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Spinning Wheel Inn

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N5846 Lake Dr, Shawano, WI 54166-5341
+1 715-526-3931
17:00 - 22:00
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Hudson, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

We were very pleased with the reception and friendliness of this restaurant. The bar was nice, drinks were fine, menu looked good. It is not a fancy place but we didn't care. Salad bar and soup were fine. The only problem we had was our entrees. We both ordered the bacon wrapped filet and were quite disappointed Not much flavor... More 

Thank J D
Castro Valley, California
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Just happened in here on a Saturday night and wished we'd been there sooner to have even more time to enjoy ourselves! Owners were warm and welcoming and a very pleasant group of locals were in the bar. My brandy old fashion, sweet, was the best (in fact, it set the standard that no other place met the rest of... More 

1 Thank cvrob
De Pere, Wisconsin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Excellent food, reasonable prices and friendly people. We will always go back there whenever we are in town.

1 Thank lhmkstr
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

The salad bar has excellent home made items down to the salad dressings and soups. Every food item on the menu is made to perfection. Friendly bartenders that wait on your right away. And friendly waitresses that are prompt on service and your needs. You never have to wait long to be seated. This restaurant is for sale and I... More 

Thank Cathy K
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

We came specifically for the prime rib. We got there at 6pm on a Saturday night and were told they were already out because of a large group ahead of us! We (2 of us) had rib eye instead and it was very fatty and full of gristle in both cuts. My husband had ribs and said they were enjoyable.... More 

Thank Lolagopackgo
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

We took 5 couples for dinner and was so impressed with the help and food. The hot bacon dressing and toasts at the salad bar were awesome. The prime rib was amazing as well as the steaks. 50 years in business they have to be doing something right

Thank scrob0012
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132 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

The perch dinner was very good but I would recommend getting the plate. Because the dinner is expensive and you get too much food. The plate is much cheaper get a little bit less food and if you want a salad bar it's only a dollar more.

1 Thank Jeff B
Brookfield, Wisconsin
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91 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

We were looking for a Friday Night Fish Fry while staying at Shawano Lake. Saw this place right on the curve around the lake , so easy access. We were greeted as soon as we walked in the door at opening time. Very friendly staff! We both had the all you can eat Alaskan Whitefish. It was lightly breaded and... More 

1 Thank Martha L
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87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

We've been there many times over the years but usually on a Saturday night. We decided to try a Friday fish fry. It was the best fish I ever had. Try the Alaskan whitefish. 10.95 all you can eat. The service is always good and the drinks are too.

Thank Suezm
Shawano, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2015

The best perch fry ever! The potato puffs are a must. Salad bar is an added plus but so worth it! I love their Old Fashions...especially the way I order them! A wonderful treat any time or particularly during Lent.

1 Thank JVanDyck

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: N5846 Lake Dr, Shawano, WI 54166-5341
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Shawano
  • Phone Number: +1 715-526-3931

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