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The Rumor Mill Pub & Eatery

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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465 Chippewa Mall Dr, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729-5017
+1 715-861-5600
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

The server was pleasant but very slow, we had almost 25 people and the one poor server had us all. We were at the joint for 2 hrs total to eat. 1.5 hrs to get food. Food was luke warm. Pulled pork was good tasting. Sweet potato fries were burnt. Good atmosphere and feel bad for waitress.

Thank Carley G
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Typical bar food. Salad bar ok. Lunch buffet food slightly cool. No small portions. All burgers 1/2 lb or more

Thank MaryJo V
Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We eat at The Rumor Mill every time we come to Chippewa Falls. LOVE the sweet potato fries and maple butter....yum!!!

Thank Teresa C
Minnesota City, Minnesota
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91 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Five women traveling in the area stopped in to enjoy the Friday night fish fry. Before dinner we ordered the deep fried pickles appetizer and a couple of us ordered cocktails. The coating was very light, but it fell off many of the pickles. My cosmopolitan was nothing special. The plated fish dinner was attractively presented, but the fish was... More 

Thank coffeemug
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

A very clean place both on the patio as well as the various dining areas. Not noisy eating near the bar nor in the larger dining area. Large selection of food choices and I have found that satisfaction has been received in each of them. Had a group of 16 and the wait services were excellent. Food was hot and... More 

Thank dja651
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

We were looking for some great Wisconsin cheese curds, but were very disappointed with the quality at this restaurant. Way overdone, with most of the cheese missing from the breading. Probably busted out due from too much time in the deep fryer. You would think all WI restaurants would have this down by using a timer. Hamburgers were really juicy... More 

Thank VAGirl85
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Being a local, I've been to The Rumor Mill quite a few times and always had good food and service. The staff is very friendly and the menu has a good selection of food choices, not just the usual stuff the other places in the area have. Its a good place to go to watch sports and grab some food... More 

Thank TheBandit79
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for the first time. Our order was for a taco pizza. It was delicious. They make a their own pizza crust that was full of flavor. The service was friendly and attentive. Would like to experience more of the menu before giving it a five star rating.

Thank dbs1024
Southport, North Carolina
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39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Our steaks were very good & were cooked as requested. The sweet potato fries would have been good, had they been hot. The steamed broccoli was the best I've ever had. I wish we could have eaten in the side dining area. The bar is large, with no noise reduction. Our server was very attentive.

Thank Candace5
East Peoria, Illinois
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61 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Loved the wraps and club sandwich. Coleslaw was different, it had pickles in it. Restaurant was very clean, and we were able to sit in the dining area, not the bar, which was quieter.

Thank ShelleyBeanie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 465 Chippewa Mall Dr, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729-5017
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Chippewa Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 715-861-5600

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