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Chief Lake Lodge

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
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7444 N Pats Landing Rd, Hayward, WI 54843-4129
09:00 - 22:00
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Fort Myers, Florida
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We had a group of 10 friends and they were able to accommodate us inside on a rainy night. Food was good and service same. Would like to go back for lunch or dinner when patio on the lake is available.

Thank John S
Chicago, Illinois
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped in with LOCAL family and waited over an hour to be served. All you can eat fish fry and a pizza. 40 minutes in, the pizza arrived. 20 minutes later the WRONG FISH order was attempted to be delivered - twice. Ordered two orders of baked fish and one fried. Got three fried, which they took away (all three... More 

Thank Bruce_411
Hubertus, Wisconsin
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36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Stop here while vacationing in the area with another couple. We went on a Sunday night and half of the items we ordered off the menu they were out of. The food we got was OK but way overpriced! Nothing about our experience would make us want to come back for the overpriced average bar food.

1 Thank Mrloomis
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

What a wonderful "catch" and surprise awaited my husband and I when we decided to stop at The Chief Lake Lodge on the Chippewa Flowage . We decided to take the scenic route home and noticed the sign along the road. The view from the lodge is absolutely beautiful. We both had a deep fried walleye sandwich with fries. Thought... More 

Thank ImaMazed
Hayward, WI
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173 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

No matter how busy this lakeside venue is, we always walk away happy. We never feel like the wait was too long. On our most recent visitor, we took a houseguest for fish fry. Even though there was a lot of boat traffic, we were able to snag an outdoor table with a fascinating view of the Chippewa Flowage, with... More 

1 Thank VSRubato
Madison, Wisconsin
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

I have had their pizza in the past and during a recent visit had a craving... so our group ordered 3 pizzas - one veggie, one pepperoni and sausage and one supreme. I'm not sure what all makes a really good pizza (after all... it is crust, sauce and toppings), other than it is so right when everything comes together.... More 

Thank funf00d13
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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015

I've been to Chief Lake Lodge many times for their fish fry. Last year, we went 3 times because it was so delicious. This time around, it left me wondering when I had entered the twilight zone. First of all, the restaurant was not very clean, there were many (~250) gnats hanging out in the window next to our table.... More 

2 Thank Lyndsey T
Mokena, Illinois
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92 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2015

This is a good place for lunch and dinner. the Friday fish fry is on par with any in the area. The amenities are clean, simple, and good for families and groups. Adequate bar selection. service is good.

Thank Michael K
Hayward, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

The good: Salad bar was very good, and a nice change from the traditional cole slaw. The view of the lake is beautiful. Portions are VERY large..I received a 1/2 chicken when the first plate was brought out. The bad: The chicken was very greasy, as was the fish. I like some garlic, but the baby red potatoes were way... More 

1 Thank Regular_12
Owatonna, Minnesota
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88 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

Stopped in to Chief Lake Lodge when we were collecting our "stamps" for the Crazy 8 tour. My kids loved the resident "Chief," a friendly Black Lab, who entertained them during our visit. My oldest daughter is a connoisseur of buffalo wings and rated these at the top of the list. The entire staff was extremely friendly and made us... More 

Thank TheMonte

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7444 N Pats Landing Rd, Hayward, WI 54843-4129
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Hayward
This is a bar and restaurant that is part of a resort near Hayward, Wisconsin.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?