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Drifter's Restaurant

701 N Lincoln Rd, Escanaba, MI 49829-1555
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
07:00 - 21:00All hours
$$ - $$$
701 N Lincoln Rd, Escanaba, MI 49829-1555
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drifters is very accommodating for larger groups. They have a variety of choices on their menu and the food is always good and plentiful! The decor makes you feel like you're dining on an old ship. Super neat!

Thank Holly S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for dinner with a colleague while visiting Escanaba for work. Server was attentive and very polite. I ordered the 6 layer meatloaf and it was very delicious! The portion was large and would satisfy any appetite. I would definitely recommend this eatery to...More

Thank Sparty1973
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Come back every summer and it always amazes me! For as busy as they are it's clean, great service and fabulous food! We came for a family reunion and they had no problem accommodating 24 of us at the last minute and the food was...More

Thank Olivia_s77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can get a full-course meal here or just a sandwich. Very clean and friendly staff. Take your time eating, and enjoy the "people" atmosphere!!

Thank dskopp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had breakfast there recently while passing through on vacation. The food is excellent and the menu options were awesome! I had a Chicken Fajita Skillet and it was I big meal and it was very, very good. In addition to excellent food, the staff...More

Thank sverwiel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food us always good and portions are large, so go hungry. I ordered pecan pancakes and 3 plate sized ones arrived. I could not eat all of them, but enjoyed the toasted pecans and the honey syrup put them over the top! Hubby had...More

Thank D8471CJmariannem
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An OK, clean and friendly place to eat. Portions were quite satisfactory. Gravies need some work to become less corn starched.

Thank Old-timer_33948
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a full day of touring the UP, found this restaurant a delight. Our waitress was awesome. And, they give veteran discounts. We had a variety of selections, all were very well crafted. Also, if you leave hungry, it is your own fault. The food...More

Thank waztherereally
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome food fast and friendly service. Lighthearted atmosphere. Great place to serve a large group for breakfast or lunch or dinner

Thank cookiegascon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Met up with friends who were in town for an Airstream convention. One of the locals suggested Drifters for dinner. Breakfast all day! And it was excellent. Great menu and super service. Steak and eggs to perfection.

Thank gibsonja3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 N Lincoln Rd, Escanaba, MI 49829-1555
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Escanaba
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