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The Pub at The Inn on Madeline Island

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€€ - €€€
American, Pub, Bar
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La Pointe, WI 54850
+1 800-822-6315
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Somerset, Wisconsin
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Hands down best food and staff on the island. Very fair prices and huge menu! A must stop for dinner.

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Thank tony h
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146 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Madeline Island is a lovely spot and community in the Apostle Islands. This pub and restaurant had what I consider above well average food and drink for a little community. The sunset view as grand and the fireplace was a nice touch on a cool fall evening. Pizza was great as were the appetizers. All in our part enjoyed their... More 

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Thank Jonwal
Greenville, South Carolina
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235 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I think this place is hyped because there is no competition on this island. Yes, the mussels and pizza are really good...super delicious. But that's it. Don't bother with rest of menu. Pub itself is dark and dank and offers barely any water view despite sitting right on the lake. Not a place comfortable to just "hang out " for... More 

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Thank D M
Maple Grove, Minnesota
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Unimaginative menu. Made to get out quickly and relatively cheaply. It is a cute place and in a cute setting.

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Thank Val715
Wisconsin
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Every year we make a point of stopping in to the Pub for their mussels in cream sauce. Even though it is listed as an appetizer, the portion is sufficient for a meal. Year after year they do not disappoint. A craft brew from the bar and a table overlooking the big lake (Lake Superior) round out the experience. It's... More 

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Thank Mikethedog
Jacksonville, Florida
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103 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Amazingly good and varied cuisine, considering the remoteness of the venue. We like it so much we came back every evening to try something else. Best food on the island.

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Thank artairman
New Richmond, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Having read some great reviews here on Trip Advisor, we decided to give the Pub a try for lunch. When we walked in, we headed through the dining room to the bar area. It's a cute restaurant, and the view of the lake was amazing. I wish I could say the same for the food. The two of us ordered... More 

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Thank LeraAnne
Aurora, Illinois
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342 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We actually ate after hours at the new food stand on the road that this pub opened. It was awesome! We had one of the best grilled cheese sandwiches ever! Goat cheese, cheddar and tomatoes, grilled up perfectly. It's hard to find food after nine on Madeline Island and I hope this outpost makes it!

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Thank AuroraMom
Des Moines, Iowa
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233 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This dinner was a cut above the other dinner options available along the main road in La Pointe. The name "The Pub" is misleading; the menu is a complete dinner menu, as you would see in a nice restaurant. The menu is extensive and the options we ordered were well prepared. I got the lobster caprese salad. Our boys got... More 

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Thank IowaMum
Naperville, Illinois
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We just ate here an hour ago and I'm very pleased with my dinner experience. The view we sat in overlooks the bay which is amazing. The food is average but understand I'm not complaining here. It is not fair to compare it with the high end dining/cuisine that we sometimes come to expect. I'm sure they try their very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Pub, Bar
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Pointe, WI 54850
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Pointe
  • Phone Number: +1 800-822-6315

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