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Aurora Borealis Restaurant

££ - £££French, ,
149 County Rd W, Co Hwy W, Manitowish Waters, WI 54545-9321
+1 715-543-8464
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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“bruschetta” (2 reviews)
“boar” (2 reviews)
“bar menu” (2 reviews)
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French, Brew Pub, Contemporary, American, Mexican
££ - £££
149 County Rd W, Co Hwy W, Manitowish Waters, WI 54545-9321
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived shortly after 5pm on a Sunday evening with the entire place completely empty except for a couple at the bar. We were immediately seated in their outdoor seating section and given menus. The waitress left to give us time to look over our...More

1  Thank jessiekreiling7
Kevin T, Owner at Aurora Borealis Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am sorry for the misunderstanding. We were only taking reservation and you were seated by mistake. Due to the fact that we only had one server and 6 other tables to be seated with reservations between 5:00 and 7:00, reservations are a priority. However,...More

Reviewed 25 July 2017

They do everything right at Aurora Borealis! Breakfast...where do I start? Perfect scrambled eggs and hash browns just the right shade of brown. High quality bacon and sausage cooked just the way I like it. Pancakes to make you weak in the knees and real...More

Thank Aaron K
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

I have had a couple of enjoyable meals at this restaurant in the past (Chicken & Waffles in the evening and a great Chorizo and Eggs for Breakfast) but this evening was phenomenal. My Uncle and I came on a Monday evening in July. We...More

1  Thank blborgstede
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Arrived for breakfast, hostess came out and asked how many people were on our party, went to seemingly find us a table, and came back and stated she checked with the kitchen and they "were an hour out" and wouldn't be able to seat us....More

1  Thank laweber28
Kevin T, Owner at Aurora Borealis Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

I am sorry for your experience on Sunday. Another restaurant in town had issues with their system so we were trying to take on our business as well as theirs. We we're extremely busy attempting to manage unusual circumstances. I am sorry for your loss...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017

One of the few places in Manitowish waters area that serves breakfast and what a delight it was. Warm greeting, and very good service and the breakfast menu was very unique indeed. I had the Chinese 5 spice coated French toast and the syrup is...More

Thank rap2530
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

The ambiance is humble compared to the elegant dinner menu. After 9pm the bar menu replaces it and does not disappoint. The grass fed burger was off the chart delicious, and Belgium frites crisp and hand-cut. We stopped back for breakfast the next day and...More

Thank WIFamilyTraveler555
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We stoped here for a quick breakfast and we're impressed! We have driven past this place for years, and never stoped because we thought it was too expensive. The breakfast was super affordable and absolutely delicious! Both the breakfast burrito and biscuits and gravy knocked...More

Thank Breanna K
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Unique menu items that are well prepared and tasty. Cozy atmosphere, close to downtown. Nice bar area!

Thank apexgym
Reviewed 24 December 2016

My family of six came here for breakfast on Christmas Eve and the food was outstanding. The 5 spice French Toast was delicious and everyone in the group raved about the food. We will be back for sure and look forward to coming for dinner...More

Thank Joshua S
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Aurora was recommended to us by my sister who has a Lake House in nearby Mercer. We were seated in a very pleasant fully glassed-in room. I has the Short Rib Stroganoff, and my wife had a ribeye. Both were excellent.

Thank Steven F
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2 September 2016|
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Response from Kevin T | Property representative |
Sorry no brunch, we only have a breakfast menu. Chippewa Retreat might have a brunch however if that helps you out.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, Brew Pub, Contemporary, American, Mexican
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:00 - 11:30
17:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:30
17:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:30
07:00 - 11:30
17:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:30
17:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 149 County Rd W, Co Hwy W, Manitowish Waters, WI 54545-9321
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Manitowish Waters
  • Phone Number: +1 715-543-8464
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Aurora Borealis is a casual fined inning restaurant in the Northwoods of Wisco with great bar food served late and breakfast with southwest style!
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