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Fricano's Pizza Tavern

1400 Fulton St, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1536
+1 616-842-8640
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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1400 Fulton St, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1536
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would love to review this place but it was closed Sunday of a Holiday weekend . What the heck ?! Seriously, I have eaten before and it is very good. I just wished they were open before 5PM and on Sundays, especially on holiday...More

Thank lablover2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never quite seen a pizza like this. It look crusty and burnt. Don’t let that fool you. This was very good pizza. Unusual style, never seen a pizza quite like it. Super tasty, and made great leftovers. I highly recommend this pizza joint, for Carriy...More

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

We read a lot of mixed reviews on this place, but we wanted to try something local so we gave it a try and absolutely loved it. I think some people could be turned off my the fact that they only serve 12 inch thin...More

Thank Ashley S
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Tasteless! Thin paper crust (meaning it tasted like paper) covered with something red, tasteless pepperoni, bland sausage, and something that looked like cheese (but didn't taste like it). I would rate Jack's, Tombstone, & Red Baron higher. Chicagoans would be appalled.

Thank KawBob
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This place is a local tradition and has beenalmost 60 years! The best pizza I've ever had, but to usually have to wait. It's worth the wait

Thank davewhiting2016
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.

1  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

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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
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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