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1924 S 9th St, Manitowoc, WI 54220-6251
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  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“perch” (6 reviews)
“cheese curds” (16 reviews)
“coleslaw” (4 reviews)
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American, Diner
1924 S 9th St, Manitowoc, WI 54220-6251
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Late's underwent a remodel but still is a fabulous place with its new modern touches. Food is still cheap and some of the same staff are still there. We love going in and seeing the old signs and old prices.

Thank Heather K
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped here after the ferry for a quick bite to eat. Nice diner, very clean, clean bathrooms! Good malts and good food!

Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Returned to Manitowoc to visit family and made my mandatory stop at Late's. Though recently remodeled, the food and service remains unchanged since the days I came here in high school The best combination remains the same--the perch lunch with fried cheese curds. It can't...More

Thank Artemis112013
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Whether you order a burger, a meal or soup, make sure to get a large order of cheese curds. The unique breading and shape of the curds add to their deliciousness. If you have room for dessert, purchase an ice cream cone.

Thank Patrick G
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Almost everything is fried - get over it, embrace it! It's a classic lunch counter with all the best of the class lunch counter items. The fried cheese curds are amoungst the best in the state - simply divine little morsels! Try any of the...More

1  Thank OnTheRoad73a
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Gave this place a go for lunch. It was pretty crowded. They make their own soups, and I had the chicken noodle, which was fantastic. I also had a chocolate shake (good but nothing fantastic) and the perch lunch special. The perch tasted like it...More

Thank ScottInWisconsin
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

The chicken noodle soup looked Devine! Everyone was ordering it today. I ordered the grilled chicken sandwich to go. Rode in on my bike from Mariners Trail.

Thank jlarson123
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

The food us great here. Reasonably priced and a lot for your money. The restaurant got a much needed updating.

Thank Eileen V
Reviewed 11 July 2017

You just got to stop here for the hamburgers, homemade onion rings, deep fried mushrooms, and cheese curds. For the last 50 years I have been going here for meals.

Thank rogerv804
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

My brother recommended that we stop here for lunch. Dad and I each had a burger, a strawberry malt and split the cheese curds. The malt and cheese curds were delicious. The malt, which is served in the metal mixing cup, is a very generous...More

Thank Kelly P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1924 S 9th St, Manitowoc, WI 54220-6251
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Manitowoc
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