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Voss' Birchwood Lodge Restaurant

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US Hwy 51, 311 Voss Rd, Manitowish Waters, WI
715-543-8441
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
historic lodge and dinner

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2015
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Saint Germain, Wisconsin
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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 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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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 

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Minocqua
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

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 

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Woodruff, Wisconsin
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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 

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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 9 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 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

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 

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Boulder Junction, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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 

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Dublin, Illinois
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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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Hinsdale, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

This iconic lodge is so great. Very clean and beautiful location with wonderful food and staff. Been there forever...hope it stays forever as it IS Manitowish Waters.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Voss's has a smaller menu to select from, but with that comes a well prepared and delicious dinner. I chose the Chicken Marsala, which included baby baked potatoes. It just melted in your mouth. The waitresses are so polite and willing to accommodate your needs. The setting overlooks one of the beautiful northwoods lakes. Reservations are recommended as this is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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