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4103 Cty. Hwy. B, Land O' Lakes, WI 54540
(715) 547-3321
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Dining options: Dinner

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Gateway Lodge

The Gateway lodge restaurant was very nice and food was decent. Service was good as well. The whole place is really a throwback to another time. Very cool to visit, just remember this is basically the wilderness or cottage country up here so the rooms at the lodge will not be high end. This is a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The Gateway lodge restaurant was very nice and food was decent. Service was good as well. The whole place is really a throwback to another time. Very cool to visit, just remember this is basically the wilderness or cottage country up here so the rooms at the lodge will not be high end. This is a nice place for families... More 

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Colfax, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

I love this place. I get the impression that they've had some management changes, but are definitely improving. I can't wait to go back next June for a vacation vs. business trip. I highly recommend the Duck and the Shrimp Boil. I do wish we could have eaten in the bar, and I wish they were open for breakfast and... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

It's great the the Gateway Lodge has been able to keep their impressive northwoods dining room open for dinner after numerous management changes. The food is good, the atmosphere is special, But nothing is memorable. Give it a try for yourself.

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Pendleton, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We eat here often since it's such a grand old place. The dinning room is really a neat Northwoods treasure. The food is always good. Even great if you get the beef or fish choices. We've never been disappointed here.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We went to the Gateway Lodge Friday night and was sadly disappointed. We had a reservation and arrived 30 minutes early to enjoy a cocktail at the bar. We checked in with the hostess, then made our way to the bar. All bar seats were taken, but there were open tables available. Unfortunately, all these tables were dirty. The bartender... More 

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Elkhart, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

very good tasting beans... paired well with the pork chops... the staff was very informetive about the Lodges history

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

First, the service was top notch. We went there twice this summer (June and July) and enjoyed the experience. The Friday fish fry is pretty standard stuff. Otherwise, the menu is varied, most of it fried. Our large family had children's hamburgers, fried fish, grilled cheese sandwich, mac and cheese. Also on the menu was steak, roast chicken, roast duck,... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Boneless pork chop in perfectly spiced apple-cran sauce with wild rice & veggie excellent. Ample servings size. Slaw plus soup or salad with quality bread buns round out this meal. Atmosphere unique and interesting with historic vibes, filtered lighting via large windows. Good location for large groups or parties. Tables well spaced so families shouldn't shy away. Service attentive. Prices... More 

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Lake Villa, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We have been vacationing up in the northwoods for over 30 years. We have been in and out of this restaurant (as it has changed many hands). However, we decided to give it a try again this year. We went late on a Thursday (8:30pm) they close at 9:00pm and we had a party of 8. They seated us and... More 

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Gurnee, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We invited friends to come with us to Gateway Lodge. Everyone had something different and it was all fabulous! We tried the ribs, duck, salmon and perch dinners. Absolutely no complaints. The waitress was very helpful with suggestions of what we should try. Also the drink prices were really reasonable. $4 for a generous pour of wine. Margaritas for $4.50.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4103 Cty. Hwy. B, Land O' Lakes, WI 54540
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Land O' Lakes
  • Phone Number: (715) 547-3321

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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