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“Lots of good home cooked food”

Paul Bunyan's Northwoods Cook Shanty
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Buffet
Description: For over 56 years and four generations later, Paul Bunyan's Cook Shanty welcomes your family to our family! Your Wisconsin Dells vacation would not be complete without a Paul Bunyan's Lumberjack meal. We take extreme pride in serving the freshest family style breakfast, lunch and dinner. With our ever-so-famous homemade buttermilk donuts made fresh every day, keeps our visitors coming from miles away just to pick up a dozen!
Austin, Texas
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Lots of good home cooked food”
Reviewed July 26, 2014

We enjoyed a very large meal with 7 family members, asking for several "refills" of various dishes on the all you can eat family style meal. The bread was fabulous. Atmosphere was very fun for the kids, they enjoyed eating on tin plates :) Good wait staff.

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Springfield, Nebraska, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Yum”
Reviewed July 24, 2014

Delicious Breakfast served family style and had dinner too. It was also wonderful and no more expensive and was actually a little cheaper than other places we ate. Kids loved it too!!

  • Visited July 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great Lunch!”
Reviewed July 24, 2014

Stopped here on the way to the airport. Great place! One of those "All you can eat, lumber camp dinning halls". Had the lunch special, all you can eat ribs and fried chicken. Salad, mixed veggies, mashed potatoes and gravy AND dessert. All for under $20 a head! The lunch menu rotates daily. There is a menu to order from if you not in the mood for what is being served. Overall a great place for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

  • Visited July 2014
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Cincinnati, Ohio
Level 6 Contributor
98 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Really fun for kids, slow service”
Reviewed July 24, 2014

This place is great for kids with its Paul Bunyan theme. My thoughts on the place is that there are two sides to every coin, PB's was a great visual but if you are hungry the place gets packed and the service gets slow but they keep feeding you until you have had enough. On the menu included Scrambled eggs, Home Made Doughnuts, Sausage and Ham, and Hash Browns. The gift shop is really great and if you are with little kids bring your wallet because they are going to want one of everything, sort of like a Cracker Barrel on steroids. All in all it was a good one time shot.

  • Visited July 2014
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Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Best breakfast in town! ”
Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

We stopped here for breakfast during our trip to the Dells and we were not disappointed! The doughnuts are to die for! You get a little bit of everything for breakfast. It'll please anyone, even the pickiest eater. Only downfall is you get small drink cups and you have to wait for the waiter to come and refill it ever so often.

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