We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Elmer's Restaurant

Is this your business?
) #26 of 50 Restaurants in Escanaba $$ - $$$ American,
200 N Lincoln Rd, Escanaba, MI 49829-1324
+1 906-786-3286
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“meatloaf” (3 reviews)
“french toast” (3 reviews)
“omelet” (4 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
American, Diner
$$ - $$$
200 N Lincoln Rd, Escanaba, MI 49829-1324
Write a Review
Reviews (78)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

As motorcycle travel writers, we frequent roadside eateries regularly and can usually find something worthwhile about most family restaurants and diners. Because this is an independent that may have had an off day, I'll give the benefit of the doubt at two stars, but this...More

Thank Scotte B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ordered eggs and toast just eggs and toast after waiting for 5 minutes after it was put in window i left because the waitress was talking to other waitress and customers that had already received their food.

Thank Phil T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for a fish fry. The perch was clearly overdone but they still served it. It was so dry we couldn't eat it. I had to get up to tell our waitress since she hadn't come and checked on us at all. They...More

Thank mustanggirl49829
Reviewed May 24, 2017

We stopped here for a quick lunch while traveling through Escanaba. It is on the main road going north. It has the feel of a quaint diner. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. We didn't have to wait for a table and were served...More

Thank RPS1971
Reviewed May 9, 2017

WOW. I had a great fish dinner the other day. This was not my first visit. It is a great little restaurant with friendly staff.

Thank bittychicken
Reviewed February 3, 2017

Had breakfast there twice. Large selection on the menu. The restaurant was very clean and the wait staff was wonderful. Great food and service! Wonderful location.

Thank erinb37462016
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

We stop here quite often If we are in town and want a real breakfast Good food, friendly service, and reasnable ! If you wanna go back in time and feel like you are in a old time dinner This is the place to go...More

Thank MissouriUSAButterfly
Reviewed October 29, 2016

Ordered biscuits and gravy....portion was large but the gravy was way overly salted...hopefully this was a one time thing and we will try it again...the bill was reduced due to this and we appreciated it...They asked if they could bring us something different..

Thank Sandy K
Reviewed October 3, 2016

The portions in this place are huge! Keep that in mind when you order! The food itself was alright - had an omelette and really couldn't go wrong there but the place was clean, the waitress was friendly and efficient and the food was good...More

Thank Croclee
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Very average food. Friendly staff. I thought their fish fry was fair. It was more greasy and not battered well. Mediocre beans. Nice salad bar and soup though. Will probably pass this by when that way again. Overhyped in my opinion.

Thank lbingamanPetoskey_MI
Nearby Restaurants
The Stonehouse & Carport Lounge
375 reviews
.09 miles away
Drifter's Restaurant
91 reviews
.48 miles away
El Patron Mexican Restaurant
49 reviews
.43 miles away
Thai Express
21 reviews
.10 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Leigh's Garden Winery
9 reviews
.96 miles away
City of Escanaba Bike Path
9 reviews
.01 miles away
Willow Creek Cinema
23 reviews
.39 miles away
Escanaba City Band
9 reviews
.35 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Elmer's Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 N Lincoln Rd, Escanaba, MI 49829-1324
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Escanaba
  • Phone Number: +1 906-786-3286
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing