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American, Bar, Pub
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205 W Main St, Rochester, WI 53167
+1 262-534-2772
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Burlington, WI
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wednesday nights are never door busters here in S.E. WI but service really moves to its own beat here at Chances. Do not expect them to be pushy about turning over your table either though...Food was better than some for the price, but not the gems they could be... the baby back ribs were deep fried..hmmm never had that before.... More 

Thank BarbieKen_8_Here
Waterford, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was good, but service was super slow. They were not that busy yet my wife and I were in there almost 2 hours for dinner. We had a drink at the bar before ordering dinner and sitting down and that should have been our first clue. The bartender was busy talking it up at the end of the bar... More 

Thank Michael S
Racine, Wisconsin
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Decent service.. the food was good service was a bit hit and miss, server wasn't very attentive. I had to ask for refills soda cups are tiny.

Thank jamesgrave
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Have gone many times for fish which is very good. Also had many lunches which are good. Atmosphere is great in the dining area. It is like a Cheers where everyone knows your name. Very friendly staff.

Thank luvhorsesbez
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Chances is a quaint little restaurant with excellent food. Had their sirloin steak dinner-the steak was made exactly to what I ordered. It was so good as was the baked potato. We were there on a Thursday night so we were surprised at how busy they were but still were very well taken care of. Used our Entertainment Card without... More 

Thank WisconsinRaydar
Burlington, Wisconsin
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Every time I come home, it involves a night at Chances. From the tastiest Old Fashions to the Friday Night Fish Fry, it's one of my favs.

Thank molz75
Waterford, Wisconsin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Food is ok the service is very slow as there is only one waitress on weekday's; be CAREFUL if you plan on using your entertainment coupon they might or might not take it as they change the rules on what they consider a Entree, as we were surprised to find out when the bill came that they wouldn't honor the... More 

Thank Ramiro262
Burlington, Wisconsin, United States
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

I have enjoyed my dining experiences in this rustic tavern/restaurant for several years now. The food is always plentiful and delicious. The best porterhouse pork chop I've ever had and as I recently discovered they offer, in my opinion, the best Wisconsin fish fry in this area too. The service has always been outstanding and the atmosphere is warm and... More 

Thank Thomas S
Chicago, Illinois
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128 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

After visiting a local apple orchard we stopped in here for lunch, based on an acquaintance's recommendation. We were glad we did. The filling lunch was well-prepared, served by a charming waitress. Sure, some of it was fried, but it was GOOD! We started with reuben bites, which were won-tons filled with corned beef, Swiss, sauerkraut and thousand island dressing.... More 

Thank jessengee
Gig Harbor, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

The reason I'm giving a low rating was the terrible service at the bar. Locals were served and attended to. Drove 30 miles to have ribs (which were fall off the bone tender) only to be disappointed by lousy bar service. Acted like it was an imposition to wait on us - if you don't like your job, find something... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 W Main St, Rochester, WI 53167
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 262-534-2772

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