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Guide's Inn

5421 Park St, Boulder Junction, WI 54512-9618
+1 715-385-2233
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“veal” (11 reviews)
“beef wellington” (10 reviews)
“walleye” (26 reviews)
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American, French
5421 Park St, Boulder Junction, WI 54512-9618
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

Ate here for our wedding anniversary. I asked the chef for walleye with a fruit salsa on the side. He never answered my question just said they have thai or jerk sauce. I kept asking and he finally said he doesn't make salsa since he...More

Thank geo4055
Reviewed 7 October 2017

The Guide's Inn has been our favorite Northwoods restaurant for years. It's our go-to place for birthday and anniversary dinners or just an intimate dinner for two. Although the prices may seem steep, the meal is substantial with the pate platter, salad or soup, homemade...More

Thank Noelle M
Reviewed 2 October 2017

They know how to execute perfectly. It is a true Northwoods Supper Club that exceeds expectations. The owner proudly speaks with his guests, explaining each and any detail. I had the rack of lamb, which was excellent, while my wife has the shrimp scampi. The...More

Thank dukeboy1951
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Our friends with a summer place near Boulder Junction invited us and two other friends to join them for a dinner at the Guide's Inn so they could use up a gift certificate (even better!) We had a party of six so we could get...More

Thank ReadRibbet
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Nice little supper club in northwoods. The old fashions were good and the bartenders were nice. Dinner was very good. The walleye is their specialty so we had the mango salsa version. It was very good but next time I would order the sauce on...More

Thank I8467IUlisa
Reviewed 22 September 2017

All 4 of us had veal entree's, again, excellent. French onion soup (which I always order with my sis) lacking in cheese, but not that we really needed it. Awesome as usual.

Thank Northwoodsfood
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Too many complaints to list! But you know the whole experience had to be bad when it starts off with you ordering appetizers and then having the "chef" (and I use that term loosely) refuse to send them out because he says he's too busy...More

Thank William P
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I look forward to the consistently good menu at Guide's where we gather annually with friends for the best meal of our Northwoods vacation. This year I had the rack of lamb, and when I asked for rare, the chef heard me and heeded my...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017

Called to make reservations and was told they only make reservations for parties of 6 or more. There were just 2 of us. I was told to come early or we wouldn't get a table that they open at 4 pm. We arrived at 4:30...More

2  Thank Sue H
Reviewed 16 July 2017

The food use to be good but over the last few times we were there it has been terrible, our wallet was super fishy tasting, when we told our server the chef/owner came out w/an attitude and told us that he's not had any complaints...More

1  Thank peggythodos
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Val B
2 December 2016|
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Response from Mike G | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. No, we do not have Maine Lobster Tails on the menu. You can take a look at the menu on tripadvisor to see our full offering. Thank you again, and Happy Holidays.
14 July 2015|
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Response from Mike G | Property representative |
HI, We apologize for the delay in responding to your question. The answer is Yes, we do offer gluten free options, We would also like to thank all the other guests that have answered your question. Our goal is to make sure... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$45
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5421 Park St, Boulder Junction, WI 54512-9618
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Boulder Junction
  • Phone Number: +1 715-385-2233
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As far as Northwoods restaurants go, The Guides Inn is the premier restaurant in fine dining and gourmet cuisine in an authentic Northwoods atmosphere, so you can enjoy the best of the northern Wisconsin restaurant and dining offerings. We're happy to have you as our guest and hope to make this a memorable occasion, with a variety of dishes, over 36 entrees made to order, prepared to your satisfaction.
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