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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

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 1
    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
Check the specials menu when you walk in.....

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 16, 2014
GreyhoundJean
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Libertyville, IL
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
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English first
Central Wisconsin
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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
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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
25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
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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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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We discovered Cronies several years ago when looking for a place to eat on our way to an annual gathering about an hour away and we have visited every year since! We were so pleased to find a locally-owned restaurant with healthy and delicious choices. This is not your typical small-town restaurant. We are tea drinkers, so I can't vouch... More 

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Fountain City, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Stopped here on a rainy Monday morning after camping at Hartman Creek. The place is very small and cozy with an eclectic "50's diner meets quaint coffee shop" atmosphere. We appreciated the internet connection and the excellent coffee selection. Very friendly service and the pancakes and french toast were wonderful. I did notice that the menu had some really fantastic... More 

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Wisconsin
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

A very friendly place with good coffee and plentiful refills. Cute décor and speedy service. I ordered an apple walnut scone, but would not do it again--quite bland and doughy. But maybe I'm too picky! My friends ate the zucchini muffins and a gigantic reeses pieces cookie and raved about them. Overall-- recommend!

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