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Rico's Cafe & Pizzeria

Menu

Serving breakfast from Monday Saturday (Sunday breakfast menu and buffet)
OMELETTES‎
Served with hash browns and choice of toast and jam or buttermilk pancakes
$6.75
Hickory smoked bacon
Country ham
Sausage links
Fresh sage sausage patties
Toast and jam
Buttermilk pancakes
4 Egg Omelettes Cheese
Hickory smoked bacon
Country ham
Sausage links
Fresh sage sausage patties
Toast and jam
Buttermilk pancakes
Create Your Own
$7.75
Hickory smoked bacon
Country ham
Sausage links
Fresh sage sausage patties
Toast and jam
Buttermilk pancakes
Vegetarian
Cheese, mushroom, green pepper, tomato and onion
$7.75
Hickory smoked bacon
Country ham
Sausage links
Fresh sage sausage patties
Toast and jam
Buttermilk pancakes
Denver
Cheese, ham, green pepper, mushroom and onion
$7.75
Hickory smoked bacon
Country ham
Sausage links
Fresh sage sausage patties
Toast and jam
Buttermilk pancakes
Western
Cheese, bacon, green pepper, mushroom and onion
$7.75
Hickory smoked bacon
Country ham
Sausage links
Fresh sage sausage patties
Toast and jam
Buttermilk pancakes
Spinach and Mushroom
Sautéed red onion, mushrooms, fresh spinach and your choice of feta or swiss cheese
$7.75
Hickory smoked bacon
Country ham
Sausage links
Fresh sage sausage patties
Toast and jam
Buttermilk pancakes
Greek
Gyro meat sautéed with red onion, feta cheese and tomatoes (served with tzatziki sauce)
$7.99
Hickory smoked bacon
Country ham
Sausage links
Fresh sage sausage patties
Toast and jam
Buttermilk pancakes
Philly Cheese Steak
Filled with grilled sirloin beef tips, sautéed mushrooms, green peppers, onions and cream cheese, covered with melted cheddar cheese
FARM FRESH EGGS‎
Served with choice of toast and jam or buttermilk pancakes
$3.89
Bacon $5.29
Ham $5.29
Sausage links $5.29
Patties $5.29
Toast
Jam
Buttermilk pancakes
Egg, Any Style
$4.29
Toast
Jam
Buttermilk pancakes
2 Eggs, Any Style
$6.79
Toast
Jam
Buttermilk pancakes
2 Eggs with Homemade Corned Beef Hash
$8.99
Toast
Jam
Buttermilk pancakes
Steak and Eggs
5 oz. Grilled sirloin, 3 eggs any style with hash browns, toast or muffin.
$7.99
Toast
Jam
Buttermilk pancakes
Lumber Jack
3 eggs, choice of bacon, ham, sausage links or patties, hash browns and toast.
$8.29
Toast
Jam
Buttermilk pancakes
Eggs Benedict
2 Poached eggs served on toasted English muffins, with a slice of country ham, topped with hollandaise sauce
$8.29
Toast
Jam
Buttermilk pancakes
Vegetarian Eggs Benedict
2‎ Ppoached eggs served on toasted English muffins, with sautéed portabella mushroom slices, grilled tomatoes and fresh sautéed spinach, topped with hollandaise sauce
$8.49
Toast
Jam
Buttermilk pancakes
2 X 4
Two eggs, two pancakes, two meats, two slices of toast and hash browns
SKILLETS‎
Served with hash browns and choice of toast and jam or buttermilk pancakes
$7.95
Toast and jam
Buttermilk pancakes
Meat Lovers
Bacon,‎ ham, sausage and cheddar cheese
$7.75
Toast and jam
Buttermilk pancakes
Country
Sausage, onions, hash browns, American cheese, topped with country gravy
$7.75
Toast and jam
Buttermilk pancakes
Western
Bacon, mushrooms, green peppers, onions, topped with cheddar cheese
$7.75
Toast and jam
Buttermilk pancakes
Denver
Ham, mushrooms, green peppers, onions, topped with cheddar cheese
PANCAKES, SANDWICHES AND OTHER FAVORITES‎
Short stack (2) $5.49
Tall stack (3) $6.49
Buttermilk
Short stack (2) $5.99
Tall stack (3) $6.99
Chocolate Chip
Short stack (2) $5.99
Tall stack (3) $6.99
Blueberry
$5.79
Cinnamon Bread French Toast
Three slices with butter and maple syrup
$5.79
Breakfast Sandwiches
Grilled sourdough, rye or wheat bread with two farm fresh eggs, choice of meat (bacon, ham, sausage) and melted American cheese.
$7.49
Country style (with our sausage gravy on top) $+1.00
Stuffed Hash Browns
Sautéed ham, bacon, onions, green peppers and mushrooms with melted cheddar cheese between two layers of golden hash browns.
$6.49
Breakfast Burrito
Flour tortilla filled with scrambled eggs, green peppers, onions, sausage, cheddar cheese and salsa served with hash browns
Full order $4.49
Half order $3.29
Biscuits and Gravy
Two fresh baked biscuits, split, buttered, grilled and covered with our homemade country sausage gravy
SIDE ORDERS‎
$2.49
American Fries with Green Peppers and Onions or Hash Browns
$3.29
Corned Beef Hash
$2.29
Bacon, Ham or Sausage Links or Sage Sausage Patties
$1.99
Toast, Sourdough, Rye or Whole Wheat, or English Muffins
$2.49
Homemade Sausage Gravy, 1 Cup
$3.79
Oatmeal with Raisins
$1.99
One Egg
$2.49
Two Eggs
$3.79
Three Silver Dollar Pancakes
BEVERAGES‎
$2.09
Premium Leelanau Roasting Company
Fresh brewed coffee, free refills
$2.09
Hot Tea
Large $2.29
Small $1.59
Juice, Apple, Orange, Grapefruit, Tomato or Cranberry
$2.09
Soft Drinks, Free Refills
$1.49
Milk
$2.09
Fresh Brewed Ice Tea, Free Refills
$1.79
Hot Chocolate
APPETIZERS‎
$6.95
Baked Shrimp Scampi
Shrimp scampi baked with melted mozzarella and parmesan cheeses in a garlic butter sauce. Served with homemade bread sticks.
$4.75
‘Brew City’ Onion Rings
Onion slices double-dipped in a premium draft beer batter and served with ranch dressing.
$6.49
Chicken Tenders
Four strips of tender, juicy breaded fried chicken strips, served with your choice of sauce.
Cheese only $6.29
Fajita steak and cheese $7.29
Fajita chicken and cheese $7.29
Quesadillas
This favorite “south of the border” appetizer starts with a flour tortilla; we fold it, then stuff it with Colby and muenster cheese, grill it and serve it with salsa. big enough to share! add onions, green peppers or mushrooms – just 0.50 each!
$5.99
Cheesy French Fries and Bacon
A heaping pile of French fries with bacon crumbles and covered with melted cheddar cheese.
$2.99
Sweet Potato Fries
$8.49
Party Platter
A combination of onion rings, breaded cheesy cauliflower, chicken tenders and mozzarella sticks, served with ranch dressing.
$6.95
Garlic Cheese Bread
If your taste is garlic and cheese, you’ll love this. Served with pizza sauce.
$5.25
Breaded Cheesy Cauliflower
Served golden brown with our own ranch dressing.
$7.29
Buffalo Wings
Ten jumbo wings, dipped in our own hot sauce, baked and served with bleu cheese dressing.
SALADS‎
$7.29
Grilled chicken breast $+1.00
Grilled steak $+1.00
Caesar Salad
A bowl of fresh romaine lettuce tossed with caesar dressing and parmesan cheese, then topped with red onions and homemade croutons. Served with bread stick.
$7.29
Chef Salad
A fresh bed of lettuce with turkey, ham, tomatoes, swiss cheese, hard boiled eggs, bread stick and your choice of dressing.
$7.29
Spinach Salad
Fresh spinach leaves with bacon, egg, red onion and our own homemade bacon dressing.
$7.79
Fajita chicken $+0.16
Taco Salad
We start with a bowl you can eat, fill it with fresh garden lettuce, add seasoned beef, cheddar cheese, tomatoes, onions, nacho chips, black olives and dressing. Served with homemade bread stick.
$7.79
Chicken Salad Plate
Homemade‎ chicken salad with walnuts and raisins, teamed up with a scoop of cottage cheese and tomato slices and served with homemade bread stick.
$8.49
Homemade Soup and 35-Item Salad Bar
SIDE ORDERS‎
$2.49
Mashed Potatoes and Gravy
$2.29
French Fries
$2.99
Sweet Potato Fries
$2.29
Potato Wedges
$1.99
Cottage Cheese
$3.50
Dinner Salad
$1.99
Coleslaw
Cup $2.99
Bowl $3.99
Soup of the Day
Cup $3.29
Bowl $4.29
Salsa (4 oz. Cup) $+0.50
Dressing (4 oz. Cup) $+0.50
Clam Chowder
About
Locally owned and operated for 22 years. Homemade food, priced right and plenty of it! Local Craft beers, wine & Liquor.
PRICE RANGE
$7 - $18
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Pizza
FEATURES
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Reviews (161)
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All reviews fish fry roasted chicken pizza blueberry cobbler omelette french fries bread salad bar octoberfest menu red cabbage traverse city all you can eat line out the door daily specials the wait staff late breakfast cooked perfectly
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

The monthly ethnic specials are worth a visit. The food is well prepared and moderately priced. Served hot and fresh.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank F1816CLdons
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Just had a wonderful afternoon meal at Rico's. We all ordered different things from the Octoberfest menu. No one was disappointed. The red cabbage was the hands-down favorite as we all sampled from each other's plates. Anthony was quick with his knowledge of the different...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JudyH1366
MInone4, Owner at Rico's Cafe & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

We are so happy you enjoyed our 15th annual Oktoberfest menu. It is all homemade from scratch in our own kitchen. I posted this review for Anthony and the rest of our staff (Anthony actually did the "dance of joy"). We hope you will join...More

Reviewed October 3, 2018

We are a senior couple and spent three weeks near Interlochen in September. We ended up eating at Ricos often. We loved the breakfasts. Eggs, sausage, hash browns and toast were very good. For dinners we tried the pizza which we loved. We also shared...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Nancy P
MInone4, Owner at Rico's Cafe & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review. We are happy you enjoyed our Mom & Pop restaurant! We hope you get back to enjoy Northern Michigan again soon.

Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

We're camping close by and this was recommended by two separate groups. Very good food and a wide variety on the menu. Specials everyday. We just had burgers but they were good. Pizza andy salad bar also looked good. Hope to return before we depart...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Woody W
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We have been to Rico’s many time over the past several years. Good bar food! Great Pizza. And you can get KBC widow maker on tap!!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Roy A
MInone4, Owner at Rico's Cafe & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Thank you very much for the glowing review. Yep, gotta love Widow Maker Beer!

Reviewed August 25, 2018

We have been dining at Rico's for years and have enjoyed the food. However recently there has been a change in the way the food is prepared and the portion sizes are much smaller. My favorite breakfast has always been the veggie omelette. It was...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank GetAway007
MInone4, Owner at Rico's Cafe & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Thank you for dining at our Mom and Pop restaurant for years, we appreciate our regulars very much. We did change the way our omelets are prepared, by mixing the veggies with the eggs, you get veggies in every bite. We will be sure to...More

Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Our breakfast burritos were delicious. Our server, Danielle, was very friendly and visited our table many times to make sure our meal was enjoyable. Been here a few times and will be back for sure.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Karen M
MInone4, Owner at Rico's Cafe & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Glad you enjoyed your breakfast. Thank you for taking the time to review us. Danielle is wonderful, she has been with us for 15 years! I'll be sure to share this review with her.

Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

We decided to dine at Rico’s based on the advertising nightly special in TripAdvisor. When we arrived at the restaurant and asked about the Wednesday night special we were told that there are several different online specials and the one we are running tonight is...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Dawn T
Reviewed July 23, 2018

We were in a pinch and quite hungry when we arrived at Ellis Lake Resort. Rico's is very close and convenient. The meat pizza was EXCELLENT! Very high quality cheese and meat. It was about $20 including cheezy bread. I can't say I have ever...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank MichiganMillionaire
MInone4, Owner at Rico's Cafe & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Thank you for the 5 star review. We do use quality ingredients in all our food. We hand grind our cheese, hand slice all of our fresh veggies, our pizza dough is made from scratch, our sauce is homemade also. We do this daily to...More

Reviewed July 11, 2018

Stopped there twice after a meeting for dinner. Food is good and service is good as well. They have nightly specials and theme months.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank L8302QCjohnk
MInone4, Owner at Rico's Cafe & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

We appreciate you taking the time to positively review our locally owned and operated restaurant. We are happy you enjoyed our food along with our service!

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