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Whistle Binkies On The Lake

247 Woodlake Dr SE, Rochester, MN 55904-5530
+1 507-424-1227
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (7 reviews)
“fries” (15 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
247 Woodlake Dr SE, Rochester, MN 55904-5530
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was close enough to our hotel to walk to it. The pretzel appetizer was ok and served with a large amount of mustard. Our BLT was quite good. The popcorn which seems to be self serve was quite good and seemed to be...More

Thank Dorothy L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere was great, the drinks were very good, and the appetizers were very good too. We always enjoy going to whistle Binkis because their staff are very friendly and fun and the atmosphere is upbeat. The popcorn was very good. We will go back...More

Thank LittlePeaPods
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited Whistle Binkies on the Lake several times but wanted to experience St. Patricks Day there so we did. They had a lot of beer specials and of course Corned Beef and Cabbage for their food special. It was busy from the time...More

Thank scooterpieMinnesota
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We were staying in a nearby hotel and thought we would give it a try. The wide variety of beers and food choices was amazing. Although the food was not outstanding, the choices were numerous and our meals tasted very good.

Thank Badgerlink
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The excellent beer choices drew me in, but the choices for food were also amazing. The number of food choices they have on their menu is amazing. My wife and I have been here probably 4 or 5 times during the past year. The food...More

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 5 December 2017

I ordered the oven baked dry rub wings and they were awful! The skin on the chicken was soggy, greasy, and nasty. Just looking at them was unappetizing. I'm surprised that the cook/server thought it was ok to serve them like that. The first time...More

Thank Holly S
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Great food and beer specials daily. Great place to watch the Thursday night football game. Look like a really cool place to be in the summer as they have sand volleyball courts outside the bar.

Thank TheMayor124
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Food is so so. Never have been blown away by a meal but it's never bad. The weekend Build your own bloodies is awesome with a giant selection!

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We went out to dinner and I had very good pear salad with chicken. Also the walleye special was good. But the popcorn with beer was excellent.

Thank mahi2049
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We happened to be here on a night they were celebrating Oktoberfest, so it was a little German that night instead of Irish, but was still great! The Guinness was yummy, as was the Shepherd's Pie and we really enjoyed sitting at the bar, talking...More

Thank Beachlover1989
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 247 Woodlake Dr SE, Rochester, MN 55904-5530
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 507-424-1227
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