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“Best Friday Night Fish Fry” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Timmer's On Big CEDAR Lake

Timmer's On Big CEDAR Lake
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Ranked #6 of 98 Restaurants in West Bend
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$29 - US$31
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romantic, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Come and visit this beautiful historic landmark! Built in 1880 Timmer's Resort was totally remodeled in 2008 to restore the original charm of this lakeside dining and cabin resort. Our beautiful lodge has fire places in each dining room as well as beautiful views of Big Cedar Lake and its surrounding pines and native foliage. Our classic menu offers homemade goodness. Salads, Sandwiches, Seafood, Aged Steaks, Ribs along with our signature dishes Chicken Wellington & Citrus Crusted Salmon! You will discover our homemade desserts are sure to please. Our wine list is strong with California and US wines that will please any wine aficionado. Summer months you will want to enjoy our outdoor dining patio..It's everyone's favorite! Let us share our love of true Wisconsin hospitality with you. Timmer’s offers live music on the weekends for your entertainment. We welcome you to enjoy and discover Timmer’s!
Rochester, New York
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Best Friday Night Fish Fry”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014

I had the pleasure of dining at Timmer's in July. We had great drinks at the bar. We ate out on their beautiful patio. Beer batter fish or Corn flake breaded fish(you get to order how many pieces of fish you want-I ordered 1 piece, not huge-with everything else-just enough!!), potato pancakes (I had these-served with applesauce), fries or baked, hot out of the oven rye rolls!! Cole slaw. It was my birthday and they made a complimentary Schaum Torte for my birthday. Yummy. Then after dinner walked down to the water on a nice path. Went back in to the bar after dinner and enjoyed the singer/karaoke. A whole evening with great food, ambience and service. Will definitely be back every chance I get.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank lovetotravelRN1961
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Mequon, Wisconsin
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176 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“A Northwoods experience without the long drive”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

An absolutely lovely setting on Big Cedar Lake in southern Wisconsin. Such a vacation feel, although just 1/2 hour from Milwaukee. Good food, friendly staff, hustling service, reasonably priced, occasional musical entertainment. Outside seating is so relaxing near the lake and cabins. Even in winter, the log cabin decor and feel of the interior is a virtual escape. A real Wisconsin experience.

  • Visited July 2014
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Peoria, Arizona
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Our friends recommended this fine restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

During a recent visit back to Wisconsin, our friends recommended that we visit Timmers. They are not "foodies" but they appreciate well prepared meals. After we had dinner with them, we thanked them for sharing their recommendation. It was worth the short trip that we took from the Milwaukee area.
We found a surprising amount of sea food on the menu. I had the scallop special and they were large and prepared to perfection. We had the oyster and calamari appetizers which were fresh and delicious. My wife had a chicken salad which she praised. Others had fried perch and chicken. Both of them left nothing on their plates and commented about how they enjoyed them. Chloe, our server, was cheerful and friendly with a warm smile. Franny, the manager, visited our table and checked on our choices. I just remembered that the perch was not on the menu but our friend loves it. Franny checked with the kitchen and they had some and prepared it as our friend likes it. I found this accommodation to be very customer oriented.
The surrounding were very pleasant and we will return.

  • Visited June 2014
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Hartford, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Sunday Brunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014

We are regulars at Timmer's and have always been extremely happy with the meals and service.
We hadn't been to their Sunday Brunch since 2013. Upon going to Brunch today with friends I have to unfortunately say we were disappointed this time. They ran out of entrees and selection of food was a bit on the skimpy side. Don't know if they have new management or what is the cause, but will now be reluctant to go back for Sunday Brunch.

  • Visited June 2014
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Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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“Nice Restaurant in a nice setting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2014

Timmer's retaurant is part of Timmer's resort on Big Cedar Lake where there is a walking path along the lake. The restaurant building looks somewhat new inside and out. The bar was spacious with nice windows. There was no apparent table service. We went to the hostess at 6:30, our reservation time. She said she could seat the four of us but had only one menu. We accepted. The dining room has a large fireplace. The table was wobbly. Bread didn't come for at least 40 minutes, and service was somewhat slow. Two of us had prime rib, which melted in our mouths, with mashed potatoes and snap peas with carrots, which was delicious. I enjoyed the corn chowder soup option that came with it. Leftovers came in environmentally friendly and microwave friendly paper boxes with a foil liner to prevent the box from becoming soggy. For dessert we ordered a shaum torte to share. It was delicious but would have preferred fresh strawberries.

Restroom was nice with choice of cloth or paper towels.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank Ruth L
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