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Dobie's Restaurant & Lounge

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4136 S Kinnickinnic Ave, Saint Francis, WI 53235-5507
+1 414-744-9064
16:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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Janesville, Wisconsin
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62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time here and won't be back due to service. The food was very good from what everyone ate.the chicken shrimp fish and steak. What took the stars down is the service. The beverages went not being taken care of throughout service. We waited 45 minutes for the bill. And dishes piled up until the end of service. Not sure... More 

Thank Steven S
Tucson, Arizona
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

Dobie's has been around for years. We love their lazy susan. While it is lazy and doesn't turn you'll soon forget that for the wonderful variety of appetizers on it. Their food is well prepared and consistent. Consistent seems to be a challenge for many restaurants but not for Dobie's. Why? The owners are in the kitchen cooking and supervising... More 

Thank Don V
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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

Best Shrimp I have ever had! They are huge, at least twice as big as gulf shrimp. The relish tray is unique and really good. It included Swedish Meatball, Beets, pickled corn, pickled green beans, cucumbers in cream sauce. Excellent!

Thank sandip76
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

I have been here a number of times in my life. As usual, the petite filet was to die for. I have never been disappointed with my food here. The French onion soup is delicious. The lazy susan had a cucumber salad on it that was sooo good. The service was wonderful. My husband, who was out of town, was... More 

Thank JFab_11
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

In short I ordered the New York strip it was so fatty and it tasted like fish when I sent it back they sent me a bill for $40 I refused to pay so they said they'll talk to the manager some young kid came out then the waitress came back and said you could pay 20 bucks will cut... More 

5 Thank Fran Cicca S
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Everyone reviews this place as the best in town. I must disagree. I ordered my 40 dollar steak medium well. Recieved the steak more like medium rare. Poor service, over priced food, i will not visit again.

2 Thank Jim K
Orlando, Florida
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

Dobie's will not disappoint! Best steaks in Milwaukee. I love jumbo shrimp, a favorite of mine for 40+ years. A wonderful Super Club experience including a Lazy Susan.

2 Thank packerjanice
Wisconsin Dells,
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

Old school supper club tucked away in a small town St. Francis! awesome drinks prepared by the bartender! The Steaks are to die for and I always order the surf and turf ! Their Prawns are not only perfectly cooked but, are huge as well! Have been going here for over 15 years for special occasions! The food and service... More 

2 Thank 762kellieb
Saint Francis, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Milwaukee. It reminds me of the food they served in Supper Clubs in the late 50's and 60's. There was a relish tray and a variety of salad dressings on the table.portions were generous. I had the tenderloin. it was cooked perfectly and seasoned just right. Service was very good. My friends... More 

1 Thank marybE1187BV
Saint Francis, Wisconsin
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015

We had a group go to the restaurant after a funeral we had 21 people, we had reservations, everyone ordered off the menu, everything was great, the owner, the food, the staff, everything came exactly as ordered and about everyone got their food at the same time which if you ask me is very difficult, but they did it, I... More 

1 Thank Mary T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Soups
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
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Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4136 S Kinnickinnic Ave, Saint Francis, WI 53235-5507
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Saint Francis
  • Phone Number: +1 414-744-9064

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