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Blue Waters Cafe

155 8th St, Manistee, MI 49660-3101
+1 231-723-4501
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
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155 8th St, Manistee, MI 49660-3101
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Nice local place to get some good food. Nothing fancy but the food was good and tasty! Took a little long, but we weren’t in a hurry. Burrito filled the entire plate. Would go back!

Thank Cathy R
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

I have lived in Manistee my whole life and I have never tried Blue Waters Cafe, so my husband, my grandmother and I all decided to give it a try... When you walk in, it’s kind of like a dining hall in a way and...More

Thank Honest_Manistee
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This place is not fancy, but the food is fantastic, the service was perfect, and the price was VALUE on steroids. Generous portions, hand cut French fries, and everything was freaking delicious.

Thank David G
Reviewed 19 October 2017

I ordered the clam dinner and they were cooked perfectly and the delivery driver was super nice and pleasant. I hate when I order food and by the time it arrives its already cold. That was not the case. My food was warm, yummy and...More

Thank JDOzzz
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Not on the main road but tucked back in with the houses is this small restaurant. Not much to look and you may wonder if it is a restaurant but trust me, you will love the food. It feels like some friends got together and...More

Thank Dvanderla
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Large breakfast selection. Very good size portions. Note that their pancakes are HUGE-unless you have an enormous appetite get the short stack. Service was prompt and friendly.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Despite the slightly run down look of the restaurant, the food and prices cannot be beat! They have all you can eat fish and seafood specials on Friday. I had the all you can eat shrimp, clams and fish platter. It was $12.75 for all...More

Thank lacey_lou6
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Always enjoy the Blue Waters. Breakfast all day! Love the country fried steak! Great mom & pop operation.

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

My husband had ordered a prime rib Medium. It came back too done so he sent it back. A family member of the owner came to our table and said "you cannot compare a steak to a prime rib. They are cooked differently. The way...More

2  Thank Brittney W
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Buildings and furnishings nothing to brag about but food was hot, burger cooked as requested and yummy! Hubby ordered a seafood platter. Fresh cut fries were delicious. Our friends ordered the all you can eat fish with full bellies and smiles all around. Friday nite...More

Thank Sonia G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 8th St, Manistee, MI 49660-3101
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Manistee County  >  Manistee
  • Phone Number: +1 231-723-4501
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