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Gilligan's

2542 8 1/4 Ave, Pokegema Lake, Chetek, WI 54728-5820
+1 715-924-3166
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Overview
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good38%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“cheese curds” (5 reviews)
“broiled fish” (2 reviews)
“burger” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2542 8 1/4 Ave, Pokegema Lake, Chetek, WI 54728-5820
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The most disgusting public restroom ever. Black sticky film on floor and the urine smell unbearable. Have heard the kitchen is disgraceful. Have eaten ther many times in the last years but never again. Has gone downhill bad. The owner is a crabby guy and...More

Thank Randy E
OurCustomerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Gilligan's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Randy, Sorry to hear there was an issue with the restroom when you were there. Be assured, we have a daily cleaning crew for our facility and we have always passed health inspections in the kitchen. I'll be sure to share you review with the...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Sunday Packer game day. It is a really fun place to watch the game and grab a bite to eat and beverage. Fun drawing to win a free drink & other prizes. Halftime they had a taco bar for everyone. Free...More

Thank 81Maggie11
OurCustomerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Gilligan's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Maggie! So glad you enjoyed your visit and the game. We have fun events all year 'round. You can follow us on Facebook & our website to check out live music, specials & more. Looking forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Typical American bar / restaurant where you can come by boat, kayak or other watercraft, nice atmosphere, many people, live music on the deck. We had only one problem, wanted to eat freshwater broiled fish. We were very disappointed when we got just broiled cod....More

Thank Pawel L
OurCustomerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Gilligan's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Pawel, We're glad to you enjoyed your visit enough to garner 4 stars in each category. However we're concerned with that 3 overall. Hopefully a little information could change that. The cost of purchasing freshwater fish, such as walleye for example, typically puts the price...More

Reviewed 4 September 2017

Stopped in on a drive from La Crosse to Duluth. Very fun atmosphere on the water. Nice colorful patio with tiki bar and sand area for the kids. We had nachos which were tasty. We'll definitely stop in again if we're back in the area.

Thank SunnySkiesDSM
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

They were super chill with having the whole family out on the patio. Easily accessible and plenty of space on the docks to pull up on your boat. Plus there's a nice little bait & liquor spot next door, so that's super clutch. The food...More

Thank John D
OurCustomerTeam, Guest Relations at Gilligan's, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

We appreciate the review and the visit, John, and we the fishing was just as enjoyable!

Reviewed 18 May 2017

Good food, friendly servers and a nice setting. They have docks out by the Tiki bar where you can bring your boat and just tie up and walk in

Thank buckshot129
OurCustomerTeam, Director of Sales at Gilligan's, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

We have fun all year 'round, but summers rule. Thank you for writing :)

Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

This so makes me sad to have to make this review . Gilligan's was one of my favorite places to go to for the Friday night fish fry per my last review .Our wait for our fish dinners was 45 minutes . My fish was...More

2  Thank Ann G
GilligansCrew, Social Media Team at Gilligan's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

Thanks for writing, Ann. We've made significant upgrades to our fryer system to avoid just these things, but they cannot remove human error. We've built a popular fish fry and plan to remedy this immediately so we can keep it that way.

Reviewed 14 February 2017

Nice and friendly atmosphere. Great place to stop at on a nice summer day out on the pontoon. Staff is friendly and the food is good

Thank nancy85fun
GilligansCrew, Social Media Team at Gilligan's, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2017

Thanks, Nancy! C'mon over any time now. It's practically summer in February heehee

Reviewed 26 September 2016

Excellant service al lthe way around. Waitress was prompt, polite and very accomodating. No wonder their parking lot was full!

Thank Pris A
GilligansCrew, Social Media Team at Gilligan's, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

Thanks for your review and your visit!

Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

My friends and I have been coming up to Chetek, Wi for the past 20 years. Where do we go for fun? Gilligans. Where do we stay for a great experience? Gilligans. My friends Jeff and Danny's family owns a house down the lake so...More

Thank Kevin K
GilligansCrew, Social Media Team at Gilligan's, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2016

Thanks, Kevin! We love our friends from the south :D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2542 8 1/4 Ave, Pokegema Lake, Chetek, WI 54728-5820
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Chetek
  • Phone Number: +1 715-924-3166
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