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“Meeeeaaaatttt!”

Simpson's Restaurant
Ranked #7 of 45 Restaurants in Waupaca
Price range: $5 - $27
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Waupaca, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Meeeeaaaatttt!”
Reviewed February 18, 2013

Great service and I mean great! Super attentive! Kept the meal rolling with humor and grace. It felt like being in a friend's dining room and having a great time, especially if your friend were a meat butcher because almost everything in the place is dripping with meat. If you like a variety of cuts this is your spot. If you like fresh vegetables try foraging in a local field.

Visited December 2012
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Excellent seafood dinners”
Reviewed February 2, 2013

My wife and I dined at Simpson's Restaurant in December, 2012. We were both quite pleased with the quality of their broiled perch and broiled shrimp dinners. The dinners were a little on the pricy side, but the food was delicious.

  • Visited December 2012
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Waupaca, WI
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110 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“Good luck getting seated”
Reviewed January 13, 2013

Wanted to dine on Friday after a movie at 730 pm. Many empty tables noted and two folks in front of me were paying bills. Hostess told me it would be a 15 minute wait. Not sure why. No explanation given and lots of staff noted along with empty tables. This place either was disorganized or did not want my business. This has occurred to me twice. Not going back. Not a good way to promote a business in a small town despite lots of competition. They have been open for 80 years so I guess their marketing plan is arrogance and scarcity Good luck with that. Went to Cronies the first slight and TW martins the second. Simpsons have an older customer base, so some day their base will be in nursing homes. Change of plan and marketing is in order.

Visited January 2013
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107 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Food is pricey, still one of the nicer restaurants in Waupaca.”
Reviewed December 28, 2012 via mobile

Not a great location - large dining room is noisy, back room is better. Older decor. Early bird specials are worth eating early

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Merlin, Oregon
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7 reviews
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“Perfect for family dinner”
Reviewed September 7, 2012

Had a wonderful dinner with my parents and my (now) husband's parents there. Food and ambience were perfect, exactly what we wanted for this occasion (pre-wedding, parents meeting each other!).

Visited August 2012
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