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Chances

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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205 W Main St, Rochester, WI 53167
+1 262-534-2772
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Burlington wi
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

used to be an old hotel, they say it's haunted. Lots of history. The best, most tender ribs one can find; truly fall off the bone. And the stuffed pepper soup is divine!

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Thank Amy W
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Taking a ride on the Harley...too cold to go where we planned...stopped in chances last minute.....what a pleasant surprise....breadsticks and cheese served immediately....warm bread and broccoli cheddar soup...that was incredible!! But the crab cakes were hands down best ever!! We ordered grilled salmon which was char grilled perfectly...with mango salsa!! Tantalized our taste buds with every bite of our meal....what... More 

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Thank Hansseyandfranssey
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We go for prime rib on Saturday nights. When in the mode. Chances always has good prime rib. The ribs are good as well.

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Thank Wesley B
Burlington, WI
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Wednesday nights are never door busters here in S.E. WI but service really moves to its own beat here at Chances. Do not expect them to be pushy about turning over your table either though...Food was better than some for the price, but not the gems they could be... the baby back ribs were deep fried..hmmm never had that before.... More 

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Thank BarbieKen_8_Here
Waterford, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Food was good, but service was super slow. They were not that busy yet my wife and I were in there almost 2 hours for dinner. We had a drink at the bar before ordering dinner and sitting down and that should have been our first clue. The bartender was busy talking it up at the end of the bar... More 

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Thank Michael S
Racine, Wisconsin
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Decent service.. the food was good service was a bit hit and miss, server wasn't very attentive. I had to ask for refills soda cups are tiny.

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Thank jamesgrave
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Have gone many times for fish which is very good. Also had many lunches which are good. Atmosphere is great in the dining area. It is like a Cheers where everyone knows your name. Very friendly staff.

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Thank luvhorsesbez
Wisconsin
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Chances is a quaint little restaurant with excellent food. Had their sirloin steak dinner-the steak was made exactly to what I ordered. It was so good as was the baked potato. We were there on a Thursday night so we were surprised at how busy they were but still were very well taken care of. Used our Entertainment Card without... More 

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Thank WisconsinRaydar
Burlington, Wisconsin
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Every time I come home, it involves a night at Chances. From the tastiest Old Fashions to the Friday Night Fish Fry, it's one of my favs.

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Thank molz75
Waterford, Wisconsin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Food is ok the service is very slow as there is only one waitress on weekday's; be CAREFUL if you plan on using your entertainment coupon they might or might not take it as they change the rules on what they consider a Entree, as we were surprised to find out when the bill came that they wouldn't honor the... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 W Main St, Rochester, WI 53167
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 262-534-2772

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