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Timmer's On Big CEDAR Lake

5151 Timmer Bay Rd, West Bend, WI 53095-9230
+1 262-338-7710
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (15 reviews)
“fish” (16 reviews)
“walleye” (10 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5151 Timmer Bay Rd, West Bend, WI 53095-9230
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent Sunday Brunch! Kewl place, friendly attentive, professional service. Beautiful location and loved the history, in the Timmer family since the 1840's (?) and even though they sold it in 2007 (and it was remodeled), they still own 3 of the 8-10 cabins on the...More

Thank mdmorrison1
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I wanted to be seated outside but none available...ended up with a few tables in the bar. Waitress was pleasant, food was okay, but not memorable. I like Timmers but it seems to have changed a bit, atmosphere not so great as it was. Rather...More

1  Thank Catriona H
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Set aside Big Cedar Lake you can enjoy the food, drinks and the view. Outside boasts patio tables and a fire pit. During the summer months there is bags toss. Great Wisconsin old fashioneds, a little heavy on the ice, but tasty. Fish Fry Friday's...More

Thank KMart22
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Timmers is in a lovely lakeside setting with an outdoor terrace. Friday Fish Fry was bopping and very crowded at the bar. Ater a short wait we were escorted to a nice table on the terrace. The waiters were friendly and efficient and the fish...More

Thank apanie
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Timmer's has a rich history as an integral part of the Big Cedar Lake community. When the buildings became dilapidated and there was a change of ownership many of us on the lake feared that we would lose this important landmark. Thankfully, due to the...More

Thank Zannah C
Reviewed 3 October 2017

From the moment we walked in the door til the moment we left we were treated like an old friend. The attentiveness and promptness is refreshing and the atmosphere was truly relaxing. I suppose I should tell you about the food now. My husband had...More

Thank Joan D
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Arrived at 6 p.m. and they were very busy. We were told there would be a half hour wait since they don't take reservations on friday. We waited in the bar area and were seated on time. Fish fry was great, with your choice of...More

Thank Rick L
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Take a beautiful drive out to this restaurant especially in fall. Was great in summer, spent sometime having a drink in the outside seating area. Than had fish, which was wonderful. The others in our party tried a couple of the special items offered &...More

Thank joanibertram
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We have not been here for awhile. Shame on us..From now on we will be at least once a month. The BEST FOOD, the BEST SERVICE there is. It is only 30-40 minutes from milw. and you need to get here. One of the BEST...More

Thank Ron M
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Enjoyed timmer's fish fry last Friday,, I had the 4 piece cornflake coated cod.. It was very fresh,tasty,and, crunchy. The baked potato was excellent also. Cole slaw was good. My wife had the poor man's lobster,served with drawn butter. It really did taste like lobster.She...More

Thank charliejoe
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Bill C
26 October 2016|
Response from Ron M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry i have no idea at all
26 September 2016|
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Response from RaminWI | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely, they "Muddle" their Old Fashioned's. They are fantastic.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 29 - USD 31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5151 Timmer Bay Rd, West Bend, WI 53095-9230
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  West Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 262-338-7710
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Come and visit this beautiful historic landmark! Built in 1880 Timmer's Resort was totally remodeled in 2008 to restore the original charm of this lakeside dining and cabin resort. Our beautiful lodge has fire places in each dining room as well as beautiful views of Big Cedar Lake and its surrounding pines and native foliage. Our classic menu offers homemade goodness. Salads, Sandwiches, Seafood, Aged Steaks, Ribs along with our signature dishes Chicken Wellington & Citrus Crusted Salmon! You will discover our homemade desserts are sure to please. Our wine list is strong with California and US wines that will please any wine aficionado. Summer months you will want to enjoy our outdoor dining patio..It's everyone's favorite! Let us share our love of true Wisconsin hospitality with you. Timmer’s offers live music on the weekends for your entertainment. We welcome you to enjoy and discover Timmer’s!
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