Where to eat in Boulder Junction

April 17, 2019

Wondering where to eat in Boulder Junction? No worries, we’ve got tips on your best bets for Boulder Junction dining, whether you’re looking for a coffee shop to start your day, a place to pick up a quick lunch or a spot for a late-night snack.


Start your day Northwoods exploration with a pick-me-up at Dixie’s Coffee House where you’ll find fresh-brewed coffee, espresso and tea, as well as baked goods and breakfast and lunch items.


Head further north into Vilas County to find the Forest Lake Country Store, which offers sandwiches, salads, burgers and pizza. Plus, Mom and Dad can browse the store’s selection of 150 craft beers and nearly 200 boutique wines.


Looking for fine dining? Head downtown to The Guide’s Inn, home to delicious dishes including veal, hand-cut steaks, pasta and pan-fried walleye. Smokey’s, located in nearby Manitowish Waters, offers diners a “casually elegant dining experience” with a menu that features steaks, chops, seafood and other house specialties.

Sample 20 craft beers on tap and enjoy lunch and dinner specials at Aqualand Ale House, a Northwoods gastropub located in downtown Boulder Junction.

Dinner (and after)

The fun doesn’t stop when the sun goes down in Boulder Junction. If you’re headed out downtown, don’t miss fun times and great food and drinks at Boulder Beer Bar or Headwaters Restaurant & Tavern.

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