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Moondance Bar & Grill

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6869 Wisconsin 17, Rhinelander, WI
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Gurnee, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Earlier this summer, someone recommended Moondance to us for Fish Fry. We knew we'd have to go early so we got there about 4:30. No waiting at that time, but there was a line when we left about 6:00. The dining room is fairly small, but the tables are not so close that you're right on top of the next... More 

Thank Lenora M
Crystal Lake
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Owner meets you at the door the other one cooks how great is that. Best Fish Fry and best broasted Chicken ever.

Thank Michael T
Three Lakes, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have one of the best fish frys in the area! Its not too large of a place so you need to come by 5:00 or after 7:30 if you don't want to wait for a table. Good sized portions at reasonable prices.

Thank don w
Middleton, wi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love this place. However, if you come on a Friday night, be prepared for a crowd & a wait, it's also really loud. However, food & service (most of the time) is worth the wait. Love the outside eating area overlooking the lake.

Thank Andrea K
Wisconsin, USA
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84 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

There is outdoor seating facing the lake, which always raises my happiness level when eating out in the north woods in the summer. They have a good sized menu hitting the mid low to mid price range. It is pretty typical fare for this area, not terribly creative or inventive, but works. Everyone loves their fish fries.

Thank travelgal058
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Great fish fry north of Rhinelander on HWY 17, Very nice service and an incredibly wonderful staff, We usually hit this place durning "snowmobiling season" but we stopped last Friday evening for dinner. The service and staff were great and the food "3 nice pieces of cod" was very good. Every restaurant in Wisconsin offers a Fish Fry on Friday... More 

Thank Peter L
Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

A group of 8 of us were trying to decide where to go out for dinner on a Sunday evening and decided on Moondance. We were not disappointed. Cute little place with lots to look at on the walls and out the back windows towards Mill Lake. Staff was very friendly and provided great service both at the bar and... More 

Thank wintermom9597
Eagle River, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This is a very interesting place to eat, lots of decorations and wall art to look at. Food has been good every time we have been there,

Thank melissaw376
Appleton, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

This is an easy stop on Highway 17 in Sugar Camp. There are several other bar/restaurants close to here too. On a Saturday evening this was busy for food and drinks. We had the burger and baked haddock. The black and blue burger was very nicely cooked and the fish was flaky and the rice pilaf was not too salty.... More 

Thank Martin R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Tremendously busy (and thus noisy in the dining room) on Friday evening, but worth the wait for the fish-fry - I had the perch, which was excellent. There are tables outside at the back overlooking the lake, and a grassy lawn leading down to the lake - an ideal place to wait for a table! Definitely well above average.

Thank plenipotentiary

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6869 Wisconsin 17, Rhinelander, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Rhinelander

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?