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PJ's Up North and Burger Barn

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397 US Highway 51 N, Arbor Vitae, WI 54568-9502
715 356 7655
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I had the Olive Burger and it was delicious, with sour cream! Most satisfying burger I've had in a long time. Great homemade chips, too.

Thank jjenewein
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stopped in for a bite to eat and we were not too sure about the place. It looked on the inside more like a dive bar with peanut shells all over the floor. They had a good selection of beers. After an appetizer of fried cheese curds (which were great), our burgers came. Big and juicy. Made with fresh ground... More 

Thank David B
Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First off - if you have a peanut allergy - stay away! They have buckets of salted peanuts in the shell on the tables and everyone throws the shells on the floor. So - there are shells and peanut dust everywhere. This isn't a bad thing - just would hate for a person to have a severe reaction as soon... More 

Thank Lexipup12
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Good spot to stop by and check out. Nearly 30 burger choices on the menu to choose from. There is a kids menu section with a few basic options; burger, corn dogs, chicken tenders & grilled cheese. No games to really entertain the kids other than the pool table. Decent view of a lake and there is an outdoor/porch seating... More 

Thank Big1ed
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

PJ's was quiet when we stopped for a late lunch. We each ordered a burger and fries and were quite surprised at how big these delicious burgers were. Not sure why we were surprised, they were described at being 1/2 pounders. PJ's is a pub style restaurant with peanuts in the shell on the tables. Because we were the only... More 

Thank Joelyn O
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

During peak summer times you can't even get near this place, but towards the end of September we found parking in the lot and the place was virtually empty at dinner time. The waitress was super nice. The peanuts were a fun touch. I ordered the popper burger and it was made medium, just how I ordered it, and it... More 

Thank girlonline64
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Best burger and cheese curds in the area. Old building, but nice view of little lake. This was a great find and surprisedly very good food. Old buildings make it feel like the seventies and peanut shells on the floor lend a casual charm. Waitress was fast and efficient and with a smile.

Thank 71char
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

We thought PJs looked like the perfect rustic burger restaurant, with waterfront views,and several topping options for the burgers we were craving. Sadly, this place took over 55 min to prepare and top 4 frozen burger patties along with frozen fries. When we asked why the meals where taking so long, the waitress did not even apologize, but just stated... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

This was in Arbor Vitae, WI not Eagle River. Great burger, GREAT cole slaw-wow! Fun atmosphere, great bartendar. Very small, so get there early. We ate with 3 teens, they got burgers, the Westerns & one Sticky Burger-AWESOME. Hubby and I had the fish with baked potatoes. Outstanding. Great staff.

Thank LeesaChicago
woodstock, illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

We saw they had fish fry last Friday so the eight of us stopped for dinner. My sister in law, her mom and grandmother got the all you can eat fish, they all enjoyed it. My two niece's and son and I got burgers oh my, the burgers were good and juicy. My youngest son ordered a choose 3 appetizer... More 

Thank Bren M

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Restaurant Details

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    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 397 US Highway 51 N, Arbor Vitae, WI 54568-9502
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Arbor Vitae
  • Phone Number: 715 356 7655

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