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Leif's Cafe

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904 North Railroad Street, Eagle River, WI 54521
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Janesville, Wisconsin
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We wanted a light lunch to tide us over and found the perfect thing here. All 6 of us ordered the "Lunch Break" - your choice of a cup of soup (I had the cream of potato - very good!) and a half sandwich. The sandwich choices were chicken salad, tuna salad, egg salad, grilled cheese or crab salad. I... More 

Thank snaphappy-one
Oak Forest, Illinois
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is so good for breakfast. They offer all kinds of breakfast choices. Their omelette a are exceptional! I would recommend them for breakfast for everyone!

Thank Cher621
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I realize most of the reviews of Leif's are for breakfast, but we decided to try it for dinner for our first night in Eagle River. We ordered the chicken fried streak dinner and were disappointed that it was not homemade. We should have asked before ordering. Also, the side of vegetables were a little too charred for my taste.... More 

1 Thank BackRoads522
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hi took my niece and nephew for brunch on a weekday in late August. The café was on crowded when we arrived, and our order was taken quickly. We all ordered breakfast items 45 minutes later, we were on about our 20th round of rock scissors when our meals finally arrived. By then, that place was quite full, yet we... More 

Thank Beth P
Eagle River, Wisconsin
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They are always great. We eat here often. The atmosphere is Northwoods. Prices are great. Remember just because food is cheap doesn't mean it's good:)

Thank Bill H
Houston, Texas
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225 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Leif's breakfast menu is large with something for everyone. They also have a good selection of lunch offerings and the service is great.

Thank peripatetictexan_12
Portage, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for breakfast. It was REALLY crowded, but didn't have to wait more than a few minutes for table. I ordered the Hunter's skillet I think that's what they called it. It had ham, sausage, bacon, peppers, onions & cheese over hash browns topped with eggs. It was good. My guy asked if they could make him scrambled... More 

Thank Kim D
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I used to live in Wisconsin and we always ate here when in Eagle River. I'm now living in SC and visiting. Made a point to come and have breakfast here before we left. Worth the wait!!! Great food and service.

Thank Sandy B
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wether you live in eagle river or just visiting, this is the hands down best breakfast cafe... Ever. I don't give stars but Leifs gets it.

Thank Dillon K
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was delicious and hot! Highly recommended. Leif's was very busy when we arrived, but the wait time was minimal and the serve was fast.

Thank kristina C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
5:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 904 North Railroad Street, Eagle River, WI 54521
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Eagle River
  • Phone Number: 17154792766

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