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The Old Cedar Inn

5802 State Road 144, West Bend, WI 53095-9119
+1 262-629-4400
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good32%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“perch” (4 reviews)
“fish fry” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
5802 State Road 144, West Bend, WI 53095-9119
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We have been wanting to try this restaurant for awhile and I'm so glad we did! It's very small - 12 tables tops but well worth the wait. We started at the bar while we were waiting for a table to open up. Our bartender...More

Thank Terri M
Reviewed 26 June 2017

From past experience we know that we need to make reservations. And they honor them, contrary to other reviews. We have been there 3 times since we returned from AZ in April. Each time our reservations were for either 2 or 4 people. We were...More

Thank schmitzbetsy
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The smelt were ok. Some were very fishy tasting. The smelt and fries got cold fast. The bartenders were very friendly.

Thank Uldarico S
Reviewed 16 March 2017

There were seven of us with 7:00 reservations, we were told we were waiting for a table of six to Finnish (they were locals) they sat and talked for the longest time. We got our table at 7:50. It was Wednesday night all you can...More

Thank X3768TSjackie
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on Friday night without reservations. Asked the hostess for a table and she told us it would be a 30 minute wait, give or take. We were seated within that time frame. The service we received was great. Our food was tasty and...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is a must for typical Wisconsin atmosphere. Quality food and large portions. They take reservations even for the fish fry. Huge selection of ice cream drinks will keep you coming back. Really nice people.

Thank oak65
Reviewed 6 July 2016

I went there with my friend's family. It was hard to get a table as they do not have many and it was the fourth of July weekend. The hostess was able to take our -pre-orders for food since my friend has two little ones....More

Thank alexy767
Reviewed 17 June 2016

We were greeted when we walked in the door and seated. We were very hungry so it was nice to get in, I had a pan fried Walleye which was very tasty. My husbands burger was very flavorful. The bar was very happy to make...More

Thank laurasL138BY
Reviewed 25 April 2016

My husband and I LOVE this place. We enjoy the bar, the food, and the staff! Everything is so inexpensive and they have specials every night they are open. I wish, the only thing, is that they were open Monday's and Tuesday's also...since I crave...More

Thank mbtb2015
Reviewed 21 April 2016

My husband took me to the Old Cedar Inn for my birthday last fall. Upon walking in, it appears to be nothing more than a bar until the hostess takes you beyond and into a dining room. While the staff is dressed extremely casually, and...More

Thank Kelbel29
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5802 State Road 144, West Bend, WI 53095-9119
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  West Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 262-629-4400
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