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Bismarck's Mainstreet Bar & Grill
Ranked #5 of 69 Restaurants in Watertown
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene
Description: Excellent food all around, known for award winning burgers. Great place for food, friends, and a place to meet new friends.
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed February 15, 2014

Nothing special. Food is good, but the service and staff attitude is terrible. We waited over an hour for our simple orders.

  • Visited February 2014
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2 Thank BQWI
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Ixonia, Wisconsin
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great food, slow service”
Reviewed February 11, 2014

Absolutely love the food. Unfortunately, every single time we stop there the service is incredibly slow. Most times the bartender is serving drinks and taking care of the tables. We will not stop if we want to be there for anything under an hour. The wait is worth it, don't get me wrong, but better service would go a long way!

  • Visited January 2014
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3 Thank KT K
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Madison, Wisconsin
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good, Inexpensive Bar Food”
Reviewed December 12, 2013

The family was hungry after a stop to pick up a few items at the outlets in Johnson Creek. One of the major downsides to Johnson Creek's outlets is the lack of non fast-food options nearby. A quick drive (<15 minutes) to Watertown offers a number of solutions, and while the Elias Inn was closed on this particular day (a Sunday) we decided to check out Bismarck's.

Our entire group of four ordered burgers and a cup of soup (Chicken Torilla, was the SOTD), and I believe we each had a different burger from the menu of 8-12 choices. Everyone was happy with their selection, and the sides were good as well -- I'd definitely recommend getting the onion rings here. The burgers were juicy and flavorful without being greasy, and the prices across the menu were very reasonable.

We will definitely return, although it appears there are a handful of other good options in the nearby downtown Watertown area.

  • Visited December 2013
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3 Thank Badger417
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
115 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great place for a burger and beer”
Reviewed October 15, 2012

While in Watertown, WI for work I asked the staff at my hotel where I could find a good burger and beer for dinner. I was quickly told that Bismarck's was the place to go. The wait staff was prompt and friendly. I drank a couple local beers with a great tri-pepper burger that featured pepperjack cheese, peppered bacon and jalapeno sauce. It was a tasty meal and a good place to watch Monday night football and baseball playoffs.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank mikjep
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Hartford, WI
Level 5 Contributor
53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Quality food, fast, and inexpensive.”
Reviewed January 18, 2012

Bismarck's is a pleasant place for lunch in downtown Watertown. No-smoking policy makes this a frequent stop for a good quick meal. Burgers, fish, and chicken all good.

Thank salsa28
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