Oneida County Dining Guides

Oneida County offers a satisfying mix of dining options with local chefs serving up options that will satisfy any traveler. Here’s a sample of what you’ll find to eat in Oneida County, and where you’ll find it:

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Breakfast. Start your day with a hearty breakfast! Oneida County has diners, family style restaurants and cafes serving up all the classics. Enjoy eggs cooked to perfection, a Northwoods-sized helping of bacon and all the coffee you can drink.

Lunch. Is it ever too early to eat cheese curds? Not when you’re on vacation and Oneida County’s dining scene has you covered. Grab a seat and enjoy a beverage as you take in the menu and the local flavor of a welcoming tavern. Enjoy a fresh and fast lunch at an Oneida café. Or settle in with a burger and fries at a family-friendly restaurant.

Dinner. You have a lot of options in Oneida County; restaurants here serve up everything from authentic tacos to deep dish pizza. Can’t decide where to go? You can’t go wrong with a classic supper club. These wonderful local haunts are cherished by locals and vacationers alike. Enjoy a fish fry, prime rib or tender steak. Save room for dessert and that unofficial Wisconsin beverage – the Old Fashioned.


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Take in some beautiful Northwoods scenery with a side of fries. (Or cheese curds. Oooh—or onion rings! …wait, what were we talking about?) Oneida County is home to dozens of supper clubs, bars and restaurants with outstanding waterfront views. Here are a few you shouldn’t miss.

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    Dawn’s Lakeside Bar and Resort

    Located on the shores of Lake George near Rhinelander, this property features charming lakeside cabins, as well as a bar and restaurant. Relax by the lake or cast a line for trophy fish. Enjoy the sandy beach and opportunities for watersports.

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    Outboards Bar & Grill, Tomahawk

    Another great spot on the Wisconsin River, Outboards is a newly remodeled restaurant and bar with a picturesque outdoor dining area and deck. Open for lunch and dinner, Outboards offers Northwoods classics like a Friday fish fry as well as unique fare like the Wisconsin breakfast burger (a brat patty with bacon, egg and cheese). Fun fact: if you’re dining outside on a Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday night, you’ll have a front-row seat for one of the Kwahamot Water Ski Club’s shows.

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    The Boathouse, Minocqua

    This iconic restaurant in the “Island City” of Minocqua welcomes diners with a seasonal dockside bar and grill on the shores of Lake Minocqua. Enjoy their Friday night fish fry or prime rib specials and live piano music on Saturdays. The Boathouse is a Minocqua institution that shouldn’t be missed.

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    Bonnie’s Lakeside, Three Lakes

    Contrary to its name, there are a lot more than three lakes in Three Lakes, and a lot of those lakes are home to some pretty darn tasty restaurants. Take Bonnie’s Lakeside on the shores of Spirit Lake (which is part of Three Lakes’ chain of lakes), a casual, welcoming restaurant that offers outstanding views and one of the area’s best Bloody Marys. Bonnie’s is open at 3:30 pm Wednesday through Sunday.