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“Great fish fry!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Quindt's Towne Lounge

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Quindt's Towne Lounge
441 South Blvd, Baraboo, WI 53913-2878
608-356-6950
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Ranked #31 of 58 Restaurants in Baraboo
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Dining options: Reservations
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Great fish fry!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

I've been here several times. It's always crowded but they manage to get you a table quickly. Atmosphere is pretty plain but the food is very good. They have nice bar if you can fit in edge-wise. Prices are good for the area.

Visited February 2012
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Brighton
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Just like Cheers”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

Visited for lunch. Went with a client. Seemed like everyone knew everyone and there wasn't a stranger in the place. The bartender was very friendly. Had a soup and a sandwich. Both were tasty. The price was right.

Visited July 2012
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Madison, WI
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Cops like it”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2010

Food: less than ordinary. Green beans out of the can.....

Service: Unfriendly, unless you're a local, and possibly a cop.

Atmosphere: smoky, as in cigarettes. Yuk. We'll see if they clean the smell out of the walls now with the smoking ban in effect.

Bar next to the dining area; prepared to be stared at when you enter, sort of like 'Stink-eye'. This is during the lunch hour................

I have to say, my experience supports KJ918's, right on.

    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Baraboo, Wisconsin
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8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“For "Locals" Only”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2010

We've only lived in Baraboo for 3 years, but have heard from people around town that "Quindt's is the best!!". We stopped by a couple of years ago to try them out, but since the bar is right as you walk in, were deterred by the thick wall of smoke we would have had to walk through to get to the "no smoking" dining section. (I put that in quotes because there was no full barrier between the bar and dining room; just a 3/4 wall that didn't go completely end-to-end.)

Now that Wisconsin's smoking ban is in effect, we thought it would be a good time to try again, to see what everyone raved about.

Apparently you have to be a life-long resident to be accepted. We were greated with no extra warmth and sat in the back corner of the room. Our waitress was slow, unfriendly and when she asked if we needed anything, was halfway across the room before we could answer "some steak sauce please?"

The food was average - we've had worse but we've also had better. The atmosphere is non-existant; nothing special about the decor except that maybe it hasn't changed in 30 years.

All in all a very disappointing visit and we won't be going back or recommending it.

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Baraboo, Wisconsin
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“The Best Old Fashioned and maybe fish fry in the State!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2010

For a Friday night Fish Fry, Quindt's is hard to beat. The sandwiches in general are outstanding, and the drinks are well-poured!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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