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Voss' Birchwood Lodge Restaurant

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US Hwy 51, 311 Voss Rd, Manitowish Waters, WI
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Super nice old time place to eat with great staff and food. There use four of us we sat at the bar for a drink and was seated right after that. The waiter was a riot and we had a great evening sitting looking out on the water.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 20, 2015
Roscoe, Illinois
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Boulder Junction, Wisconsin
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Eating the fine food here is enhanced by the old time north woods family lodge setting little changed since its founding in the first decade of the 20th century. The food is very well prepared in an old timey traditional way. There is a nice entry living room with fine moose et al trophies on the wall. After eating, a... More 

Thank John A
Roscoe, Illinois
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Super nice old time place to eat with great staff and food. There use four of us we sat at the bar for a drink and was seated right after that. The waiter was a riot and we had a great evening sitting looking out on the water.

Thank Bearslodge
Saint Germain, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

came for a short drive to Manny Waters, beautiful setting in an old historic lodge, our reservation was on time, and we were seated immediately. good service and even the owner came by during our meal and we joked with her about the business....It is an experience to see all the history of this lodge/resort....it does need some exterior maintenance... More 

Thank Ken H
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Joke. Ridiculous as a restaurant but great as an antique shop or haunted house. Food and service terrible, although they did sorta try, soup was probably can of Campbell soup with 4 cans of water added, yuk, there was one half a chunk of dumpling and a half a chunk of what was probably chicken, in the chicken dumpling soup.... More 

Thank Leo B
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I along with our friends came up from Minocqua and had a wonderful dining experience! Ruth and the staff were so friendly and helpful and the food was fantastic! The dining room and the lodge are full of comfy furniture and artifacts that take you back to a bygone era of the true Northwoods! We all look... More 

Thank Kirby R
Woodruff, Wisconsin
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Live in Woodruff and took family from NY to Voss', thinking that this would be a really nice place to eat. NOT....3 steaks and turkey dinner...horrible. I'm not sure where the meat was purchased at, but all the steaks were tough and the turkey had no flavor...neither did the steaks. Sweet potatoes seemed like they were canned and doctored up.... More 

Thank jhujet
ruth g, Owner at Voss' Birchwood Lodge Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm so very sorry that you had a bad experience at our family restaurant. As you can see by the other reviews we have a good reputation. My son, Chris, is the Chef and his food is usually highly praised and enjoyed by our guests. I don't know what the problem was the night you visited, but, again, I'm very... More 

West Bend, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Our favorite restaurant in the north woods of Wisconsin is Voss'. We look forward to our trips to Manitowish Waters so we can have dinner there. My husband usually gets the prime rib or rib eye steak and I love the sautéed walleye with lemon butter and capers. The atmosphere is lovely...a north woods lodge... each table is set with... More 

1 Thank Dotcee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

Our family has held family celebrations: weddings, birthdays, anniversaries and christenings at Voss', along with simply celebrating the north woods in summer. This century + old resort is an elegant return to a bygone era when life was simpler and the pace more measured. Featured on the NY Times as a place not to be missed, this family-owned establishment provides... More 

Thank Julie C
Boulder Junction, Wisconsin
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

For over 100 years, same-family owned Voss Birchwood Lodge has been a part of vacations to the top of the state of Wisconsin. Our family just loves to visit and dine as often as we can. It's the whole package experience...the amazing pine tree scented grounds with old-time cottages, the original 1920's lodge, the highway coffee shop and boutiques, and... More 

1 Thank refelo
Dublin, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Food Ok. Service good in a great old lodge with wonderful views. Old school and fun. A bit too formal but worth the visit for dinner. Cabins looked real nice but did not stay here.

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  • Address: US Hwy 51, 311 Voss Rd, Manitowish Waters, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Manitowish Waters
  • Phone Number: 715-543-8441

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  • Cuisine: American

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