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701 Riverfront Dr, Sheboygan, WI 53081-4630
920-457-5577
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wed - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
hole in the wall

At first entry it feels like a bar, lots of locals. There is a dinning area and it is very informal. Food is average. Wait staff both times I was there were not familiar with the menu and had to go back and ask someone else when I asked questions. It had a grungy look to it with lots of... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
Linda S
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Oostburg, Wisconsin, United States
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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69 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Oostburg, Wisconsin, United States
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

At first entry it feels like a bar, lots of locals. There is a dinning area and it is very informal. Food is average. Wait staff both times I was there were not familiar with the menu and had to go back and ask someone else when I asked questions. It had a grungy look to it with lots of... More 

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Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Article in the Sheboygan Press within the last month concerning the demolition of the Mucky Duck because of unsafe conditions.

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Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We ate at the Mucky Duck this past summer and had the worst experience. The manager/server, not sure what position she has, was terrible and very rude. She swore at my husband and myself in front of my two young children (ages 3 & 1). The service was terrible along with burnt food. She made it very clear to every... More 

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missouri
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

While driving through Sheboygan we ran across this little jewel of a place. Not very fancy but very down to earth. We had the walleye sandwich with home made coleslaw which was very good. It was obvious this was a local place with fishermen still in their fishing cold weather gear. A really neat little place.

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Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

They certainly gave this "shanty" an appropriate name... My experience was yucky in this mucky place. I tried it on two separate occasions over the years. The location is good, especially during the summer months: it is right on the riverfront in Sheboygan and you can walk all the way out to the pier from just outside of the restaurant.... More 

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Two Rivers, Wisconsin
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107 reviews 107 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Down on the boardwalk along the waterfront you will find this little nautical restaurant. Food is good and the view is wonderful. Best place to stop for a break while strolling the many shops along the boardwalk.

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Savannah, Georgia
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119 reviews 119 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This is a typical waterfront shanty restaurant with many locals at the bar and eating. While not particularly clean, the food was reasonably tasty and Jennifer's service was very good. If you like the occasional shanty eatery, this will do, but understand it is not up-scale.

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Battle Lake, Minnesota
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We were trying to find a place for dinner on a Friday night and were misled by someone we asked. We did go by it the next day and peaked in the windows. We wished we wouldnt have listened to the naysayer.

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Mansfield, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Just came from eating lunch at Mucky Duck and the 4 of us are impressed. Everyone we met was warm and friendly and provided excellent service. Perch sandwich was superb, grilled cheese was tasty and grilled to perfection. Thumbs up on the Clam Chowder and Key Lime Pie. Prices are very affordable. There was quite a crowd when we were... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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109 reviews 109 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Enjoyed a tasty, and reasonably priced lunch on the waterfront patio. I ate the Walleye Sandwich, which tasted very fresh, and my wife liked the Tuna Stuffed Tomato salad. We both ordered a frosty mug of the delicious 1919 Root Beer On Tap. Hostess and servers were friendly, efficient, and accommodating. I will definitely return to the "Mucky Duck" during... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 701 Riverfront Dr, Sheboygan, WI 53081-4630
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Sheboygan
  • Phone Number: 920-457-5577

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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