Harbor Cafe

Harbor Cafe The Harbor Cafe is a longstanding tradition in downtown Elk Rapids. Serving unique delicious breakfasts & lunches! Voted Best Breakfast and Best Burger!

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

For the first time we are taking a short winter break 😄 Make sure to get in this week for your favorites! We will be clo...
01/19/2020

For the first time we are taking a short winter break 😄 Make sure to get in this week for your favorites! We will be closed 12 days

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 :)

Half pound burgers fresh ground daily. Never frozen! Taste why we were voted Best Burger in Antrim County!
11/27/2019

Half pound burgers fresh ground daily. Never frozen! Taste why we were voted Best Burger in Antrim County!

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

Don’t forget we still have our delicious Pumpkin Swirl Pancakes for a limited time 🙂
10/21/2019

Don’t forget we still have our delicious Pumpkin Swirl Pancakes for a limited time 🙂

This weekend is “chili” weather 😉 Come in and warm up with a bowl of our award winning Cherry Cactus Chili!!
10/10/2019

This weekend is “chili” weather 😉
Come in and warm up with a bowl of our award winning Cherry Cactus Chili!!

One of our great French Toast offerings! Cinnamon Caramel French Toast! Using the same recipe cinnamon as the Cinnamon S...
10/08/2019

One of our great French Toast offerings! Cinnamon Caramel French Toast! Using the same recipe cinnamon as the Cinnamon Swirl Pancake except topped with caramel! So delicious 🙂

Pumpkin Swirl Pancakes are back for the season!!
10/06/2019

Pumpkin Swirl Pancakes are back for the season!!

10/01/2019

October is here, our fall hours start today! We are open 7:30am until 1:00pm five days a week. Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays :)

It’s nice to see we get visitors from all over!!
10/01/2019

It’s nice to see we get visitors from all over!!

Totty Bowl.. Tater Tots, sausage, sautéed onions and cheddar cheese topped with an over medium egg and country gravy! YU...
09/25/2019

Totty Bowl.. Tater Tots, sausage, sautéed onions and cheddar cheese topped with an over medium egg and country gravy! YUM!

Harbor Cafe
09/20/2019

Harbor Cafe

Looks like another gorgeous weekend coming up. Head downtown for breakfast with us!
09/19/2019

Looks like another gorgeous weekend coming up. Head downtown for breakfast with us!

Can’t make it for breakfast? No problem we serve breakfast from open till close! Plus besides being voted Best Breakfast...
09/13/2019

Can’t make it for breakfast? No problem we serve breakfast from open till close! Plus besides being voted Best Breakfast in Antrim County we were also voted Best Burger! Come see why!! Fresh ground every day, never frozen 🙂

Having Cinnamon Swirl withdrawals? ...us too! See you when we reopen Saturday after our short end of season break 🙂
09/11/2019

Having Cinnamon Swirl withdrawals? ...us too!
See you when we reopen Saturday after our short end of season break 🙂

Harbor Cafe
09/07/2019

Harbor Cafe

Breakfast with us then followed by a fall color tour 🙂 sounds great!!
09/05/2019

Breakfast with us then followed by a fall color tour 🙂 sounds great!!

Yum! Our cafe pizza. Grilled tortilla topped with country gravy, scrambled eggs, cheese and your choice of one meat and ...
09/04/2019

Yum! Our cafe pizza. Grilled tortilla topped with country gravy, scrambled eggs, cheese and your choice of one meat and two veggies!

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

(231) 264-8700

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!