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Back 40

) #8 of 17 Restaurants in Bloomer $$ - $$$ American,
19037 State Highway 40, Bloomer, WI 54724-4681
+1 715-568-4064
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible10%
Travelers talk about
“cheese curds” (7 reviews)
“ribs” (3 reviews)
“fish fry” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
19037 State Highway 40, Bloomer, WI 54724-4681
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Back 40 has a bar and separate dining room plus a back room for additional dining or larger groups. We were there on Saturday night, Prime Rib special. They had a small, standard salad bar and were serving beer cheese soup. My husband enjoyed...More

Thank IngaRose
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Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

Went there for the first time Friday night. Excellent meal Found out they served breakfast on Sat and Sun. Went back the next morning. Excellent,great prices,couldn't even finish, they gave so much. Definitely will go again

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Bartenders and servers are always friendly. Great size bar for seating. Drinks are good. The Friday night fish is always good while the other dinners are alright.

Thank Remi B
Reviewed October 14, 2016

All five of us agreed that it was the worst fish fry we had every had. The onion rings were salted beyond eating. The fish, all three styles, were the same. It was so awful that we speculated that the cook was trying to sabotage...More

Thank Janet M
Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

While traveling back from Canada we were looking for a Great Place to eat. So like most times, I use trip advisor. After reading a few reviews and looking at the pictures we ventured off the main highway. Boy are we glad we did. Since...More

1  Thank Bill H
Reviewed September 12, 2016

This place had been recommended by a work friend that lives in the area. It's the standard Wisconsin bar and grill menu, very reasonably priced. Very large establishment with ample seating and bar space. They have a lot of special events here, although I haven't...More

Thank Colleen P
Reviewed June 1, 2016

Have been here several times. It is our favorite place for fish and ribs. It is close to where we live so it makes it an easy choice for a good meal at reasonable prices.

Thank ceceliaw999
Reviewed February 8, 2016

Enjoyed fish fry. Cheese curds were fabulous and lots of them. They were quite busy, but got seated quickly and had to wait a little while, but food was worth it. Had a birthday coupon, so appetizer was free.

Thank rubet4
Reviewed October 24, 2015

I have been to this restaurant 3 times now. The service as well as the food were average. I went the last time with 2 other guests. Upon entering, there was a waitress at the podium trying to add up a check. This went on...More

3  Thank karen k
Reviewed September 12, 2015

Dinners, sandwiches, and drinks were unbelievably inexpensive, as we bombarded this restaurant/bar with a group of 16! That was a bit overwhelming for the staff, even though we called ahead, but all were satisfied, in the end. Tuesday evenings include Trivia!

Thank Bosanchubo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $20
American, Bar
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19037 State Highway 40, Bloomer, WI 54724-4681
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Bloomer
  • Phone Number: +1 715-568-4064
Back 40 Dining & Cocktails sits on the site of the famous Gateway Inn and offers of full menu packed with fresh, house made ingredients! We make all our own appetizers, hand patty our burgers, cut your steak fresh, make the pasta sauces from scratch and more. So whether you're looking for a quick sandwich or a complete meal, we'll treat you to something special.To round out the experience, we make our own cheesecakes, whip up ice cream drinks and even offer good ol' root beer floats in a frosted mug.Don't forget to stop out at the bar and enjoy one of several beers crafted right here in Wisconsin or try one of the delicious specialty drinks.Watch the events page or follow us on Facebook to keep up on sports events, fundraisers, live music and more! We look forward to seeing you soon.
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