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Leif's Cafe

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904 North Railroad Street, Eagle River, WI 54521
+1 715-479-2766
05:00 - 20:00
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Sun 05:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 05:00 - 20:00
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The menu had so much to choose from, it was difficult to decide, all 4 of us were impressed with the service and food. We wanted to go back the next night but it was closed on Sundays.

Thank kziemer
Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We've been many times, and the difficult thing about Leif's is what to order. Pleasant and efficient staff, very clean.

Thank Julie D
Eagle River, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I try and eat at Leif's at least once a month because they always have a great breakfast and pleasant wait staff. The pancakes are a must for a side order!

Thank Howard M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We went here for a late breakfast on the recommendation of a salesperson in downtown Eagle River. The cafe was clean and festive, with tons of Christmas decorations. Even though it was a below zero day, it was cozy inside. I had a Western skillet with hash browns, my husband had chipped beef, and our two boys had Belgian waffles.... More 

Thank Carrie K
Alton, Illinois
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

At least twice a year, I visit Eagle River and Leif's is a must. Breakfast, lunch - doesn't matter. Great value, great food, great service. You can always count on Leifs to deliver the best.

Thank Lynden S
Eagle River, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

The food is usually excellent but when there is a problem, they should compensate in some way to the customer, especially someone who frequents the establishment on a regular basis.

Thank kenjoan1951
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Leif's is a local diner that has been there for decades. It's a busy place and can be difficult to get into for breakfast during the summer season. Leif's serves really good egg skillets, omelettes, pancakes and the like. The staff is very friendly and efficient. Leif's also serves lunch and dinner till 8:00 pm.

Thank LizBethob
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We tried this restaurant for lunch based on other reviews and nothing else was open on a week day during the off season. The food was alright but the server was not very friendly or quick.

Thank Brad A
Kewaskum, Wisconsin
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We stopped for breakfast on a Saturday a.m. and it was very busy but we were seated right away. Service was very fast and the food was good. It's part of a longer building so you have to look for the sign. Restaurant is larger than it looks from the outside.

Thank PlantManager530
Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin
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30 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

The food was very good and reasonable. Very friendly service also. It was in a good location-was right next door from our motel so we didn't have to drive anywhere.

Thank Audrey K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 20:00
05:00 - 20:00
05:00 - 20:00
05:00 - 20:00
05:00 - 20:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?