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Pier 4 Cafe & Smokehouse

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600 North Main Street, Alma, WI 54610
608-685-4964
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6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 6:00 am - 2:00 pm

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  • 36
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  • 13
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Awesome Breakfast

We had breakfast here and it was superb. We stuck to the basics but everything just better. Given your choice of meat - go with the ham!!! This is also a smokehouse and the ham was incredible. Somehow the hashbrowns and even the toast/ homemade jams were just great. Don't miss Pier 4. Oh, and then... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We had breakfast here and it was superb. We stuck to the basics but everything just better. Given your choice of meat - go with the ham!!! This is also a smokehouse and the ham was incredible. Somehow the hashbrowns and even the toast/ homemade jams were just great. Don't miss Pier 4. Oh, and then go stand on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The breakfast food was great! The waitstaff was courteous and attentive. The prices are very affordable and the portions were large. On the way out you can purchase some of their homemade seasonings such as Rib Rub. Overall a great value! Thanks, WE WILL BE BACK!!!

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Minnesota, USA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

My wife wanted to go to an Art Fair around Pepin & Stockholm, WI. We drove up the Wisconsin side of the Mississippi River from Winona to Alma and stopped to dine at the Pier 4 Cafe. This restaurant is right on the edge of the Mississippi River and offers some great views of the Lock & Dam. My wife... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Just simply delicious BBQ! Great breakfast too! Only open til 2...so make sure to get there before they close!

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Minnesota City, Minnesota
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90 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Went for breakfast the other day and it was outstanding. The omelet I had was a garden variety and it was LOADED with goodness. The service was great and the scenery was fantastic.

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Milwaukee, WI
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7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

We spent a few delightful days on the Great River Road in Wisconsin in October. By far the best breakfast on the trip was at Pier 4. First of all, it's a charming little place, full of small-town atmosphere, with a nice view of the Mississippi and a train track feet away where huge freight trains pass by frequently. Strangely... More 

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Pine Island, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We ate at this restaurant during our girls weekend. What a great place, the young people that waited on us were attentive nice and fun! We stayed at Alma Home Style Lodging which was a really great place also. We will definitely be back to Alma next year.

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Rochester, Minnesota
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

My mom & I stopped here for a late lunch on a Saturday afternoon. We were seated immediately on the screened-in porch which has a wonderful view of the River and the lock and dam. After being seated, we waited, and waited and waited for our server to take our order. I finally had to flag him down to let... More 

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Englewood, Florida
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226 reviews 226 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

We lived in this area many years ago, so we couldn't resist sitting by the river, the locks, and the railroad tracks. The food and friendly staff added to the experience. I had the special which was a chicken salad sandwich and chicken noodle soup, and my husband had a hamburger. Both were good, and we appreciated that they serve... More 

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Winona, Minnesota
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Open only til 2pm but serves breakfast right through and the omelette I had was suberb and HUGE! Potato pancakes and French toast looked incredible too. Well rounded menu for lunch too including ribs, which seemed out of place but looked good too. Laid back friendly service (our waitress looked like she was in her pajamas but still cute), kept... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 600 North Main Street, Alma, WI 54610
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Alma
  • Phone Number: 608-685-4964
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm

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