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Fricano's Muskegon Lake

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1050 W Western Ave, Muskegon, MI 49441-1694
+1 231-722-7775
17:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Mon 17:00 - 21:30
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 00:00
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Spring Lake, Michigan
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I've had the pleasure of eating Fricano's Pizza for over 35 years. I've tried pizza all around the USA and in other countries and I've yet to find a better pizza anywhere. It has a thin crust that is unlike any other. I'm pretty sure you won't be disappointed. Check out their other locations.

Thank Rick Y
Norton Shores, Michigan
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely love the pizza and atmosphere at Fricano's!! The window views of Muskegon Lake make it very inviting.

Thank staceysid
Muskegon, Michigan
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fricano's is an institution along the lakeshore; comes thin crust only with a choice of pepperoni, sausage, mushroom, green pepper, anchovies; paper plates, paper napkins, paper cups, served on cardboard. Worth a try to discover if you are the lover or the hater of Fricano's. Lots of better places in town for a pizza for my taste buds.

Thank Beakley
Rothbury, Michigan
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good pizza good service the view of Muskegon Lakeway very nice had a beautiful sunset that night

Thank scott b
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We go here for family dinners, birthday dinners, pretty much anytime we need an excuse for great pizza. The pizza is thin crust only. They come in one size only, which is not that big. So be prepared to eat one whole pizza yourself. It is so good you will not want to share!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Lithonia, Georgia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Fricano's is a local, family owned business. There are at least 4 locations: Holland, Grand Rapids/Alpine, Grand Haven, and Muskegon. Fricano's keeps it simple. There is only one size pizza and just a few toppings to have on your pizza. Toppings include: pepperoni, sausage, mushrooms (canned - not fresh), green peppers and anchovies. The crust is super thin and typically... More 

Thank Carl G
Fremont, Michigan
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Always happy to eat here or any of the others locations. The pizza has never let us down in 40+ years. Occasionally there may be an issue if they are swamped......and that means service may be a little slow. Never bad. Enjoy the view while waiting.

Thank Douglas D
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111 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Fricanos had a good thing going in the 70's. But that was then and this is now. Why not offer a few extras that reflect current consumer tastes like salads to go with your pizza? Or how about a draught beer option? Instead, what you get is pizza, one size, and small paper plates. You gotta love the traditional Fricanos... More 

Thank JasperSage
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

For some people in the area, it's their favorite... Not mine... I asked for parmasian cheese and my request was declined.. The menu is pizza and pizza only... It would be nice to at least have a side salad available.. Top Shelf on Western Ave. has become my favorite pizza restaurant..

Thank Still29peg
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

My nephew was married here on 11/12/16 and it was a great place although it was a little hard to find in the dark. It's set waaay back off the road. The staff was all super nice and very attentive. The food was good too. I don't live in the area but would recommend it to anyone in the area

Thank Robert G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1050 W Western Ave, Muskegon, MI 49441-1694
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Muskegon County  >  Muskegon
  • Phone Number: +1 231-722-7775

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?