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Timmer's On Big CEDAR Lake

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5151 Timmer Bay Rd, West Bend, WI 53095-9230
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Mon 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Muskego, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went to Timmers Resort with family on a Friday night. We all had the fish fry and it was the best fish fry I have ever had. I had two types of fish, the beer battered and the corn flake battered. Both were very good, but my favorite was the beer battered. It was hot, crispy, flakey, tender, moist and... More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful views of the lake. Best Walleye Dinner EVER. Wonderful atmosphere. Highly recommended. Best place in the area.

Thank Steve H
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I go there pretty often, sitting on the patio when weather permits. Had another good meal this evening. The Halibut with Mango Salsa was good though not great. According to my wife, her soft shell crabs rivaled the first soft shells she ever had in Savannah, Ga; and that's saying something. The Schaum Tort was really good... More 

Thank Schuyler5
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We met our friends here for dinner. One in a wheel chair with Outstanding choice for room for her. Food was GREAT service was GREAT and we ate outside with wonderful view. It was way better than i dreamed it could be. Give or take half hour from Milwaukee and not a bad ride at all. Well worth it. Fran... More 

Thank Ron M
Neenah, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I went to Timmers for a birthday celebration and regret that we chose poorly. The restaurant, though lovely decor and friendly staff, was terribly overpriced and the food was awful. And to charge $12 for a glass of wine (from a bottle I know retails for $14 a bottle!) was outrageous. There were 7 of us and... More 

Thank readytoretire15
West Bend, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm biased, because my husband proposed to me here, but this is my favorite place to eat near West Bend. The restaurant and bar are part of an old resort, and it was beautifully restored not too long ago. They have a really nice outdoor seating area, and the lake is right there, also. The food is on the higher... More 

Thank allifromWI
Grafton, Wisconsin
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We look e Timmers. The food, atmosphere and the service are all great. Fran has brought the Riverlane Inn chalkboard here and it works great. Definitely come for a great evening.

Thank RaminWI
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time visiting on Saturday night with another couple. Had called ahead for reservations and requested a table outside. They made a note of our request but said could not guarantee. We arrived ahead of our reservation time and our outdoor table was ready for us. Great food. Great staff. No problem getting separate checks for two couples. Will be... More 

Thank Mark W
Delafield, Wisconsin
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135 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our first time to Timmer's restaurant but will not be our last. Outstanding atmosphere, great food, great service. Definitely worth the hour drive it took us to get to Timmer's for dinner.

Thank TBreez
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our visit to Timmers was a great choice from a service and menu choices. My citrus salmon was delicious and the rest of our party of thirteen offered the same reports on their choices. My only issue was when we asked for "couple" checks, the server said we would need one check and divide it up among ourselves. This posed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$29 - $31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5151 Timmer Bay Rd, West Bend, WI 53095-9230
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  West Bend
  • Phone Number: 262-338-7710
Come and visit this beautiful historic landmark! Built in 1880 Timmer's Resort was totally remodeled in 2008 to restore the original charm of this lakeside dining and cabin resort. Our beautiful lodge has fire places in each dining room as well as beautiful views of Big Cedar Lake and its surrounding pines and native foliage. Our classic menu offers homemade goodness. Salads, Sandwiches, Seafood, Aged Steaks, Ribs along with our signature dishes Chicken Wellington & Citrus Crusted Salmon! You will discover our homemade desserts are sure to please. Our wine list is strong with California and US wines that will please any wine aficionado. Summer months you will want to enjoy our outdoor dining patio..It's everyone's favorite! Let us share our love of true Wisconsin hospitality with you. Timmer’s offers live music on the weekends for your entertainment. We welcome you to enjoy and discover Timmer’s!

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