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The Thirsty Whale

453 West Park Ave, Minocqua, WI 54548
+1 715-356-7108
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Beautiful view, unfriendly service

We stopped here for dinner and drinks with friends. Staff was rude. Restaurant is in a great... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2017
kgerken1
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Batavia, Illinois
Highly disapointed!

We were told this was the place to go by friends.So on a hot July day in 2016 we entered and were... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2017
762kellieb
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Wisconsin Dells,
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  • Excellent15%
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  • Average31%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible15%
Jul 18, 2017
“Beautiful view, unfriendly service”
Jul 14, 2017
“Expensive for mediocre meal ”
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453 West Park Ave, Minocqua, WI 54548
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+1 715-356-7108
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Reviewed July 19, 2017

We stopped here for dinner and drinks with friends. Staff was rude. Restaurant is in a great location, accessible by boat, car or walking. Food was decent. Nice scenery.

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Reviewed July 18, 2017

We were told this was the place to go by friends.So on a hot July day in 2016 we entered and were shown to a table. The doors leading out to the outside eating area were open and though the place was not extremely busy...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Service was good but meal was small for expense. Had blackened fish w/good taste. Parents had soup but mostly potatoes w/clam chowder. Spinach Salad could have been colder.

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Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Right on lake minocqua, the thirsty whale provides a first class view of the beauty that the lake has to hold. The water is so close you can touch it. Thirsty whale is as convenient as it is beautiful. There is a nice sized parking...More

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Reviewed June 24, 2017

This is a long established restaurant, with a great location, but very average food and service. Yes, I will come back, for something light and a drink, as long as I can sit outside.

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Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Cheese curds were amazing. Got the buffalo wings which were very good. The ranch was also homemade and very good. My husband got the Malibu chicken sandwich and it was delicious! Friendly wait staff as well.

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Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in again this month to see if the service was any better. Got seated right but then waited 10 minutes for someone to come over and take our drink order. Place as not busy and a lot of open tables. I had the...More

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Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Walked in @8:10 with a group of 14 and they said they could not take us but the restaurant was only half full& the sign says kitchen open. til 9:00. We asked for the manager and he was not accommodating at all. He tried to...More

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Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Dropped in to introduce family to fried cheese curds and their first old fashion. No disappointments. Still going strong since the 70' s.

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Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

BEWARE - The bartender, Jason, ripped me off $10 in my first 3 minutes in the Thirsty Whale today. I gave him a $20 for 2 beers that cost $10 --No change from Jason. I told him I gave him a $20. He said, "Nope."...More

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