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The Machine Shed

N14W24145 Tower Pl, Pewaukee, WI 53188-1153
+1 262-523-1322
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good37%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (21 reviews)
“coleslaw” (19 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
N14W24145 Tower Pl, Pewaukee, WI 53188-1153
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the restaurant at an off time, about 2:30 pm on a Tuesday. We hoped to have a quick lunch, but service even with only 3 other tables with a couple people sitting at them was very slow. We saw at least 2...More

Thank DaisyMae O
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at The Machine Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, we are very sorry that your experience did not meet our Machine Shed standards. Please contact me directly at lsparkman@hoari.com to discuss this further. I have spoke with our executive management team at the Pewaukee location to correct these issues you encountered. Thank you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was by for a business breakfast and all went well. The service was top notch giving us as much time as we wanted both before and after ordering. The Skillets were great as well as the typical breakfast menu. Nice rustic decor with a more...More

Thank Cmfjr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't think I have had a bad meal here. It's homemade country cooking. You get family style fixn's and your drinks come in a mason jar. Kids meals get served in a toy truck. You can even do a little shopping in their store...More

Thank Kristy S
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Met friends here for a Friday fish fry. Farmer setting with cozy, long booths and tables in the middle. Wait staff is well trained and recommended the unadvertised fish fry. Delicious.

Thank Frank D
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

Came off as a nice family restaurant. I heard they had good prime rib so I decided to give it a try. The atmosphere was something of a high end Cracker Barrel. Friends and family around large tables, homestyle cooking, kitschy Knick knacks in a...More

Thank Joseph R
Reviewed March 12, 2018

Even though we though we found a great breakfast place already, we decided to try someplace new to us. After looking over the TripAdvisor reviews, we chose The Machine Shed for our breakfast stop. Boy, are we glad we did! What a warm, fun, family...More

Thank GrumpyandtheOldLady
Reviewed February 16, 2018

I have been to this particular restaurant numerous times when I'm in the area because it's one of the few my friends' son will eat the food at, plus he's in love with the toy tractors they let him play with at the table. I...More

Thank JAK5878
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at The Machine Shed, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2018

Thank you for your review - I am sorry you did not find a dish to your liking, next time please let your server know you are looking for a vegetarian option and our chefs would be happy to make something special for you. We...More

Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

Not nearly as good as many reviews. You get A LOT of food for the money, but the food is average, at best, except for the potato soup. That was really good. BBQ Combo had a frozen chicken breast, 3 good ribs, and 2 slices...More

Thank Rob D
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at The Machine Shed, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2018

Hi Rob, thank you for dining with us and providing your review. I am very disappointed that your meal was not up to our award-winning expectations, it sounds like we were having an off night. I hope you were able to bring this to your...More

Reviewed February 4, 2018

Just be prepared for a little wait, normally it's about 30 minutes, up to 45 depending when you arrive. It's worth though! All the breakfast item are awesome, I love the thick bacon strips and the salmon at the salad bar is amazing! Good cost:benefit...More

Thank Renato S
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Very nice atmosphere and the service and food is exceptional. A little pricier than Denny's or IHOP but not too bad.

Thank Al P
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September 26, 2016|
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Response from Heila H | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast menu ..... Skillets, french toast, monster size cinnamon rolls, pancakes - and Sunday brunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: N14W24145 Tower Pl, Pewaukee, WI 53188-1153
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Pewaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 262-523-1322
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