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Guide's Inn

5421 Park St, Boulder Junction, WI 54512-9618
+1 715-385-2233
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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American, French
5421 Park St, Boulder Junction, WI 54512-9618
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is my favorite restaurant in the area. The chef has been outstanding for years. I always look forward to visiting - and will again. However, on the night we were there, the pan fried walleye portions were small and somewhat strong flavored - totally...More

Thank VanVlietTraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to the Guides for over 10 years at least. I'm not sure why I've never written a review before because it is our favorite restaurant. Coming to the Guides is a dining experience. From the fresh vegetables and homemade spreads, fresh...More

Thank andmic510
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have had great meals at this place but they really missed the mark this time. The bar tender was taking reservations and the wait staff were seating, maybe someone couldn't make it in. I don't mind a short wait at the bar, service and...More

Thank colnbri
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate at the Guides Inn on Sunday of Memorial Day weekend with a group of 8. Celebrating various anniversaries and birthdays. The experience was special, the food tremendous and the atmosphere warm and welcoming. We did not come away hungry, enjoying the entire meal....More

Thank zade1
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

The Guides Inn is one of Boulder Junction's favorite restaurants. Lovely atmosphere and wonderful menu. Their speciality is walleye that customers drive miles to have. There is nothing on the menu that we have tasted that we have not loved, including Jimmy Dean's (the owner)...More

Thank John and Joanne A
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Received a gift card to the Guide's Inn and was there for the 1st time for our Anniversary. Arrived at 5pm and it was a good thing because we would have had to wait till the 2nd seating around 7pm. Chef Jimmy seated us and...More

Thank Barb N
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We visit the Guides Inn routinely when we visit Boulder Junction Wisconsin as we have a second home up here. The food is always good they are always consistent and they always have a nice selection of specials. Wait staff is friendly and attentive. This...More

Thank scorpio53durango
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Our visit to the Guide's Inn was a highlight of our family trip. This is a gourmet supper club with very friendly service. Our whole family ordered the pan fried walleye and it was amazing...as good as our recent trip to Canada. The homemade ice...More

Reviewed 4 September 2016

One restaurant we always visit on our trip north is Guides Inn. Chef Jimmy Dean does an excellent job. The Pan Fried Walleye is the best in the north. His food is fresh and well prepared. Would recommend anything on the menu.

Thank Bruce R
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We went from a recommendation from a trusted friend. It is a scenic drive to get to, but oh so worth the time! We had reservations and arrived on time, we were seated within 5 minutes. Staff were professional and personable! Handled our large party...More

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Val B
We have enjoyed everything we've had at the Guides Inn. We've been dining there for many years and have always had wonderful dinners. I don't recall ever seeing Maine Lobster tails on the menu. Do you ever have them on the menu?
3 December 2016|
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Response from Mike G | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. No, we do not have Maine Lobster Tails on the menu. You can take a look at the menu on tripadvisor to see our full offering. Thank you again, and Happy Holidays.
Do you have gluten free options?
15 July 2015|
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Response from Mike G | Property representative |
HI, We apologize for the delay in responding to your question. The answer is Yes, we do offer gluten free options, We would also like to thank all the other guests that have answered your question. Our goal is to make sure... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$45
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5421 Park St, Boulder Junction, WI 54512-9618
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Boulder Junction
  • Phone Number: +1 715-385-2233
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As far as Northwoods restaurants go, The Guides Inn is the premier restaurant in fine dining and gourmet cuisine in an authentic Northwoods atmosphere, so you can enjoy the best of the northern Wisconsin restaurant and dining offerings. We're happy to have you as our guest and hope to make this a memorable occasion, with a variety of dishes, over 36 entrees made to order, prepared to your satisfaction.
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