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Drifter's Restaurant

701 N Lincoln Rd, Escanaba, MI 49829-1555
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“omelet” (4 reviews)
“oatmeal” (2 reviews)
“panini” (2 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
$$ - $$$
701 N Lincoln Rd, Escanaba, MI 49829-1555
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Awesome food fast and friendly service. Lighthearted atmosphere. Great place to serve a large group for breakfast or lunch or dinner

Thank cookiegascon
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Met up with friends who were in town for an Airstream convention. One of the locals suggested Drifters for dinner. Breakfast all day! And it was excellent. Great menu and super service. Steak and eggs to perfection.

Thank gibsonja3
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch, but hubby had breakfast. Good breakfast items, hot & fresh. I had the southwestern wrap, which was good. Got to choose my flavor of tortilla wrap, from regular flour, tomato basil, spinach, or chilpolte. It was tasty and seasoned well, not...More

Thank tagnrocky
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped here with my wife and brother. I ordered steak and eggs, which came with toast and hash browns. This breakfast ranks up there with the best. Huge portions, perfect steak and eggs. The staff was outstanding! Highly recommended.

Thank olsonbr
Reviewed 5 days ago

Was reccommended by local hotel. Breakfast hit the spot and was delicious. Let's just say we did not leave hungry. Will return when in the area.

Thank BMHarland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had breakfast here on a Sunday. The service was great, friendly hostess and waitresses. On a side note, the blueberry pancakes are huge and packed full of berries! Delicious!

Thank mitravelingcouple
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fast and friendly service. Waitress was very attentive. Food was good. Easy access in & out of parking lot. Prices reasonable

Thank Kldrewa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here many times. over the years The staff has always been friendly and the food has always been good. :)

Thank Loren555
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Next stop, the ER. Horrid food poorly prepared, with service to match. Nothing fresh because the menu in like a bad novel, too many pages and no focus on quality. Avoid the place

Thank RH49837
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We enjoy a bowl of old-fashioned oatmeal for breakfast, and this restaurant serves it right! The staff was happy to work around our requests. We love some nuts and fruit with brown sugar with our oats, and she delivered. Pecans, fresh blueberries, brown sugar and...More

Thank wshill
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 N Lincoln Rd, Escanaba, MI 49829-1555
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Escanaba
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