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6410 County Rd W, Manitowish Waters, WI 54545-9243
+1 715-543-2220
Wed - Sun 16:30 - 22:00
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Litchfield, Connecticut
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a true fine dining experience, smokey's is it. Service and food are great. Reservations suggested as seating is limited.

Thank Andy S
Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

My sister, who has a Lake House in nearby Mercer, recommended Smokey's to us. She knows we love fine dining. We attempted a walk-in on Saturday, but the wait was too long, so we made reservations for Sunday night. We were not at all disappointed. We started with a salad and a very good cup of Clam Chowder. Our entrees... More 

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Thank Steven F
Indianapolis, United States
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81 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice little supper club. Very busy on this October Tuesday evening so we ate at the bar. A limited menu at the bar but enough choices for us. Diane, the bartender, was busy but pleasantly attentive. Appetizer portion of scallops was excellent as was the Kobe beef burger served medium rare as ordered. Large side of fries were hot... More 

Thank Leland C S
Reedsburg, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We had Smokeys recently cater our daughters wedding. Friends had recommended them to us since we are not from the area. To say we were blown away by the exceptional service and quality of everything we had, would be an understatement! Jim and his waitstaff were friendly, professional, and accommodating. The prime rib was exceptional, the Mediterranean stuffed chicken breast... More 

Thank cwarwick57
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137 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Birthday celebration dinner with 14 in attendance. Wait staff did a very nice job of managing everyone, and the beverages and meals. Upscale decor. Nice menu. Decent bar. Ample parking. Nice setting for a quiet dinner, as well as a larger group.

1 Thank richardj100
Madison, Wisconsin
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149 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Smokey's - Manitowish Waters at the Corner of Hwy K and W - we've driven by for years but Ron Faiola's highlights in his Wisconsin Supper Club book peaked our interest and encouraged our first visit. Wow are we glad we stopped. From my first email with Jim, who responded promptly, to the minute we walked in the door, we... More 

1 Thank LaCrosseIndians
Kenosha, Wisconsin
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We had reservations and were promptly seated when we arrived. The waitress was very attentive and accommodating. All of our dinners were delicious. The curry soup was out of this world! I cannot wait until I am back in the area again.

1 Thank weathergirlsmom
Grayslake, Illinois
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Food was absolutely phenomenal. Service was top-notch. Delight to find such a classy and fine restaurant in the Northwoods.

1 Thank Sadiebear123
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Always, always a great time at Smokeys. Staff, ambience, food, great live background music. You can't go wrong here. Make sure you stop n enjoy this treasure in the north woods.

1 Thank scorpio53durango
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110 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We dined at Smokey's for my fiancé's birthday dinner. Wa have always wanted to try it. Based on the reviews, I was pretty sure I was taking him to a first class restaurant. I was SO wrong. It was evident from the moment we walked in that Smokey's was your typical Northwood's restaurant. The hostess was not very polite and... More 

2 Thank sassy63
Management response:

Hello Sassy63, I have read your review and I am totally floored We try really hard for total satisfaction. I would love to know more about your experience please call me @ 715-543-2559, so I can organize all the details and fix any issues that made your experience as it was. Than I would have you back to the restaurant... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6410 County Rd W, Manitowish Waters, WI 54545-9243
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Manitowish Waters
  • Phone Number: +1 715-543-2220
Nestled amidst the pines in the Northwoods of Wisconsin, Smokey's offers a relaxed, comfortable setting to enjoy fine dining and our premier selection of spirits and wines. Managers Kellie and Jim Zett have used all of their warmth and know-how to create a casually elegant atmosphere with Northwoods ambience. We invite you to sample some of the finest food and drink you'll find and a dining experience you will long remember. Dine in or unwind in our comfortable bar. Whether it's an intimate dinner for two or a gathering of friends and family, Smokey's is the place to go.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?