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Back 40

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American, Bar
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19037 State Highway 40, Bloomer, WI 54724-4681
+1 715-568-4064
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11:00 - 23:00
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Bartenders and servers are always friendly. Great size bar for seating. Drinks are good. The Friday night fish is always good while the other dinners are alright.

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Thank Remi B
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

All five of us agreed that it was the worst fish fry we had every had. The onion rings were salted beyond eating. The fish, all three styles, were the same. It was so awful that we speculated that the cook was trying to sabotage the business. We were embarrassed and apologized to our out of town guests. We had... More 

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Thank Janet M
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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211 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

While traveling back from Canada we were looking for a Great Place to eat. So like most times, I use trip advisor. After reading a few reviews and looking at the pictures we ventured off the main highway. Boy are we glad we did. Since it was a Friday Night, I called to see how busy they were. They took... More 

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1 Thank Bill H
Chetek, United States
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86 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This place had been recommended by a work friend that lives in the area. It's the standard Wisconsin bar and grill menu, very reasonably priced. Very large establishment with ample seating and bar space. They have a lot of special events here, although I haven't attended any of them.

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Thank Colleen P
Bloomer, Wisconsin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Have been here several times. It is our favorite place for fish and ribs. It is close to where we live so it makes it an easy choice for a good meal at reasonable prices.

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Thank ceceliaw999
Bloomer, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Enjoyed fish fry. Cheese curds were fabulous and lots of them. They were quite busy, but got seated quickly and had to wait a little while, but food was worth it. Had a birthday coupon, so appetizer was free.

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Thank rubet4
La Crosse, Wisconsin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

I have been to this restaurant 3 times now. The service as well as the food were average. I went the last time with 2 other guests. Upon entering, there was a waitress at the podium trying to add up a check. This went on for 4 minutes before we were greeted in any way. We ordered our food and... More 

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3 Thank karen k
Central Wisconsin
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327 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

Dinners, sandwiches, and drinks were unbelievably inexpensive, as we bombarded this restaurant/bar with a group of 16! That was a bit overwhelming for the staff, even though we called ahead, but all were satisfied, in the end. Tuesday evenings include Trivia!

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Thank Bosanchubo
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

Went for friday fish, the service was excellent, it has a kinda of a country atmosphere, the fish was very good, and the price was also good.

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Thank Bob S
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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176 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015

My cousin recommended this place, so we got together with them to try it for ourselves. We sat in the bar area, and enjoyed a beverage, decided to stay put for food (as opposed to moving to the dining room side of the building). My Jim Beam-neat was nice-sized for a decent price, but my wife said her Captain-and-Diet was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 20
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19037 State Highway 40, Bloomer, WI 54724-4681
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Bloomer
  • Phone Number: +1 715-568-4064
Description
Back 40 Dining & Cocktails sits on the site of the famous Gateway Inn and offers of full menu packed with fresh, house made ingredients! We make all our own appetizers, hand patty our burgers, cut your steak fresh, make the pasta sauces from scratch and more. So whether you're looking for a quick sandwich or a complete meal, we'll treat you to something special.To round out the experience, we make our own cheesecakes, whip up ice cream drinks and even offer good ol' root beer floats in a frosted mug.Don't forget to stop out at the bar and enjoy one of several beers crafted right here in Wisconsin or try one of the delicious specialty drinks.Watch the events page or follow us on Facebook to keep up on sports events, fundraisers, live music and more! We look forward to seeing you soon.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?