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American, German, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Highchairs Available, Live Music
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Reviewed October 18, 2021 via mobile

Good tasty food. The business was a bit slow. Would love to go back in summer months for outside patio. Wait staff knowledgeable and friendly.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed September 20, 2021

This was a fun place to spend an afternoon. The locals were fun (and we hear can get crazy), the bar service was friendly, and our drinks were cold and tasty. The decor was interesting enough to warrant a laminated flyer, available to patrons at...the bar explaining the mounted/championship game and knick-knacks. We enjoyed Otto's so much, we returned the next morning for one of the best Bloody Mary's in town - complete with a grilled brat slice. I would return to Otto's on my next visit.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed September 15, 2021

very poor service; spent all her time out of bar/rest; over cooked brat bun yet under cooked brat; pink is not "moist" it is under cooked pork. chicken sandwich cooked to death...cheese only thing made it edible; gps way too sour; Over 30 bucks and...only one wine....crazy this place stays in business but only thing open in big area; also not busy so no excuses for bad service and lacky cook.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed August 24, 2021

Atmosphere is good, service always excellent. The bratwurst is sliced lengthwise and then grilled, which now I do at home. The pretzel is pricey, but I get it with each visit anyway. We visited twice this month while vacationing. I spoke with the manager, Nancy,...to thank her for the excellent service, and she told us that this is the best summer help team that she has had in a long time. This allowed us to enjoy a meal outdoors, as we are still not comfortable eating indoors...yet.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed August 17, 2021 via mobile

Great lunch, friendly service. This place was hopping, but staff was friendly, efficient and knowledgeable . One of our favorite spots and did not disappoint. Even though she was super busy, the supervisor ( I think) took the tone to take our picture, without even...being asked. I had a delicious burger ! Good food, great place, lovely friends. Their outdoor patio is a lovely way to spend time.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed June 25, 2021 via mobile

GREAT! Seated a party of 14 immediately, great food, service & drinks. Laura was our server and she was also GREAT! Not one complaint.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed February 17, 2021

We recently made the trip to Minocqua and stopped at Ottos and very glad we did!! We loved it so much that we actually ate there twice in one weekend. The staff was awesome, especially Nancy our server. We will definitely be back on our...next trip to Minocqua.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed October 7, 2020

We enjoyed drinking in the bar, didn’t love the food. Staff was friendly. Beer garden is really nice and we’ll go back for drinks.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed September 26, 2020

The restaurant is in back of the bar area. There was a pleasant outdoor seating area with trees and such Tables were spaced for social distancing They had a selection of local and popular beers The server was obviously overworked since he was alone, but...he was really hustling and still was quite pleasant and able to answer questions about the menu The sandwiches were excellent and the prices were reasonable. I would recommend this restaurant if you are MinocquaMore

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 24, 2020 via mobile

All the times we have been to Minocqua and never stopped at Ottos till now. Stopped for lunch on a cool day but opted to sit out in the beer garden. Really nice and our server was excellent. We both had the soup and salad...special. The Chili and the kale and sausage soups were both excellent. The german nachos with sauerkraut sounded really good. Next time!!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Not real sure what your post was but it sure looks like you have it in for Otto's? When you had an issue with them did you address it with them or just go home and vent on here?
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Frequently Asked Questions about Otto's Beer & Brat Garden

Yes, Otto's Beer & Brat Garden offers takeout services.

Otto's Beer & Brat Garden is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5