Ernie Pisula's Encore - Farmington MI

Address: 31646 Northwestern Hwy
City: Farmington
State: MI
Zip: 48334
County: Oakland
Number of visits to this page: 2932

Please note that location entries may feature older photos or post card views that may not represent the current appearance, features, addresses, phone numbers, or contact names of the attraction. This site is intended to be a historical as well as current record of various attractions but it is not always possible to have up-to-date information due to the vast number of locations featured here. We ask you consult the propietor for current information.

General Information:

The Encore goes back to the late 1950's or early 1960's and was run by Ernie Pisula, who passed away in 1995. The building was where Buddy's Pizza sits as of 2024. The long canopy over the driveway can be seen on the 1964 aerial. This place went up long before that area got really built up, so it was kind of in the middle of nowhere back then. It was gone by the mid to late 1980's.

I hope to find a higher quality postcard or photo of the place because it had a great mid-mod design. There were also some other restaurants in the Detroit Metro Area using the Encore name but I am not sure if they were affiliated with this location. You can see from the old menu you could get prime rib for 4 bucks back then. Can't do that now!!!

Click the following links for locations of interest nearby:
Info Updates:
No Updates Found
Ernie Pisulas Encore - Old Postcard View
Old Postcard View
Ernie Pisulas Encore - Old Postcard View
Old Postcard View
Ernie Pisulas Encore - 1960S Menu
1960S Menu
Ernie Pisulas Encore - 1964 Aerial
1964 Aerial
Ernie Pisulas Encore - Former Owner Passes Away Feb 1995
Former Owner Passes Away Feb 1995 © 2024 Over 73,861,710 Served