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Corner of Milwaukee & Oneida Streets, (Hwy 51 South in Downtown Minocqua), Minocqua, WI 54548
(715) 356-3335
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 21
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  • 17
    Very good
  • 11
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  • 8
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Homey feeling

We have been here several times. Today we went for late lunch. Not very busy which was nice because it can be noisy when real busy. Good pulled pork sandwich and I love their fries and coleslaw. I just wish the would put their soft drinks in bigger glasses so we wouldn't have to wait so often for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Pamela C
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Minocqua
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Minocqua
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We have been here several times. Today we went for late lunch. Not very busy which was nice because it can be noisy when real busy. Good pulled pork sandwich and I love their fries and coleslaw. I just wish the would put their soft drinks in bigger glasses so we wouldn't have to wait so often for refills.

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Colby
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

We stopped in on a mid Saturday after noon. My family and I were greeted very kindly. It was clean, good lighting. The fried calamari strips are sub par, would pass on that appetizer next time. I had the Rachel (basically a Ruben but with turkey) it was good the fries are basic need salt added for sure. My husband... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

You can tell this was once a premier restaurant for the area, but it's time seems to have passed. Very clean with truly lovely staff. But the food was only so-so and was way over priced. The one item that was excellent was the French onion soup. When considering options in the area I would recommend giving this one a... More 

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fort atkinson
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

we had the baked white fish. very good. also had walleye. loved the atmosphere. owner mike is a fun guy to talk too.booths are very cozy & comfortable.would visit again.

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Winona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This is one of the best places to come eat, socialize and relax with friends. When we are in Minocqua we would stop by for a drink or dinner but we now make it a reason to go up north to see Mike (the bartender). He makes the best drinks and the wait staff is so efficient and welcoming -... More 

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Woodruff, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Probably the most consistent place for great food at great prices, Very friendly owners and staff! You will not be disappointed !

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Hudson, Wisconsin, United States
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Polecat & Lace is once of my favorite places in Minocqua. I love the feeling that you've stepped back in time as soon as you enter the door. There is always a server to meet you with a friendly smile and greeting. The wood paneled walls, heavy wood tables, lovely bar with stained glass chandeliers and beautiful staircase are some... More 

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Mosinee WI
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88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This was our last attempt to find a lunch in the area before resorting to fast food. Stopped at several other places only to find they are only open until 2:00. Menu limited mostly to sandwiches. They had a fish special for $15 & a ham-cheese & soup special. We normally would never go out for just a sandwich, however... More 

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Minocqua, Wisconsin
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This charming restaurant has been here for years. While nothing fancy you can count on a great meal. Great place to stop for a drink while busy shopping the wonderful shops of Minocqua. Very quaint setting...you will feel as if you stepped back in time. Never open on Sundays.

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Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

My wife was refusing to go to this place because she said it sounded like a "strip bar." But she relented one night and we tried it out for dinner… the food was good, but a bit pricey… service was friendly. Overall, just ok.

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Additional Information about Polecat & Lace

Address: Corner of Milwaukee & Oneida Streets, (Hwy 51 South in Downtown Minocqua), Minocqua, WI 54548
Phone Number: (715) 356-3335
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Minocqua
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Corner of Milwaukee & Oneida Streets, (Hwy 51 South in Downtown Minocqua), Minocqua, WI 54548
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Minocqua
  • Phone Number: (715) 356-3335

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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