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220 South Main Street, Waupaca, WI 54981
715-256-2530
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wonderful twist

I had a grilled turkey sandwich with raspberries and caramelized onions. It was so very good. The chicken noodle soup was scrumptious.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
514AmyLou
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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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30 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Waupaca, Wisconsin
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Cronies stuffed French toast is delicious. Coffees are awesome. Restaurant is small but homey. Service is somewhat slow.

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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I had a grilled turkey sandwich with raspberries and caramelized onions. It was so very good. The chicken noodle soup was scrumptious.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This place is overpriced and overrated with extremely slow service. Unfortunately, a good coffee shop in this town is lacking so by default they get business.

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Central Wisconsin
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Happy smiley people serving unique and interesting food. Great coffee too. Awesome quiche! one of my favorite lunch spots!

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Libertyville, IL
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

My father always said, "Always check the windows in a restaurant, because if the owner is detailed enough to make sure the windows are clean then you've come to a well run establishment." Cronies windows are gleaming......great place for breakfast....they give you TALL mugs of hot coffee and meals are tasty. Try the cinnamon roll....made fresh daily.....all bakery items are... More 

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Good food and service. Try the fried sauerkraut balls --- truly delicious! The patio provided a delightful summer evening to enjoy with friends..

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Peru, Illinois
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We come to Waupaca a few times a year. Always make this one of our can't miss for breakfast or lunch. The food is always great, service is always friendly and welcoming. The coffee is fantastic. It definitely has a small town feel about it. Put this place on your to do list for sure!

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Waupaca, Wisconsin
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I have only had breakfast here- the pancakes are HUGE! not to mention delicious. The atmosphere is friendly. However, I was not at impressed with the service. The food takes a super long time! we waited over an hour the first time. The second time, I waited 25 minutes. When you get the check, I have had to walk up... More 

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The pancakes were at least 12 inches in diameter filled the whole plate I recommend ordering one pancake cause you won't finish 2. They were delicious. The coffee was fantastic also

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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This restaurant has very good fresh coffee. The service is hit-or-miss. Sometimes quick, sometimes we wonder what our server is doing because they are all around but not at our table. The food is usually pretty good but not always. It seems the new owner is more concerned about her cupcakes then running a good restaurant because some of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 220 South Main Street, Waupaca, WI 54981
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Waupaca
  • Phone Number: 715-256-2530

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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