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Pier 4 Cafe & Smokehouse

600 N Main St, Alma, WI 54610-5500
+1 608-685-4964
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“potato pancakes” (21 reviews)
“pulled pork” (12 reviews)
“ribs” (9 reviews)
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We've stopped at Pier 4 every time we drive through Alma. Breakfast with eggs, hash browns, and bacon are out of this world!. Great Breakfast!. You can't beat their hospitality. Love this place!

1  Thank fullflaps2010
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Really big helpings. Beautiful views -inside and out (outside seating too!) of the Mississippi River. I had eggs, hash browns, and smoked on sight pulled pork. Great Breakfast!

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Never been here before! The food and wait staff were great! You GOTTA try the potato pancakes!!! They are delicious. We had the Friday fish special and the fish was hot and tasty. Cole slaw was cold and seasoned just right. To top it off....three...More

Thank Jnbartunek
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Recently shared breakfast there with friends. Friendly hometown service. Generous portions. Excellent taste. I have stopped here at least once s year for a number of years and love their BBQ pork omelet. Open for real fast and lunch.

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We have to stop at Pier 4 every time we drive through Alma. I am completely addicted to the smoked brisket platter served with pulled pork laden baked beans, coleslaw, and corn bread. All from scratch, all excellent. Can't beat the price or the down...More

Thank potte129
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Sat in the screened patio area so could see the barges on the Mississippi going through. A little noise when the trains came through as restaurant sat very close to the tracks. Service for great. Food was good.

Thank CactusCaro
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We've ate here a few times over the last 15 years. Every time has been phenomenal. We were there again last week and everything was just as awesome as remembered. Omelettes are great. Pancakes are really good. And the smoked pork is AMAZING! I know...More

Thank Fencelover
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We love going here for breakfast to watch the trains, barges and boats go by outside. The Food is delicious and the portions are large. If you sit inside you can watch the model train go by while you eat too...but we always sit outside...More

Thank Stacey722
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Every time I come to Alma to visit my dad we always come here for breakfast! Great food and service!

Thank Brandy H
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is an excellent place to have breakfast. The food was really good, the service is friendly, and it's right on the Mississippi river. What a view! We had a table by the window, and watched a barge come in. Can't beat that! The place...More

Thank Sherry70_13
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Kim S
20 March 2018|
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Response from Jnbartunek | Reviewed this property |
Bob is right but the menu options are good.
Jody S
28 August 2016|
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Response from Matt B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. I think it's real potatoes and not a mix but I'm not sure.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 10
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 N Main St, Alma, WI 54610-5500
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Alma
  • Phone Number: +1 608-685-4964
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We serve breakfast and lunch and are knowen for our omelets, potato pancakes and all our smoked meats and fish
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