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205 W Main St, Rochester, WI 53167
(262) 534-2772
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Ranked #2 of 2 Restaurants in Rochester
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Waterford, Wisconsin
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

To be honest, I have rated this place about a year ago and wasn’t very impressed with it. However, we decided to give it another try, and all I can say is that I so glad that we did!!! I was so amazed with the turn around this place did. They have a new menu with so many choices and... More 

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Waterford, Wisconsin, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

My husband and I frequent Chances about once a month. There aren't a lot of places to eat where we live so we drive a lot, but Chances is fairly closeby. This restaurant will not disappoint! The owner, Tom, is quite a nice guy. Dan the other bartender is also very nice along with their waitstaff. We've never had a... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Not too far off the beaten path, use your GPS! Great find for a nice meal, some unique menu selections and everything our table ordered was great! The servers are friendly and the quick. If you would like to try a new sopt, this is a good one, you won't be disapointed!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I recently went into Chances with my family on a Saturday night. I took along my elderly parents and my children. We were greeted with a welcoming smile from the hostess and sat right away (no reservations). Our waitress was there immediately with water and a bun basket. She also brought crayons and coloring books for my kiddos. We ordered... More 

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Franksville, Wisconsin
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43 reviews 43 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I love this place have eaten here for many years, and have never been disappointed yet. Great food in a historical building with great friendly service. We had the Thurs. night specials my friend a combo of turkey, dressing and mashed potatoes in a croquette which she loved and said was the perfect comfort food. I had a pork porterhouse... More 

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Burlington, WI
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We made reservations for New Year's Eve and were a little late. We got seated right away and our server was there right away. I have had hit or miss times at this restaurant but the last 2 visits were pleasant. My friends had the prime rib and I had filet mignon and a lobster tail. The meal was amazingly... More 

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Burlington, Wisconsin
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013 via mobile

Went in there with my sister and the guys there and bartenders made both of us sick to our stomachs. Saying sexual things to us and making me and my sister uncomfortable. Was so scared to leave had to ask a couple next us that was friendly to help us leave. Terrible place to go. Will tell everyone about experience.

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Burlington, Wisconsin
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We were at Chances last evening, August 22, 2013. We were in a group of about 15 or so and we had a reservation. I called ahead to talk with the chef because I am a vegetarian and eat nothing that is made with flour. The bartender answered and said I would have to talk to the waitress when I... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

The waitress had no personality, but did make sure we had drink refills, etc. The food was so-so. I ordered pecan-crusted chicken, my wife agreed that you tasted no pecan flavor at all, however, the chicken was soooo tender, and the dipping sauce was awesome! They serve cheese spread with crackers which was a nice touch! Also, for $16 you... More 

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Waterford, Wisconsin
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

Food was great, wait staff great. Lighting was a little low. Decor needs some repair but I belive this is one of the original buildings in this small river town. Very busy the day we stopped.

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Address: 205 W Main St, Rochester, WI 53167
Phone Number: (262) 534-2772
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Rochester
Cuisine: Barbecue

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