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Polecat & Lace

Corner of Milwaukee & Oneida Streets, Hwy 51 South in Downtown Minocqua, Minocqua, WI 54548
+1 715-356-3335
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good23%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
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Corner of Milwaukee & Oneida Streets, Hwy 51 South in Downtown Minocqua, Minocqua, WI 54548
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Happened in on our downtown walk in Minocqua, what a pleasant surprise. Typical pricing for the area. Good portions and flavors are on point. You can "feel the love" in the food. These are people that care.

Thank Stvb1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ate here for dinner with my family on a Friday. It is within walking distance of the BW & Americinn in downtown Minocqua. I had the fish fry and the two filets were plenty for me. The food was good but nothing outstanding. I'd...More

Thank chibearbob
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

This little gem hidden right downtown Minocqua provides a relaxing tasty experience. The service was excellent. The menu had a good variety. Prices on rhe high side, but this was expected for being right downtown. "Old time" supper club feel. I would go back.

Thank Kayla O
Reviewed 22 May 2017

My fiancé and I are locals, travelers and foodies and over the years you develop your go-to places. She isn't from here and I realized we'd never gone together to Polecat & Lace, so we ventured in for lunch on a quiet Spring day without...More

2  Thank jonnysled
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Great old fashioned, maybe one of the best. Really good French Onion soup, yummy cheese curds and try the Philly Cheese Steak sandwich. Friendly service in a charming place.

Thank Shane D
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Every trip to Minocqua, I go here for their White House open-face sandwich. It's indescribably good as is everything else. Their menu is broad with items that are their own specialties, and usual selections that you would expect. The atmosphere is rustic but classy. Love...More

Thank Dawn D. D
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We started out with a house glass of wine, which tasted better than most wines twice the price. The owner was sitting next to us and it was obvious that he cared about every patron that walked into his establishment. The bartender is an absolute...More

Thank Troy Celena S
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Polecat and Lace has great food, service....in a warm, comfortable atmosphere. The menu is varied with something to please everyone's palate!

Thank jfarrow1940
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Worst service ever! Off season for Minoqua and the restaurant was NOT busy. Two waitresses, one buser and one bartender. We waited forever for our server, Karen B. to greet us, then after she said she would be back in 2 minutes, 15 minutes later...More

Thank K-JSpringBreak2013
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We happened to come here on a Wednesday night at 8:00pm in Winter. This town is dead during this time. The restaurant has a welcoming atmosphere slightly between the Northwoods and an English pub. With real linenplacemats and napkins. Despite being only 2 of the...More

Thank Michelle P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
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: Corner of Milwaukee & Oneida Streets, Hwy 51 South in Downtown Minocqua, Minocqua, WI 54548
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Minocqua
  • Phone Number: +1 715-356-3335
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