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Nelsen's Hall

1201 Main Rd, Washington Island, WI 54246-9009
+1 920-847-2496
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We had a nice dinner here!

We had a nice hearty dinner here. It is connect to Nelsen's Pub. The prime rib was decent. It also... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2017
Whitney S
Island Life

We stopped at Nelsen's Hall on our trip to Washington Island. Heard about joining The Bitters Club... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2017
Sharon S
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Whitewater
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  • Average13%
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“bitters club” (29 reviews)
“salad bar” (4 reviews)
“bitter end” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
1201 Main Rd, Washington Island, WI 54246-9009
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+1 920-847-2496
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Reviewed December 11, 2017

We had a nice hearty dinner here. It is connect to Nelsen's Pub. The prime rib was decent. It also came with the salad bar!

Thank Whitney S
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

We stopped at Nelsen's Hall on our trip to Washington Island. Heard about joining The Bitters Club so thought...why not? We are initiated now so one more thing off the bucket list. We ate there also and the food is good. I had a cheeseburger...More

Thank Sharon S
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Reviewed September 22, 2017

Every year we stop by here to do a shot of bitters. Yes it sounds strange, but where else except here would you do such a thing. My partner and I made our sisters join us and at first they were questioning our sanity. After...More

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Reviewed September 21, 2017

Oh man this restaurant is sooooooo good. This place makes KK's look like an outhouse. This is now the best place to eat on the island since the mill burnt down, they have no competition because they blew everyone else out of the water. Just...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2017

Nelson's is absolutely a blast from the past. Had some great old photos from the "founder" and fun tales about the prohibition era to be told. Make sure you go, and join the Bitters Club while you're there. A fun and funny way to connect...More

Thank Carey C
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Reviewed July 28, 2017

Stopped in for a few drinks as we had heard from others it was worth while. Lots of history here- a must to take a minute and learn it. We added our name to the Bitters Club.

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Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

Fun place to stop for a drink. We sat at the bar and our server was fantastic. She told us the history behind Nelson's. After doing a shot of bitters you are given a member card. Just don't forget the chaser!

Thank Kcabr
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Reviewed June 27, 2017

Cool old historic building, we stopped for lunch and a weekday afternoon only one other table of guests, the waitress was very attentive and provided good service, the food was average at best. The whitefish sandwich was small fries were ok. My wife had the...More

Thank Wayne A
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Reviewed June 12, 2017

Just excellent, became Bitter's club members (thank you Jesse!, bartender extraordinaire) the first night and returned 2 more times, for drinks and for dinner. What a history this place has!, the staff is super, food was really good. Probably the most "touristy" spot we visited...More

Thank CarenGast
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Reviewed June 3, 2017

Finally made it here to do my shot of bitters and join the club. Would have been more fun with a larger crowd but we had to hurry to make the ferry back to the mainland. Otherwise it was great, bitters really isn't that bad....More

Thank Jon W
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