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Mink River Basin

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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102010 Hwy 42, Ellison Bay, WI 54210
+1 920-854-2250
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Berrien Springs, Michigan
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71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

We stopped in for lunch. They had a daily special with prime rib, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, all served over toast. We also enjoyed an excellent order of fried green beans. The service was excellent. The environment was a little dark and dated, but clean.

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Thank MikeEmerson
Linden R, Owner at Mink River Basin, responded to this review

It's great to know you thought our service was excellent, Mike -- we like to go above and beyond for you so that you feel well taken care of here. Yes, our historic building had been around for a while. We love providing a cozy atmosphere for you to make some good memories. Looking forward to serving you again, Linden... More 

Appleton, Wisconsin
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have been to The Mink River Basin several times and is a must stop for us for their Mink River Burger. This burger is perfection, especially when done with the smoked Gouda cheese. The burger is juicy, perfectly cooked and when paired with their onion rings, you can't go wrong. They have a house made sauce... More 

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Thank Stephanie B
Linden R, Owner at Mink River Basin, responded to this review

You're top-notch yourself, Stephanie! Thanks for being regulars. The Mink River Burger is one of our favorites as well. I second that: You can never go wrong with the onion rings. We love providing above-and-beyond service to you and look forward to the next meal together. Sincerely, Linden Ray, Owner More 

Waukesha, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

We had a big group - Good food, fun game room , very tasty Bloody Mary. Excellent beer selection a fun place to stop

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Thank jenjean1
Linden R, Owner at Mink River Basin, responded to this review

Big group, good food, fun game room -- sounds like a recipe for a good time, Jen! Thank you for stopping in. Glad you enjoyed your bloody mary. We'd love to have you in again for one of our signature burgers or sandwiches. You're always welcome, Linden Ray, Owner More 

Berlin, Wisconsin, United States
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Nice little pub. It seemed to be a place where the locals go. The prices were fair. The waitress passed by with a tray of food and it looked really good. We enjoyed our beer, and will stop back.

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Thank Sharon R
Linden R, Owner at Mink River Basin, responded to this review

Thank you, Sharon. Glad you enjoyed your beer -- and that the price was right. We want everyone to feel like a local and enjoy a hot meal, a cold drink, and good company. We look forward to having you back for our happy hour or our Fish Friday special. See you again soon, Linden Ray, Owner More 

Mount Prospect, Illinois
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

The facility has a section that is a supper club a section that is a bar and another with tables for lunchtime dining. There is also a game room in the back. It has a casual and relaxing atmosphere. They serve a variety of beers and the menu offered a nice variety of food including pizza with a choice of... More 

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Thank Gail D
Linden R, Owner at Mink River Basin, responded to this review

You're a real gem, Gail! It makes me happy knowing you felt at home here, and I'm happy that you enjoyed your food, too. As always, feel free to reach out and share more about your experience with us -- we always appreciate your feedback. Keep in touch, Linden Ray, Owner More 

Lafayette, Indiana
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

My go to place for lunch in Door County. Daily specials are especially tasty. Make sure you order the perch when they have it. I'm a bourbon whiskey aficionado, but by no means a connoisseur, and they have an extensive collection of spirits that are very tempting (bring along a designated driver!). Ask Linden for the current fav. I had... More 

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Thank Larry A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Easy to find and good parking. The waitstaff is friendly and quick. The food is excellent ,especially the onion rings. Different variety of hamburgers plus other items. We had the burgers and they couldn't have been better. The place is clean with plenty of room, area for sparts fans and a separate area for dining. Also the bartender makes a... More 

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Thank Diana L
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Was staying near by @ the Parkside Inn a short walk away. Decided this was the place to watch the Packer game. Great food, good drinks, fast & friendly service.

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Thank fjwalker
Huntley, Il
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

WE stopped there to get away from the crowds and the food was delicious, we ate outside on a pleasant evening, the waitress was very friendly, the food was great, the drinks were great and the area was very pleasant. Sorry to see that the place is for sale.

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Thank AliceJN
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

We ate dinner here and the food was just OK. Fries were all cold and waitress said she was new so we gave her a break and just dealt with it. The bar area is cozy and welcoming. Wouldn't eat here again but it wasn't terrible either.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102010 Hwy 42, Ellison Bay, WI 54210
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Door County  >  Ellison Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 920-854-2250

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?