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Wooden Shoe Inn

) #4 of 9 Restaurants in Minster $$ - $$$ American, ,
6 N Main St, Minster, OH 45865-1119
+1 419-628-2349
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good31%
  • Average21%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible2%
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“fries” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
6 N Main St, Minster, OH 45865-1119
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Great piece of small town USA The fresh perch was very good Salad that came with it was a disappointment My father in law got the pork tenderloin sandwich he loved it The atmosphere is straight out of the seventies We will be back

1  Thank Mike A
Reviewed 26 October 2016

First time we went for lunch, I had the chicken -- it was great and had plenty to take home for another lunch. Second time for lunch, I had the perch and it was excellent. Tomorrow we are going for lunch again and don't know...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stopped at the Wooden Shoe Inn located in Minster, Ohio on State Route 66 for dinner. We ordered the perch dinner which was fabulous. We also had a very good server. Unfortunately, I did not catch his name, but he was AWESOME !!!

Thank jmsmeljoe
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Our group of four ordered three chicken baskets & 1 chicken strips. We got there just before closing and were last customers of the day but out waitress was super attentive, and the chicken was AWESOME!

Thank Ron R
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

It's all about the chicken dinner which can feed two normal people. Take a short drive through farmland to this idyllic community of German immigrants. Hoist a beer in an authentic Stein while you wait. You will be glad you came.

Thank anovavacationer
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Fine dining and casual dining. Found on the main intersection of Minster. "The Shoe" is known for its French fried chicken. If you don't want chicken, ask for other meals available. German food available once each month--See notice in window. Lake Erie Perch also advertised...More

Thank jtkemper
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Unfortunately the last visit was on a Monday and they had not changed the oil for frying the chicken over the weekend and this oil tasted rancid. Sides were mediocre. forty years ago it was a memorable dining experience not last fall.

Thank mail452
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Hadn't been here in years but still as good as I remember. Friendly waiter with quick service. Could use update to decor but hasn't changed as long as I remember.

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 15 April 2016

As a kid, my family drove 30+ miles to The Wooden Shoe about twice a year for their chicken. I hadn't been there in close to 20 years. Passing nearby and decided to stop for lunch. Chicken in a Basket was still on the menu....More

Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Chicken strips were good but sauce was sweet baby James out of bottle. Really! Limited beer selection. Tenderloin was ok, but not great. Place needs a good cleaning.

Thank Lance B
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Linda B
Are they open on Sunday?
23 September 2016|
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Response from jtkemper | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They are open from 9 a.m. until 10 p.m.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 N Main St, Minster, OH 45865-1119
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Minster
  • Phone Number: +1 419-628-2349
  • E-mail
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