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Fish Tales Restaurant

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W12690 State Road 188, Lodi, WI 53555-9795
+1 608-592-4266
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Waunakee, Wisconsin, USA
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2017

Great drinks and we really liked the boasted chicken. We were there on a Sunday evening, so no wait to be seated. Very clean and great service.

Thank lziegler5464
Menomonee Falls
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2017

Dinner Friday night was very busy. Our group of 4 had reservations and only had to wait a couple minutes for our table. The lake perch was good and a large portion. Tables are very close together and the noise level is pretty high. Has something of a sports bar attitude but many families with kids were there.

Thank 693michaeljc
Spring Green, Wisconsin
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

For some time now we have been hearing about Fish Tales from one of the morning news folks during their broadcast. So we went early on a Saturday. Not too many folks yet but we decided to have a drink at the bar first. Lot of great local talk. The owner was behind the bar that night and is a... More 

Thank Bear53588
Baraboo, Wisconsin
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151 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

We went for fish on a Friday. Cassie, our waitress was exceptional and the food was very good. We ordered an appetizer (lamb sliders with goat cheese) which turned out to be fantastic! It is a very loud restaurant but if you can get past that, you can get an excellent meal.

Thank Steve P
Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We have always enjoyed the dinner menu here serving a nice variety of steak, seafood and pasta. But on this visit we opted to go with there sandwich menu and I have to say we were delighted with our choices. I ordered the Prime Rib & French Dip sandwich with fries. The prime rib was as tender and as flavorful... More 

Thank Mike G
Oswego, Illinois
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, service and environment!! Fantastic and beautiful location and enchanting log cabin. Not expecting to find such delicious fish and seafood around this area but such a pleasant surprise. Next time we meet with friends in this area will definitely be back.

Thank rubion6
Hollandale, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

I happened upon the restaurant early this summer. I have a cottage near and didn't feel like cooking. I have never been disappointed. The food has been exceptional, the soups are fantastic and I had a strawberry rhubarb cheesecake at one of my stops BeFORE my meal as I knew I would be too full after... Amazing I have not... More 

Thank pambehnke54
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

The food was very good here and I would say it reflects the prices but the atmosphere does not. The restaurant is half a bar and half a dining room split right down the center. I had prime rib and the hubby had crab. We also split a crab cake as an app. Very delicious but I wish the atmosphere... More 

Thank whiteaub
Madison, WI
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78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

My husband and I dine at Fish Tales upwards of a half dozen times a year. Yes, it is a traditional WI supper club offering fish fry, prime rib, and steaks. Over the years Fish Tales has evolved. Weekends offer innovative fresh fish specials. Regular menu features seasonal specials; how about crab cake on arugula salad? Friend them on Facebook... More 

Thank bhofer
Merrimac, WI
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

There are plenty of good fish places and Fish Tales is not any better but charges premium prices. Good atmosphere and clean, attractive restaurant.

Thank MadCityWi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $35
American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: W12690 State Road 188, Lodi, WI 53555-9795
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Lodi
  • Phone Number: +1 608-592-4266
Serving the finest food and cocktails in the Lake Wisconsin area. Fresh seafood, steaks, seasonal menu using local fresh ingredients, and nightly specials. Friday Night Fish Fry, homemade stone-baked pizzas, broasted chicken, pasta & more. Sunday breakfast and lunch. Outdoor patio and bar with gas fire pits. Outdoor seating for dinner on Friday nights. Big screen TV's in bar for Badgers, Packers and all your favorite sporting events.

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