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107 S. Railroad Street, Eagle River, WI
(715) 479-8779
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Description: The Tipsy Turtle is a Key West Inspired Bar and Restaurant. It has an open...
The Tipsy Turtle is a Key West Inspired Bar and Restaurant. It has an open air theme with a bar that can be used from both the inside and the outside deck area. Serving a full menu from 11am-10pm daily Memorial Day though Labor Day. Stop in and try a homemade margarita or the very popular pulled pork with homemade BBQ or vinegar sauce!!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Casual atmosphere...specialty drinks are good. Not very busy...& service was OK Location is good...Needs to keep up with "housekeeping"

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
Bruce P
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Casual atmosphere...specialty drinks are good. Not very busy...& service was OK Location is good...Needs to keep up with "housekeeping"

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Urbana, Illinois
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I always enjoy stopping in at the Tipsy Turtle for lunch and a drink when wanting a place to eat in Eagle River. My favorite meal is the Coconut Shrimp served with the Pineapple Salsa priced at $13. The Tipsy Turtle has a good location right in town and the outside porch seating is very pleasant. They have internet but... More 

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Three Lakes, Wisconsin
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35 reviews 35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Stopped in here for a couple drinks with some friends. The bar tender was very friendly and so were the other patrons, Its a nice place to stop for a drink but not anything special.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

We love to stop for the cheeseburgers at Tipsy Turtle- definitely cheeseburgers in paradise good! Today I ordered the shrimp and YUM- seven jumbo shrimp - delicious!! Open air dining and Jimmy Buffet, Zac Brown and Ziggy Marley- fun in downtown Eagle Ruver!

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Yorkville, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Very comfortable, relaxed, fun atmosphere! Comfortable place to gather with a group of friends. Love the way it is laid out ... very open. Will go back again on our next trip Up North :)

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Madison, Wisconsin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Not much to say about the restaurant since we only went for drinks and games, but it seems to be an okay place after we spent over two hours there. We were a little perturbed by the bartender’s attitude. There was only one bartender and what seemed to be a couple of locals on a Wednesday night at 8pm in... More 

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Wisconsin
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127 reviews 127 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

The "Key West" atmosphere drew us into the Tipsy Turtle and we were not disappointed. From the Southernmost Buoy photo to the Tiki Bar and Mile 0 sign, the place is a little bit of Key West in Eagle River, Wisconsin. I ordered, at the recommendation of the owner/bartender, the Raspberry Daiquiri. I was NOT disappointed! It was excellent! I... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Great bar to entertain out-of-town guests. Fun beach decore and music. Excellent drinks. Nice open air area to eat/drink. Even bean bag toss game outside to play. Food is very good, but a bit pricey.

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Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Neat name, which is what drew us in, but just average service. Only 5 customers were at the bar when we arrived, but it took quite a while to get the bartenders attention. It was disappointing because this location near downtown is great. We would have stopped there more if service had been better.

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sarasota, fl
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

The Tipsy Turtle has an island feeling -- Jimmy Buffett Music, Margaritas, Dos Eques... They have good fish sandwiches and peel-and-eat shrimp. The service is good and the servers friendly and efficient. The prices are a bit high for the area, but the food and service is dependably good. This restaurant is open only in the Summertime (Memorial Day to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 107 S. Railroad Street, Eagle River, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Eagle River
  • Phone Number: (715) 479-8779

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

The Tipsy Turtle is a Key West Inspired Bar and Restaurant. It has an open air theme with a bar that can be used from both the inside and the outside deck area. Serving a full menu from 11am-10pm daily Memorial Day though Labor Day. Stop in and try a homemade margarita or the very popular pulled pork with homemade BBQ or vinegar sauce!!

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