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Fish Tales Restaurant

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W12690 State Road 188, Lodi, WI 53555-9795
+1 608-592-4266
09:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 15:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 15:00 - 21:30
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Spring Green, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For some time now we have been hearing about Fish Tales from one of the morning news folks during their broadcast. So we went early on a Saturday. Not too many folks yet but we decided to have a drink at the bar first. Lot of great local talk. The owner was behind the bar that night and is a... More 

Thank Bear53588
Baraboo, Wisconsin
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109 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We went for fish on a Friday. Cassie, our waitress was exceptional and the food was very good. We ordered an appetizer (lamb sliders with goat cheese) which turned out to be fantastic! It is a very loud restaurant but if you can get past that, you can get an excellent meal.

Thank Steve P
Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We have always enjoyed the dinner menu here serving a nice variety of steak, seafood and pasta. But on this visit we opted to go with there sandwich menu and I have to say we were delighted with our choices. I ordered the Prime Rib & French Dip sandwich with fries. The prime rib was as tender and as flavorful... More 

Thank Mike G
Oswego, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, service and environment!! Fantastic and beautiful location and enchanting log cabin. Not expecting to find such delicious fish and seafood around this area but such a pleasant surprise. Next time we meet with friends in this area will definitely be back.

Thank rubion6
Hollandale, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

I happened upon the restaurant early this summer. I have a cottage near and didn't feel like cooking. I have never been disappointed. The food has been exceptional, the soups are fantastic and I had a strawberry rhubarb cheesecake at one of my stops BeFORE my meal as I knew I would be too full after... Amazing I have not... More 

Thank pambehnke54
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The food was very good here and I would say it reflects the prices but the atmosphere does not. The restaurant is half a bar and half a dining room split right down the center. I had prime rib and the hubby had crab. We also split a crab cake as an app. Very delicious but I wish the atmosphere... More 

Thank whiteaub
Madison, WI
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78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

My husband and I dine at Fish Tales upwards of a half dozen times a year. Yes, it is a traditional WI supper club offering fish fry, prime rib, and steaks. Over the years Fish Tales has evolved. Weekends offer innovative fresh fish specials. Regular menu features seasonal specials; how about crab cake on arugula salad? Friend them on Facebook... More 

Thank bhofer
Merrimac, WI
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

There are plenty of good fish places and Fish Tales is not any better but charges premium prices. Good atmosphere and clean, attractive restaurant.

Thank MadCityWi
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Went there on the advice of friends who said the steak is great however; when we got there we both ordered pasta (different types). Will not go back. Even for steak.

Thank phil0thea
Lodi, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

The food is very good, which is not always the case in this lake area. Oyster dinner is one of diners favs. The old fashions were a big hit too. The restaurant is clean and pleasant but very basic in decor. Prices are on the high side for the feel of the restaurant.

Thank bchan54

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$35
American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
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Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: W12690 State Road 188, Lodi, WI 53555-9795
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Lodi
  • Phone Number: +1 608-592-4266
Serving the finest food and cocktails in the Lake Wisconsin area. Fresh seafood, steaks, seasonal menu using local fresh ingredients, and nightly specials. Friday Night Fish Fry, homemade stone-baked pizzas, broasted chicken, pasta & more. Sunday breakfast and lunch. Outdoor patio and bar with gas fire pits. Outdoor seating for dinner on Friday nights. Big screen TV's in bar for Badgers, Packers and all your favorite sporting events.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?