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the spot

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, American
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9575 South Buskey Bay Drive, Iron River, WI 54847
+1 715-372-4730
17:00 - 20:00
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Sun 17:00 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Gordon, Wisconsin
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Went for the Scallops on the Menu on the their web site......no longer have it.....Went for the Prime Rib special on Saturday night....sorry we don't have that. No Bread relish tray was ritz crackers and some celery sticks and carrots it was ok. Shrimp looked and tasted like shrimp you can get at grocery store and make yourself. Ribs were... More 

Thank nhlwld
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I have a soft place in my heart for The Spot. When my parents were alive we used to go there, and I still do - several times a summer. I love that the owners are there and involved with the food, drinks, and service. The food is excellent, especially the beer battered seafood and walleye, which I heartily recommend.... More 

3 Thank Chrisanne G
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

We have a cabin around the corner from, excuse the pun, this spot and regularly go there when up North. The owners are on site and run the place. The past few times we have been there the food is excellent and staff are friendly with excellent service. As stated the owners run the place and are always chatting to... More 

1 Thank Justin M
Iron River, Wisconsin
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 June 2016

At a family gathering with relatives from all over the country, this was a common comment. Iron River WI and the best steak you can ever have, good deal.

1 Thank lehmanpj
Duluth, Minnesota
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Had a decent meal but it was not worth the extraordinarily high price we paid. Wait-staff was attentive, but owners/management were having some sort of disagreement w/in ear shot. Not cool. We were disappointed after all the hype we'd heard. The shrimp everyone told me was "fabulous" was NOT. Overcooked, to salty. I know better than to order seafood so... More 

Thank SARgrrl
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Had a fantastic dinner at The Spot on a Friday night.We started with drinks and I had the Brandy Old Fashioned which was excellent. Tried the whitefish cream cheese appetizers and they were excellent. Both ordered the whiefish. My wife had deep fried and I had mine broiled. both were done to perfection. Service was very speedy, but not pushy... More 

1 Thank Kurt K
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Our family has made at least one visit annually to The Spot, largely because of the view and an extensive menu. Our most recent visit on June 20 was a disappointment. Initially, we requested some bread to nibble while having drinks and considering appetizers and entrees. We were informed they no longer served bread. When informed that crackers would come... More 

2 Thank Diane E
Portland, Oregon
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2015

The Spot in Iron River, Wisconsin, is high on our list as we gather in Northern Wisconsin from Oregon, Washington and the District of Columbia. The food is great, the hosts are the best and the views of Busky Bay are superb. Whether we are here in the winter, spring, summer or fall, I always gather for dinner at The... More 

1 Thank Jim K
Solon Springs, Wisconsin, United States
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2015

After three visits in the past 6 months the last time was not good. It was the first time for my friend. She ordered the ribs and could not eat them, worst ever. I had the white fish and not clue why they would leave the skin on. The skin gives a fishy taste and its such an easy process... More 

1 Thank Stephen V
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2014

A friend told us about this place. the food was great and sitting on the deck as the sunset was amazing. Always come back year after year.

1 Thank David D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, American
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9575 South Buskey Bay Drive, Iron River, WI 54847
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Iron River
  • Phone Number: +1 715-372-4730

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