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“Horrible Food” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Howies Restaurant of Wisconsin Dells

Howies Restaurant of Wisconsin Dells
Ranked #58 of 184 Restaurants in Wisconsin Dells
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Howie's Restaurant is family owned and has been in business since 1958. We serve breakfast and brunch and have something for everyone. Our pancakes are one of a kind! Come on by and start your day off right!
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Horrible Food”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2011

I just went to Howies for breakfast and it was by far the worst breakfast I've ever had in my life. I am a local in town and haven't tried Howies so I decided to go with my boyfriend this morning. The portion sizes were so small and our food was disgusting. I ordered eggs over easy and they came out hard. My sausage was burned to a crisp and there was so much butter on there supposed "homeade" toast, which I believe they buy from walmart, that I couldn't even eat it. When we politely said something to the waitress she sent our order back. The eggs came out better and the sausage looked more appealing, but after one bite I was done because it was hard and cheap. It was the worst $20 I've ever spent. I would of rather dropped my money on the ground

  • Visited July 2011
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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English first
McHenry, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Has gone downhill”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2011

This was by far my families favorite place to eat breakfast, we would even wait in line for over a hr because the food was great..
I recently visited it again with my husband and 2 boys, was not a happy costumer, felt rushed waitress hounded us for our order, food was served on a kid sized plate along with sausage,pancakes and hash browns were burnt. with being rushed I ordered my kids 2 pancakes and bacon. to which cost $6.50 more than hubby and I food. kid menu was hidden on back corner of menu, to which was $4 for the same thing, but with being rushed I did not see it... Denny's was cheaper, not burnt and alot more food for your money, not to mention you can take your time ordering the waitress does not ask you for your order as soon as you sit down and every 2 min until you order.. I was sad to see it went down hill used to be a big hit in our family but I can't afford to spend $40 on breakfast unless we are getting $40 of food served on a adult sized plate...

  • Visited July 2011
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank ipostwhatisee
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Clean, comfortable, and affordable”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2011

Cute little charming breakfast joint. Food was nothing out of the ordinary. Waffles, eggs, pancakes, French toast. Friendly staff. Very clean!

    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Mrspsop
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Chicago, Illinois
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Family friendly!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2011

This is the place to eat when you're on a budget! The staff is very fast and friendly and their food is good. I love the way they present the children's food...fun and exciting! :D

I saw their sweet rolls and they are huge! We will definitely try one the next time we visit the Dells!

  • Visited June 2011
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank whiteprose
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“wonderful food and beer”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2010

this brewery has a great beer tasting option and good food. my kids loved the atmosphere especially the animals and deep woods effect, would defintely try it out

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Thank mbaker82
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