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3428 Faust Lake Road, Rhinelander, WI
715-362-2230
Monday
Closed
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sun 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Reservations

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  • 25
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  • 15
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 5
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Didn't meet the hype

We stopped in for the Friday Fish Fry for our first ever visit. The atmosphere was definitely old school and kinda cool, but the food did not impress. Family serving style was fine and the service was quite good, but the Potato Salad was very bland, the Cole Slaw was only so-so and the frys were... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
Paul L
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  • Reservations
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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We stopped in for the Friday Fish Fry for our first ever visit. The atmosphere was definitely old school and kinda cool, but the food did not impress. Family serving style was fine and the service was quite good, but the Potato Salad was very bland, the Cole Slaw was only so-so and the frys were undercooked. The fish was... More 

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dbq
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great Fish of Friday and excellent chicken on Sundays hard to beat the price too, Friendly staff and nice old school atmosphere

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

Started out with rather poor service. Waitress wasn't sure what wines or beers were available and we had to keep requesting soda refills as they were very very small glasses. The food was marginal and nothing special. However, the worst part of our dining experience was when we found a large bug on the potato pancake plate! The waitress hustled... More 

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Okawville
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87 reviews 87 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Our visit to this restaurant was the second...the first being 8 years ago. Both times we were pleased and it our expectations with high marks. It's a little off the beaten path, but worth finding. We enjoyed the garlic/mushroom stuffed sirloin steak and the vegetable pasta parmesan - both full meals with sides and prepared to perfection. This restaurant has... More 

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Tomahawk, Wisconsin, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Not bad, not one of our favorite places, but a great up north dinner club! Nice dinning area! Good sides!

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This was our third year going up the area and have had good food for the most part but we noticed it was not as busy and the service this year was a disappointment. We were seated at our table for 20 min before we even got something to drink and it was not packed at all like in the... More 

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Petoskey, Michigan
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299 reviews 299 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

If you are looking for a great up north dinner club look no farther.It is non-descript from the out side and that should be your first clue. this dinner club is an icon in the region. when we arrived for Friday night fish fry there was a one hour waiting line. We found seats at the bar and listened to... More 

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Wisconsin, USA
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102 reviews 102 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

You can't beat the price, especially when you are footing the bill! The Sunday special "all you can eat" family style broasted chicken dinner is a real value. You get broasted chicken, 2 types of bread, American potato salad, tuna salad, cole slaw and cranberry relish all decent quality (think grocery deli) along with mashed potatoes (so-so) & some not-good... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

$10.95 all you can eat fish (haddock), not bad for a friday fish fry. Bartenders were great with local live music. The place gets busy so be prepared to wait a bit.

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Joliet, Illinois
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52 reviews 52 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Known for Friday night fish fry's. Don't think quality was as good as it was years ago and service was much worse. Waitress was very nice but real slow and place wasn't that crowded.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3428 Faust Lake Road, Rhinelander, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Rhinelander
  • Phone Number: 715-362-2230

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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