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N6240 State Road 65, Ellsworth, WI 54011-4901
+1 715-273-3787
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17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 17:00 - 20:00
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Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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London, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

I think our group had varied experiences. Cheese curds - a measure of a restaurant's quality around here - were very oily. The french onion soup was very good, while the artichoke soup was poor. The onion rings used thick, bitter onions. The filet of beef was excellent. The fried chicken was dry and fries underdone. Trout was flavourless. The... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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153 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

Hit the road to western Wisconsin with friends. Countryside eatery with a big business. Very busy, but Peggy kept us very happy. Kitchen may have gotten backed up as food tokk awhile, but not a problem as we were in no hurry and the staff was attentive to keep our glasses full. Chez Curds are special. Walleye done right. Worth... More 

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1 Thank Tom T
St. Paul, MN
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142 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

Yesterday my husband and I returned to one of our favorite restaurants. The hour on the road from St. Paul, MN on Hwy 10 outside of Prescott is a beautiful and pleasurable drive with green rolling hills patterned with agricultural fields and neatly maintained farms. The restaurant is open for dinner only from Thursdays-Sundays and is well-worth the trip. Our... More 

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1 Thank Kate M
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

We drove over special to visit this little restaurant, totally worth the trip. We had the lamb meatballs and wild mushroom bruschetta to start. Very delicious. I had the filet mignon with mashed potatoes. The steak was perfectly done, the potatoes were good also, could've used a touch more flavor on the mashed. My partner had the whitefish, which he... More 

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1 Thank Annebelle M
Lakeville, Minnesota
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

My wife and youngest daughter did not plan on eating dinner here Saturday evening, we had a last minute change in plans ... and glad it worked out!! As we drove up to the cozy looking restaurant the front sign said Shady Grove "Open for dinner only". So my expectations were high if dinner is all they do. Unbelievable is... More 

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2 Thank John C
Sarasota, Florida
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

Have heard about this place for years and recently a couple of folks told me that we should try it. Took my parents and we were very surprised at how good it truly was. Place was packed and was glad I made a reservation. Seated promptly and Emily our server was right behind us to take our drink order. Nice... More 

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

Hidden a little tree shaded glen in rural Wisconsin is one of the best kept secrets in the western part of the state - Shady Grove. It is chef-driven and has a habit of using fresh produce, raised in the area, to compliment its dishes. In addition to prime rib and steak you will find some creative appetizers such as... More 

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Sanibel, FL
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015

Brought a group of seventeen for dinner at Chez d'Grove. Hoped for good food, good service, and a nice atmosphere. Got great food, outstanding service and a great place to host a get together. The people at Shady's were exceptionally easy to do business with and helped me with the planning and execution. Cannot recommend it more highly!

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Ladysmith, Wisconsin
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134 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015

So, Lyn went to college in River Falls, and use to hitch hike to this place, back then it was a beer bar, but now, same footprint but a very nice restaurant with a menu that you would not expect as it's in the coutry, but close to Ellsworth, WI. We have a steak that was just fantastic, the service... More 

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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158 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2015

Took my wife out for Valentines Day dinner. Disappointed that they had a special menu, but there was nothing special. My wife had the filet, and she said it was superb, I had the prime rib and it was good but not great. Best part of my dinner was the side which was spaghetti squash covered in a marinara sauce... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 20:00
Thursday
17:00 - 20:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: N6240 State Road 65, Ellsworth, WI 54011-4901
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Ellsworth
  • Phone Number: +1 715-273-3787

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