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6410 County Rd W, Manitowish Waters, WI 54545-9243
+1 715-543-2220
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“crackers” (12 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (5 reviews)
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6410 County Rd W, Manitowish Waters, WI 54545-9243
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Long overdue dinner with my daughter. We had been wanting to go to Smokey's for quite some time. We were not disappointed! Hospitality, service, food & ambiance was perfect. Hadn't been to restaurant that served a Scham Torte in years, with raspberry sauce instead of...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After passing Smokey's several times in the past few years, we decided to give it a try. I was expecting a bbq menu but was pleasantly surprised by the options. The rack of lamb was superb as was the seafood alfredo. The portions were generous...More

Thank safredtosa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hired Jim and the team at Smokey's to cater our family reunion dinner this weekend and they delivered huge! The appetizers were as if we were in the restaurant (cheeses, crackers, fresh veggies, sausage slices, dips, spreads, etc) and the meal was plentiful and...More

Thank Aaron K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a well kept, very clean, high end restaurant with a slightly snooty atmosphere and a piano player at the bar. Reservations seem to be a requirement, but it looked like there may be room for walk-ins. "Proper attire is required" which basically means...More

Thank mami34
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Made a reservation for our 20th anniversary on a Tuesday. You definitely need reservations as it was full. Table was set and ready when we arrived. Nice bread, cracker, cheese, olive, grape starter on table. Salads were great. We both had pasta dishes, one with...More

Thank HRN95
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has tons of ambience from the piano bar to the dining room. Reservations are a must. They have an excellent wine list. Dinners were good. Spicy beef soup was very salty. Lobster mac and cheese was ok, the cheese over powered the lobster....More

Thank rosieChicago2
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

This was our first trip to Smokey's and it won't be our last. The atmosphere as we walked in was warm and inviting! We were greeted warmly and seated immediately(make a reservation). Our waitress, Gloria, wished us a Happy Anniversary. She was informative, personable, and...More

Thank WisconsinChippy
jzett001, Manager at Smokey's, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thank You For The Great Review It is our goal to have everyone's experience duplicate yours. Sincerely All the staff at Smokeys

Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

A culinary experience. It's starts with the entrance. You are immediately welcomed. A beautiful bar with an excellent bar tender. Drinks were perfect. The dining room was very tasteful. Service was friendly. Now we get to the food. The filet compared to the best I...More

Thank Donald J S
James Z, Manager at Smokey's, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank you Donald for the great review Jim

Reviewed 29 April 2017

Only about 2 miles from town. Relaxing decor. Many interesting entrees and desserts. Staff checked on guests frequently for needs. Delicious food served as a culinary delight. Owned by owners of The Lodge - free voucher from The Lodge for a glass of wine here.

Thank Cheryl A
James Z, Manager at Smokey's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Hello Cheryl Thanks for the nice review and the mention of the LODGE See you again Jim

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

This small supper club is everything the other reviews say. Food is excellent. One warning if you order dessert - portion sizes are large but I would order one again! Reservations are recommended.

Thank Sherry L
James Z, Manager at Smokey's, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Sherry thanks for the nice review You know what they say, always room for Dessert

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Derek B
9 June 2016|
Response from Donald J S | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Usually wood fired grills are exposed, but not here. I feel it is more traditional cooking. But very good.
27 March 2016|
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Response from Jennifer S | Reviewed this property |
Menu DID have prices! I see them every time I've gone. It looks like this: 22 NOT like $22.00
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
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16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6410 County Rd W, Manitowish Waters, WI 54545-9243
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Manitowish Waters
  • Phone Number: +1 715-543-2220
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Nestled amidst the pines in the Northwoods of Wisconsin, Smokey's offers a relaxed, comfortable setting to enjoy fine dining and our premier selection of spirits and wines. Managers Kellie and Jim Zett have used all of their warmth and know-how to create a casually elegant atmosphere with Northwoods ambience. We invite you to sample some of the finest food and drink you'll find and a dining experience you will long remember. Dine in or unwind in our comfortable bar. Whether it's an intimate dinner for two or a gathering of friends and family, Smokey's is the place to go.
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