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Great Expectations

3551 Plover Rd, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494-2155
+1 715-423-3190
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (16 reviews)
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
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American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3551 Plover Rd, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494-2155
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Reviewed yesterday

It had been far too long since I visited here and going back, I found the same delicious food and friendly people, and remembered why I loved it so much! No matter the occasion or companions, this is the BEST place to eat in the...More

Thank Rhonda W
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Thank you Ryan for letting us sample the rhubarb-infused gin! A sweet treat! And a delicious way to end our meal -- the special of the day: Cranberry barbecued shrimp. New summer menu is out, so we'll be going back soon.

Thank MCM1967
Reviewed 26 June 2018

My relatives showed up from California and asked me where a good place was for all of us to eat lunch. I remembered eating at Great Expectations quite some time ago and I enjoyed their fish very much so that is where we went. The...More

1  Thank Steven B
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Amy and the chefs always present interesting flavors, joining of foods and tastes. We try to get there weekly. Great value and superb fare. I can’t score ratings for service, food, value below, but I consider all excellent. My go to place. Yum, Yum.

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I live near this restaurant and go here often. The menu is interesting and food always prepared to please the palate. 4 rating instead of 5 is because the acoustics lend to a noisy milieu. This never stops me from enjoying the wonderful food however....More

1  Thank Lucie C
Reviewed 14 February 2018

We learned of Great Expectations through their connection with Farmshed always will seek out places that source locally. We received a friendly welcome, were impressed with the variety of items on its lunch-only menu, and our food was tasty, though much heavier and richer than...More

1  Thank timmind
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Recently hosted our daughter's wedding at our home. 150 attended. Great Expectations provided the catering and the service and food were both fantastic. I would highly recommend them without any reservation.

Thank John W
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I love the food here. The choices are unique and delicious and very reasonably priced. The staff is very attentive and friendly and very knowledgeable about the food. I would highly recommend it. The only downside is their limited hours, I would love to see...More

1  Thank WisconsinGail
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

I've done other reviews of Great Expectations in the past. We come here 8-10 times per year because of the unique menu and interesting environment. The food and service have historically been outstanding! But the last couple of times there has been a drop off...More

Thank Woodsguy
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Enjoy eating lunch with friends. Always excellent food with daily specials. Wait staff was efficient and the owner stopped by the table to see how we enjoyed our meal.

1  Thank doorcodiner
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Martha K
10 October 2015|
Response from Aggravatedtraveler | Reviewed this property |
No. The Great Expectations is basically a catering business that due to popular demand is open for a limited time, like 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to serve lunch. Reservations are necessary for lunch and are well worth it. I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3551 Plover Rd, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494-2155
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Wisconsin Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 715-423-3190
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