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Timmer's On Big CEDAR Lake

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5151 Timmer Bay Rd, West Bend, WI 53095-9230
+1 262-338-7710
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“cornflake” (5 reviews)
“fish fry” (21 reviews)
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5151 Timmer Bay Rd, West Bend, WI 53095-9230
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Reviewed September 26, 2017

Arrived at 6 p.m. and they were very busy. We were told there would be a half hour wait since they don't take reservations on friday. We waited in the bar area and were seated on time. Fish fry was great, with your choice of...More

Thank Rick L
Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

Take a beautiful drive out to this restaurant especially in fall. Was great in summer, spent sometime having a drink in the outside seating area. Than had fish, which was wonderful. The others in our party tried a couple of the special items offered &...More

Thank joanibertram
Reviewed September 18, 2017

We have not been here for awhile. Shame on us..From now on we will be at least once a month. The BEST FOOD, the BEST SERVICE there is. It is only 30-40 minutes from milw. and you need to get here. One of the BEST...More

Thank Ron M
Reviewed September 15, 2017

Enjoyed timmer's fish fry last Friday,, I had the 4 piece cornflake coated cod.. It was very fresh,tasty,and, crunchy. The baked potato was excellent also. Cole slaw was good. My wife had the poor man's lobster,served with drawn butter. It really did taste like lobster.She...More

Thank charliejoe
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Nothing like sitting at Timmers and looking at the beautiful Cedar Lake while enjoying a cocktail. Fish fry is wonderful as is everything else on their menu. We recently went with a group of 10 ladies and everyone enjoyed their dinners.

Thank Bonnie K
Reviewed September 6, 2017

This historic lake lodge is unique and wonderful. There is a terrific, clubby bar where you can always find a selection of happy folks. The rustic interior and smattering of historic pictures make for a terrific environment. The food, however, remains a disappointment. The edamame...More

Thank VCF_Chicago
Reviewed August 28, 2017

Very cool place full of old pictures and history! Food was fabulous but I was still full from lunch so didn't finish my plate. Waitress did a wonderful job even though we were packed in pretty tight....would've been nice to have a little more space...More

Thank Heidi S
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

The fish fry with potato pancakes is a 9 out of 10. The calamari is the best I've ever had. Love the free s'mores around the campfire. A great place, I'll certainly go to again!

Thank Dody M
Reviewed July 2, 2017

Went to this awesome setting for a Friday fish fry, the place was rocking but the service was great and if you have nothing else enjoy the Perch fried fish and bread pudding for dessert. It was awesome and what a great place to enjoy...More

Thank 355timothys
Reviewed June 19, 2017

Timmer's Restaurant has the best Friday night fish fry anywhere near West Bend or Big Cedar Lake. The place was very busy and we had a short wait to be seated, however, it was worth it. The fish was well prepared, hot and delicious. It...More

Thank Dan W
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Response from Ron M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry i have no idea at all
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Absolutely, they "Muddle" their Old Fashioned's. They are fantastic.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Takeout, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Large groups, Scenic view, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5151 Timmer Bay Rd, West Bend, WI 53095-9230
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  West Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 262-338-7710
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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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