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Aberdeen Restaurant & Bar

5325 Aberdeen Lodge Cir, PO Box 230, Manitowish Waters, WI 54545-6371
+1 715-543-8700
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“walleye” (19 reviews)
“ribs” (7 reviews)
“waffle fries” (3 reviews)
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5325 Aberdeen Lodge Cir, PO Box 230, Manitowish Waters, WI 54545-6371
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Reviews (93)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for the first time with experienced Supper "Clubbers", my parents :) They told me this restaurant ranked in their top 1 or 2 of the almost 50 Supper Clubs they have frequented over the years. Larry welcomed us and had a genuine interest...More

2  Thank 4Kussows
L V, Owner at Aberdeen Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

It's reviews like yours that reward those of us in service industries! We strive to provide a wonderful experience every time you, the customer, walk through our doors. I realy enjoyed our supper club discussion and the subtle differences in this truly unique "Wisconsin" tradition....More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Very welcoming. Warm, inviting decor, beautiful view, owner Larry mets and greets his guests, servers are personable. All in all a wonderful place to settle in for a great experience.More

Thank Hajtster
L V, Owner at Aberdeen Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review Aberdeen Restaurant & Bar. My comments will focus on your first two words..."Very Welcoming" which is what we strive for...We want to be a place where you can enjoy our staff, our other guests, our ambiance and especially...More

Reviewed 20 March 2017

We decided to meet friends on a Saturday evening. There was a special for the evening of coconut walleye. I have to say it is some of the best fish I have had in a very long time. But the restaurant needs to be commended...More

1  Thank dotnot
L V, Owner at Aberdeen Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

While we don't ever want to make a mistake, when we do, we try to make it right with every customer. We appreciate your comments and look forward to your next visit and will try to offer you some more Northwoods Service, with a smile...More

Reviewed 13 March 2017

We've had several dinners here and have been awed more and more each time! On our past visit we learned that all of the dressings and sauces are created from scratch! It was evident in each dish. From homemade Caesar dressing to Alfredo sauce that...More

1  Thank Carrie W
L V, Owner at Aberdeen Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

We appreciate your taking time to write a review on Aberdeen...We strive to put our customers first and provide a wonderful experience whether first-time guests or frequent patrons. Our chefs do an amazing job preparing our recipes and our specials make even my mouth water!...More

Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Aberdeen cabins. We checked in on Friday but didn't visited this gem until Saturday for lunch. Larry the owner greeted us and took us to our table. He was very hospitable and informative. We asked for a really margarita and Larry...More

2  Thank Lastone719
L V, Owner at Aberdeen Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having you return for supper and enjoy the "special" martinis that were created on your request. We enjoy being a place that you want to re-visit again and again as our goal is to provide a real "experience" for our guests...More

Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Awesome place in the north woods! Great wines, fabulous entrées, loved my walleye and prime rib delicious!! Larry the owner was so great, we found a gem!! Can't wait to go back....soon!!! Great spot for a romantic date or a beautiful place to celebrate with...More

Thank celizabeth19
L V, Owner at Aberdeen Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

When I ate at Aberdeen in 2013, the magnificent view, the warm feeliing of the log lodge style structure and the magical ambiance of the double-sided fireplace and beautiful view of the Manitowish Chain of Lakes hooked me. Our Walleye specials have been phenomenal and...More

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

My son and I stopped in for dinner while driving back home after a day of downhill skiing in the U.P., and enjoyed our meals very much. My son had the "world famous fish fry" that's served every day of the week. He got 2...More

Thank greyasoc
L V, Owner at Aberdeen Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review for Aberdeen Restaurant & Bar! Per your question regarding our Prime Rib, yes they are hand cut as we cook an entire Prime at a time. One way we keep our pricing reasonable is to...More

Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Have been to the restaurant a few times and thoroughly enjoyed each dish we had. The prime rib is large and delicious, I also like the cheese potion. My favorite though is "the shrimp boat" special! In fact heading there tomorrow with friends to show...More

1  Thank Vettels6
L V, Owner at Aberdeen Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice review, it's always a pleasure to be recognized for our efforts! Shrimp Boats come once a month on the last Saturday and they are truly a special event. We hope your experience tonight was just as awesome and...More

Reviewed 9 January 2017

One of the best places I've ever eaten at in the northwoods. This restaurant from the time you walked through the doors, made you feel very welcome. The owner Larry makes sure you have everything you need and are completely comfortable and enjoy your visit....More

1  Thank Wendy H
L V, Owner at Aberdeen Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Making you "welcome" at Aberdeen is one of our primary objectives when you walk through our doors and it appears we hit the mark with your group. Our specials menu offers our chefs a chance to showcase their skills and we offer them for a...More

Reviewed 4 January 2017

We used to be regular customers of Aberdeen Restaurant and Bar when it was under the previous owner and needless to say, were less than impressed. Thru the years, we kind of gave up on the place until our Christmas vacation and boy are we...More

1  Thank John Mr F
L V, Owner at Aberdeen Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Wow, your review kind of says it all for us! Our goal is to treat our guests like family and how we would want to be treated and it sounds like we've succeeded in your case. We thank you for giving Aberdeen another shot as...More

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seasonal hours
13 December 2016|
Response from L V | Property representative |
Special hours for the holiday season have Aberdeen closed from December 6th thru December 21st, Open December 22nd & 23rd, Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, then Open December 26th thru January 2nd. On January 5th, we... More
Do you have a Sunday morning brunch or just a breakfast menu? If you have a brunch, how much is it? Could you accommodate a group of 25 to 30 people?
2 September 2016|
Response from L V | Property representative |
We open at 11:00 am on Saturday & Sunday but do not serve breakfast or brunch. Our Lite menu can be seen at our website under AberdeenDining and includes sandwiches, soups, salads, appetizers and desserts. We can accommodate... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 28
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5325 Aberdeen Lodge Cir, PO Box 230, Manitowish Waters, WI 54545-6371
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Manitowish Waters
  • Phone Number: +1 715-543-8700
  • E-mail
The Aberdeen Restaurant provides diners a chance to enjoy a great meal in a beautiful Northwoods setting. Under new ownership/management in 2014, our cuisine & ambiance is gaining a strong following from both residents and tourists. Accessible year around by car and seasonally by boat or snowmobile, Aberdeen can also accommodate large groups.