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“Rusty Putter is now The Dinner Table” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Rusty Putter - CLOSED

The Rusty Putter
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Manitowish Waters, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Rusty Putter is now The Dinner Table”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2012

Recently changed hands and my favorite northwoods restaurant has moved in just this week. Limited daily menu with only fresh ingredients. You will never be disappointed at The Dinner Table.
I have eaten at the old Manitowish Waters location at least 30 times.

Visited April 2012
Helpful?
Thank Cheryl813
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26 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Northwoods
Level Contributor
29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“uneven”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2012

Sometimes the food is good but usually it's quite disappointing. I used to love the roasted squash soup but last time it was so gloppy and barely warm. Recently tried the pulled pork with blackberry BBQ sauce. The meat was unevenly sauced and the blackberries ruined the flavor. The chef has good ideas but his palate and execution need improvement.

Helpful?
Thank NorthwoodsLinda
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minocqua
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Rusty Putter catering is the best”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2012

Rusty Putter caters to our education series lunches at the Clinic. This past Friday 3/1/2012 the menu was creamy chicken bowtie pasta with apples and cranberries, it was totally delicious. Have never eaten such pasta combination and it rocked.

Visited March 2012
Helpful?
Thank martinaMinocqua
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Saint Germain, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Very slow service for average food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2011

I have been to the Rusty Putter a couple times in the past year. They have a good assortment of sandwiches at lunch but we left still hungry. The friends I was with ordered the crab cakes and thought they were very good. Two big concerns: It took over an hour for us to get our sandwiches and there was only one other table of two in the restaurant!! Secondly, we got our bill and the waitress had added it wrong! One of my friends is super honest and made us pay the $60 instead of the $30 that they waitress charged us. I would have gone with $30 for the loooonnnnngggg wait.

  • Visited December 2011
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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Helpful?
1 Thank EatRDTravel
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Verona, Wi
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Rusty Putter Minocque-Wonderful Food, great atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2011

Wanted to change it up for fish fry. We are regular Friday night fisher at another location, however it can get a bit too rowdy and the service is slow. So we drove on past that place on to the thirsty whale. Big mistake and waste of time. It is a bar atmosphere and staff did not care if you entered the place and barked at you when you wanted to look around. So left that place.
Someone in the family suggested the Rusty Putter. Okay? Well we walked in to this golf restaurant and was pleasantly surprised. The old wood lodge feel but not too old. Your simple golf restaurant but awesome service, atmosphere and fish fry. Not too loud where you can't hear others talk.
The roasted vegetables were excellent!
Fish fry was lightly breaded and great servings.

  • Visited October 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
1 Thank VillaVerona
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