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Fricano's Muskegon Lake

1050 W Western Ave, Muskegon, MI 49441-1694
231-722-7775
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Ranked #35 of 186 Restaurants in Muskegon
Cuisines: Pizza
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
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English first
Muskegon, MI
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I've never met a pizza I didn't like. That said, everyone has their own taste when it comes to pizza. If you like very traditional toppings with few choices and if you like a limp crust, then Fricano's is for you. The slices can be rolled like a crepe and eaten like that. Service was good, considering that our server... More

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Muskegon
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I love Fricano's, but it is strictly a pizza place. Their menu consists of their limited toppings. They do not offer free refills on drinks. Fricano's is my favorite pizza place though, and it is right on the lake and has a nice atmosphere. They do not have any booths, only tables, some of the tables have a nice view... More

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Michigan Center, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This was a great find! Very yummy pizza!! We were surprised there were only a few things to choose but once our pizzas came that was forgotten.....SO yummy! It was nice to sit and look at the boats and the water and the sunset while eating.

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Muskegon, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

If your idea of pizza is sauce, cheese and pepperoni on a flour tortilla this is your place. Doubt even the sauce is original. Try Handsome Henry's or Handsome Hobo's for a real pizza.

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Belvidere, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We were visiting the area and not sure where to get dinner at reasonable price. Price is certainly reasonable here but we were disappointed with quality. I understand and love thin crust pizza but this was not to our liking. Greasy and soggy crust. The building itself was nice, atmosphere was nice, can tell it is a local place. I... More

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Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This pizza place to me is maybe my number 7 or 8 out of 10.But to my wife it is number 1.Most of my town I believe would rate this in the top 5.It is very good pizza.You should eat their at least once, and rate it on your scale.

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Grand Rapids, MI
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This was our first time at Fricano's and I was surprised by the menu. Pizza is all they serve, one size only and your choice of toppings. I had heard so much about this place and was expecting something outstanding, and was very disappointed. Eating the pizza, I could feel my arteries closing as it is so greasy. Just average... More

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Muskegon, Michigan
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Old Italian family pizza receipe that is very distinctive. Thin crust with limited options but the best I have eaten. When we try to figure out why it is different we have decided it is the cheese and sausage that give it that wonderful flavor. This is not chain restaurant food. The original restaurant is still in Grand Haven in... More

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This simple pizza joint is a local fave! Original Fricano's is in Grand Haven. When they noticed the amount of Muskegonites driving to get their scrumptious delight they open in Muskegon! Over-looking the Muskegon Lake! My family loves to ride our bikes on the "Lakeshore bike trail" to Fricano's! Great ice cream shoppe below for a sweet treat on the... More

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Grapevine, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Fricanos has been an institution in West Michigan for decades. One of the family members opened the Muskegon location years ago in an old factory on Muskegon Lake. You have the choice of pizza or pizza with limited toppings. Good service, full bar.

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