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Charlie's Fine Food and Spirits

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10949 N County Rd S, Take B west out of Hayward several miles then north on S, Hayward, WI 54843-4416
+1 715-462-3999
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Wausau, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

We try to visit Charlie's when we are in the area, but this was the first time we have had their Friday night buffet. Fabulous! Started the meal off with their top-rate salad bar. Entrees included frog legs, shrimp, blue cheese baked cod, fried fish, broasted chicken, and some scrumptious chicken and gravy dish. Homemade brownies were dessert! Reasonable prices,... More 

1 Thank wecanoe
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

We spent a long time trying to find Charlie's. Garmin was no help. To get there take Hwy 77 or Cnty Rd B east of Hayward Wi for 10-15 miles to Cnty Rd S. Turn south from 77 or north from B. Charlie's is about 5-6 up or down S. We were there on Friday for the Chicken and Fish... More 

1 Thank Ladysox
Dousman, Wisconsin
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241 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

We decided to go here after a long drive and we were not disappointed. We went on a Friday and had the buffet. It consisted of several different salads beside the traditional lettuce salad. I took a sample of almost every one and am so glad I did. The same went for the buffet they had. Frog legs that were... More 

1 Thank Monica58860
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

I and a friend took in there friday night seafood buffet, everything we had was very good, but we where there early

Thank Bob S
Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015

Nice people, friendly casual atmosphere. Food is good - buffet style on Friday night. Great option when you are eating with a big group of varied ages and tastes. Fried and broiled fish, chicken, cheesy potatoes, hearty food. Nice salad bar with fresh greens and some non-mayo based selections. Brownies for dessert included - and they are great!

Thank smiller1232015
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

We must have hit it on a slow nite because our food was not hot. The skin on the broasted chicken was not crisp not was the fried fish. My husband thought the beef stew was great. Would not return on a Friday

Thank JenlynnR
Hayward, Wisconsin
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74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2014

Read about Charlie's, and being new in Hayward...decided to check it out. Charlie and Julie lived up to their excellent reputation. Good food and service. Very personable couple and staff. Frog Legs on a fish night???? Yes...and they were good too. Our thanks to previous reviewers. They were right.

1 Thank Chuck M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2013 via mobile

I have eaten here many times each summer. The Friday fish buffet is really good. Nice variety. Love the seafood pasta salad on the salad bar. Have tried other fish fries in the area and always come back to Charlie's. I've eaten here other nights of the week too and have never been disappointed. You should try the broasted pork.... More 

1 Thank Barb Y
Houston, Texas
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101 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2013 via mobile

Service was friendly and attentive, the atmosphere was Northwoods chic and the beer was cold. The buffet was well stocked with lots of variety. Loved the fried cod, boiled shrimp, and salad bar. Great meal, good price!

1 Thank casajasso
Hayward, WI
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125 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2013

Charlie's has the best Friday night buffet in the area, in our opinion. Choices of baked, fried, (try the fillets in blue cheese sauce), chicken, frogs legs, salad bar, several choices of sides, and, if you have ROOM, dessert! It's a fantastic value for the price. The bar's a little strange, but you'll soon fit in like a local.

3 Thank VSRubato

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
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  • Address: 10949 N County Rd S, Take B west out of Hayward several miles then north on S, Hayward, WI 54843-4416
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Hayward
  • Phone Number: +1 715-462-3999

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?