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Brown Street Brewery & Bugsy's

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16 North Brown Street, Rhinelander, WI
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Description: brewpub; good pizza

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good lunch

Nice owner and really big, tasty burgers. Nice lunch stop. Beer was cold and conversation was great. Downtown area not much but a very nice place to eat.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2013
Irishrovers973
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Chilton, Wisconsin
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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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215 reviews 215 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I was requested to review Bugsy's. It's easy. It's closed. The wonderful gentleman who was running it....he may have owned it....died suddenly of an MI and that led to its' demise. that is the bad news news. The good News is that there is a wonderful restaurant called "The Brick" there now

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

When they first opened it was very good the pizzas were excellent the burgers were juicy and everything was really tasty . They had large Ninefoot pool tables got a lot of people in there it was the place to go many years ago . Then they had managers in there that did not do a very good job and... More 

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Philadelphia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

I tried to eat at Bugsy's during a subsequent visit to Rhinelander only to find that it has permanently closed.

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Chilton, Wisconsin
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9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Nice owner and really big, tasty burgers. Nice lunch stop. Beer was cold and conversation was great. Downtown area not much but a very nice place to eat.

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Philadelphia
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013 via mobile

I was visiting Rhinelander for business and came here for dinner with a colleague. Neither of us expected a fine dining experience which was indeed the case. But, what we got was a solid all around experience. The food was tasty, beer selections were good, and service was timely and attentive. All at an attractive price. I'd definitely come back.

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Great pub food! Good burger and fries, reasonably priced. We're always treated well and feel that the staff is always glad to see us and appreciates our business. The spaghetti and meatballs are tastey and enough to feed two hungry adults.

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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

We visit Rhinelander every weekend during the summer and have eaten at Bugsy's. Food is average at best and poor when accounting for the service and cleanliness. It wouldn't take more than a few days of cleaning and training for the wait staff to make this a destination. Sandwiches are average. Fish fry was greasy each time. Since the kitchen... More 

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Stopped because my regular was closed for cleaning. Nearly had to tackle the bartender to order. drinks were average, could be a nice atmosphere with better people

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

I love Bugsy's and have been there several times now. We frequently go there for our girls' nights as it's a nice, relaxing atmosphere that's never too loud or overcrowded, so it's easy to sit and mingle and take our time. I also bring my family there when they come to visit as it's not as rowdy as some of... More 

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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215 reviews 215 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

3 of us went to Bugsy's for dinner. 2 of us had been on the road all day and were pretty well exhausted so we wanted to go some place informal. Bugsy's hit the spot! Great selection of beers, even for folks like me who generally don't drink beer. Menu is generally sandwiches with some other entres thrown in. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 16 North Brown Street, Rhinelander, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Rhinelander

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

brewpub; good pizza

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