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Polecat & Lace

Corner of Milwaukee & Oneida Streets, Hwy 51 South in Downtown Minocqua, Minocqua, WI 54548
+1 715-356-3335
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible7%
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“steak” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
$$ - $$$
Corner of Milwaukee & Oneida Streets, Hwy 51 South in Downtown Minocqua, Minocqua, WI 54548
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My fiancé and I are locals, travelers and foodies and over the years you develop your go-to places. She isn't from here and I realized we'd never gone together to Polecat & Lace, so we ventured in for lunch on a quiet Spring day without...More

Thank jonnysled
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great old fashioned, maybe one of the best. Really good French Onion soup, yummy cheese curds and try the Philly Cheese Steak sandwich. Friendly service in a charming place.

Thank Shane D
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Every trip to Minocqua, I go here for their White House open-face sandwich. It's indescribably good as is everything else. Their menu is broad with items that are their own specialties, and usual selections that you would expect. The atmosphere is rustic but classy. Love...More

Thank Dawn D. D
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We started out with a house glass of wine, which tasted better than most wines twice the price. The owner was sitting next to us and it was obvious that he cared about every patron that walked into his establishment. The bartender is an absolute...More

Thank Troy Celena S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Polecat and Lace has great food, service....in a warm, comfortable atmosphere. The menu is varied with something to please everyone's palate!

Thank jfarrow1940
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Worst service ever! Off season for Minoqua and the restaurant was NOT busy. Two waitresses, one buser and one bartender. We waited forever for our server, Karen B. to greet us, then after she said she would be back in 2 minutes, 15 minutes later...More

Thank K-JSpringBreak2013
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We happened to come here on a Wednesday night at 8:00pm in Winter. This town is dead during this time. The restaurant has a welcoming atmosphere slightly between the Northwoods and an English pub. With real linenplacemats and napkins. Despite being only 2 of the...More

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

The food was ok, but this place is amazing! It is like walking bake in time! The waiter was nice, as was the owner, but they were overshadowed by how cool the interior of the building is.

Thank yoink02
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Took a day trip over to Minocqua because we haven't been there for several years and wanted a quick but not fast food lunch. While driving through the quaint downtown area my husband seen this little place on the corner and seen the reviews were...More

Thank scooterpieMinnesota
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Went to Polecat and lace with friends and had a good meal, good atmosphere. Good food, I would recommend this restaurant.

Thank oldcar52
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of Milwaukee & Oneida Streets, Hwy 51 South in Downtown Minocqua, Minocqua, WI 54548
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Minocqua
  • Phone Number: +1 715-356-3335
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