Harbor Cafe

Harbor Cafe Harbor Cafe is a long-standing tradition in downtown Elk Rapids. Serving unique & delicious breakfasts & lunches! Voted Best Breakfast, Best Burger and Best pancakes in Northern Michigan!

Come enjoy breakfast or lunch and feel like home. You can watch Chad cook right in the dining room. His custom breakfast recipes are amazing and our 8oz burgers for lunch come from local ground fresh daily beef...never frozen!!

Payment Options:   Discover Mastercard Visa

Price Range: $

General Manager: Kay

Culinary Team: Chef Chad Canter

Attire: Casual

Ghirardelli chocolate caramel cakes!!
03/07/2020

Ghirardelli chocolate caramel cakes!!

Sunday looks like an amazing day to get outside! Head downtown and have some breakfast with us! Country Fried Chicken wi...
03/04/2020

Sunday looks like an amazing day to get outside! Head downtown and have some breakfast with us! Country Fried Chicken with eggs, hashbrowns and toast plus Ghirardelli Chocolate Caramel Pancakes are on the special board!

03/02/2020

The Ghirardelli chocolate caramel pancakes were so good we are going to have them again next weekend!!

02/29/2020

Ghirardelli Chocolate Caramel pancakes this weekend! Limited time!! Get them while you can!

If you haven’t tried our Huevos Rancheros... we make the chorizo, beans and salsa all here and use authentic corn tortil...
02/27/2020

If you haven’t tried our Huevos Rancheros... we make the chorizo, beans and salsa all here and use authentic corn tortillas! Of course it includes hashbrowns for no extra charge! Check out one of our favorite Huevos Rancheros reviews!

Countdown..22 days until spring86 days until Memorial weekend127 days until 4th of July weekend The best part is you don...
02/26/2020

Countdown..
22 days until spring
86 days until Memorial weekend
127 days until 4th of July weekend
The best part is you don’t have to countdown or wait to come have breakfast or lunch with us! You can do that tomorrow 😋

Pick up some chili to go!Easy and delicious dinner
02/22/2020

Pick up some chili to go!
Easy and delicious dinner

Our burgers..Ground fresh daily, never frozen! Hand pattied, fresh toppings and French fries included!!
02/20/2020

Our burgers..Ground fresh daily, never frozen! Hand pattied, fresh toppings and French fries included!!

Harbor Cafe's cover photo
02/20/2020

Harbor Cafe's cover photo

“The best Reuben I’ve ever had”We are happy to hear this so often! Plus if you are in the mood for breakfast you can get...
02/19/2020

“The best Reuben I’ve ever had”
We are happy to hear this so often! Plus if you are in the mood for breakfast you can get a Reuben Omelet! Same fresh quality ingredients, but in an omelet. The sandwich comes with fries and the omelet with hash browns and toast at no extra charge!! All included !! 😄

Just in case you missed it 🙂Watch the news spot for “Best pancakes in northern Michigan”!!
02/10/2020
Harbor Cafe

Just in case you missed it 🙂
Watch the news spot for “Best pancakes in northern Michigan”!!

So when Blake Hansen of 7&4 News asked Northern Michigan who had the best pancakes for his “Blake’s Bites” segment... where do you think Northern Michigan sent him? To the Harbor Cafe!! 😃 It aired December 27th, 28th and 29th

Click the link below to see the newest Blake’s Bites segment featuring us 🙂 for Northern Michigan’s best pancakes !!

The ER omelet is back! Sausage, bacon, ham, onion, green pepper, mushrooms, tomatoes, cheddar, mozzarella and hash brown...
02/09/2020

The ER omelet is back! Sausage, bacon, ham, onion, green pepper, mushrooms, tomatoes, cheddar, mozzarella and hash browns all inside the omelet. Comes with two slices of Grand Traverse Bakery toast!

Voted best burger by Northern Express readers!! Ground fresh daily, never frozen. Only the freshest toppings. Come with ...
02/07/2020

Voted best burger by Northern Express readers!! Ground fresh daily, never frozen. Only the freshest toppings. Come with fries at no extra charge!! 🍔

Just one more day until we reopen! See you all this weekend!! 😃 Stop In for breakfast or lunch then take home some chili...
02/07/2020

Just one more day until we reopen! See you all this weekend!! 😃 Stop In for breakfast or lunch then take home some chili for dinner

Got to love a breakfast that includes tater tots! Come in this weekend and try our Totty Bowl! Tater tots, sausage, saut...
02/03/2020

Got to love a breakfast that includes tater tots! Come in this weekend and try our Totty Bowl! Tater tots, sausage, sautéed onions and cheddar cheese topped with an over medium egg and homemade country gravy!!
Or you can have tater tots in place of hash browns with your breakfast choice for only $1 more!

Halfway through our winter break! See you all one week from today. While we are enjoying our first staycation in 9 yrs, ...
02/01/2020

Halfway through our winter break! See you all one week from today. While we are enjoying our first staycation in 9 yrs, we do miss you all!!💗

Harbor Cafe's cover photo
01/29/2020

Harbor Cafe's cover photo

Harbor Cafe's cover photo
01/26/2020

Harbor Cafe's cover photo

With some snow in the forecast I thought we would share a summer reminder photo 🙂 only 18 weeks until Memorial weekend L...
01/17/2020

With some snow in the forecast I thought we would share a summer reminder photo 🙂 only 18 weeks until Memorial weekend LOL

Harbor Cafe
01/11/2020

Harbor Cafe

Thank you so much, Blake Hansen  from 7&4 News ( UpNorthLive) for the plaque for Best Pancakes in Northern Michigan!!
01/06/2020

Thank you so much, Blake Hansen from 7&4 News ( UpNorthLive) for the plaque for Best Pancakes in Northern Michigan!!

So when Blake Hansen of 7&4 News asked Northern Michigan who had the best pancakes for his “Blake’s Bites” segment... wh...
12/27/2019
Blake's Best Bites: Best Pancakes

So when Blake Hansen of 7&4 News asked Northern Michigan who had the best pancakes for his “Blake’s Bites” segment... where do you think Northern Michigan sent him? To the Harbor Cafe!! 😃 It aired December 27th, 28th and 29th

Click the link below to see the newest Blake’s Bites segment featuring us 🙂 for Northern Michigan’s best pancakes !!

ANTRIM COUNTY, Mich. , (WPBN/WGTU) -- In this week's segment of Blake's Best Bites, we asked you on our UpNorthLive page where the best pancakes in northern Michigan are. We sent 7&4 Storm Team Meteorologist, Blake Hansen to Elk Rapids to track it down at Harbor Cafe! Stay tuned on our Face...

Stuffed French Toast
12/27/2019

Stuffed French Toast

So when Blake Hansen of 7&4 News asked Northern Michigan who had the best pancakes for his “Blake’s Bites” segment... wh...
12/20/2019

So when Blake Hansen of 7&4 News asked Northern Michigan who had the best pancakes for his “Blake’s Bites” segment... where do you think Northern Michigan sent him? 😉 It will air December 27th and through weekend!

12/19/2019
Santa 😉 came back last week to drop off presents for us to give out between now and Christmas 🎄
12/19/2019

Santa 😉 came back last week to drop off presents for us to give out between now and Christmas 🎄

Harbor Cafe
12/17/2019

Harbor Cafe

The face I make while waiting for my Cinnamon Swirl Pancakes
12/13/2019

The face I make while waiting for my Cinnamon Swirl Pancakes

Blueberry, Chocolate Chip, Banana Nut, traditional and of course.. Cinnamon Swirl :)
12/08/2019

Blueberry, Chocolate Chip, Banana Nut, traditional and of course.. Cinnamon Swirl :)

Happy Thanksgiving :)
11/28/2019

Happy Thanksgiving :)

You can almost smell the Cinnamon Swirl or taste the gravy on the Henny Benny!
11/23/2019

You can almost smell the Cinnamon Swirl or taste the gravy on the Henny Benny!

Harbor Cafe's cover photo
11/22/2019

Harbor Cafe's cover photo

If you love French toast you have to try one of our many varieties! 🙂Peanut Butter BananaBlueberries and CreamCinnamon C...
11/21/2019

If you love French toast you have to try one of our many varieties! 🙂
Peanut Butter Banana
Blueberries and Cream
Cinnamon Caramel
Peanut Butter and Jelly
Banana, maple and walnut
And of course our own recipe traditional French toast

Hope to see you :)
11/19/2019

Hope to see you :)

And we all know how delicious our bacon is :)
11/12/2019

And we all know how delicious our bacon is :)

Pumpkin Swirls for a little longer! Get them while you can ❤ 🙂
11/12/2019

Pumpkin Swirls for a little longer! Get them while you can ❤ 🙂

Harbor Cafe's cover photo
11/12/2019

Harbor Cafe's cover photo

11/11/2019
11/09/2019

NEW On the special board this weekend..
Philly Omelet. Steak, mushroom, green pepper, onion and Swiss cheese. Comes with hash browns and Grand Traverse Bakery toast 🙂

11/09/2019
White Birch Lodge
11/06/2019

White Birch Lodge

Mother Nature decided that it's winter now 🌬❄️❄️☃️!

#whitebirchlodge #puremichigan #upnorth #winterishere

Looking for a hearty breakfast on a cold day? Try our Country Fried Steak or Country Fried Chicken 🙂 Both are delicious ...
11/03/2019

Looking for a hearty breakfast on a cold day? Try our Country Fried Steak or Country Fried Chicken 🙂 Both are delicious and come with two eggs, hash browns and Grand Traverse Bakery toast!

Fall back November 3rd
11/01/2019

Fall back November 3rd

Harbor Cafe's cover photo
10/29/2019

Harbor Cafe's cover photo

White Birch Lodge
10/29/2019

White Birch Lodge

We are really in it now 🧡🍂☀️🧣🌾☕️🍁❗️Fall color is in full effect!

📸: Rick Conrad😎
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#whitebirchlodge #wbloffduty #elklake #puremichigan #upnorth #michiganfall #fall #nofilter

Address

129 River St
Elk Rapids, MI
49629-9614

Opening Hours

Monday 07:30 - 13:00
Thursday 07:30 - 13:00
Friday 07:30 - 13:00
Saturday 07:30 - 13:00
Sunday 07:30 - 13:00

Telephone

2312648700

Services

  • Groups
  • Kids
  • Outdoor
  • Takeout
  • Waiter
  • Walkins

Specialties

  • Breakfast
  • Coffee
  • Lunch

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Miss you guys. See you soon!
Are you open this tuesday?
All your posts about it and all my talk about it, I finally got the Cherry Cactus Chili and the burger! Delicious!
We just had the pleasure of breakfast here! The most pleasant waitress and the food was yummy!!! Oh my gosh the hash browns were light and fluffy! Thank you for making our first visit and my husbands birthday special.
Hi! I have a question: do you guys have gluten free options?
A must stop when visiting Elk Rapids, the food, the employees and the quality is something not to missed! #ringthebell
With Emily C. Bowen, Vicki Ellen Wurzburg and James. Best breakfast in town! Unique, tasty choices! Ring the bell and tip the chef.
The Best Pancake Parfait!
The best Pancake Parfait!
Looking to buy 4 tickets to shorts fest if anyone on this page is willing to sell. PM me thanks 🍻
What a great breakfast!