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Pier 4 Cafe & Smokehouse

600 N Main St, Alma, WI 54610-5500
+1 608-685-4964
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“potato pancakes” (20 reviews)
“pulled pork” (15 reviews)
“omelet” (9 reviews)
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600 N Main St, Alma, WI 54610-5500
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Reviewed October 25, 2018

Outside looks a bit small and dumpy., tucked right next to the lock and Dam on the Mississippi. Inside is good food, friendly service, and small town dining experience. Right on the main highway, easy access. We had breakfast, mine was eggs Benedict, my wife...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank walt c
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

We chose Pier 4 for lunch based on TripAdvisor reviews. It was an excellent choice! We both ordered sandwiches and could choose from garden salad, soup (chili today) or French fries to accompany our sandwiches. We ordered the garden salad. It was generous; the mixed...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JudyJ59
Reviewed September 20, 2018

We hit winter hours, so were only able to eat there once, (breakfast). We had heard recommendations the night before, potato pancakes and cinnamon rolls, soooo I felt a bit adventurous, (I'm normally a scrambled eggs, bacon, toast & HB kind of girl), I ordered...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Maryoke
Reviewed September 1, 2018

We had a nice lunch at Pier 4 Cafe in Alma Wisconsin. I had the horseshoe pulled pork - which was way-too-much food for one person; my wife had the tomato basil soup - so I was able to share the pulled pork with french...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bruce W
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Did not know how the smokehouse omelet with pulled pork could work, but it was outstanding. Smoked turkey and Swiss omelet was also quite good. Rather than toast, get the German potato pancake. Very tasty. Breakfast served until 11:30.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Murra_Meyer
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Pier 4 is what I would consider a very average diner. The prices are fairly average. I ordered two eggs, hashbrowns, and sausage for $7.25, which is about what I would expect to pay. The food was decent enough. It reminded me of what I...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Oz54750
Reviewed March 27, 2018

My wife and I returned for a great BBQ lunch: I had smoked turkey, she had brisket. The baked beans and hash browns were GREAT, the slaw was creamy, and whoever is smoking their meat knows their work. It's like time-travel only cheaper and we...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Ted T
Reviewed March 18, 2018

We've stopped at Pier 4 every time we drive through Alma. Breakfast with eggs, hash browns, and bacon are out of this world!. Great Breakfast!. You can't beat their hospitality. Love this place!

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank fullflaps2010
Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

Really big helpings. Beautiful views -inside and out (outside seating too!) of the Mississippi River. I had eggs, hash browns, and smoked on sight pulled pork. Great Breakfast!

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Bob M
Reviewed September 22, 2017

Never been here before! The food and wait staff were great! You GOTTA try the potato pancakes!!! They are delicious. We had the Friday fish special and the fish was hot and tasty. Cole slaw was cold and seasoned just right. To top it off....three...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank jnbartunek
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Kim S
March 19, 2018|
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Response from jnbartunek | Reviewed this property |
Bob is right but the menu options are good.
August 27, 2016|
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Response from Matt B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. I think it's real potatoes and not a mix but I'm not sure.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $10
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 N Main St, Alma, WI 54610-5500
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Alma
  • Phone Number: +1 608-685-4964
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We serve breakfast and lunch and are knowen for our omelets, potato pancakes and all our smoked meats and fish
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