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Little Fat Gretchen

108 S Main St, Waupaca, WI 54981-1544
+1 715-258-0132
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pies” (31 reviews)
“meatloaf” (4 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 7:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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108 S Main St, Waupaca, WI 54981-1544
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We moved to Waupaca nearly a year ago and have been repeatedly asked about Little Fat Gretchen’s. We finally checked it out. Very very good. Wife had an omelette, I had a burger and we both had desert. Oh, I also had chili.

Thank bob C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good general breakfast food. Interesting specials. Prices are very reasonable. Always very busy; expect to wait. Could be cleaner. The floor needs a good scrubbing.

Thank williammZ7491NG
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went here because it was highly recommended on Trip Advisor and we thought it would be a quick lunch stop on our way home. We were totally mistaken. We waited for at least 45 minutes for our food to come. Most of us had...More

1  Thank Susan M
Gretchen H, Owner at Little Fat Gretchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am truly sorry that you would say "fiasco". We are very fortunate and thankful to be very busy. When the entire restaurant is full and people are waiting at the door it is very hard for our very small kitchen with a very small...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018

What's not to like about this Waupaca Main Street wonder! A casual diner where you can pick up a magazine or newspaper while the cook is working on a daily wrap, breakfast special (all day or til its gone) sandwich or salad. Try some of...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Great place. Family friendly and make sure to save room for the pie! Servers were helpful and friendly. The atmosphere reminds me of the good old days!

Thank Timothy N
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

After reading all the rave reviews I was frankly a bit disappointed when I stopped for breakfast on a Sunday morning. I ordered a simple breakfast; eggs over easy, Americans fried potatoes, bacon and “homemade” rye toast. The biggest disappointment was that everything was “swimming”...More

Thank UWJJ
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We ended up eating breakfast for lunch and it was so good. VERY nice service the waitress was very sweet. Very fun atmosphere. The table was wobbly...only thing not great so no biggy. I highly recommend eating here.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 4 January 2018

The waitress was very good, and tended to the six of us with a lot of attention. Food was not outstanding, but typical breakfast fare for Waupaca. I had the home fries, which were really nothing more than red potatoes that had been cut in...More

Thank F1195DQalank
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

My first visit and loved it. I had the veggie wrap with black bean chipotle burger and lettuce with balsamic sauce. My wife loved the southwest omelette. Both dishes were $8.99 and were Wisconsin sized portions. Becca was our server and she was great. She...More

Thank Andy S
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

This was our (parents and two boys, age 7 amd 10) first visit to this establishment. I was very pleased with everything and highly recommend this place for breakfast. I read someone's comment about how this was a greasy spoon, but that is far from...More

Thank jlhubb2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 S Main St, Waupaca, WI 54981-1544
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Waupaca
  • Phone Number: +1 715-258-0132
All of our bakery is homemade. With that in mind please give us a 24 hour notice when ordering desserts. We have very unique and delicious daily breakfast and lunch specials. We would love to serve you.
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