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“Great fish fry!”

Quindt's Towne Lounge
Ranked #13 of 67 Restaurants in Baraboo
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great fish fry!”
Reviewed July 19, 2012

I've been here several times. It's always crowded but they manage to get you a table quickly. Atmosphere is pretty plain but the food is very good. They have nice bar if you can fit in edge-wise. Prices are good for the area.

Visited February 2012
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Brighton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Just like Cheers”
Reviewed July 16, 2012

Visited for lunch. Went with a client. Seemed like everyone knew everyone and there wasn't a stranger in the place. The bartender was very friendly. Had a soup and a sandwich. Both were tasty. The price was right.

Visited July 2012
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Madison, WI
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Cops like it”
Reviewed July 8, 2010

Food: less than ordinary. Green beans out of the can.....

Service: Unfriendly, unless you're a local, and possibly a cop.

Atmosphere: smoky, as in cigarettes. Yuk. We'll see if they clean the smell out of the walls now with the smoking ban in effect.

Bar next to the dining area; prepared to be stared at when you enter, sort of like 'Stink-eye'. This is during the lunch hour................

I have to say, my experience supports KJ918's, right on.

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Baraboo, Wisconsin
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“For "Locals" Only”
Reviewed July 7, 2010

We've only lived in Baraboo for 3 years, but have heard from people around town that "Quindt's is the best!!". We stopped by a couple of years ago to try them out, but since the bar is right as you walk in, were deterred by the thick wall of smoke we would have had to walk through to get to the "no smoking" dining section. (I put that in quotes because there was no full barrier between the bar and dining room; just a 3/4 wall that didn't go completely end-to-end.)

Now that Wisconsin's smoking ban is in effect, we thought it would be a good time to try again, to see what everyone raved about.

Apparently you have to be a life-long resident to be accepted. We were greated with no extra warmth and sat in the back corner of the room. Our waitress was slow, unfriendly and when she asked if we needed anything, was halfway across the room before we could answer "some steak sauce please?"

The food was average - we've had worse but we've also had better. The atmosphere is non-existant; nothing special about the decor except that maybe it hasn't changed in 30 years.

All in all a very disappointing visit and we won't be going back or recommending it.

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Baraboo, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“The Best Old Fashioned and maybe fish fry in the State!”
Reviewed July 1, 2010

For a Friday night Fish Fry, Quindt's is hard to beat. The sandwiches in general are outstanding, and the drinks are well-poured!

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