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Paul Bunyan's Cook Shanty

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MAIN
All You Can Eat Breakfast; Served Lumberjack Style
Fresh Warm Buttermilk Donuts
Yes, these are the ones that melt in your mouth!
Famous Flapjacks
Home-Made just like Grandma use to make. These pancakes are not made from a box!
French Toast
For the early birds. If you want French Toast, you better set your alarm for 7 AM.
Sausage Links
Our Special Blend
Baked Ham
Camp Fried Potatoes
These are not just hashbrowns. They are a reason to travel to Minocqua.
Scrambled Eggs
Biscuits & Gravy
Who doesn't love Biscuits & Gravy?
Beverage is included
Coffee, Tea, Milk, Chocolate Milk, Orange Juice, Apple Juice -- Included in the breakfast price!!!
Bloody Mary's and Mimosas or your favorite available
Items from the bar always available.
DINNER
Dinner includes two options: 1. Individual Platter entrees or 2. All You Can Eat Paul Bunyan Meals
PAUL BUNYAN ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT SPECIALS
With a different special each day, you are going to want to make sure to try them all.
Friday Fish Fry
Our Famous Fish Blast is an area favorite and includes all of the following: Beer Batter Fried Fish; Oven Baked Fish "Poor-Mans Lobster"; Camp Fried Chicken; Pasta with Marinara; Potato Pancakes; Vegetable (everyone's favorite Corn on the Cob); Home-made Lumberjack Bread & Coleslaw. Yes you get it all!
Camp Fried Chicken and BBQ Pork Ribs
This is some Damn Good Camp Fried Chicken, BBQ Pork Ribs, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Vegetable of the Day (Corn on the Cob), Home-made Lumberjack Bread & Coleslaw or Fresh Garden Salad. It's deeeelishous!
Beef Pot Roast & Camp Fried Chicken dinner
Tender Beef Pot Roast, slow cooked to keep it just right. Camp Fried Chicken. Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Vegetable of the Day (Corn on the Cob), Home-made Lumberjack Bread & Coleslaw or Fresh Garden Salad.
INDIVIDUAL DINNER PLATTERS
Served Ala carte and not all you can eat.
4 Piece "Camp Fried" Chicken Platter
The Cook Shanty Recipe Fried Chicken platter. 4 pieces (breast, thigh, leg, wing). Served with Fresh Home-made Lumberjack Bread, Garden Salad or Cole Slaw, Vegetable, Potato and includes complimentary coffee.
8 oz.Open Face Prime Rib
Served open face and includes Fresh Home-made Lumberjack Bread, Garden Salad or Cole Slaw, Vegetable, Potato and includes complimentary coffee.
1/2 Rack BBQ Pork Ribs
1/2 Rack of Pork Ribs slow cooked to perfection and finished on the grill and Bar-B-Q'd just right. Served with Fresh Home-made Lumberjack Bread, Garden Salad or Cole Slaw, Vegetable, Potato and includes complimentary coffee.
Pasta Marinara with Meat Balls
John's Home-made Marinara sauce. Topped with Meat Balls and Served with Fresh Home-made Lumberjack Bread, Garden Salad or Cole Slaw, Vegetable, Potato and includes complimentary coffee.
KIDS MENU
Specials for the Kids.
Chicken Tenders
Junior Burger
Hot Dog
Grilled Cheese
About
Paul Bunyan Cook Shanty located in Minocqua, Wisconsin is a seasonal operation open from April to October. Serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Family Style dining in the theme of the old-time logging camps. Breakfast is served from 7 AM until 12 Noon. At noon, lunch begins as well as the famous All You Can Eat dinners. Lunch options include entree platters and full sandwich and salad selections. Kids menu is available. After 4 PM, additional dinner entree selections are available. Friday is our Fish Fry Blast. You won't want to miss it.
PRICE RANGE
$7 - $15
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed December 1, 2018

This is a truly neat and unique experience for all. You will all enjoy taking in the different artifacts around the room while enjoying your family style meal. The food was cooked just right and was never ending. I suggest you go for breakfast and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

This restaurant is way overrated and over priced. Yes you receive a lot of food, but the pancakes, donuts and other pastries are all made out of what tasted like vanilla cake batter. Their coffee was sludgy. Also, be aware if you have any food...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Anita S
Reviewed September 14, 2018

Had breakfast here for the first time. Service and food are both very good. However, have a huge appetite! For two people the price was over 27.00 after tax - before tip. For a breakfast, that feels like a lot. The donuts are very good,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 641darah
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Breakfast: the line to the door moved fairly well; the up-front payment was a bit off-putting but it probably speeds table turn-over; the food was ordinary breakfast fare, with everything served "family-style", more than enough for 2 seniors, no need to request "seconds". Service was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MandR818
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been here in the past and this was the first time I felt like they were trying to starve us. We arrived for breakfast with a piddly group of 3, but the initial food provided didn’t even cover us (2 biscuits on the biscuits...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank LadybugRiceLake_WI
Reviewed August 21, 2018

The 40 of us were on a tour bus and the wait staff was excellent and attentive to all of us. The food was fabulous and done to perfection. (the potatoes were especially good)! I would not hesitate going back for any meal. A fun...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank NANCY R
Reviewed August 21, 2018

We eat at Paul Bunyan's almost every summer! Experience: Lots of food, big spaces for the whole extended family, a fun atmosphere that's family-friendly, and a great gift shop. They are also willing to work with food-allergy customers.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank kbfort
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

We had breakfast and this place is steady eddy for the past 25 plus years we stop here the food is always good. The pancakes are the stuff dreams are made of!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank len D
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Bought two cookies for 5 bucks. Both past there prime. If you're going to charge that much for a cookie at least make it a good one. Have a feeling if they can't maintain their cookies their food probably isn't that great either but the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank orca8723
Reviewed August 18, 2018

We stopped at 11:30, thinking it was lunch time. However, they don’t even start lunch until noon. The breakfast was the same you would make at home, except the warms donuts. The donuts were the best. Floors dirty with food from kids prior. Wait staff...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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