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On The Rock Restaurant

1601 E Gate Dr, Watertown, WI 53094-9733
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible29%
1 Nov 2016
“Beautiful view, so-so food.”
15 Apr 2017
“Terrible food and slow people.”
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1601 E Gate Dr, Watertown, WI 53094-9733
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I will never ever go back food was terrible. French onion soup was so nasty. Even the steak I ordered was nasty and I told them medium well and got it medium rare and I never ordered it that way. Poor service have to wait...More

Thank Steven F
Reviewed 17 March 2017

tried this place twice and never again. It is so noisy in there, you can't enjoy a meal. We went on Friday night for fish, and the service was awful, slow, unfriendly, portions of food were very small. Second trip and last I ordered walleye...More

Thank Bucky729
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Was there last pm with a date. I live in watertown and the setting and view is great. First i ordered a old fashioned ...whatever it was...... was not a old fashioned. (Wi traditional drink right)????? Limited menu ...salads, sandwiches pizza...i expected more supper club...More

1  Thank Cynthia C
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The owners are very welcoming. Love the Northwoods lodge feel of the place. Prices are decent, but the food really is just average. Nothing to brag about. But, it's good if you have a big group or want to sit outside in nice weather.

Thank Marie F
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We were here on a Friday night and all had the "all you can eat" fish fry. The food was great and the service was even better! We'd go back again in a heartbeat.

Thank PHupp1
Reviewed 27 August 2016

One can tell a great fish fry place when it's packed. this place was fairly empty for a Friday night. we were offered the deck seating for the view, although it would have been better if they took care of the landscaping. The waiter for...More

Thank traci f
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We stopped into this restaurant and headed directly to the bar recently for drinks and some snacks. We were very happy! Our table overlooked the water and the AC was nice and cool on a 90 degree Wisconsin day. The bartender was also waiting tables...More

Thank Margie D
Reviewed 18 June 2016

We stopped in tonight; Friday night and immediately when I walked through the door the owner looks at me and says "I hope you're not here for the all you can eat fish". Now I am a bigger guy, but talk about insulting! You're going...More

2  Thank ballistic79
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

Sad, for this location along the Rock River, that the food isn't better and drinks tastier. Have been here several times with hopes it will be better but we are always disappointed. Cheeseburgers are greasy and dry and fish fry (baked option) is the same....More

1  Thank Betsy E
Reviewed 3 November 2015

We decided to go to On the Rock this past Saturday night, on Halloween. We got there just before eight and went to the bar, because we wanted to hear The Danny Miller Band. We each got a sandwich. My husband got the Prime Rib...More

Thank LadyDiH2otwn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1601 E Gate Dr, Watertown, WI 53094-9733
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Watertown
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