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Alice's Restaurant

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402 W Adams St, Corner US 2 & M 189, Iron River, MI 49935-1352
+1 906-265-4764
Tue - Sun 16:30 - 21:00
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Columbus, Ohio
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I make an annual trip to the Iron River area. Every year we have a dinner at Alice's. I always go for something they are making that is homemade Italian. This year it was spinach ravioli. This is a classic red sauce Italian restaurant and is the finest dining in the Iron River area that I have experienced

Thank busterthebeagle
Novi, Michigan
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Bruschetta so so. Soup was so so. I'm Italian and this wasn't authentic Italian sauce ... gnocchi was ok. Wished I had ordered them with butter and Parmesan instead of the sauce. The pork chops and the steak however was grilled to perfection and delicious. They aren't too many choices in the area, but careful selections made this an ok... More 

Thank Bridezilla53
Racine, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

The review title says it. We visited on a Thursday evening at dinner time, and could not tell whether the huge crowd around the bar, which was the first thing one encountered, was waiting for seats in the dining room or just drinking. After asking several patrons it turned out that this is just a very popular local watering spot... More 

Thank StevefromRacine
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

It wasn't bad it just wasn't our cup of tea! It is Italian as advertised however the menu is small, not lots of choices. As for appetizers - there were about perhaps 6 items or so - we opted for their breadsticks and cheese - again there wasn't what we typically see - shrimp - calamari bla-bla - hence bread... More 

Thank gigagirl
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

I recommend the ravioli, which is home made and delicious. My husband is Italian, so our authentic dishes would be hard to match, but Alice's does a nice job. His chicken cacciatore was also very good.

Thank Karen J
Iron River, Michigan
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Alice's Restaurant has old Italian recipes, the best breadsticks, and fabulous service! Chicken Cacciatore just falls off the bone! The pork chops are out of this world!

Thank Lynn F
Crystal Falls, Michigan
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

If you like homemade Italian food, this is the place for you. The pasta is all made from scratch and well as their sauces. The lasagna is fantastic. The gnocchi are as light as a feather. The owners are wonderful and really strive to make your dining experience a great one. Love it!

Thank Patricia R
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81 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

This was the first time we visited this restaurant. It seemed much larger than it looks from the outside. The decor was dark and Italian. I had ravioli with a side of Italian sausage. The ravioli was good, but the sausage was disappointing. My wife had the Friday fish fry. It was excellent. Lightly breaded and flakey. Even the French... More 

Thank David R
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Alice's has been a local and tourist favorite fir many years. It is true Italian food. The bar is friendly, and nice area to wait for a table. The staff is friendly, and gives good customer service. They have items in the menus that are not Italian, but when in Iron River do Italian. They do it best

Thank Schwaca1
Iron River, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

As close to Grandma,s kitchen as you will get on the road. Large portions and excellent service............Good selection of wine!!!

Thank tjkozicki

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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
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 402 W Adams St, Corner US 2 & M 189, Iron River, MI 49935-1352
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Iron River
  • Phone Number: +1 906-265-4764

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?