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Pier 4 Cafe & Smokehouse

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600 N Main St, Alma, WI 54610-5500
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We ate here during our family vacation. We sat in the screened-in patio overlooking the lock and dam. The service was prompt and friendly. The meals arrived quickly and were very tasty. The portions are sizable and quite filling. The owner cooking in the kitchen was super friendly and waved at everyone and thanked them for coming. This was a... More 

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Niagara Falls
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

Great service, friendly and fast. Coffee always filled. Our group of 6 enjoyed every bite. The wheat toast was excellent. My husband liked the potato pancakes so much he purchased 3 mixes to go. So nice sitting in the screened porch overlooking the lock & dam.

Thank Blancaontheroad
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

It is a fun place with energetic and friendly waitstaff. I just had an egg and toast. The toast appeared homemade and was delicious. Very reasonable meal at $2. My husband had ribs with hash browns and cole slaw. The ribs had a good smoked flavor but were slightly tough. Overall it was a good meal.

Thank TravelswithDave
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17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

Second visit to Wabasha MN, and we can't wait to get to Pier 4!! From the melt in your mouth pancakes to the fluffy biscuits, you can't go wrong for breakfast. Hearty portions good friendly service and delicious food. They have a 3lb pancake challenge called the Danimal. If you can eat in 30 min or less, your meal is... More 

Thank Zelina N
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38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Love the breakfast every time. The eggs were cooked perfectly. The potato pancakes are wonderful - just like my Aunt used to make. The model train can entertain the kids too.

Thank Conmarki
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Service is always friendly and the breakfast is always good. So fun to see the train up top go round when there are little ones in the restaurant.

Thank wiginn
Rochester, Minnesota
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Wonderful seating- inside and out. Great view of the river and the bottoms. Food very good, service friendly and quaint. Family business. AND FABOULOUS POTATO PANCAKES with any meal! and the Strawberry shortcake to die for.

Thank MaryLynn S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Can't wait to go back! Food is always great and friendly staff. Pick up some of their smoked salmon if they have it. It's really good!

Thank HeadingSouth55
Winona, Minnesota
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This place is small but packed full of tables/booths including screen porch seating overlooking Lock and Damn #4, hence the name. They are only open for lunch and dinner,heads up - breakfast served til 1p includes mammoth omelettes featuring toast with the most incredible home made jam I have ever tasted and lots of other down home specials. Great view... More 

Thank zamr
Buffalo City, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

It's always fun to return to Pier 4 whether for an awesome breakfast or ribs or smoked pork for lunch. Food is always served quickly after ordering and arrives at the table hot. Service is attentive and friendly.

Thank Chris K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $10
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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: 16086854964
We serve breakfast and lunch and are knowen for our omelets, potato pancakes and all our smoked meats and fish

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