We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Rosy's Diner

Certificate of Excellence
$
American, Diner
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1313 Ludington St, Escanaba, MI 49829-2835
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

169 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 169: English reviews
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a mid-morning breakfast. Rosie and Elizabeth welcomed us warmly with true UPer hospitality and we felt at home right away. Breakfast was delicious and fortifying. Can't say enough about the Sausage Gravy! Amazing on eggs!

Helpful?
Thank Georgesec
Marquette, Michigan, United States
Level Contributor
29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We stopped her for breakfast as we were traveling through town and it was so good. My girls each experienced their enormous pancakes and I enjoyed a garbage omelette. And not only was the food great, but the service was top notch. And the coffee was good too :) We highly recommend and we will be back!

Helpful?
Thank Angela R
Grayslake
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Very mediocre food, very typical diner but the only fresh ingredients were the eggs and chopped onions. Would not go back.

Helpful?
1 Thank Scrunninggrayslake
Traverse City, Michigan
Level Contributor
23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

What an adventure. As an ex-Navy sailor, Rosy made me feel like I was back in the Navy. Her language is colorful and salty. Not a place for children, but if you like good food and lots of it, with a little irreverence on the side, this is the place.

Helpful?
Thank TCjoel
1 review
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Yummy food, fun and good service. First stop on are road trip for the weekend!!! Read other reviews and wanted to check this place out...glad we did.

Helpful?
Thank Sharon L
WISCONSIN
Level Contributor
50 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Based on reviews we stopped at Rosie's and glad we did. Pancakes were amazing, 10" round and 3/4" thick! Two of us had 2 eggs and toast (eggs were also great), one had 2 pancakes and 1 cup of coffee for a grand total of $12.43. Now where can 3 eat breakfast for that price? Better yet was the service.... More 

Helpful?
Thank CRNBRY3
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for some good comfort food this is the place to go. Loved the Beef Stew along with "a side of Rosy's sarcasm"! We will be back again when we are passing through.

Helpful?
Thank Madeline B
Escanaba, Michigan
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a great place for breakfast or lunch. Rosy cooks right in view of customers. She banters with the regulars and her workers love to trade shots at her. Feels like being in Mom's kitchen. You need to check it out.

Helpful?
Thank X2904ZGloric
Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
Level Contributor
33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

This was a fun place to be. After I ordered, my husband said, "I'll have the same." Rosy said, " Oh, you don't know how to read?" That gave us such a giggle. She made us feel right at home :) Great home cooking too!

Helpful?
1 Thank Mary P
Escanaba, Michigan
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Rosie is a nice place to eat, great food at a modest price. Once you get to know her she has a quick whit and will give you a bad time about almost anything.

Helpful?
Thank nate4man

Travellers who viewed Rosy's Diner also viewed

Escanaba, Upper Peninsula
 
Escanaba, Upper Peninsula
 

Been to Rosy's Diner? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1313 Ludington St, Escanaba, MI 49829-2835
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Escanaba

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Rosy's Diner and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Gladstone, Michigan
over a year ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Rosy's Diner staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?