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Chief Lake Lodge

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American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
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7444 N Pats Landing Rd, Hayward, WI 54843-4129
09:00 - 22:00
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We love Chief Lake Lodge in the summer. We go almost every other weekend when we are up at the cabin. We enjoy the food, but the best part is sitting out on the patio. Sometimes you need to wait a little longer for your food. But, your drinks are prompt and the view is great. So if you enjoy... More 

Thank Explore_Gabes
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

They were very understaffed (again) so if we stop here again it will only be for a drink. Takes way too long for food, even though the food was good.

Fort Myers, Florida
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We had a group of 10 friends and they were able to accommodate us inside on a rainy night. Food was good and service same. Would like to go back for lunch or dinner when patio on the lake is available.

Thank John S
Chicago, Illinois
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped in with LOCAL family and waited over an hour to be served. All you can eat fish fry and a pizza. 40 minutes in, the pizza arrived. 20 minutes later the WRONG FISH order was attempted to be delivered - twice. Ordered two orders of baked fish and one fried. Got three fried, which they took away (all three... More 

Thank Bruce_411
Hubertus, Wisconsin
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45 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Stop here while vacationing in the area with another couple. We went on a Sunday night and half of the items we ordered off the menu they were out of. The food we got was OK but way overpriced! Nothing about our experience would make us want to come back for the overpriced average bar food.

1 Thank Mrloomis
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 July 2016

What a wonderful "catch" and surprise awaited my husband and I when we decided to stop at The Chief Lake Lodge on the Chippewa Flowage . We decided to take the scenic route home and noticed the sign along the road. The view from the lodge is absolutely beautiful. We both had a deep fried walleye sandwich with fries. Thought... More 

Thank ImaMazed
Hayward, WI
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177 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2015

No matter how busy this lakeside venue is, we always walk away happy. We never feel like the wait was too long. On our most recent visitor, we took a houseguest for fish fry. Even though there was a lot of boat traffic, we were able to snag an outdoor table with a fascinating view of the Chippewa Flowage, with... More 

1 Thank VSRubato
Madison, Wisconsin
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015

I have had their pizza in the past and during a recent visit had a craving... so our group ordered 3 pizzas - one veggie, one pepperoni and sausage and one supreme. I'm not sure what all makes a really good pizza (after all... it is crust, sauce and toppings), other than it is so right when everything comes together.... More 

Thank funf00d13
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63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2015

I've been to Chief Lake Lodge many times for their fish fry. Last year, we went 3 times because it was so delicious. This time around, it left me wondering when I had entered the twilight zone. First of all, the restaurant was not very clean, there were many (~250) gnats hanging out in the window next to our table.... More 

2 Thank Lyndsey T
Mokena, Illinois
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92 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2015

This is a good place for lunch and dinner. the Friday fish fry is on par with any in the area. The amenities are clean, simple, and good for families and groups. Adequate bar selection. service is good.

Thank Michael K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7444 N Pats Landing Rd, Hayward, WI 54843-4129
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Hayward
This is a bar and restaurant that is part of a resort near Hayward, Wisconsin.

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