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710 W Arthur Ave, Bruce, WI 54819-9452
+1 715-868-2233
06:00 - 14:00
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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100 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Classic northern WI locler joint, my favorite. Last time I stopped in, it looked like a disaster had just occurred. Every table was filthy and full of dirty dishes piled up yet no customers in sight. We sat down anyway and waited about ten minutes but no waitress ever came so we left. I actually felt bad, not mad. But,... More 

Thank eedoonan
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

The Recipe Box cafe offers all day breakfast in addition to sandwiches, and entree items for lunch and dinner. We stopped for breakfast, and they do a nice job of serving your order hot, and keep checking on coffee refills.

Thank JSWeyek
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Home cooked food and reasonable priced, homemade cookies, and fry cake dounts that are very good. Have been here before and will be back again thank you

Thank bfry
Bruce, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2015

The food here is bad. There is no other way to describe it. We need a restaurant in town but not this one. I would not eat here again.

Thank raeraebear
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2015

This little dive is on the west edge of Bruce, and on the fringes of causing Tomain Poisoning..... It is owned by the wife of our local sheriff, and although many of the locals eat there, I could not in good conscience recommend it to anybody... INSTEAD Go about 8 blocks east to Main street, turn north for three blocks,... More 

Thank Jon Q P
Chisago City, MN
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 September 2014

when you are in the area of Bruce Wisconsin must stop in Old fashioned Mom and Pop restaurant great food like small town no frills Cafe

Thank gizkaz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 710 W Arthur Ave, Bruce, WI 54819-9452
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Bruce
  • Phone Number: +1 715-868-2233

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?