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Yardarm Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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920 Erie St, Racine, WI 53402-5116
+1 262-633-8270
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Mon 11:00 - 21:00
Tue 11:00 - 22:00
Wed 11:00 - 23:00
Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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673 reviews
395 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 475 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Quick review: very good burgers and fish frys. Full bar. Comfortable, friendly atmosphere -- fine to bring the kids. Staff is friendly and professional. My rating is based on what I expect of a casual tavern that serves good basic food. This is a good place for the basics -- very good freshly-made burgers and fish fries (lake perch, etc.)... More 

Thank Mme_X
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439 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

A good friend brought us here for dinner. Recommended the walleye and perch which are the hot favourite. Dessert of ice cream pies were the best. Don't eat it by yourself though. As what our friend said, it is community eating. And don't be surprised... we do eat ice cream with a fork and knife. Nice decor too...

Thank dynamic14
Eckville, Alberta
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Great, small tavern style pub. Ate outside this time amongst the lake breeze and towering boat masts all around. Last time ate inside. Numerous small rooms to eat in, and live music was great. Inside is small and tight. Great fish. Walleye and Perch this time. Chips are very average, but fish excellent.

Thank Roger B
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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204 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

But the real beauty was dessert. Interesting decor with nautical maps and fisherman accessories. Good, friendly service. Live music twice a week Saturdays and (I think) Wednesdays. Vegetarians, it's Buca Burgers. The Cajun grilled catfish was decent for the price, and it tasted fresh. Buffalo burger option. Three soups of the day, butternut squash soup, chili and a clam chowder... More 

Thank Ellen R
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

My uncle was visiting from Florida and wanted lake perch. It's been almost 5 years since I've been to Yardarm, since my husband doesn't eat fish. My uncle loved it. There were 5 of us total and we all ordered the perch platter. We had 7-8 pieces of fish and our plates were heaping with sand dollars (the best fries... More 

Thank Thegreenfork
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75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

It had been a while since we dined at the Yardarm..past experiences were good. The latest visit not worth the money. Food was mediocre at best. Beer is cold & the music was good ...next time we will stick with that..

Thank NDSunset
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

Be warned that if you have a party of 3 adults, 1 young lady and 2 children, 18% gratuity will automatically be added to your bill. For this 18% automatic gratuity, you will be ignored, it will take forever to get your food, and will have to beg for a drink refill. The food was average when it finally arrived.

Thank Kathryn L
Racine, Wisconsin
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

This is a small establishment so don't be fooled by the long wait, it's not because the food is great. We were ignored when we originally walked in and I wish we would've just left at that point. The food was maybe a 3 on a scale from 1 to 10. Extremely overpriced for the quality of food! We have... More 

Thank MAudreyC
Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

First time in years since we were here. Had the perch, very good, wife had the walleye, it was ok. She prefers it pan fried, it looked more like it was baked. I thought it tasted good. Very crowded, we finally got a couple of seats at the bar.

Thank lotsofun2013
YardarmBarGril, Owner at Yardarm Bar & Grill, responded to this review

So wonderful to have you in again! Please stop in any other day of the week, it will less crowded. See you soon. More 

Racine, Wisconsin
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

We went there because we wanted a fish fry. One plate for you. The food not happy with. Service was first along wait. Then the waitress was not attentive. Bad experience. Won't give a second chance.

Thank Debbie T
YardarmBarGril, Owner at Yardarm Bar & Grill, responded to this review

So very sorry to hear. Did you talk to the manager on duty? Wish you'd give us another try, I'm certain you'd be hooked! Thanks for sharing. More 

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 920 Erie St, Racine, WI 53402-5116
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Racine
  • Phone Number: +1 262-633-8270

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