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Gilligan's

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American, Bar
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2542 8 1/4 Ave, Pokegema Lake, Chetek, WI 54728-5820
+1 715-924-3166
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11:00 - 02:00
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Colfax, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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

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Thank nancy85fun
GilligansCrew, Social Media Team at Gilligan's, responded to this review

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

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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

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

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Thank Pris A
GilligansCrew, Social Media Team at Gilligan's, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and your visit! More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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 we are pretty familiar with Gilligans. They have always been accommodating to us traveling up... More 

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Thank Kevin K
GilligansCrew, Social Media Team at Gilligan's, responded to this review

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

Woodbury, Minnesota
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We stopped in the Saturday of Labor Day weekend, and sat at a table outside, we waited for 30 minutes and nobody came to, not even to give us menus. So we left. We had promised my nephew cheese curds so we went back Monday, and had great service and good food.

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Thank ttrixielou
GilligansCrew, Social Media Team at Gilligan's, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback and we appreciate you returning for another try! Unfortunately, in the craziness that is the Tiki Bar, new tables occasionally get missed. We've tried a couple methods to curb this with some success, but it still happens. If you ever wait even 5 minutes out there, please come up to the bar and let someone know. More 

Hudson, Wisconsin
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529 reviews
401 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

This place has a really good soup and salad bar, and the soups are excellent- always homemade. The cheese curds are to die for! They have 2 kinds- one is gourmet and are huge blobs of orange cheese, and the other are white. Both are really good. The burgers are very tasty but could use different buns- nothing special about... More 

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Thank Jilly070
GilligansCrew, Social Media Team at Gilligan's, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, Jilly. It's good to know we've got some things to keep ya comin' back. It's hard to compete in a town with so many delicious pizzas, but we'll keep trying ;) More 

Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Gilligans has by far the best cheese curds I have ever had. They have two kinds, and it is the GOURMET cheese curds that are absolutely delectable. Fun and casual atmosphere.

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Thank kadrenk
GilligansCrew, Social Media Team at Gilligan's, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and your visits! More 

Kankakee, Illinois
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Friendly place. Nice staff. We sat outside and enjoyed the view of the lake. Food is reasonably priced. Drinks came quickly. They have a stage for live music which we have enjoyed in the past. Bags and sand beach make it family friendly and entertaining. Dock your boat if you want to boat over. Generally just great fun to be... More 

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Thank Bromama
GilligansCrew, Social Media Team at Gilligan's, responded to this review

Thanks for being a fan! Fun is exactly what we aim for :) More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Good food, service was pretty good for our larger group. Live band playing that was pretty good. Salad bar was ok.

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Thank Tim S
GilligansCrew, Social Media Team at Gilligan's, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and your review! We appreciate you choosing to make Gilligans part of your travels. More 

Orange City, Iowa, United States
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

This is more of a bar style enviroment. We sat to the back as a family. Service was good and food too. (Were entertained by a quy that had a few to many loosing his cash to the lotto machines.)

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Thank Deb O
GilligansCrew, Social Media Team at Gilligan's, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your visit (and the free entertainment HA). We look forward to serving you again. More 

Lakeville, Minnesota
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106 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Haven't been there since it as Gilligan's. A nice surprise. Average salad bar, but nice selection on the menu, high tops, bar and regular tables! Inside and outside right on the water.

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Thank Banffmotor
GilligansCrew, Social Media Team at Gilligan's, responded to this review

Glad you stopped by and thank you for the review. Hope to see you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?