Dining

  • Rookery Pub Fine Dining (just downstairs from your room) not only is your most convenient dining option. It’s also Trip Advisor’s “#1 Rated Area Restaurant” and the only one in the area to be AAA Approved & 3 Diamond Rated. The ever-changing menu features fresh fish & seafood, beef & bison steak, vegetarian/vegan entrees, specialty salads, and other creative dishes incorporating fresh seasonal ingredients from local producers. Dinner is served nightly from mid-June thru mid-October, Thursday thru Monday the rest of the year. The Rookery is open for lunch on Saturdays during the summer, and on Sunday afternoons features a special patio grill menu in conjunction with live outdoor music. Dinner reservations are highly recommended, especially on weekends in peak season. (715-794-2062)
  • Garmisch is a classic Northwoods lodge serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner with views overlooking Lake Namakagon. The dinner menu includes steaks, seafood, fish, fowl, pork, and German entrees. For more casual dining the Bierstube Lounge offers sandwiches, salads, burgers, and other snack foods. East on County M from Cable Nature Lodge 1.5 miles, turn left at the sign on Garmisch Road, and proceed another 1.5 miles. (715-794-2204)
  • Rivers Eatery features tasty stone oven pizzas, salads, beer, soda, and wine in a renovated historic building. Namakagon Grocer in the same building offers local and natural foods, coffee, fresh squeezed lemonade, and daily soups and sandwiches. Located in the heart of downtown Cable next to the post office. (715-798-3123)
  • Brick House Cafe offers a unique and delicious breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu including espresso, patries, soups, salads, sandwiches and more. Located in the heart of Cable on the south side of County Hwy M in another renovated building that once was one of the finest homes in town. (715-798-5432)
  • Delta Diner is our top breakfast and lunch recommendation for anyone looking for a truly unique experience. Housed in a completely rebuilt 1940 Silk City Diner in the “middle of nowhere,” the eclectic menu features from scratch “Blue Plate Specials” and specialty sandwiches. A bit of a drive, but worth it. North on US 63 from Cable 9 miles to Drummond, left on Delta-Drummond Road 11 miles to County H, left on H one block. (715-372-MMMM)
  • Lakewoods Resort serves steaks, seafood, and regional specialties in a dining room overlooking Lake Namakagon. Every Tuesday and Saturday is Prime Rib Night, and the Friday Fish Fry features Icelandic Cod deep fried with traditional corn fritters and maple syrup along with special prices on Walleye. The popular Sunday Buffet includes crab legs, roast beef, BBQ ribs, chicken, made to order omelets, hand tossed pastas, and bountiful desserts. Just one mile east of Cable Nature Lodge on County Hwy M. (715-794-2561)
  • For more casual tavern style dining check out Pla-Mor Bar & Restaurant (715-794-2145) or Loon Saloon (715-794-2265). Both establishments are located on County Hwy D along the east shore of Lake Namakagon. The Loon is especially popular for pizza and Pla-Mor is noted for Wednesday “Wing Dings.”
  • Just 10 miles south of Cable in the tiny hamlet of Seeley, Sawmill Saloon features great food, drink, ambiance and live music. Featured menu items include homemade pizzas, great burgers, River Pig chili dogs, homemade Indian tacos, Friday night broasted fish fry, and Saturday night grilled steak specials. The adjacent Mooselips Java Joint, a comfortable non-smoking espresso bar, hosts a very popular Martini Night every Friday from 4 to 9 PM. (715-634-5660)
  • If you find yourself hungry in Hayward, we highly recommend Angry Minnow for lunch or dinner. But what we especially suggest is savoring one of their own microbrews at the beautiful handcrafted bar. (715-934-3055)
  • Similarly, if you happen to be up Ashland way at lunch or dinner time you shouldn’t miss Deep Water Grille and South Shore Brewery. Unique, delightful dishes and more quality craft brewing. (715-682-4200)
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