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Nick's Southside Diner

3023 US Highway 23 S, Alpena, MI 49707-4823
+1 989-356-1955
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“gyro” (4 reviews)
“patty melt” (3 reviews)
“fried chicken” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner
3023 US Highway 23 S, Alpena, MI 49707-4823
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Moist burgers, big and filling! A great dessert, too, made on the premises. This building is most unusual and once you see it, you won't forget it. We came in close to closing time and was served anyway. The cook said he had nothing else...More

Thank PJMith
Reviewed 30 August 2017

It was a nice place to stop. I personally thought my breakfast lacked any flavor. I requested crispy hash browns and I got soggy. The rest of my food just needed seasoning. It was edible.The service was great. Our server was very knowledgeable about the...More

Thank Carly U
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I was here with the family for a late dinner on a Friday night. The place was not very busy. It seemed like everyone else there was local, as the waitress stood and talked with them most of the time that we were there. The...More

Thank 652jeniferw
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

... interesting characters and all! The patty melt and cod sandwich were very good, and the fries were crisp without being overdone. Service was good at the end of the lunch rush, and prices are very reasonable.

Thank David G
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We are thankful that we always check TripAdvisor before heading into areas we are not familiar with because we would have missed this place. It was a great place for breakfast and extremely reasonable in price. We were looking for a decent breakfast place and...More

2  Thank LizNortonShores
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Thanks to TripAdvisor! We might not have stopped here if we had not read the reviews. Great food! Fish and chips- excellent! Gyro- the best! Ribs - tender and delicious! Fried chicken- more than anyone could eat but fabulous! Our waitress was great and everyone...More

Thank Christina M
Reviewed 9 June 2017

I stopped here to grab take out breakfast. The owner talked with me while I waited, very nice man. He gave me some history on the diner. After finding out that we were staying at a local hotel, he said they also make deliveries! We...More

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A diner is a diner. It is not the Ritz, but the food is fresh and tasty, and the meals are served by attentive staff members.

Thank 484karlc
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Nick's is an inexpensive but good quality diner with an unusual '50's atmosphere and regular clientele, well-known for its pizzas, sandwiches, pies, and coffee.

Thank Colin L
Reviewed 27 February 2017

A real "diner" experience with an extensive menu, a nattering set of local neighbors, and something to please everyone. Huge portions. Soups excellent...and it's the only place for miles around that has a gyro. I have never been disappointed by the food or the service....More

Thank Elizabeth M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3023 US Highway 23 S, Alpena, MI 49707-4823
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Alpena
  • Phone Number: +1 989-356-1955
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