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“Excellent in all respects”

Ratskeller Restaurant
Ranked #6 of 45 Restaurants in Monroe
Price range: $5 - $24
Cuisines: Swiss
Description: Authentic Old World ambiance and cuisine awaits you in the Ratskeller Restaurant of the historic Turner Hall of Monroe, the only Turner Hall of Swiss origin left in the US. Listed on the National and State Registers of Historic Places, the walls of the Ratskeller chronicle the history and influence of Swiss immigration on the area. The menu includes authentic Swiss cuisine, as well as burgers, sandwiches and local entrée favorites.
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Description: Authentic Old World ambiance and cuisine awaits you in the Ratskeller Restaurant of the historic Turner Hall of Monroe, the only Turner Hall of Swiss origin left in the US. Listed on the National and State Registers of Historic Places, the walls of the Ratskeller chronicle the history and influence of Swiss immigration on the area. The menu includes authentic Swiss cuisine, as well as burgers, sandwiches and local entrée favorites.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've enjoyed excellent Swiss (Suisse) cuisine here - think Rosti potatoes, schnitzel and strudel, along with a good selection of local brews. And the Friday night fish fry is outstanding, in part due to the really good soup and salad bar, and even better thanks to the atmosphere created by a man and woman playing schmaltzy music on their accordions.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank ronar
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Reviewed September 1, 2019

This has a supper club feel to it. Great food, old fashioneds, tablecloths, and gracious and friendly wait staff,
Originally built by a Swiss family. It's charming.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Ben H
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Reviewed August 24, 2019 via mobile

What a delightful place, full of local history and Swiss heritage. The restaurant and bar are downstairs (there is an elevator). The building also houses a Hall, Bowling Alley and Gymnasium. The food is classic Swiss with lots of cheese, potatoes and macaroni along with a full dinner menu. The place was full to the brim and most stayed for the full 6-8 pm squeeze box round robin that included accordionists with a trumpeter and two very loud banjo players. The music was fun and gave the place a different twist. Squeeze box Tuesday is 3 rd Tue of the month. They have fish fry on Fridays. Full of locals, friendly atmosphere.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank CAPTTS
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Turner_Hall, Social Media Coordinator at Ratskeller Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2019

We're so glad you enjoyed our very special and unique Squeezebox Night, part of Turner Hall's on-going Swiss Heritage Series. Please come again, and bring your friends! :-)

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Reviewed July 2, 2019

They have a great Friday fish fry. The decor is very swiss and historical. They have entertainment some evenings.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank generufer
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Turner_Hall, Social Media Coordinator at Ratskeller Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2019

Thanks for visiting us, and hope you'll stop by some other time to try another great item on the menu.

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Reviewed June 25, 2019

We were a large group60+ women. Food bufet was excellent. Service was very efficient. Lovely old, well maintained building. Lot of history

Date of visit: June 2019
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