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Paul Bunyan's Northwoods Cook Shanty

411 State Highway 13, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-8307
+1 608-254-8717
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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411 State Highway 13, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-8307
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have been here many times for many years. The food is always very good and plentiful. The prices are reasonable. Waitstaff is very friendly. The AYCE specials are the best, breakfast and fried chicken. The gift shop and decor are really cool and the...More

Thank Jeff K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When visiting the dells with some friends we decided to try this place for breakfast and didn't know quite what we were in for. They definitely have it down to a science from when you walk in the door to when you leave. For families...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went here as a family of 5 including a 5 month old. Easy choice for breakfast as there was no menu to have to search through. They bring food to the table family style. Pancakes, eggs, sausage, ham, biscuits and gravy and potatoes. They start...More

Thank niajp
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good food, fully satisfied for breakfast. Fun atmosphere. Waitress was attentive and timely. We were there at 11 on Wednesday, not crowded at all.

Thank Kent R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch and enjoyed a variety of foods. My spouse enjoyed the BBQ ribs with fried chicken, mashed potatoes & green beans. I enjoyed the homemade tasting applesauce and warm bread and butter. The roast beef sandwich was ok. Overall a great...More

Thank lacee2017
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice local restaurant in the Wisconsin Dells. Good atmosphere and great service. Seventeen of us went and was served promptly.

Thank surge55
Reviewed 2 days ago

Paul Bunyan's all-you-can-eat breakfast is the best there is! The donuts are warm and delicious, and are worth the visit by themselves. Biscuits and gravy, pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, ham and breakfast potatoes round out the meal - leaving you satisfied but planning your next...More

Thank 3ToGetReady
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were there the weekend of 07/14-07/16 and we came back twice all our group of 8. It was that delicious! I regret not bringing home a dozen of those delicious donuts!

Thank kac88
Reviewed 4 days ago

10 minute wait to get in at 9:30AM, not bad. Not a big fan of being asked to purchase add on items before being seated, passed on the $4.99 fruit, not worth it as I saw it later, nor did we want anything else. Our...More

Thank R G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the best places for breakfast in the dells! All you can eat family style including eggs, pancakes, sausage links, ham, biscuits and gravy and awesome homemade donuts. Atmosphere captures the awesome paul bunyan and babes story. Lots of fun a must do when...More

Thank James A
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27 July 2016|
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Response from Riseup16 | Reviewed this property |
No discounts that we could find. Buy one soda get one free is all we could find.
Joe R
14 July 2016|
Response from Suuave | Reviewed this property |
I can't answer that. You may be able to call them to obtain the information you need.
7 July 2016|
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Response from Scott H | Reviewed this property |
$11.49 for adult breakfast. Child rate is based on your child's age. They will ask you when you arrive.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
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07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 411 State Highway 13, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-8307
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Wisconsin Dells
  • Phone Number: +1 608-254-8717
  • E-mail
For over 56 years and four generations later, Paul Bunyan's Cook Shanty welcomes your family to our family! Your Wisconsin Dells vacation would not be complete without a Paul Bunyan's Lumberjack meal. We take extreme pride in serving the freshest family style breakfast, lunch and dinner. With our ever-so-famous homemade buttermilk donuts made fresh every day, keeps our visitors coming from miles away just to pick up a dozen!
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