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Blue Bayou Inn Restaurant

288 S US Highway 51, Manitowish Waters, Wisconsin 54545, Manitowish Waters, WI 54545-9027
+1 715-543-2537
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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288 S US Highway 51, Manitowish Waters, Wisconsin 54545, Manitowish Waters, WI 54545-9027
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Delicious food and great service. A little pricey but well worth your money. If you like authentic Cajun food this is definitely the place.. enjoy.

Thank Mark n Debbi S
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Make a reservation and plan to spend the evening with a friendly restaurant run all by a family from cook, server and bartender. You get a small appetizer, bread, soup, salad and main entree from this Cajun restaurant in the north woods of Wisconsin. Fish...More

1  Thank Nancy A
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Last year my husband took me here for my birthday. I really should have written this review then but I never did. Thing being, we went there again this year and I really need to talk them up because it was so wonderful both times!...More

Thank Tuggie2014
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Delightful decor, top-notch blackened shrimp dinner with wonderful servers. Beautiful relaxing view of the lake. Highly recommend a visit for great Cajun food.

Thank EsmeraldaColombiana
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Never had a bad meal here, everything great, Do not expect fast food, this is usually a two hour dining experience. This does not mean service is slow, it is because each part of the meal is special and this takes time. Love this place...More

Thank Wyattstorch
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Friends took us to Blue Bayou to celebrate my birthday and catch up on a year's worth of happenings. Had a well-prepared cocktail in the cozy, inviting bar before being shown to a wonderful table at the window, with a lovely view of the lake....More

Thank Nickley
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The Blue Bayou is located on U.S. Hwy 51 on the south end of Manitowish Waters with a view of Manitowish Lake from the dining room. We arrived before the dining room was ready to accept guests, so we sat on the back patio for...More

Thank UpNorth13
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Can't believe I've never been here before ... I live in the Northwoods, a foodie and feel like I've been everywhere. Finally we got out early enough to believe we could get in without a reservation (on a Tuesday) and did. I'd heard they are...More

Thank jonnysled
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We had the family at Blue Bayou for dinner. The bayou atmosphere was fun. The service was a little slow, especially with kids. The choice of speciality drinks and wine were broad. The drinks were ok but not that special.The dinner choices were interesting and...More

Thank rosieChicago2
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I've been to the Blue Bayou a number of times in the past and always have been very happy with their food and found their service to be excellent. However, I'm not happy with them now. Two weeks ago I called to make reservations for...More

1  Thank Mary D
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Julie G
30 July 2017|
Response from rivrman | Reviewed this property |
Probably best to contact the restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 288 S US Highway 51, Manitowish Waters, Wisconsin 54545, Manitowish Waters, WI 54545-9027
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Manitowish Waters
  • Phone Number: +1 715-543-2537
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