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The Poplar Inn Restaurant

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518 Poplar Street, West Bend, WI 53095
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4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Always great

We have never had a bad experience, nor asked for anything that couldn't be done. They are a marvelous kitchen with a great staff to serve their offerings.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
West Bend, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten at Poplar a few times in the past. Really enjoyed the summer outside dining. Food has always been " okay". Tonight my husband, myself, and our daughter had dinner there. I ordered the salmon, my husband had the t bone steak, and our daughter ordered lobster. Again , just okay - It was very busy, but our... More 

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West Bend, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have never had a bad experience, nor asked for anything that couldn't be done. They are a marvelous kitchen with a great staff to serve their offerings.

Thank joekathy2015
West Bend, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I live in West Bend and The Poplar Inn is not like any other restaurant in West Bend. The food is just fabulous. I've dined there twice and both times have been wonderful. You will pay for this wonderfulness but sometimes you're worth it, right? Look for Groupons - on average I'd say $25+ per person for your meal. Neat... More 

1 Thank kstokes2015
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

I've been to the Poplar Inn several times this summer and enjoy it equally every time. The food is always delicious, everything I've ever had, and very well priced. Everyone on the staff, from servers to bartenders, are always extremely friendly and helpful. At my request, I've always dined upstairs. It's so very cozy and comfortable. I was disappointed this... More 

Thank Holldoll
West Bend, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

My husband and I went with another couple. The atmosphere is warm and inviting. Would be a good place for a romantic type dinner. Service was great. Food was fair. I had a shrimp dish which was mediocre. My husband had a steak of some sort which he too was not overly impressed with. The price was a little on... More 

Thank Paula_Bell_69
Arlington Hts
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

The restaurant is centrally located. It has creative menu and great food. Great atmosphere too! Enjoyed the cozy feeling. Service was good also.

Thank DomShah
New London, Wisconsin, United States
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

We had a lovely server, Amanda. She was very engaging. The food was excellent! I had the surf and turf (Steak & Lobster) and the wife had butternut squash and ravioli. We had the creamyTomato Basil soup and I had a ham and potato soup. Both were very delicious! The price was $$ but very worth it. Will stop again... More 

Thank Vaughn G
West Bend, WI
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Great family owned restaurant with outstanding service. Kobe steak is a must, but there isn't a bad thing on the menu. The decor is cozy and classic. Been here with out-of-town customers many times as well; all who were beyond impressed.

Thank Ingenue2282
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This restaurant takes reservations, but get there a little early to enjoy the quaint bar upstairs! We had a late dinner in the garden patio. The view of the back of the stone building that is more than 150 years old, along with the fenced in garden, gives a European feel to this gem! We had the Kobe ribeye streak... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I used a Groupon to treat a friend to dinner for her birthday. It was a beautiful day so we opted to dine on the sunken patio. The patio is a nice private area with plenty of space between tables. My only criticism would be that except for a few metal chairs that matched the tables, the rest were rather... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 518 Poplar Street, West Bend, WI 53095
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  West Bend
  • Phone Number: 262-335-6302

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American


Open Hours
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
4:30 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?