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“Good food but sometimes with attitude” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Sankey's Pub and Grill

Sankey's Pub and Grill
1451 North Big Lake Loop Road, Three Lakes, WI
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Ranked #4 of 16 Restaurants in Three Lakes
Cuisines: American
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Three Lakes, Wisconsin
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Good food but sometimes with attitude”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The food at Sankeys is very very good pub food. Service is fast and you can get to the place by boat with a short walk up the hill. Sometimes staff is very friendly and talkative.
However sometimes they act like they are doing you a favor to sell you a drink and lunch (especially Randy)!!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Pelican Lake, Wisconsin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great place in the Northwoods”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Always a good meal and great beer selection. Bathrooms are clean!

bring back the Ryediclous, loved it! or some of the other Chameleons?

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Best Bloody Mary's”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

When an establishment has a sign out claiming "The Best Bloody Marys" it can get your hopes up if you like them to begin with. This establishment certainly does not disappoint. In addition to being waited on by the owner himself, they have an excellent little patio overlooking Big Lake, just outside of town. They also have wonderful horseshoe courts, volleyball area and plenty of good old Wisconsin hospitality. The Bloody Marys were stacked high with "groceries" seventeen items piled up on top. Most places try to displace as much drink as possible with the garnishes, but not here! This drink was like having a great buffet of pickled and spicy items like pepper jack cheese, brussel sprout, asparagus spear, pickle wedge, olives, both black and green, jalapenos, large carrot stick, an entire beef stick, green bean, onion, mushroom, and about five more things I'm just not remembering right now. Our whole family was extremely happy with the place and the service was exemplary.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Roadside spot delivers”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Sankey's serves on of the best Bloody Mary's I have ever had. It comes with an assortment of vegetables that nearly qualify as an appetizer. The Reuben on marbled rye was outstanding. This place is one of two must stop restaurants in Three Lakes. Don't miss it!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Fort Myers, Florida
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150 reviews 150 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 45 cities Reviews in 45 cities
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
“Just okay”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

The service was great, but the food was just okay. Very pricey for sandwiches. The place is just a tavern with a side room with a few pub tables. They seem to cater to the snowmobiling crowd. It was extremely cold in the place. They must assume that everyone is going to keep their winter gear on while dining.

I would not recommend this place to anyone.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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