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Lake of the Woods Brewing Company

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Great location Great atmosphere Great beer selection Great charismatic staff Few drawbacks; food... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
AndreTardiff
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Winnipeg, Canada
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Busy spot. Great Patio on a nice day!

Took an out of town friend for lunch and were lucky enough to get a seat on the patio as it was a... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2018
Murphyflyer
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Kenora District, Canada
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Lake of the Woods Brewing company is located in a 100+ year old historic fire hall in down town Kenora, ON. We brew all of our beer onsite with pride and careful attention to detail. The old fire truck bay has been converted into a taproom and...more
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350 Second St S, Kenora, Ontario P9N 1G5, Canada
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

Hosted a pre wedding gathering in the room upstairs. The service was good, as was the food. Lovely old room, with huge antique wood bar. Great atmosphere for a party. Warm and inviting.

Thank Catharine28
Rob D, Owner at Lake of the Woods Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thanks for the review Catherine!! Glad you enjoyed our Whiskey Room. We love hosting private events up there... it is a cool space! Cheers!

Reviewed September 13, 2018

Nice location, decent beer, very average food, good atmosphere, and truly pathetic service. Went there when it was busy and went there when it was not - service was pretty much the same both time. The waitresses hang around the bar playing and chatting with...More

Thank noworries2000
Rob D, Owner at Lake of the Woods Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Hi noworries2000 - thank you for the feedback on your visit(s) to our taproom. We are sorry you experienced poor service, by no means is this a norm. Hope to see you again soon. cheers.

Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We waited over an hour for our food on a Thursday night...water wasn't even offered! Asked for more napkins....never came. The bill didn't even come and we just waited at the till to pay. She didn't even stick around to give us our receipt. Food...More

Thank Shnooki
Rob D, Owner at Lake of the Woods Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Hey Shnooki! We apologize for the poor service you experienced! By no means is this the norm. We strive to provide great service at all times. This sounds like there was some confusion with your section? Regardless, there is no excuse for this and we...More

Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

...the beer is average. Couldn’t really find four to suit our tastes for a flight, so tried the IPA and the black ale. The IPA is reasonably hoppy; the black ale had good flavor. The walleye BLT was pretty good, which you would expect at...More

Thank Bellaire56
Rob D, Owner at Lake of the Woods Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Hi Bellair56 - thanks for taking the time to review our taproom. We are glad you enjoyed the food and atmosphere. Hope to see you again soon! Rob

Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Great location Great atmosphere Great beer selection Great charismatic staff Few drawbacks; food quality was good but in a hot spot like this, if the food was exceptional this place would be epic to dine at. Price vs quality of food... mmm didn’t quite feel...More

Thank AndreTardiff
Rob D, Owner at Lake of the Woods Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Hey Andre! Thanks for the awesome review! You definitely visited us during the busy summer season! Hope to see you again soon. cheer Rob

Reviewed August 27, 2018

The food was excellent - had the brisket sandwich. The sandwich was way over priced. I would definitely not visit here again.More

Thank 860dtaylor
Rob D, Owner at Lake of the Woods Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Hi 860dtaylor - we are glad you enjoyed the food! The in-house smoked brisket sandwich you are referring to is called "Bring Back the Dip" which is smoked brisket, Swiss cheese, beer caramelized onions, hammer n sickle sauce, bbq beer au jus on a garlic...More

Reviewed July 31, 2018

In 2014 we were here and loved it, July 30/18 not so much. We ordered the beer sampler, it was good. We ordered wings, which did not come till I asked about them, they seemed like they’d been sitting under the heater for awhile. Took...More

Thank cooper45
TapRoomManager, Owner at Lake of the Woods Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

Hey Cooper45 - we are sorry your experience wasn't as good as your first time here! Glad you liked the beer... we would love to see you again on your next visit! Thanks for the feedback... any review, good or bad helps! Cheers!!

Reviewed July 23, 2018

Took an out of town friend for lunch and were lucky enough to get a seat on the patio as it was a nice day. Service was probably the best I've had in town, our waiter was excellent. Made good recommendations and made sure we...More

Thank Murphyflyer
TapRoomManager, Owner at Lake of the Woods Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

Thanks MurphyFlyer!! Much appreciated. See you again soon!!

Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

Had to quickly detour when two other restaurants in Kenora told us they wouldn't let our party of 12 make a reso or pre order our meals. The brewery was helpful to seat us as a group, on the patio. Mateo was quick with the...More

Thank Otis K
TapRoomManager, Owner at Lake of the Woods Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

Thanks Otis! Glad your experience was top notch! cheers Rob

Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Second time at the LOW Brew Co. and it didn’t disappoint. I defiantly rather going during summer for the sole reason of the patio. The beer was cold and fresh. I recommend the Sasquatch Black Lager without hesitation. The servers were nice and accommodating. I...More

Thank V6147HLdavej
TapRoomManager, Owner at Lake of the Woods Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018
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Thanks Dave!! Cheers.

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Walter R
August 24, 2018|
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Response from cooper45 | Reviewed this property |
We found Lake of the Woods beer at a few locations in Winnipeg. Sorry cannot remember where.
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kro23
April 25, 2017|
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Response from Taras M | Property representative |
Absolutely! We have many families come to the Brewery to enjoy our food and atmosphere. Minors are allowed until 10pm at night daily. See you soon! Taras. Lake of the Woods Brewing Company
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