The OJ was just fresh squeezed, it doesn't get any better. The coffee is Intelligentsia, not some ordinary nondescript coffee. The napkins are even nice. My wife had the Chilaquiles, outstanding - every ingredient, chips, eggs, salsa, black beans, guacamole. I had Swedish Pancakes with real butter and real lingonberries, I have never had better, in Chicago or anywhere else. The atmosphere is cute, the servers are very pleasant, and happy to work together. Even on a late Monday morning, we had to wait about 15 minutes - there is a good reason people are willing to wait in line at Luisa's Cafe, it's worth it!

We also bought five pastries at the adjoining bakery before we left. Everything looked tempting!

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Thank Craig J
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Best breakfast you will have anywhere in America. Quiche dishes are amazing...fluffy and light. Swedish pancakes will bring tears to your eyes. And they make superb lattes.

Luisa is almost always there to make sure every plate is perfect. She's terrific to talk to when the place is not too busy, which isn't very often. Lines form of weekends, names are taken. The wait will be worth it. Tends to be a bit noisy. Newspapers are sold at the front desk of the Swedish Bakery.
Yes, you can get the New York Times.

Thank Svensota
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

This is my favorite breakfast place, it also has excellent gluten free options. The food is excellent and Vivian and Luisa are wonderful!

Thank munela
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Very good lunch. I had the quiche. Very prompt service. Food was great, we portioned. Took 2 cookies home with me that melted in my mouth.

Thank travelnetv
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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

It's the same place called Harbert Swedish Bakery; already listed and reviewed TWICE under the Harbert listings, once under each name. Crazy. TA, get this cleaned up!
Good restaurant; expect a wait on summer weekends. Bakery goods are delicious, too!

Thank dianars
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