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Cliff's Boathouse Cafe

301 Hamilton St, Racine, WI 53402-4952
+1 262-633-1767
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“fish fry” (23 reviews)
“soups” (4 reviews)
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301 Hamilton St, Racine, WI 53402-4952
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Expect a wait to get a table but it is so worth it. It's a small place but they are doing something right for sure! It must be the nice staff and the food is great too.

Thank Dawn F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cliff's menu is simple but delicious and made to order. Service is prompt and friendly. If you are in a hurry, you can chew fast. If you want to chat with a friend, your coffee cup will be refilled. And the prices are unbelievably low....More

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I would recommend anyone in the area of downtown Racine and hungry for breakfast during the weekend try this place out. Potato pancakes are awesome!

Thank jettatdi03
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Went here as a 2nd choice as 1st place we picked was packed and wanted to know if we had reservations. We were glad we ended up here. While a small establishment, it is family owned and service was fabulous! Potato pancakes are one of...More

Thank bchlvr92
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The decore is baseballl shabby chic..if that is a term. The guys who waiter know everything about the Brews and Bears. No matter what you get, it's good, it's hot and alot. The potato pancakes are a meal in themselves. They are outstanding. Get the...More

Thank wisconsinwanderer
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This place is a great value! I'm disappointed I didn't find out about it earlier. Best potato pancakes I've ever had and the service is awesome. Highly recommend.

Thank Jamey C
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped in with family for the all-you-can-eat Friday fish fry. The place was packed, and I totally understand why. This isn't health food, but it's good old fashioned traditional fish fry. The potato pancakes we're delicious, and the fish has a pretty light breading...More

Thank snowgo54
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I'm a regular here, whether eating alone or with friends and family. They earned my trust through consistency, quality, and friendliness. A true word of mouth "hole-in-the-wall" kind of place, they offer a great breakfast at a great price. Try "Cliff's Super Special" - the...More

1  Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I have heard the number 1 rated fish fry in Racine but have yet to try it. I have however had the breakfast several times and it is outstanding. This is a VERY small place so be prepared for a possible wait to be seated!!!!

Thank karl a
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Plus side: the fish fry. Minus side: so small, you have to wait (outside usually) for a table and it's best not to linger so someone else can sit. Casual place with a friendly owner.

Thank HelenRacine
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Jersey M
15 June 2017|
Response from Kevin D | Reviewed this property |
No. Only Fridays, and only until about 8pm. They are more of a breakfast/lunch place. Friday fish fry starts at about 11:30 and goes til about 8.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 13:00
06:00 - 13:00
06:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Hamilton St, Racine, WI 53402-4952
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Racine
  • Phone Number: +1 262-633-1767
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