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Besse's On Clear Lake

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w6095 Hwy. 8, Tomahawk, WI 54487
+1 715-453-2339
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Bonita Springs, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great Northwoods Supper Club. I have always enjoyed going to Besse's for dinner. I have never had a bad meal at Besses, everything is tasty! Would recommend dinner at Besse's.

Thank KatieKoth7
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3 reviews
Reviewed January 17, 2017

We have been going to Besse's on Clear Lake for the past 8 years. With that being said we have always had great food from the fall off the bone ribs to the melt in your mouth prime rib. To the omelets on Sunday morning and a Bloody Mary. The food is always consistently good and the waitstaff is always... More 

Thank Kandie S
Watertown, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

Very nice dining experience on Clear Lake. Fish fry was very good and so was the broiled walleye. Pleasant atmosphere.

Thank bellec21
Old Man Bay
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

This Is North Woods supper club. We stopped on a Friday night and had a walleye fish fry and rack of ribs for dinner. Good old fashions too. Good food and nice staff.

1 Thank Davinoff
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

But they did not know my name. We had been encouraged to check this place out, and so we decided to go there on a Friday night. We walked in at about 7:00 pm, and the small bar area was full. There were a few empty chairs, but no two together. No one even looked our way--not the bartender or... More 

Thank Julie C
Tomahawk, Wisconsin
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 14, 2016

A good place to have a fish fry on Friday's. But, come early. This place is small, and has about 15 tables... Were here a little after 5:00 pm, and it fills up fast. Clean and pleasant place on the water.

1 Thank Patricia2013_13
Madison, Wisconsin
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

A signature meal in Wisconsin is fish fry, and in open disclosure I am not a fan. Thin fish fillets, too much breeding and oily. Imagine my conversion to be a fish fry fanatic when friends brought me to Besse's last Friday. We all ordered their signature Brandy Old Fashions and their walleye fish fry. It comes with Cole slaw,... More 

Thank Michael S
Madison, Wisconsin
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 29, 2016

A nice menu selection. The homemade strawberry jelly was wonderful! I greatly appreciated the care they took to fix my food due to my food allergies. Excellent service. Best to make reservations, even for breakfast, as the place is small, and it's a local favorite. Great, great deck to sit on and take in the lake view. EXCELLENT prices!!!

Thank Ruth P
Merrill, Wisconsin
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105 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Saturday night prime rib is so good there should be two Saturday's a week!! The food and the service tonight were absolutely incredible!! We really enjoyed our evening!!! Thank you folks!!

1 Thank Jeff S
Wisconsin, US
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182 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed August 14, 2016

Our family of 4 along w/ our mother & father in law, went on a Thursday evening while at our "up north" cabin. We try to enjoy one night out, where no one has to do the cooking or cleaning. I've been here before w/ my husband and this time we took the family. They had a special, asparagus stuffed... More 

1 Thank Love2Ctheworld1117

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
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Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: w6095 Hwy. 8, Tomahawk, WI 54487
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Tomahawk
  • Phone Number: +1 715-453-2339

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