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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited here twice for breakfast. It has parking for big rigs. No steps for mobility-limited folks. Our first visit was a Sunday, late morning. It was packed. But we were seated within about 10 min. And considering how many people were being fed, they got us served in a reasonable time. Most of menu choices have very generous portions.... More 

Thank Sue H
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of our favorites in Eagle River for breakfast. Consistently great service and very good food. Many locals frequent this spot.

Thank Steve F
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Again- another Sysco standard- nothing special though the chicken fried steak breakfast can be pretty good depending on the cook.

Thank Muqtada_Burzynski
United States
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My dad & I used to eat here for bfast before hitting the woods at 5am each November. Wonderful at lunchtime too.

Thank PearlBuck
Niagara, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is fantastic. Be prepared for a little wait for seating at breakfast but that just shows you how good the food is.

Thank Gary U
Ashland, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Leif's has wooden tables very nicely finished and spacious seating, with a very friendly staff. As we drove by while traveling it looked like a nice place to stop and was. Perfect for families and we noticed several older customers also stopped in to eat. The food was very good and we got served right away. Next time through Eagle... More 

Thank north757
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wait staff is always friendly and efficient. We mostly have eaten breakfast there and have never been disappointed.

Thank Kathy G
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190 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Eagle River for four days and ate four breakfasts and two dinners here - partly because it was right next door to our motel and mainly because the food and service were excellent! Our counter breakfast waitress changed each day (all were friendly and courteous); our dinner waitress (Peri) had a terrific sense of humor, hustled tables... More 

Thank LovetoWalk51
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was great here, as we ate there several times. The restaurant was located nextdoor to our hotel. The service was slow, I think the servers had too many tables. However, we were on vacation and not in a hurry. So, if you are not in a rush, I would recommend this place. The food was good each and... More 

Thank Marie M
Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a morning of antique shopping, we stopped for a late lunch. I had a stuffed tomato with chicken salad which was huge and delicious. My husband had a beef sandwich plate. He liked it too. I had some of his mashed potatoes which were homemade....totally awesome tasting. His chicken dumpling soup was really, really good. I wished I would... More 

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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 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
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
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?