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Elmer's Restaurant

) #26 of 51 Restaurants in Escanaba $$ - $$$ American,
200 N Lincoln Rd, Escanaba, MI 49829-1324
+1 906-786-3286
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
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“meatloaf” (3 reviews)
“french toast” (3 reviews)
“omelet” (4 reviews)
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American, Diner
$$ - $$$
200 N Lincoln Rd, Escanaba, MI 49829-1324
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for a good hearty home cooked meal to travel another 7 hour drive. We found it here. Flavorful, Americana classics done well. The decor is dated (who cares). The staff friendly - our waitress was Justine. I was able to swap out...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017

As motorcycle travel writers, we frequent roadside eateries regularly and can usually find something worthwhile about most family restaurants and diners. Because this is an independent that may have had an off day, I'll give the benefit of the doubt at two stars, but this...More

Thank Scotte B
Reviewed 6 June 2017

ordered eggs and toast just eggs and toast after waiting for 5 minutes after it was put in window i left because the waitress was talking to other waitress and customers that had already received their food.

Thank Phil T
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We went there for a fish fry. The perch was clearly overdone but they still served it. It was so dry we couldn't eat it. I had to get up to tell our waitress since she hadn't come and checked on us at all. They...More

Thank mustanggirl49829
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We stopped here for a quick lunch while traveling through Escanaba. It is on the main road going north. It has the feel of a quaint diner. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. We didn't have to wait for a table and were served...More

Thank RPS1971
Reviewed 9 May 2017

WOW. I had a great fish dinner the other day. This was not my first visit. It is a great little restaurant with friendly staff.

Thank bittychicken
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Had breakfast there twice. Large selection on the menu. The restaurant was very clean and the wait staff was wonderful. Great food and service! Wonderful location.

Thank erinb37462016
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We stop here quite often If we are in town and want a real breakfast Good food, friendly service, and reasnable ! If you wanna go back in time and feel like you are in a old time dinner This is the place to go...More

Thank MissouriUSAButterfly
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Ordered biscuits and gravy....portion was large but the gravy was way overly salted...hopefully this was a one time thing and we will try it again...the bill was reduced due to this and we appreciated it...They asked if they could bring us something different..

Thank Sandy K
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The portions in this place are huge! Keep that in mind when you order! The food itself was alright - had an omelette and really couldn't go wrong there but the place was clean, the waitress was friendly and efficient and the food was good...More

Thank Croclee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 N Lincoln Rd, Escanaba, MI 49829-1324
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Escanaba
  • Phone Number: +1 906-786-3286
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