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Gustafson's Smoked Fish and Beef Jerky

4321 West U.S. 2, MI 49760-9819
+1 906-292-5424
Review Highlights
It lived up to my very high expectations

If you want the freshest smoked fish from Lake Michigan, Gustafson's is a must-stop. I was in the... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Houston, Texas
Still the best jerky and smoked fish around.

Stopped by on the way back to the bridge on a Sunday afternoon. The place was crowded but that is... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Royal Oak, Michigan
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“smoked fish” (40 reviews)
“beef jerky” (6 reviews)
“cheese curds” (7 reviews)
4321 West U.S. 2, MI 49760-9819
+1 906-292-5424
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

If you want the freshest smoked fish from Lake Michigan, Gustafson's is a must-stop. I was in the Upper Peninsula for the first time, but was fortunate to be made aware of this nondescript gas station that serves up incredibly awesome fish. Originally, I'd planned...More

Thank chrsn
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Stopped by on the way back to the bridge on a Sunday afternoon. The place was crowded but that is the norm on the Sunday in the summer. Fortunately, they still had some jerky and fish. The jerky is still outstanding and I purchased the...More

Thank row004389
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We've been here several times and make it a point to stop whenever we are in the UP. This trip was no exception. Even though we were coming up through Wisconsin and staying in Marquette, we drove about three hours out if our way just...More

Thank Erik G
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

First stop after the bridge is always Gustafsons! Easy off and on US2. Always great jerky! Many varieties to choose from. I alway get the peppered. Even tried the serachi this time. What better way to enjoy the great UP than a bag of jerky...More

Thank Rick P
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Beef jerky is one of my favorite snacks. There are numerous places along the U.S. 2 corridor in Mackinac County that offer it, and Gustafson's is one of two that I've found that do it very well. I'm partial to their Cajun flavor--always great texture,...More

Thank littleking75
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We stopped in to Gustafson's on our way back home. The staff was very friendly, the store was very clean and organized, nice clean bathrooms and they were open later than anything else around them. We purchased some smoked trout, my mom has had smoked...More

Thank Tiffany M
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Delicious jerky! It you're traveling in US2 this is a must stop for UP traditional foods! Between Brevort and Naubinway in Michigan's Upper Peninsula!!

Thank Yvette K
Reviewed 22 November 2016

A seriously true hidden gem... If there were ever a nationwide jerky competition this place would be a dark horse. Everything is smoked on site and all the flavors are incredible. At the very least is the best in the U.P.

1  Thank jesustheclown
Reviewed 20 October 2016

So we stopped in on Saturday morning saw the smoke and had to see what they were cooking, they were smoking fish outside. went in and got some jerky. Then sunday heading home we had to drive 20 mins out of our way and get...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We can not come to the U.P without stopping! If your looking for smoked fish, jerky, or cheese curds this is the best place. They have the best smoked fish that we have ever found!! The employees are always friendly & willing to help answer...More

Thank 470annetts
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