This place has been closed for quite some time now. Previous Chef, Wes, owns The Brick in Lake Tomahawk.
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Even The Dinner Table--which briefly replaced Rusty Putter--is gone. It's a golf course location and the golf course recently closed and declared bankruptcy. The place is empty as of July 2013.
We stopped by expecting the rusty putter . It was a different place called the dinner table . We asked for menus and there are none , the waitress said thats so people give it a whirl - whatever that means . Since we already...More
The Rusty Putter and it's owner/chef have move on. An entirely new restaurant has taken over the golf course site. All but the review that describes the new Dinner Table restaurant below should be removed. I understand it's a family-style place, with one main entre...More
Recently changed hands and my favorite northwoods restaurant has moved in just this week. Limited daily menu with only fresh ingredients. You will never be disappointed at The Dinner Table. I have eaten at the old Manitowish Waters location at least 30 times.
Sometimes the food is good but usually it's quite disappointing. I used to love the roasted squash soup but last time it was so gloppy and barely warm. Recently tried the pulled pork with blackberry BBQ sauce. The meat was unevenly sauced and the blackberries...More
Rusty Putter caters to our education series lunches at the Clinic. This past Friday 3/1/2012 the menu was creamy chicken bowtie pasta with apples and cranberries, it was totally delicious. Have never eaten such pasta combination and it rocked.
I have been to the Rusty Putter a couple times in the past year. They have a good assortment of sandwiches at lunch but we left still hungry. The friends I was with ordered the crab cakes and thought they were very good. Two big...More
Wanted to change it up for fish fry. We are regular Friday night fisher at another location, however it can get a bit too rowdy and the service is slow. So we drove on past that place on to the thirsty whale. Big mistake and...More
Since taking over the Rusty Putter, Steven Wheeler (chef/owner) seems to have put every ounce of energy into creating delicious food in the Northwoods. We have dined at the restaurant and also used Steven for catering services for our wedding June 2011. This man is...More