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Ballyhoos Bar & Restaurant

124 N Prospect St, Merrill, WI 54452-2204
+1 715-536-7600
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good12%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Aug 10, 2016
“Good bar food”
Apr 10, 2017
“Had Better”
Open Now
All hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
124 N Prospect St, Merrill, WI 54452-2204
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Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

First they got the order wrong and then I took a bite of the chicken and it tasted like it was cooked in old fish oil. The potato wedges were too big, they looked more like baked potatoes that weren't cooked all the way. I...More

Thank Keljomag
Reviewed October 2, 2016

We stopped once again for another great fish fry. Excellent paddock and never greasy. The old fashioned only being a dollar on Friday night doesn't hurt my feelings either. What t a great family friendly place to go and enjoy a quiet evening. Thank you!

2  Thank Jeff S
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

In my opinion some of the best pizza in town and delivery wasn't that long. My only complaint was one pizza was done perfect and the other I think they rushed as it was not done.

1  Thank Barbara M
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch and were very happy with the service and food. Nice bar. Hamburgers were good as well as the chili.. Price was appropriate.

Thank Laurie B
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

I have always loved ballyhoos. Since moving, its a must stop every time I go back! Friendly staff and great food!

Thank DawnGreene36
Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

I just finished another great cheese burger...the reason I keep coming back. Wish I could try something else, everything looks good. But with a burger that good I just keep ordering that...I have had several different soups, all great & homeade. The Fish Fry was...More

Thank jercorn
Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

I looked on Trip Advisor for a place for our large group to gather, and Ballyhoo's had decent reviews, so I called to see if they could accomodate a group of 28. It was no problem! When we arrived, the table was set up. Our...More

1  Thank kerit71
Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

You definitely get a lot of food for your money but it is SO greasy, even the fries were greasy. I doubt we will return.

Thank Keljomag
Reviewed December 15, 2015

The first time I stopped in with a friend on Thursday night after work. The service was good, and environment is nice. We had a drink and talked. We both liked it enough to agree to come back, and try the fish fry. On the...More

Thank Rand D
Reviewed October 9, 2015

I have had both "Dine In" and "Delivery" service. Many times I stop just to visit with the staff and other guests. Always have GREAT Food, Service and Fun....Love the New Look. Ballyhoos is one of Merrill's Best!!! When my brothers visit from Colorado -...More

1  Thank Dawn T
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Jack M
Do you have a separate meeting/dining room? My group is looking for a place to hold a monthly meeting in the Merrill area but we need a place that has a private room. Does you restaurant offer this?
March 2, 2015|
Response from Cheryl F | Property representative |
Yes we do. We close down our dining room for meetings.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 N Prospect St, Merrill, WI 54452-2204
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Merrill
  • Phone Number: +1 715-536-7600
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