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Honey Bear

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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5430 Wisconsin 70 Eagle River, WI 54521, Eagle River, WI
+1 715-479-9161
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Eagle River, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cliff and Sarah make the best baby walleye in the entire Northwoods! The burgers, sandwiches, and soups are all great--you can't go wrong. A bowl of any of Sarah's soups with fruit and garlic bread is a wonderful lunch. The cod sandwich is awesome--get it with American cheese melted on the bun like I do! They are very particular about... More 

Thank Katherine C
Eagle River, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Honey Bear's fish fry is great, the place is quaint and tables are limited. I've found that going at 7:30 is the best time on a Friday Fish Fry, the place has cleared out and the servings are most generous... my favorite... walleye is superb!

Thank S K
Eagle River, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Great fish fry on Friday. It's a bit crowded but that's because so many people like this place. We called ahead for reservations and that helped.

Thank Bob K
Eagle River, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

service a bit slow, but worth waiting for. A small eating area, very noisy and hard to hear during conversation. Usually don't offer a second cup of coffee or a re-order on drinks unless it's from the bar.

Thank kenjoan1951
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

The Honey Bear has the best Friday fish fry - go early or be prepared to wait - either way it's worth it. This place has been around for ever it seems - the food is always great. It's located on Hwy 70 West of Eagle River towards St Germain.

Thank Tim A
Eagle River, Wisconsin
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Portions are often very generous! We like that they offer some really good low-carb entrees. The soups are all homemade and yummy! The best Bloody Mary in Vilas County, Wisconsin, and maybe the whole state!

1 Thank Zara49
Machesney Park
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Definitely need to make this stop if checking out the local establishments. We were visiting for the weekend. We ordered up the best Bloody Marys ever!! Bartender and locals were very friendly and made us feel at home.

Thank Tracy B
Hernando, Florida
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282 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

When in the "Northwoods" you don't expect much from a restaurant but this little place delivered some great local fish. Always stay with what they do best and this time it was the baby pike. It was delicious. Service was spotty and wine was served from bottles usually found on an airplane. Local beer is available. Try "Spotted Cow" from... More 

Thank Barbara M
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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41 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We were told of this place as a great place for dinner. We were not disappointed. The service was great and the food was delicious. We had more fish than we could eat. We will have leftovers for lunch today. We will go there again next time we are at our cottage.

Thank JovialJohn
Clarendon Hills, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

I compare every other fish fry to this one, and nothing else comes close. The perfect fish fry; great fish, crunchy cole slaw, marble rye bread. Enjoy with a Bloody Mary! Worth the wait.

Thank khd1985

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5430 Wisconsin 70 Eagle River, WI 54521, Eagle River, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Eagle River
  • Phone Number: +1 715-479-9161

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