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The Machine Shed

N14W24145 Tower Pl, Pewaukee, WI 53188-1153
+1 262-523-1322
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“coleslaw” (18 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
N14W24145 Tower Pl, Pewaukee, WI 53188-1153
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with a colleague for dinner. I had the turkey dinner and he had the meatloaf dinner. Before we were served our meals, the waitress also brought out coleslaw, cinnamon slice apples and rolls. When we got our dinners she brought out some additional...More

Thank rberndt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here with 27 people the staff was so accommodating. Our drinks and food came out in a timely fashion. We had the fish fry, amazing thick pieces of cod. Not greasy at all. Loved the family style dining experience . Definitely will come...More

Thank Regina W
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Ate here with three family and some friends. They have a good selection with something for everyone. The food is typical country style cooking, so definitely not healthy fare, but it tastes good. They have a variety of entrees with chicken, beef, or pork. They...More

Thank Rodney B
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at The Machine Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Hey Rodney, thank you for providing us with your review. We take pride in our award-winning restaurant and we like to hear from our guests. Since opening in 1978 we have been a restaurant dedicated to honoring the American farmer -we locally source products each...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017

My husband and I went to the Machine Shed today for breakfast. If you have ever been to the Cracker Barrel, the appearance of this restaurant is similar but on a smaller scale, with items for sale in the anteroom and a display of the...More

Thank Dare2BGroovy
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at The Machine Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Hello, thank you for providing us with your review. I am sorry to hear that part of your meal was not up to our award-winning expectations. I assure you that your feedback will be shared with our culinary team for review.

Reviewed 20 September 2017

We have always liked this place but I especially love the fried chicken dinners. The service is always excellent too.

Thank 95tigger
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Good breakfast with large portions at a reasonable price. Within walking distance of the Holiday Inn across the street.

Thank Melissa P
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I was staying at the Wildwood lodge and was too tired to go out. This restaurant will deliver to the hotel and I was glad I did. Very good home style food with healthy portions.

Thank Aaron W
Reviewed 2 September 2017

I have been to most of this chains half a dozen restaurants in the upper Midwest. To be completely honest, this is the best breakfast you will have at any restaurant which doesn't have a single location! Come early if you like breaky, because it...More

Thank Viking94708
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Great value for all of the food we had. Food was very good. Gift shop in entry way was a great touch.

Thank AmyB76
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

I haven't been here for awhile. Decided it was time to return. We ordered the special for today. Smoked prime rib. Loaded sweet potato, half ear of corn and salad. They also bring out sweet sauce apples and cold slaw with rolls. Our waitress was...More

Thank Darlene H
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Questions & Answers
27 September 2016|
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Response from Heila H | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast menu ..... Skillets, french toast, monster size cinnamon rolls, pancakes - and Sunday brunch.
Jim W
31 January 2016|
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Response from 416kathi | Reviewed this property |
Sorry never have had it but everything is delicious.
Jim W
31 January 2016|
Response from lionjen | Reviewed this property |
I am unable to answer your question. Sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: N14W24145 Tower Pl, Pewaukee, WI 53188-1153
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Pewaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 262-523-1322
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