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Italian, American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
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126 Shelden Ave, Houghton, MI 49931-2132
+1 906-482-5054
11:00 - 22:30
Closed now
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Sun 16:30 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Upper Peninsula, Michigan
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Totally recommend this place! Delicious pizzas! Their greek pizza I could eat everyday! The Tostada pizza also so good, garlic chicken also delicious! The crust is thin and the best! Their traditional sub is so good...very good place to bring quests in town...you'll never be disappointed!

Thank F3981FJpatriciak
Level Contributor
61 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here after cross country skiing all day. It was a really neat old building that over looked the river in downtown Houghton. I had the lasagna , it was very good ,they give you a huge portion. My husband had the spaghetti and had leftovers also. Service was good. Nice clean bathrooms.

Thank Needsmoretimeoff_12
Calumet, Michigan
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and service. Good view if you can get a window table. Sometimes hard to get a table since they are very busy.

Thank valley1229
Hancock, Michigan
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Always the same, Great Food Served! Family owned for Mega Years. Beautiful interior..Dining room overlooks the Portage Lake...Great Pizza, Soups, Sandwiches, FishBowl Drinks ! and other Drinks....The Murals on the Ceiling are awesome, along, with some beautiful, original woodwork-Bar, Built in Seating, etc. Reasonably Priced!

Thank clarerabitoy77
Houghton, Michigan
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have the best garlic chicken pizza as well as a lot of other great items. Their specialty drinks are marvelous.

Thank Evelyn G
Louisville, Kentucky
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tasty dining in a vintage atmosphere. We ate there with our family group of 10 people, everyone enjoyed their food and cold beer (for those that were of age). It is a popular spot in Houghton Michigan for a reason, I would recommend eating there if you're in the area.

Thank Mark S
St. Paul, MN
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fun place! There are murals on the walls that are quite interesting and charming. They have many varieties of fishbowls to sample and the pizza is really good!

Thank Anaturenerd
Hancock, Mi
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Tostada Pizza and a Fishbowl - the best! The decor is also great. This is an icon in the local area and should be experienced by all!

Thank KimTRiOUBFinlandia
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Best place to go in town for thin crust pizza. Tostada pizza, and BLT are great choices. Delicious Ranch dressing on the side for dipping pizza in if you so desire.

Thank olhababy
Massillon, Ohio
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Pizza is fantastic and has been as long as I can remember. Same great recipe and flavor since I was in high school back in the 70's. A place you must visit at least once if not several times while in Houghton. Their traditional sub sandwich is also an item you must try.

Thank prattmandu

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Shelden Ave, Houghton, MI 49931-2132
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Houghton
  • Phone Number: +1 906-482-5054

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