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The Upper Crust

375 Traders Point Dr, Manistique, MI 49854-1363
+1 906-341-2253
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (35 reviews)
“sandwiches” (38 reviews)
“soup” (13 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Delicatessen, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
375 Traders Point Dr, Manistique, MI 49854-1363
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great sandwiches!! Weekend dinners are great, cute gift shop area, lovely view of the lake, can eat outside in nice weather, excellent desserts (to go by the time you are done eating!.

Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at the Lake Shore Campground and decided to walk over to get a sandwich. The variety made it hard to choose. The staff was friendly and the food was great. We are adding this place to our list when we come to...More

Thank Diane P
lindasmith1973, Owner at The Upper Crust, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much! The new campground is really a nice addition to our little town and we are so happy that you stumbled upon us. We appreciate the nice words and look forward to seeing you the next time in town!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for lunch on our way out of town. The food was great but it was so busy everyone was fighting over tables. Our party ended up sitting in two separate rooms. Don't let this stop you because I'm sure you will enjoy...More

Thank I2928XTbeckym
lindasmith1973, Owner at The Upper Crust, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for stopping in! Summer is our very most hectic time and you are totally correct when you suggest coming in early. We never know what time it will start, but we serve from 150-200 people in a very short amount of time each...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an unexpected pleasure.We ate a great lunch here while seated outside on a gorgeous day, water view and sunshine no extra charge :) The chicken soup had delicious homemade noodles and can be ordered with a half-sandwich. Perfect... Lots of coffees and homemade...More

Thank JGO05
lindasmith1973, Owner at The Upper Crust, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Awesome! Thank you! We are so glad you enjoyed the outside dining area - it was newly renovated this past spring to help everyone get a better view & be able to enjoy our beautiful view. So happy you found us and had a good...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wanted lunch before we got to Mackinac area, so stopped at this highly rated place in Manistique. The Upper Crust is on the channel leading to the harbor, with a nice view from the outside seating and limited view from the inside. The interior has...More

Thank Gatorgolfer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lunch here which was very good - cheese soup, salad, sandwich. The service was friendly and prompt. You order at the counter and the food is delivered to your table. The restaurant is located just off the primary route through town. The restaurant...More

Thank Pippadude
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, great lunch and brunch as well. Love this cafe right on the water. Stopped in for lunch- extensive list of yummy sandwiches, soup, homemade bread, homemade crackers and pastries. Came back the next morning for breakfast. Veggie omelet was huge and their coffee...More

Thank feltsoul
lindasmith1973, Owner at The Upper Crust, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much! We really appreciate you taking the time to tell others about our shop. Hope to see you the next time you stop by Manistique!

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Great service; great food. Pastries are excellent. Nice Decor – clean, appealing, and interesting. They've developed a unique sense of "charm" which is very appealing & enjoyable!More

Thank MiEggy
lindasmith1973, Owner at The Upper Crust, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you so much! We're so glad you enjoyed your visit to our shop. We try to add new things to keep it interesting - this year was the deck improvements and refinishing the hardwood floors! Hope to see you the next time you're in...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This place didn't disappoint! Very friendly service at the register and they even bring your food and drinks out to your table. Every employee we encountered was genuinely nice and helpful. Great menu selection of sandwiches, soup and salads. Everyone if our party enjoyed their...More

Thank angiesmartin
lindasmith1973, Owner at The Upper Crust, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thank you so much! We pride ourselves with really enjoying our jobs and our customers - customer service is super important to us. Thank you for sharing your experience with other Trip Advisor readers - we appreciate it! Hope to see you the next time...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017

I wondered how folks just passing through would find The Upper Crust since it is situated away from the main drag, Highway 2, along Lake Michigan. Once located close to Trader Bob's you will find a wonderful cafe. Patrons wait in line to order sandwiches...More

Thank Jeanie K
lindasmith1973, Owner at The Upper Crust, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thank you! We are so glad that you found us! Unfortunately, we do not own the property at the US-2 intersection, so we are not allowed to put any signage out by the road. There are so many rules and restrictions and we don't qualify...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Brunch, Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Free Off-Street Parking, Digital Payments
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 375 Traders Point Dr, Manistique, MI 49854-1363
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Manistique
  • Phone Number: +1 906-341-2253
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Beautiful waterfront cafe with super fresh sandwiches, hearty soups & homemade desserts! Brunch menu served daily until 11am Year Round! Catering for all occasions! Open year round! Call ahead for current hours of operation.
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