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On The Rock Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
1601 E Gate Dr, Watertown, WI 53094-9733
+1 920-390-2308
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible26%
24 Oct 2017
“Don’t do it”
28 Aug 2017
“Dont waste your time and money!”
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American, Bar, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1601 E Gate Dr, Watertown, WI 53094-9733
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Went there with family for Friday night fish and chicken. One of the worst dining experiences of my life. The fish was greasy and nearly cold, and the chicken wasn’t cooked all the way through. I would have a hard time taking it home and...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Mjb113002
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Service was good but food Was not good quality. We visited on a Friday night and we all had the fish fry. The beer batter is Pollack and hand breaded is cod and that difference was never explained to us. The appetizers we're all deep...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank karenv1959
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The setting on the riverbank is really great. The food was good. I had the baked cod. The fried mushrooms appetizer is really good too. Our service was great - very friendly staff. My glass was never more than half empty! The six of us...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank GaySeminarian
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped for supper at Shooters Sports Bar since The Rock wasn't open. Haven't been here for a while but was good - Buffalo wings and shrimp dinners. Cocktails were fine. Enjoyed playing along with Wednesday night Trivia. Noticed that Thursday is Jazz Night. Friendly service...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank A8964AOlesliem
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I will never ever go back food was terrible. French onion soup was so nasty. Even the steak I ordered was nasty and I told them medium well and got it medium rare and I never ordered it that way. Poor service have to wait...More

Date of visit: April 2017
1  Thank StevenF2090
Reviewed 17 March 2017

tried this place twice and never again. It is so noisy in there, you can't enjoy a meal. We went on Friday night for fish, and the service was awful, slow, unfriendly, portions of food were very small. Second trip and last I ordered walleye...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Bucky729
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Was there last pm with a date. I live in watertown and the setting and view is great. First i ordered a old fashioned ...whatever it was...... was not a old fashioned. (Wi traditional drink right)????? Limited menu ...salads, sandwiches pizza...i expected more supper club...More

Date of visit: January 2017
1  Thank Cynthia C
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The owners are very welcoming. Love the Northwoods lodge feel of the place. Prices are decent, but the food really is just average. Nothing to brag about. But, it's good if you have a big group or want to sit outside in nice weather.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Marie F
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We were here on a Friday night and all had the "all you can eat" fish fry. The food was great and the service was even better! We'd go back again in a heartbeat.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank PHupp1
Reviewed 27 August 2016

One can tell a great fish fry place when it's packed. this place was fairly empty for a Friday night. we were offered the deck seating for the view, although it would have been better if they took care of the landscaping. The waiter for...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank traci f
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1601 E Gate Dr, Watertown, WI 53094-9733
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: +1 920-390-2308
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