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Spinnaker's

128 W Wisconsin Ave, Oconomowoc, WI 53066-5205
262-567-9691
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Ranked #26 of 69 restaurants in Oconomowoc
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Aug 18, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Kenosha, Wisconsin
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

I ordered the Pepper Jack Melt that said "medallions of tenderloin with onions and mushrooms". Expecting a small, round cut of tenderloin, I ordered it medium rare. I figured it would have some sauteed onions and mushrooms on it. What I got was like a tenderloin tip stew with small pieces of tenderloin in a highly processed, salty gravy with... More

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Pewaukee, Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I went here at 7pm on a Friday for dinner and the restaurant was about 75% full. We were greeted right away by the host, but waited ten minutes before I finally had to go back to the host stand to ask where our server was. After that mishap though, we had great service and our server was genuinely sorry... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This restaurant was a favorite of my parents. Mom still loves to go whenever I can get her out for lunch. The views are wonderful and the waitstaff are all very sweet to her and accommodating with her walker and making sure her order is done well. I cannot find much on the menu that does not taste flat or... More

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Excellent food, service, and atmosphere! Salmon was wonderful and tasty. Sat outside and it was beautiful! Would highly recommend this restaurant!

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Madison, Wis.
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

I love lakeside dining, and having grown up in Oconomowoc, remember when this was not open to the public. So I was excited when we got another choice for food with a view. Personally I had a great experience and would go again next time I'm in town.

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Oconomowoc WI
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Oh my God, what a bad experience with food, service, management and owners. in all my reviews I have never been this negative. Mothers day, kids taking us out. Not serving regular menu, just "special menu" at a high rate. OK, it happens on holidays. Special menu #1, Salmon, sorry we are out. Two of us ordered ribs, sorry we... More

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Flint
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014 via mobile

Great atmosphere. Beautiful lakeside restaurant located downtown Oconomowoc. We have been customers for 20 years and it is our favorite place whenever we are in town. Cozy lounge, great food, and the outside lakefront patio in summer can't be beat. If you want "fine dining" this isn't it, but if you like casual lakeside dining with great food, give it... More

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Watertown, Wisconsin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

My husband and I met my brother and sister-in-law at Spinnaker's for a Friday fish fry. After reading some reviews we weren't sure what to expect. We all had the combo fish and shrimp fry. Three chose to have potato pancakes with the dinner and one had the german potato salad. Everything was excellent. In addition the restaurant was clean... More

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Fort Madison, Iowa
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014 via mobile

I've never had a bad meal here but then again I've never had an excellent meal either. It's always been good with a nice view and atmosphere. Service has always been good, too.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Spinnakers has a lot of potential with it's location, but the quality of the food is average and the choices are uninspired. Had the grouper which was surprisingly good . But I think butter was literally poured on it as it left the kitchen - that seemed to be true of the dishes my dinner partners ordered as well. Iceberg... More

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