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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
Closed now
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Sun 5:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried this restaurant for lunch based on other reviews and nothing else was open on a week day during the off season. The food was alright but the server was not very friendly or quick.

Thank Brad A
Kewaskum, Wisconsin
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped for breakfast on a Saturday a.m. and it was very busy but we were seated right away. Service was very fast and the food was good. It's part of a longer building so you have to look for the sign. Restaurant is larger than it looks from the outside.

Thank PlantManager530
Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was very good and reasonable. Very friendly service also. It was in a good location-was right next door from our motel so we didn't have to drive anywhere.

Thank Audrey K
Machesney Park
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a quick home cooked meal for lunch with friends. The food was served quickly and was very good. Our waitress was friendly and offered her preferences for lunch and deserts. Would like to try breakfast next time!

Thank Tracy B
Rosholt, Wisconsin, United States
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted a different spot for lunch and checked the restraint reviews on Trip Advisor. We chose Leif's and were very pleased. Our wait staff was excellent, providing service when ever needed without being overbearing. My husband had a Rueben and he said it was the best he had ever had. And he is a Rueben fan. I had a... More 

Thank Jo-Ann G
lawrence, kansas, usa
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First, the service was fine but we waited a very long time for our meals especially when there were only about 6 diners all of whom already had their meals. When our order finally arrived, my son's Reuben was hot and my hot roast beef sandwich was barely body temperature. The hot roast beef was not sliced roast beef as... More 

Thank b b
Spokane, Washington
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129 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While visiting in the Eagle River area recently, I enjoyed breakfast at Leif's with my family. My brother, who lives there, actually eats breakfast at Leif's every single morning so that was my initial recommendation -- and I really liked it too. I had a traditional breakfast sandwich with egg and biscuit and sausage and it was delicious. My husband... More 

Thank Mary K
Janesville, Wisconsin
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
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
Good for
Kids, 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?