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Nowicki's Sausage Shoppe

1224 N 2nd Ave, Alpena, MI 49707-2105
+1 989-354-2219
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (14 reviews)
“brat” (18 reviews)
“sausage” (29 reviews)
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Polish, American, German, European, Delicatessen
1224 N 2nd Ave, Alpena, MI 49707-2105
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Excellent quality products at very competitive prices, Nowicki's carry on a long tradition of family recipes and new recipes.

Thank Colin L
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We have purchased jerky, brats, and smoked sausage. Quality is always very good and we have made many purchases over the years.

1  Thank mightywoman
Philip N, Owner at Nowicki's Sausage Shoppe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and our family and workers appreciate your continued business.

Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

They have up to 6 different flavors at any time during lunch. The staff is very friendly and you are in and out in mere minutes

Thank 1911guy
Reviewed 4 January 2017

They have amazing Festival Brats that are stuffed green pepper, onions, and red peppers. They also have wonderful potato cheddar brats that are unlike any you've ever had!

Thank Kathleen D
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Upon encountering the huge cooler which is loaded with an abundance of homemade types of sausages, you will need some assistance and guidance. This is exactly what you will get. Often someone who has made the sausages will help you out by asking your taste...More

Thank SnowbirdSanta
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This is a self service lunch stop that serves various flavored of homemade bratwurst. They are delicious! We tried a few different kinds and loved them all. There are many different toppings to choose from. This is an inexpensive stop for a great bite to...More

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I have eaten here on a few occasions, but mostly I come in to purchase their delicious sausages. When I have eaten there, one sits in an enjoining room which reminds one of being in an Alpine setting. The sausages are served on fresh buns,...More

Thank 484karlc
Philip N, Owner at Nowicki's Sausage Shoppe, responded to this review

Thank you for your business and taking the time to write the very nice review.

Reviewed 4 October 2016

We weren't starving but this place caught our eye and we had to stop...and glad we did. I like sausages and they had a bunch to choose from. I'm not sure how many people normally eat there but it looks like many carry out and...More

Thank Annette B
Philip N, Owner at Nowicki's Sausage Shoppe, responded to this review

We appreciate your business and thank you for your review

Reviewed 13 September 2016

The staff is ultra friendly and helpful. The establishment is clean. It is a casual dining spot with sausage as it's focus. Don't expect a waitress, it is counter service.

Thank Sharon L
Philip N, Owner at Nowicki's Sausage Shoppe, responded to this review

Our customers drive our success, we enjoy providing good food to great customers, thank you...

Reviewed 11 September 2016

I'm not a meat eater but decided to have a brat -- seemed like the right thing to do. Great brat - wonderful selection - fantastic price!! $2.50 for brat and bun? Plus toppings!

Thank SherriHF
Philip N, Owner at Nowicki's Sausage Shoppe, responded to this review

We thank you and our family appreciates your business. :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$4 - US$5
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1224 N 2nd Ave, Alpena, MI 49707-2105
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Alpena
  • Phone Number: +1 989-354-2219
Nowicki's Sausage Shoppe is a family business making over 80 homemade specialties. Five generations of sausage makers have developed the unique recipes since 1917. Stop in for a quick snack or make yourself a "Brat in a Bun" at our self serve counter