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Fitzgerald's Restaurant

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5033 Front St, Eagle River, MI 49950-9628
+1 906-337-0666
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16:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Wisconsin
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72 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is about the only thing I can say positive about this place. You can look out the window and see the Lake. Everyone we talked to said this is the place to go, so we were looking forward to our night out. Even with reservations we had a wait, but they are quick to pour a very expensive drink.... More 

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Houghton, Michigan
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This was our third attempt to get into the Fitzgerald's (commonly known as the Fitz amongst locals). It is a highly popular restaurant (I can only imagine because of its lakefront location and not the food or service) and one needs to make reservations about a week in advance. We arrived with a generally large group and had had a... More 

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1 Thank SoloTraveler26
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Took family to celebrate fall birthdays. Made a reservation a couple weeks ahead. This restaurant is often booked so plan ahead. Good bar. Drinks are always made well. The food is delicious. I have dined here on many occasions and never had a bad meal. They smoke their meats and the ribs, brisket and pulled pork are to die for.... More 

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1 Thank Anne F
Detroit
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

The view is amazing. We were seated by the window and had a spectacular view of the lake and sunset. The food is very good. I had the walleye and my husband had the flank steak. Both excellent. My son had the brisket. Excellent. I wish the place was not 10 hours away! Will definitely return when visiting area in... More 

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1 Thank kate413
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Food was really good. Fast friendly service. A definite must stop for anyone looking for good food, great views of Lake Superior and fast, friendly service.

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1 Thank Debbie P
Appleton, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Good food and drinks. Great selection of fine whisky. Small dining room with great views and a deck.

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1 Thank copperred65
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15 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Me and my wife made reservations for the Hotel and Dinner. The hotel is quite nice and the view awesome. They are also very close to the water so the waves hitting the shore were so relaxing. For dinner we got the Douglas Houghton Anchor I believe it was called, which is a dinner for 2 that comes with brisket,... More 

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Thank Vikingwolf
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

This local place has excellent food. Have eaten there several times and never disappointed. There is limited seating so reservations are needed.

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1 Thank Wielgus
Houghton, Michigan
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

This restaurant is one of the BEST in the UP. The food and view are totally worth the drive! But, make sure you call ahead and make reservations, this place is SMALL....and there is no cell service in most of Keweenaw County (North of Calumet).

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1 Thank mazzolynn
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Took our college son here while visiting him at Michigan Tech. Restaurant is steps from the water- breathtaking view of Lake Superior. As you park and get out of your car you're greeted by the wonderful aroma of BBQ meat cooking in their smoker. All tables have a view but ask for a table along the window. Food was amazing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
16:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 20:00
Thursday
16:00 - 20:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5033 Front St, Eagle River, MI 49950-9628
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Eagle River
  • Phone Number: +1 906-337-0666

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