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Cotton Exchange

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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345 Hickory Hollow Rd, Waterford, WI 53185-2894
+1 262-534-9291
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 20:00
Mon 16:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Burlington wi
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place. It's a renovated dairy barn. I've eaten in the silo room before for a work outing. Recently we joined some friends for Sunday brunch. WOW! The foods in the display were excellent, and if you wanted something else, they make it for you! The bread pudding was out of this world!

Thank Amy W
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Great supper club/ banquet facility. We had dinner there on a Sunday night ( limited menu Sunday's) and were surprisingly pleased. Very clean, updated, and well run. I have a background in the restaurant business, and know how hard it is to run a place this size. The dining rooms, including the bar area are very intimate. I had the... More 

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Wind Lake, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Fish fry is pretty good. I like the fact that they have a drive up window. The wait is not to long and you get more than enough food!! Would recommend people to give it a try!!

Thank marti jo b
Waterford, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great bartenders, good food and good service. I prefer to eat in the bar area, great atmosphere and good conversation.

Thank waterski2016
Mukwonago, Wisconsin
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218 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

The waitress was the best part of the meal. My husband's salmon was cold, my daughter french fries were tasteless and she wasn't thrilled with the fish fry. Our cheesy hash browns were like eating cardboard. They were tasteless and we're more like mashed potatoes. My stuffed tilapia tasted good but that too was not hot. I WILL NOT return.

Thank 196LindaC
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Watch out for the coleslaw. Two times the coleslaw was spoiled. The first time I called and complained and no apology was given or any type of compensation. I went thru again on Jan 6,2017 and again when I brought home the coleslaw it was spoiled. I don't think calling and complaining will do any good. Don' know if I... More 

Thank luvhorsesbez
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

One of my most favorite local restaurants. The food is fantastic, drinks always very good, service great. I prefer the ambiance in the lounge compared to the restaurant.

Thank Renee D
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

The food was delicious. The servers were very friendly and fun. They focused on making sure you were happy. Great place overall!

Thank Katy J
Waterford, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We live within 2 miles of the restaurant, and have tried it once or twice a year for the last 15 years. Never expect too much, but, figured how can you screw up a fish fry in Wisconsin? Well......Fish portions were small and tasted like "Miss Paul's". the potato pancakes were tasteless and the slaw tasted like sweaty feet. I... More 

Thank riverboat_capt
Union Grove, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Good food not great. We eat here several times year the last was a catered lunch. Everything was well prepared and presented. They have a very good Friday fish fry. Known for stakes and chops which are very good as well but not the best I have ever had however they are priced much less then any I would rate... More 

Thank Steve J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 345 Hickory Hollow Rd, Waterford, WI 53185-2894
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: +1 262-534-9291

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