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The Fish Basket

231 1/2 E Superior St, Munising, MI 49862-1055
+1 906-202-3692
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“whitefish” (45 reviews)
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American, Seafood
231 1/2 E Superior St, Munising, MI 49862-1055
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The fish was tasty, but everything was fried and a little greasy. We ate outside at tables near the fish truck and it was fun. VERY informal.

Thank sujocaha12
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a cute little take out spot. They have tables and chairs set up inside a garage filled with kitchy old antique decorations and such. The people are nice and the service is quick. The food is all fried and was overly salted, IMO,...More

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, this is a "food truck" located in an alley off the main drag. They have some seating near the truck and even open a garage for seating inside. Stopped by at 11:30 and they were not open yet. We were informed that...More

1  Thank Grumpyone88
Reviewed 1 week ago

We weren't sure if there would be any place to eat our food, but there were outdoor tables and a garage with tables and eclectic decor. Order at the truck and find a seat. The whitefish is fresh and lightly breaded, then fried. For the...More

Thank Janet L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fish is amazing! You can taste the freshness! It’s cooked perfectly with the correct fish to breading ratio and not greasy at all. We loved it so much we had it 2 nights in a row!

Thank heathalandehaan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are many restaurants serve Lake Superior whitefish. There is no place better than The Fish Basket’s whitefish. Although the place is a food truck, whitefish comes freshly daily and fried crispy outside and tender inside, so delicious. Half pound fish is enough for 2...More

Thank Jenny201110
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I travel to Munising I always stop by The Fish Basket for delicious fresh Lake Superior whitefish and a friendly chat with Sam!

Thank care_traveler
Reviewed 19 August 2018

This is a small food truck with some outdoor seating in Munising. We stopped because a recommendation from a friend. The whitefish and shrimp taco were delish! There was a college girl selling lemonade right near but that was awesome. In addition, the rest of...More

Thank Missy S
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Nice little place to get fresh fish. White Fish was perfect as was the Lake Trout. The fries were homemade and were great also.

Thank chadhil
Reviewed 15 August 2018

While watching the lake a couple sat down next to us and open up a box that made our mouths water. They explaiend that the fish basket a small food truck down an ally is the place to go. Heading over sure enough its down...More

Thank Kara W
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Questions & Answers
11 September 2017|
Response from MyShorty P | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, did not pay much attention, I doubt it. We came back here the second time in a different time, but a different guy was cooking and it wasn't the same.
Joe R
24 August 2016|
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Response from Judy T | Reviewed this property |
They offer butterfly shrimp but no other food types.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
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12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 1/2 E Superior St, Munising, MI 49862-1055
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Munising
  • Phone Number: +1 906-202-3692
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