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Gilligan's

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2542 8 1/4 Ave, Pokegema Lake, Chetek, WI 54728-5820
+1 715-924-3166
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Lakeville, Minnesota
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109 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Haven't been there since it as Gilligan's. A nice surprise. Average salad bar, but nice selection on the menu, high tops, bar and regular tables! Inside and outside right on the water.

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Thank Banffmotor
GilligansCrew, Social Media Team at Gilligan's, responded to this review

Glad you stopped by and thank you for the review. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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103 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Out on our cycles for a beautiful day. Decided to ride to gilligans for lunch. Sat out on the patio over looking the lake. It was great. Out bartender Lori I believe was her name was awesome. So friendly and very attentive to everyone's needs. She was so busy but was always smiling and making sure we were fine. We... More 

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Thank imlilsis
GilligansCrew, Social Media Team at Gilligan's, responded to this review

Glad you stopped and thanks for the notes! We'll pass your kudos on to the staff More 

Chetek, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Food is good. Tiki bar is nice to sit at and listen when they have music. Easy access by boat! Stop on by!

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Thank Kellie M
GilligansCrew, Social Media Team at Gilligan's, responded to this review

Love the Tiki Bar, but you should see the crazy things we do for fun in the winter! HA Thanks for the review. More 

Cumberland, WI
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Stopped in at Gilligan's for lunch on a Saturday - first time ever there. Ordered the Gilly Burger. Honestly my husband said it was the BEST burger he has ever had - restaurant or made at home - I agree with him. Yes they were a little slow in service but we had no place to go and all afternoon.... More 

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Thank JuliLynn
GilligansCrew, Social Media Mgr at Gilligan's, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. So glad you enjoyed your time spent taking in our laid back atmosphere. Looking forward to your next visit. For upcoming events, specials and even lodging- check out gilliganschetek.com More 

Wisconsin
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115 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

We went on Memorial Day and it was really busy but we had to wait 30 minutes for the server to take our drink order after my daughter went to seek someone out. We had a group of 9 and found a table on the deck pretty quickly. They had live music which was really nice. Once we got our... More 

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Thank TravelingSix
GilligansCrew, Social Media Mgr at Gilligan's, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We love hearing from our guests. Sorry we didn't earn all your stars on this visit. Summer holidays certainly can slow us down but we look forward to hosting your group again for another opportunity to enjoy our laid back atmosphere. More 

Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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211 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Went to hear great band. Had dinner after listening to music. Dance area was sand, not good. Food was quite good. We each had something different and no complaints. Usually bar is very busy.

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Thank JohnF1949
GilligansCrew, Social Media Mgr at Gilligan's, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, John. Glad you enjoyed your visit and the band! The Tiki Bar sand box is definitely more play area (for kids and adults) than dance floor. Generally our dancers make the best of the grassy areas when the bands play outside. Hope you're able to come back soon, if you'd like an upcoming entertainment list,... More 

Cameron
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Love this place . one of the best fish fries around . they like to push there Apple Crisp dessert on you after your dinner . so I got it one night . there was no Apple in my crisp . not one .I'm sure that is not the norm . kinda funny actually . we will be back .

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Thank Ann G
ThankYouWI, Public Relations Manager at Gilligan's, responded to this review

OH NO! Thank you for writing. I'm glad you were able to get a chuckle. You are correct, we do not intentionally serve appleless apple crisp. Please let us know when you're coming back and we'll get you squared away right! Just email or message us on Facebook. More 

Chetek
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Always fun to watch the game or even come in just for the Wing Wednesday. The bartenders are great, friendly and always working hard and did I say friendly. Hope the popcorn machine is back up and running soon.

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Thank Ken S
Platteville, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch with my husband, per my daughter's suggestion. We tried the gourmet cheese curds that she recommended. Not horrible, but eat them really fast or they become a greasy soggy mess. We also shared the Cajun burger. Flavor was very good but was not cooked medium. More well done than we like. This was the off season... More 

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Thank birdhater14
Chicago, Illinois
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Good bar for sports, meeting friends and food! You see all ages in Gilligans to eat, and the Friday night fish fry is very good!

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Thank Linda K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2542 8 1/4 Ave, Pokegema Lake, Chetek, WI 54728-5820
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Chetek
  • Phone Number: +1 715-924-3166

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