We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

The Pickle Factory

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Pub
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
205 1st Street, Pepin, WI 54759
+1 715-442-4400
Website
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

121 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 120: English reviews
Minnesota
Level Contributor
20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It would be a great place to sit outdoors in the summer. Indoors could use some updating, plastic on the windows was awful. Food was only average.

Helpful?
Thank Linda F
Savage, Minnesota
Level Contributor
81 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

We ate at the Pickle Factory and enjoyed the fried fatty foods (appetizers) as well as the good pizza on the menu. Many people were there, eating inside and outside, with TVs to watch or the beauty of the river. Service was decent and friendly. The atmosphere is fun but nothing too special.

Helpful?
Thank JennJ15
Burnsville, Minnesota
Level Contributor
129 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We stopped at the Pickle Factory to watch some football and have a snack. The bloody mary's are very good and we had the onion rings, chicken wings, cheese curds and popcorn shrimp. All were yummy. The bartenders were awesome.

Helpful?
Thank Keely15
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level Contributor
1,010 reviews
797 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 926 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

The food is just ok. Very mediocre. Tried peanut butter and jelly burger and it was fine. Sweet potato fries were not very good. Service is friendly. The view is wonderful.

Helpful?
Thank PlanetR
Clearwater, Florida
Level Contributor
95 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

This is a fun, local restaurant and bar located near the Pepin Marina on Lake Pepin, Upper Mississippi River. It has great views of the river and it caters to motorcycle enthusiasts and boaters during the summer and snowmobile riders in the winter, in addition to an enthusiastic local following. It has its own boat dock on the other side... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jazzdat
Level Contributor
51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

What a great find! Right on the water with outdoor seating and a fantastic view! Local beers in tap, and friendly service.

Helpful?
Thank Steven T
Tomahawk, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

In town for a Marine Corps reunion stopped for lunch. Great cheese curds and deep fried pickles. Good selection of beers and friendly service.

Helpful?
Thank BobZ45
Heinola, Mn
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

The owners are on site and very friendly as is the staff. We got there after the kitchen closed but was still able to get a made to order pizza.

Helpful?
Thank ruthk416
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Great menu and service! The view if Lake Pepin is spectacular! The food is consistently great! We visit every time we are in Pepin!

Helpful?
Thank KimAnderson1
Level Contributor
44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

This is a fun stop by the Mississippi. There is a great view of the water from the deck and is right by a marina. The food is good bar food, maybe a little greasy. But you have to try the pickles!

Helpful?
Thank Mark K

Been to The Pickle Factory? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 1st Street, Pepin, WI 54759
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Pepin
  • Phone Number: +1 715-442-4400
Description
The Pickle Factory Waterfront Grill is located right on the beautiful shores of Lake Pepin, which is a part of the Mississippi River. The scenic bluffs and beauty of western Wisconsin add to the dining experience. Check our website or Facebook for current specials and hours of operation. The Pickle Factory provides excellent casual dining along with a 280 foot dock for our boating customers. Please note the Pickle will be CLOSED Mondays during the summer.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Pickle Factory staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?