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Smugglers lounge

123 S Railroad St, Eagle River, WI 54521
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible34%
17 Mar 2017
“Rude,crusty bartender”
22 Aug 2016
“Guy offered to sell me a deer from the stack he had in the bed of his truch that he had poached earlier that evening”
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Bar, Pub, American
123 S Railroad St, Eagle River, WI 54521
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

Stopped in for a soda on a hot summer day. The owner/bartender offered us a pretzel with some dip.. Okay. This was the hottest thing I ever tasted and everybody in there started to laugh. I thought I'd be just as rude as he was...More

Thank unionmaid52
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Love the aquatic/pirate décor. Always treated well by the staff, but the locals can get a little rowdy.

Thank Muqtada_Burzynski
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Rude service, snot dripping down the bartenders nose as he served meals, dirty hands as he had his fingers in our pints of beer. It looked as though he just cleared a field of potatoes by hand and went right to work at the bar....More

3  Thank Sammy W
Reviewed 4 February 2016

I have been in here multiple times because everyone has bad days, I go out to have a nice time, well, they will make sure with their smug attitudes feel like you are bothering them to get a drink, I have patience, but they are...More

4  Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 31 October 2015

Our server suggested that we try the specialty of the house called a big smuggler. It was served on garlic bread with sautéed mushrooms and onions.This steak was the most tender steak I have ever eaten anywhere and the flavor was great. The prices were...More

Thank jrofer
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Walked in there to by horseradish, it was like waling in to a ashtray. Although Wisconsin has a no smoking in bar policy, they let people smoke. Hottest horseradish around. I noticed the business is for sale.

1  Thank SnowChef630
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

I have never had such awful food from a restaurant. I ordered the 1/3 burger...it was literally bleeding thru my bun when I got it. Was told they make it rarer because it's sirloin. Completely raw in the middle even after I asked that it...More

2  Thank Sam A
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Ducked into the Smuggler, during sudden typhoon -- dry never the less...And the crusty proprietor served up a bit of the best. Singularly Wisconsin, with enough Packer to keep the locals happy, but not so much to put visiting Bears, off their feed. Basic good...More

1  Thank Triponeill
Reviewed 2 June 2015

We stopped in for a late afternoon meal on our way to Lake Superior on a Friday 10 days ago. One of their specials was a fish fry dinner. Usually you can't go too wrong ordering a fish fry in Wisconsin, even at a small...More

2  Thank superiorland
Reviewed 2 June 2015

The owner can usually be found behind the bar. He is fairly witty and enjoys a good exchange with patrons. His horseradish is seriously the strongest you have ever tasted; be warned. The food was better than expected and was quite reasonable ($45ish for 5...More

Thank Richard M
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Bar, Pub, American
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  • Address: 123 S Railroad St, Eagle River, WI 54521
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Eagle River
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