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Parkside Tavern

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American, Bar, Contemporary
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140 County Rd W, Manitowish Waters, WI 54545
+1 715-543-2582
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Thu - Sat 04:00 - 09:00
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Madison, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I LOVE the ambiance of this restaurant. The food is awesome and they have a nice wine selection. The staff is warm and friendly. It is a perfect date night or chill with girl friends or guys. Very cozy and fun. I have eaten here several times and have not been disappointed!

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Thank karenbanfi
Virginia
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97 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Northern WI is fish fry country and we were looking for a good Wednesday night fry in Manitowish Waters. We were looking for walleye or perch and found that Parkside offered bluegill (a panfish similar to perch). Upon arriving we were promptly seated and offered a range of draft beers, wine or mixed drinks. We ordered a couple of appetizers... More 

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Thank NoName007
Tom v, Owner at Parkside Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We greatly appreciate it and look forward to serving you at Parkside Tavern again soon! More 

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125 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Set on the banks of Rest Lake, rustic but refreshed setting. Nice selection of dishes. Good drinks, good deserts. Service can be slow, but adequate. Recommended for nearly any kind of event, from a quiet night out to a table for 8.

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Thank richardj100
Tom v, Owner at Parkside Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We greatly appreciate it and look forward to serving you at Parkside Tavern again soon! More 

madison, wi
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294 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Everything was great. The soup of the day was Parmesan Artichoke and it was excellent. We also had baked French Onion which was very good - tasty and not too salty - only recommendation was that the onions could have been caramelized a little longer. I would still rate it 4 out of 5. The walleye was good size and... More 

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Tom v, Owner at Parkside Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We greatly appreciate it and look forward to serving you at Parkside Tavern again soon! More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

We have been going here for 3 years as my wife likes the decor and orders fresh water fish: usually walleye and tonight the pan fried blue gill. She really liked her entree, rice pilaf was so-so as was the salad. In the past I have ordered meat and all I can remember is way to much sage in the... More 

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Waupaca, Wisconsin
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We have been there twice, both times on a Wednesday when we had their pan fried blue gill special. It comes with choice of potato, soup or salad, and appetizers. If you go away hungry, shame on you. The appetizers consist of home made crackers, black olives, pita wedges, a couple of different spreads, pretzels, oyster crackers, and hot peppers.... More 

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Tom v, Owner at Parkside Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We greatly appreciate it and look forward to serving you at Parkside Tavern again soon! More 

Durango, Colorado
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74 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Our family ate at the Parkside for the first time last night.The food was excellent, the service was good. We were impressed by the generous, complimentary appetizer plates. We have a variety of entries: fish, steak and chicken and all were pleased. The homemade deserts were tasty and light. We will definitely go again .

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Thank diannecarol
Tom v, Owner at Parkside Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We greatly appreciate it and look forward to serving you at Parkside Tavern again soon! More 

Kenosha, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Beautiful setting, overlooking the lake. Happy Hour drinks on the outdoor patio. Then one of the best meals ever, on the screened porch. Couldn't get any better.

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Thank dwy4
Tom v, Owner at Parkside Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We greatly appreciate it and look forward to serving you at Parkside Tavern again soon! More 

Lake Villa, Illinois
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We stayed within walking distance of the Parkside Tavern (PT) so it was inevitable we would end up there as there are not many places to eat in this area. I will get to the food first. It was a rather limited menu with few moderately priced items; most I thought were pricey considering the place. I took the walleye... More 

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Tulsa
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful meal! We turned up and the place was packed...they were very accommodating even finding a spot for us on the patio. Thanks...we will be back!

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Tom v, Owner at Parkside Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We greatly appreciate it and look forward to serving you at Parkside Tavern again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Thursday
04:00 - 09:00
Friday
04:00 - 09:00
Saturday
04:00 - 09:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 County Rd W, Manitowish Waters, WI 54545
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Manitowish Waters
  • Phone Number: +1 715-543-2582
Description
The restaurant, formerly known as the Bavarian Inn re-opened in May of 2013. Our restaurant setting has transformed into a beautiful environment where you will enjoy an exquisite food experience with multiple dining room options. Choose to sit on our porch with a unique view of Rest Lake and the park. During the cooler months, you may choose to enjoy dining near one of our two fireplaces. Driven by our desire to provide genuine hospitality, our full service bar offers pleasant company and your favorite before, during and after dinner cocktails. Let Executive Chef Tom, a graduate of The Culinary Institute of America, tantalize your taste buds!

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