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Fricano's Pizza Tavern

1400 Fulton St, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1536
+1 616-842-8640
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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1400 Fulton St, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1536
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Fricano's Pizza Tavern has a different type of pizza. Very thin crust with only sausage, pepperoni, green pepper, mushrooms, and anchovies available. They only serve pizza. You either love it or not.

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Very good pizza here! Entire family enjoyed it. Not for the picky eater though, if I remember correctly, the pizza comes one way—they don’t really even have a menu. Not typical pizzeria but it is worth giving it a try! We loved it!

Thank Jenee O
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing pizza in a great atmosphere! Original location lends to the quaintness of this Grand Haven staple. Must visit stop if your in the area.....delicious thin crust pizza with real Italian flavor. :)

1  Thank JeffSal2
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

My husband went here for pizza when we went out of town for a few days. The restaurant was a bit busy but it ended up being worth the wait. It is pretty cramped in there as far as seating is concerned. The pizza was...More

1  Thank Julianne M
Reviewed 26 September 2017

You tend to love or hate Fricano's Pizza, with it's thin, salty, greasy, pizza - and yet somehow it is absolutely delicious! Order more than you think you want - the thinness of the pizza means you'll have room for more than at most places....More

Thank SMF-Collegeville
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We visit GH every year for a couple weeks every year. We have tried their pizza a few times and every year the arrogance of the owners/ managers gets worse. They really don't care if you enjoyed the pizza or if you had a problem...More

Thank SVU2017
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

What can you say about this place but that Tradition just tastes good! There are no beers on draft, only bottles. No Parmesan cheese, no knives, no credit cards accepted, no crust options, no box just bags for take home, and no delivery. But we...More

Thank Sally B
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Our family loves Fricano's pizza! The pizzas have very thin crusts and a limited number of toppings and are delicious. The six of us wolfed down four pizzas - two with everything but anchovies, one with sausage and pepperoni and one with pepperoni, mushrooms and...More

1  Thank Eestigirl
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Never have understood the attraction here. It's cardboard with grease floating on top. Try Scribbs or Clover bar if your looking for great old school pizza.

Thank Jarrell C
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This is an iconic resturant. Pizza menu is limited to a handful of options. Unable to special order the thin crust to "crispy." Location was convenient to the RV resort. Mushrooms were in a lump at the center of the pie. Disappointed.

Thank Carrie H
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Anne t
6 August 2017|
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Response from Mark P | Reviewed this property |
No. They do take out however
26 October 2015|
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Response from terry p | Reviewed this property |
To my knowledge, all the Fricano's restaurant s have indoor dining.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1400 Fulton St, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1536
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ottawa County  >  Grand Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 616-842-8640
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Believed to be the first pizzeria in Michigan. Thin crust, REAL cheese, the BEST pizza anywhere!! They have been here since 1949. The other Fricano restaurants are off-shoots of this one-the ORIGINAL
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