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Great Expectations

3551 Plover Rd, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494-2155
+1 715-423-3190
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (11 reviews)
“soups” (3 reviews)
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American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3551 Plover Rd, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494-2155
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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

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.

Thank doorcodiner
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I've been here several times and think of it as my "go to" place when I am not eating low carb (so I won't be back until November or so). I have never had something that was not flavorful and worth talking about.

Thank drtlamb
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The entire evening was great. Cocktail hour went well with a buffet dinner that followed. The dining room was organized for us and we all had an enjoyable time talking and enjoying the food and drink

Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious at Great Expectations . I had the chicken salad on cranberry bread and my husband had the roast beef sandwich with brussel sprouts. Both were delicious . We also asked about their cranberry bread which was made with my sandwich. We...More

Thank Ramona M
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We've been here several times and keep coming back for the excellent and interesting food. Today I had a Cajun Seafood Poutine that was outstanding, and a chocolate moose trifle. My wife had Chicken Marsalla and cranberry bread pudding with rum sauce. The menu is...More

Thank Woodsguy
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Stopped by today with the family home for Christmas. Having them cater my daughters wedding reception next summer. Entrees were superb. Desserts were wonderful. Looking forward to the same at the reception.

Thank John W
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Brian and Amy are delightful people... However, the product is hit and miss. Not sure by what standards many reviews are measured on. The dining room is noisy, the service is good, but inconsistent product.

Thank WorldRoadWarrior
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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
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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