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Slippery's Tavern and Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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10 Church Ave, Wabasha, MN 55981-1214
+1 651-565-4748
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Wabasha, Minnesota
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65 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Slippery's is under new management and continues to be a great place. Curt is adding his own touch to it now and has great ideas. Slippery's is Wabasha at its best. Great food, great view, great service and a taste of Grumpy Old Men. We are never disappointed when we visit.

Thank Lauri H
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Nice bar with nice people! Good food! In the back they have a pool table, dart boards and a jukebox to keep you entertained.

Thank Mary L
San Francisco, California
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74 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We ate here twice during a family reunion visit to Wabasha. Some of us had good food, some of us had average or worse food. The walleye pike dinner with baked potato was very good, but stay away from the jambalaya. You will do better with burgers, steak and prime rib than with the more exotic options. Service is good.... More 

Thank CLT29
Rochester, Minnesota
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Popular place in the Summer for boaters and visitors to the Eagle Center in Wabasha, MN. Mid range prices with outdoor eating areas in the summer.

Thank steelegirl2
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is a fun restaurant on the river and I thought it was reasonably priced. On a warm autumn day I was able to enjoy lunch outside which provided a great view. It was busy and seemed understaffed which probably explained the slightly crabby waitstaff.

Thank luv2travel54701
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We have been to Slipperys time and time again when visiting Wabasha. First few experiences were cool, as the entire theme is based on our favorite movie, Grumpy Old Men. However, after the glamour of the theme wore off of us, we noticed the food was high priced for the value, and the service was less than desirable. The 2nd... More 

Thank WI-UPTraveler
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

You can tell a place is good when you still have a wait list at 1:30 in the afternoon. We bellied up to the bar so we didn't have to wait. The peel and eat shrimp were cooked perfectly and split down the back for easy peeling! The catfish fingers were also really well cooked and seasoned. Their specialty potatoes... More 

Thank Shannon M
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

The place is river front and bridge front, food prices were good, but my catfish sandwich was raw. They gave me a new sandwich but because of this I'm rating them 3. Overall good atmosphere.

Thank Giovanny R
Boyne City, Michigan
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The service was excellent and the food was to die for! I had my Autistic child with me and the staff went out of their way to cater to her! A fabulous experience!

Thank Tina V
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Seated outside at the river's edge (Mississippi R.), we watched a man casting from the dock. Pulling in several panfish, he threw them back. We also watched as kids were feeding the ducks. The current is swift, and the ducks struggle to stay in place! It was a beautiful morning and we had a yummy lunch.

Thank Ed G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Church Ave, Wabasha, MN 55981-1214
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Wabasha
  • Phone Number: +1 651-565-4748

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?