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Paul Bunyan's Northwoods Cook Shanty

411 State Highway 13, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-8307
+1 608-254-8717
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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411 State Highway 13, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-8307
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Reviewed today

It's family style where they bring food out on platters and you serve yourself and you could be sat with others. Just like the lumberjacks used to it. My waiter was very friendly and attentive, always checking in and making sure I didn't need refills...More

Thank Dree411
Reviewed today

for 4 adults and one 4 year old cost over 60 dollars and the food was cold and slow service try some place else.

Thank debsquillows
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I went during Automotion weekend for dinner and it was delicious. We were seated right away on a Saturday night. It was $16.49 though for the all u can eat fried chicken, bbq ribs, mashed potatoes and gravy, mixed veggies and sliced...More

Thank 265ARodriguez
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Gg good time and good food. Plenty of pancakes and the food is generally hot. You can't walk away hungry if you do something is wrong. Great donuts.... Been going here fire over 30 years

Thank Wisconsin F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Every time we go to the Dells this is our number one stop for breakfast the next day. After going for five years… Still look forward to visiting this restaurant. The donuts are spectacular and so was the food. Never a disappointing moment. Actually spoke...More

Thank Dell M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is our favorite family breakfast restaurant. You always know what to expect and receive it. Plus it's a good value.

Thank Nancy K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went here for dinner and had their prime rib special. The meat was only available in medium or up for doneness which was slightly disappointing. However it did have a good flavor. The fresh bread was delicious and the mashed potatos were real as...More

Thank Syxepac
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

All you can eat breakfast featuring items like: their homemade donuts, pancakes, eggs, biscuits with smothered gravy, potatoes, and to top that off coffee and juice !!! You won’t be disappointed!!! Highly recommend!!!!

Thank YesHeTravels
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently had breakfast here and it was delicious, especially the cinnamon doughnuts. It is a log cabin & you wait in line for a table, the line moves quickly. It is family style & all you can eat. We had scrambled eggs, hash browns,...More

Thank DanMarCo
Reviewed 1 week ago

It had been almost 15 years since my wife and I had visited Paul Bunyan's Cook Shanty, and our recent experience had been just as positive as we remember the place from before. The service was good and the food was delicious. Plus, the breakfast...More

Thank Dr_Xaos
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27 July 2016|
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Response from Riseup16 | Reviewed this property |
No discounts that we could find. Buy one soda get one free is all we could find.
Joe R
14 July 2016|
Response from Suuave | Reviewed this property |
I can't answer that. You may be able to call them to obtain the information you need.
7 July 2016|
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Response from Scott H | Reviewed this property |
$11.49 for adult breakfast. Child rate is based on your child's age. They will ask you when you arrive.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Buffet, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 411 State Highway 13, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-8307
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Wisconsin Dells
  • Phone Number: +1 608-254-8717
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For over 56 years and four generations later, Paul Bunyan's Cook Shanty welcomes your family to our family! Your Wisconsin Dells vacation would not be complete without a Paul Bunyan's Lumberjack meal. We take extreme pride in serving the freshest family style breakfast, lunch and dinner. With our ever-so-famous homemade buttermilk donuts made fresh every day, keeps our visitors coming from miles away just to pick up a dozen!
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