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Fricano's Muskegon Lake

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1050 W Western Ave, Muskegon, MI 49441-1694
231-722-7775
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
It's OK

After years of hearing about the place we found them open on a rare Saturday afternoon. The place was very busy but the service was OK and friendly. Was greeted nicely by a hostess and seated immediately. As for what's on the menu all that we had to go on was what's printed on the placemat. The... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
Jim S
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Twin Lake, Michigan, USA
Good for:
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Twin Lake, Michigan, USA
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

After years of hearing about the place we found them open on a rare Saturday afternoon. The place was very busy but the service was OK and friendly. Was greeted nicely by a hostess and seated immediately. As for what's on the menu all that we had to go on was what's printed on the placemat. The bar selections were... More 

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Muskegon, Michigan
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Terrible service, very rude. Do not bring a group here. Brought out of town youth hockey team with reservation for 40 for youth and parents. Provided with one wait staff, after 1.5 hours no food. Complained to Mr. Fricano and he requested we leave which we respectively did.

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Muskegon, Michigan
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

If you like thin crust pizza with great quality ingredients you can not bet Fricano's!. The staff is very attentive and friendly. Good wine selection.

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Muskegon, MI
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Everybody rates this place as best Pizza in Muskegon. It is just Okay Pizza. Takes forever to get pies and only get 5 items on pies.

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Gillette, Wyoming
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343 reviews 343 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 via mobile

I prefer his Mom's place in Grand Haven for the subtle difference in taste, and the huge difference in grease. Ted has refined the "family recipe" to accommodate the middle-of-the-road taste buds. The service is pure Fricano's. Attentive, precise. Great view of Muskegon Lake. It's a must have every 90-days or so. Anymore than that and your asking for angioplasty.

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Fricanos is that unique place where you can have a dinner, birthday party or wedding reception and know that you will walk away satisfied. Simple menu and unique pizza has made the Fricano's name a common word amongst locals. If you haven't been there then you need to make the trip.

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North Muskegon
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have been eating this pizza since 1956. Fricano's pizza was the first pizza place in Western Michigan, originating in Grand Haven. Ted Fricano operates the restaurant in Muskegon. True to the family tradition they use only five ingredients on a thin crust. Pepperoni, mushroom, green pepper, fresh sausage and anchovies or any combination thereof with a mixture of mozzarella... More 

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fruitport
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I have been enjoying Fricanos Pizza for many years. It never changes because it doesn't have to. You either love it or you don't. It has been and still is my all time favorite pizza in Muskegon and they have some stiff competition. Thin, thin crust, very little if any sauce, wonderful sausage. I order mine deluxe NO ANCHOVIES with... More 

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MUSKEGON
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This place has the best pizza in town. It's the crust that makes the pizza...cracker thin...but so good! They have adult beverages and soda to go with the pizza and the service is always friendly!

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Zionsville, Indiana
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141 reviews 141 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
235 helpful votes 235 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Fricano's pizza is very good. The staff is friendly!! I have tried several of their pizzas and I have yet, to have one I didn't like. The crust is very thin and the sauce they use is very good (sauce makes the pizza) with quality toppings. The building is very unique and has recently been restored, which makes for a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1050 W Western Ave, Muskegon, MI 49441-1694
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Muskegon County  >  Muskegon
  • Phone Number: 231-722-7775

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?