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Moondance Bar & Grill

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6869 Wisconsin 17, Rhinelander, WI
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Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Bustling tavern stop with above average food

This is an easy stop on Highway 17 in Sugar Camp. There are several other bar/restaurants close to here too. On a Saturday evening this was busy for food and drinks. We had the burger and baked haddock. The black and blue burger was very nicely cooked and the fish was flaky and the rice pilaf was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 28, 2015
Martin R
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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Eagle River, Wisconsin
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36 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This is a very interesting place to eat, lots of decorations and wall art to look at. Food has been good every time we have been there,

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

This is an easy stop on Highway 17 in Sugar Camp. There are several other bar/restaurants close to here too. On a Saturday evening this was busy for food and drinks. We had the burger and baked haddock. The black and blue burger was very nicely cooked and the fish was flaky and the rice pilaf was not too salty.... More 

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Vienna
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Tremendously busy (and thus noisy in the dining room) on Friday evening, but worth the wait for the fish-fry - I had the perch, which was excellent. There are tables outside at the back overlooking the lake, and a grassy lawn leading down to the lake - an ideal place to wait for a table! Definitely well above average.

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Eagle, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

4 of us stopped in after a day of fishing. Needed to park our cars towing boats on road. Small, family friendly restaurant. Staff was great. We had 2 Thursday night fish fries, one was perch and one of haddock, both were very good. Friends had the full order of BBQ ribs and the chicken stir fry, both were good.... More 

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

I've often wondered why the parking lot is always full on Friday night at moondance. Well we stopped and figured it out. The fish fry is excellent. I had the cod and my wife had the perch. The whole dinner was great. I'd highly recommend this place. Best fish fry I've had in a while !!!

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Thank Otisss
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

Always come here for their Friday fish fry. Always get the cod with fries. NEVER disappointed. We have tried many other fish Fry's and we use Moondance as the place to beat - so far nobody can compete. Always bring our lake house guests here and are always pleased with the food and service. Staff is always friendly! Gloria is... More 

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Thank John D
Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We had eaten dinner here MANY years ago and for some reason, never headed back. The "new" owners took over in 2000. We stopped here for lunch. Only one complaint and it is unique to bikers: the parking lot, which is ample sized could/should be redone. Bikers do NOT like gravel on top of blacktop as it does not help... More 

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Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

My fish fry was excellent and my wife enjoyed her sandwhich as we ate on the deck overlooking the lake at sunset. Our waitress was very friendly. It was obvious she enjoyed her work and serving customers. Drinks were good and service quick. Not the fanciest place but what you think of when looking for a northwoods bar on a... More 

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Wisconsin
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Owners , Brad and Gloria, serve up fine food and friendly local atmosphere. Have tried many of the menu items and have not yet been disappointed . On weekends, they serve broasted chicken which is awsome as well as the Friday night fish frys.

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Thank Dennis P
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Moondance is a popular restaurant located actually in Sugar Camp Wi which is halfway between Rhinelander and Eagle River on Hwy 17. Their fish fry is excellent as is the huge portions of broasted chicken on Saturdays. We've been going there for years all through the year, but especially during the snowmobile season. Their brandy old-fashions are my favorite drink,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6869 Wisconsin 17, Rhinelander, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Rhinelander

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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