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Reviewed 19 October 2023

I ordered the country fried stake and it was a fried patty of some mystery meat. I don't think it was beef. I couldn't eat only about half of it and I was hungry. My brothers meal was below average too.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 30 July 2023

Family style restaurant. Friendly staff and excellent food. Good portions and reasonable priced. Their soups are especially good. Dined there for dinner for a couple of days. All meals and service was top notch!

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 8 July 2023

Paid $7.99 for two ragged edged over easy eggs and two pieces of soggy buttered toast. Seriously? Try elsewhere.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 23 March 2023

We stopped in for early dinner. Service was slow, but could have been shift change. The table was clean, but booth seats had crumbs. Flat entrance and parking, but doors did not have handicap assistance operation system. Menu is varied. Breakfast available all day. Husband...had the meatloaf dinner: stuffing, meatloaf, potatoes, bread and gravy. He said it was good. Served temperature hot. I had a chicken salad with vegetables - veggies were fresh and cold, chicken was hot. Serving size I thought was a little small for the price. We did not use the restrooms.More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 19 October 2022 via mobile

Great breakfast spot. Good service, great menu, tasty food and big portions ! What’s not to like. Definitely give it a try if you’re in the area.

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 11 October 2022

Had breakfast here for the first time. The waitress was great, and the portion sizes were huge. Would definitely go again if we are in the area

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 11 September 2022 via mobile

Breakfast was good. Plenty of food. Your standard breakfast what you've come to expect from a family restaurant. Would go back again

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 5 September 2022 via mobile

This restaurant was well-managed with excellent food. We ate both dinner and breakfast here and can’t say enough about the servers, the food and the value. The turkey dinner was amazing, real turkey! We highly recommend this restaurant while you’re in Escanaba!

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 18 August 2022 via mobile

Great breakfast place. The bacon was a nice thick cut. Eggs were cooked as ordered; sunnyside up and over easy. The bread was a good quality. We has sour dough and whole wheat toast. The only gripe was that the vegetables in the breakfast skillet...were for asian stir fry. Pea pods, water chestnuts and carrots. Service was fast and friendly.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 4 July 2022

Ordered breakfast and the hashbrowns were served burnt and the omlelets maybe had a drop of cheese in them. We complained to the waitress and nothing was done about it. We paid full price for the food that we couldn't even eat.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 24 May 2022

Stopped by on the way to Another shop. Good breakfast and service. Lotsa of choices. We stopped for breakfast, but the menu is extensive.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 16 October 2021

we stopped here on way back having got to Swedish café on way to Traverse City we were not Disappointed.. great Breakfast items at good prices and very prompt service. good coffee and no need to wait for refills.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 3 October 2021 via mobile

Local Escanaba eatery. Hardworking staff. Breakfast large/tasty portions. Busy/bustling on a Saturday morning. Must do.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 13 August 2021 via mobile

My son & I stopped in to Drifters while spending the night in Escanaba. The manager at our hotel recommended we come here for a great Omelet. Breakfast is served anytime here. Our Omelets were absolutely perfect. I built my own with Sausage, Mushrooms, Spinach,...Onions & Swiss Cheese. My son had the Avocado, with Spinach, Tomatoes, Mushrooms & Mozzarella Cheese. The Hash Browns were excellent, as well as the Rye toast & the Gluten Free Multigrain bread. Our server was Jenna, who took careof oureveryneed. .She was very polite, professional & just a Sweetie!! Highly recommend Drifters for a wonderful breakfast!!More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 3 August 2021

My wife and I ate dinner here recently. The place was clean, the service was competent, and the portions were plenty.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Drifters Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4