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Pier 4 Cafe & Smokehouse

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600 N Main St, Alma, WI 54610-5500
+1 608-685-4964
Wed - Mon 06:00 - 14:00
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time I come to Alma to visit my dad we always come here for breakfast! Great food and service!

Thank Brandy H
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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is an excellent place to have breakfast. The food was really good, the service is friendly, and it's right on the Mississippi river. What a view! We had a table by the window, and watched a barge come in. Can't beat that! The place was very busy, as it was Labor Day weekend, and they were packed.

Thank Sherry70_13
Mondovi, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 December 2016

If you want a great breakfast in a friendly atmosphere with a view, then this is the place to go. The owners are great people.

Thank steigen2016
Jefferson, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We went here for breakfast and it was wonderful. Everyone was so friendly and the food was really good. My husband really loves their coffee. Sits right on the side of the river and you could see the barges go past and of course that train. Very clean restaurant and prices very reasonable.

Thank KWTW6
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This was our second visit this year and the food was wonderful both times. Best corn beef sandwich I have had in my life! You have to try it.

Thank bbillmeier
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The omelet was large and loaded with smoke turkey and cheese. The prices were very reasonable and the view of the dam and locks was amazing.

Thank Wayne J
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

A friend and I were travelling through town, and stopped in expecting ordinary burger/fries, but wow! Outstanding burgers, and the selection of other dishes including pulled pork, ribs, etc... I am taking my husband back to check this place out!

Thank Kris M
Bloomington, Minnesota
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174 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Another jewel away from big cities. The service was impeccable even though the staff was very young. The food arrived quickly and was the real think, delicious and abundant. We indulged ourselves with a Mississippi mud pie and it was OMG. Great place, great people a must when you're in the area.

Thank Pierre M
Stockton, MN
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93 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We love a good smoked BBQ and Pier 4 delivered! Great sized portions and well priced. In fact we were surprised by the amount we got on each plate for the price. We had been as a group and every one of us loved what we had.

Thank Christopher P
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Terrific little BBQ & more restaurant overlooking Old Man River and RR Tracks. Family owned and run, mom does the cooking older kids run the front (could use a little more coaching on remembering things) but good otherwise. I assume dad runs the smoker. Started with deep fried green beans. Very good and enough for 3. They were out of... More 

Thank Steve R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 N Main St, Alma, WI 54610-5500
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Alma
  • Phone Number: +1 608-685-4964
We serve breakfast and lunch and are knowen for our omelets, potato pancakes and all our smoked meats and fish

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?