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Leif's Cafe

904 North Railroad Street, Eagle River, WI 54521
+1 715-479-2766
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“omelet” (18 reviews)
“pancakes” (17 reviews)
“chef salad” (4 reviews)
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5:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
904 North Railroad Street, Eagle River, WI 54521
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Reviewed October 16, 2017

I have only been here for breakfast, and it is good. The food is good and the staff is always nice. They have good parking. The location is really convenient right on the main road thru Eagle River.

Thank MadDogTraveler
Reviewed October 15, 2017

Leif's is always hopping, but you rarely have to wait for a table. It's right on Hwy 45 near the Derby Track and has lots of parking, so it is easily accessible. The food is made-to-order and I'd describe it as high quality, delicious diner...More

Thank V5015ZIchristinef
Reviewed October 14, 2017

We went there for a late lunch. Since we has supper reservations we decided to eat light. We all had the soup and half sandwich special. I chose the chili and a half tuna salad sandwich. My chili was tasty but only barely lukewarm. It...More

Thank Bonnie J
Reviewed October 12, 2017

We visit the area three times a ear and always eat at least once each stay at Leif's. This time (6:30 PM October 9) we waited to be seted as usual, but ended up walking out. The waitress was rude. She wanted us to sit...More

Thank Mark K
Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

my family and I came in this evening and our waitress was sarah. she was EXCELLENT! the food was good too! we will.be back

Thank Wiegand12
Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

My family and I stopped in for dinner tonight and I believe our waitresses name was Sara. Not only was she very sweet and made our visit very enjoyable but we witnessed her helping an elderly woman to the restroom. The elderly woman needed help...More

Thank Awakely90
Reviewed October 5, 2017

This is a very good large family restaurant with very good food in large portions at reasonable prices. The serving staff is excellent, too. Our group had lunch and took home leftovers from the huge Southwestern salad with ground beef, chips, lettuce, tomatoes, red pepper,...More

Thank geneski
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Understaffed so I know the very long wait times for any service was understandable to a degree but the service was not friendly at all. Food was NOT good either. The dumplings in the soup were super garlicky, breakfast skillet was just okay, no sauces...More

Thank ijustheartfood
Reviewed October 2, 2017

It took a little bit to get seated, but understood. Food was great wait staff very friendly. I will be back!!!!!

Thank Bob K
Reviewed October 1, 2017

We met our friend Leif's for a breakfast. It is a popular local hang out which tells you something about its food and service. We were seated right away. The wait staff was hustling the whole time we were there interacting with and taking care...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 904 North Railroad Street, Eagle River, WI 54521
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Eagle River
  • Phone Number: +1 715-479-2766
  • E-mail
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