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JJ's Steak and Pizza House

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411 North Second Avenue, Alpena, MI
+1 989-356-1666
08:00 - 02:00
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for drinks and and appetizers. Doesn't have a wine selection-house wine was poor. Appetizer combo plate was okay. Seems to be a local favorite.

Thank Tanka4
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

I have eaten breakfast, lunch and dinner here. Breakfasts are really good, with large portions. There was a shrimp omelet on a previous menu, which was outstanding. For lunch and dinner, I mainly have had the great tasting pizzas. Children are welcome, and there is a bar. Besides having good food, it is fun place.

Thank 484karlc
Alpena, Michigan
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Good food. Amazing Sunday brunch. I have had steak dinners, taco salads, the ribs are generous portions. That was all on the old menu. Has a decent separate meeting area for private functions. Nice bar area for sports TV and in general seating area. Staff is normal in that some are right on their service and others are just kinda... More 

Thank Patrick S
Kingman, Arizona
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

The food is very tasty. The servers are friendly. They also have a garden where they use the produce for their restaurant. The ambience is very nice. it's can be casual or fancy, depending on the occasion. I would not say it's a family place since it's a bit pricy but for a special day it's good. I like the... More 

Thank menardnewyork
Bay City, Michigan
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83 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Had lunch with my Wife after we took the glass bottom boat tour just down the street. The salad bar was the best I've seen in the recent past. Great selection and fresh. The pizza bar was all one could ask for. Great lunch at a reasonable price.

Thank tomgee88
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

I have only once before sent a meal back and that went fine but this experience was pretty bad on many fronts. Minor first issue was one of our party (four people) getting their room temperature beer drink significantly later than the rest of us. The restaurant was completely out of all potato sides so we had to re-think our... More 

Thank Gerry K
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Great food, help is good except they never have enough help to handle the bar crowds. Service then takes forever - orders are sloppy. Go during the day, it's a perfect place to dine!

Thank Rosemary S
Livonia, Michigan
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

There were 14 of us and reservations were made. The management knew we were coming. We were there for 2 1/2 hours and 4 out of the 14 didn't get our food. Waitress came around only once to see if we needed any refills. The Mgr. came over and told us our rood would be right out. HE LEFT after... More 

Thank aharvath
Detroit, Michigan
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117 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

I am always looking for local eateries to try when visiting other cities. JJ's fit that bill. It is a pizza and pub fare bar/restaurant located near to the Thunder Bay River. The food was typical (didn't try the pizza) pub fare and they had a good selection of beer on tap. The service was a bit slow but friendly.... More 

Thank Rjh8115
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The food is pretty good, it's a great place to eat with family and friends. Not a fan of the taxidermy animals, but that's my opinion.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Pizza, Steakhouse
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 411 North Second Avenue, Alpena, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Alpena
  • Phone Number: +1 989-356-1666

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