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Fricano's Muskegon Lake

1050 W Western Ave, Muskegon, MI 49441-1694
+1 231-722-7775
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“ice cream” (6 reviews)
“grand haven” (22 reviews)
Closes in 16 min
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
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1050 W Western Ave, Muskegon, MI 49441-1694
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed an authentic pizza in the heart of Muskegon. And even got to chat and share a meal with the owner Ted. Excellent pizza, simple, authentic and delicious. No boggy menu to go through, simple and quality all the way. I would recommend this pizza......More

Thank Frank L
Reviewed 19 March 2018

The thin (almost burnt) crust is the secret along with the aged cheeses and the spices in the tomato sauce. Basically the same as Grand Haven Fricano's except a little more ambience and for some reason, the pizzas seemed just a bit more compelling. We...More

Thank A Brian C
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Some people absolutely love the pizza here - swear by it! Myself, I found it just plain too greasy. There are better options for non-chain pizza in Muskegon.

Thank Trustworthy_Visitor
Reviewed 10 January 2018

The best thin crust pizza around. Fricanos is a favorite of my whole family and when they all come to town its one of the first places we all go

Thank Sharlene V
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Fricano's is a West Mich. Tradition. They have developed their own style of pizza which should be sampled. With lots of parking and a Lakeside view, this eatery is a pleasant place for lunch or dinner. Pizzas are all one size and come with thin...More

Thank Dave48838
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Like an extremely thin tasty pizza with a great flavor? Fricano’s is your spot!!! Super quaint place sitting on Muskegon Lake. Thirsty??? Have a cold soda, beer, or a nice wine!! This is a place to try for sure then come back whenever you pass...More

Thank Kristi L
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Busy place, but tons of seating. Menu is simple, pizza with choice of 5-6 toppings. It’s perfection. Lots of locals enjoy this place. It’s a mature crowd and best sit down pizza place in town. Service is great and pizza is even better. You can...More

Thank eh37526
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Every few months, old friends from childhood get together and talk about the old days. This is the best place to do that. Great pizza, great drinks and a great time. Ted is the best to set this up for us.

Thank BigIndeed
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Fricano’s is famous in the area for great pizza. The original location is in Grand Haven. I went to the one downtown Muskegon, with a view of the lake. The atmosphere was cozy. At the table, there were paper placemats. They said to create your...More

Thank Catservant62
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Voted best pizza in Michigan. Thin crust with a choice of 5 topping. Beer and wine along with mixed drinks available. We have been going to all the Fricano's for the past 58 years. Started in Grand Haven.

Thank John L
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Tim B
6 January 2017|
Response from Jim S | Reviewed this property |
I agree. Oddly enough, I ate there 2 hours ago!
Gregory Y
27 June 2016|
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Response from 123Daniel123 | Reviewed this property |
If cost is an issue then holiday inn. Shoreline is upscale and super nice with fabulous views. Beautiful and comfy.
Gregory Y
27 June 2016|
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Response from JohnOtter | Reviewed this property |
Also, some inexpensive airbnbs nearby.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1050 W Western Ave, Muskegon, MI 49441-1694
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Muskegon County  >  Muskegon
  • Phone Number: +1 231-722-7775
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