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Leif's Cafe

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904 North Railroad Street, Eagle River, WI 54521
+1 715-479-2766
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05:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
Sun 05:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 05:00 - 20:00
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

The wait staff is always friendly and efficient. We mostly have eaten breakfast there and have never been disappointed.

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Thank Kathy G
Ohio
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217 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We were in Eagle River for four days and ate four breakfasts and two dinners here - partly because it was right next door to our motel and mainly because the food and service were excellent! Our counter breakfast waitress changed each day (all were friendly and courteous); our dinner waitress (Peri) had a terrific sense of humor, hustled tables... More 

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Thank LovetoWalk51
Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

The food was great here, as we ate there several times. The restaurant was located nextdoor to our hotel. The service was slow, I think the servers had too many tables. However, we were on vacation and not in a hurry. So, if you are not in a rush, I would recommend this place. The food was good each and... More 

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Thank Marie M
Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
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71 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

After a morning of antique shopping, we stopped for a late lunch. I had a stuffed tomato with chicken salad which was huge and delicious. My husband had a beef sandwich plate. He liked it too. I had some of his mashed potatoes which were homemade....totally awesome tasting. His chicken dumpling soup was really, really good. I wished I would... More 

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Thank sophiecleo
Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
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64 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a late lunch. I had the open face roast beef and it was good. My wife had a tomato stuff with chicken salad. She enjoyed it. I also had the dumpling soup, excellent. TRISH has the seafood soup and she was not a fan. It was to thick. Overall good lunch.

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Thank swuppy22
MI
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Nothing fancy here, but your standard restaurant fare. Service was a bit slow, but one waitress mistakenly thought another had our table, so that was the reason. Food was hot and fresh and decent. Nothing outstanding but a good hot, decent meal.

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Thank olhababy
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

This was a horrible experience. Waited forever for meal then it came incomplete. When we were done a BLACK order of bacon was delivered. You have to be kidding me. Will never go back .

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Thank wxyzdotty
Iron Ridge
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Waited a hour and a half to get food. Waitress never came back to check on us to see if we needed anything. Had to go up and get our soup we order and go up again to get refills of drinks. Asked to speak to the manager told I would have to wait"he was cooking". We have visited this... More 

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Thank Marie B
Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

We had never eaten at Leif's before and then a friend said that Lefi's doesn't serve a good breakfast, they serve a great breakfast. We had been going to another diner for breakfast that was so-so. Once we ate at Leif's, there was no going back to the other place. Delicious food and a friendly wait staff. A perfect way... More 

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Thank EagleRiverGirl
Three Lakes, Wisconsin
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44 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We go to Leifs a few times every summer. Like to ride the bike trail up from Three Lakes have lunch and ride back. They have a very large breakfast menu with good size portions at a reasonable price. Lunch is also good but we prefer Lief's for breakfast.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
05:00 - 14:00
Monday
05:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
05:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
05:00 - 20:00
Thursday
05:00 - 20:00
Friday
05:00 - 20:00
Saturday
05:00 - 20:00
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

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