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Thunder Bay Grille

N14W24130 Tower Pl, Pewaukee, WI 53188-1169
+1 262-523-4244
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (41 reviews)
“salad” (30 reviews)
“steak” (27 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Bar, Cajun & Creole
N14W24130 Tower Pl, Pewaukee, WI 53188-1169
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying close by, so tried for dinner. Seated immediately and service was good. Decided to try the coconut shrimp w/mango salsa and the turkey burger. 4 shrimp on skewers with coconut coating that is deep fried-it was very good. The turkey burger was very good....More

Thank Pat B
MKSparkman, Brand Manager at Thunder Bay Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Pat, thank you for dining with us and taking the time to provide such great feedback! We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff and nice atmosphere. Food was brought out quickly and the server was very good at accommodating my son's order since he was not crazy about the Mac and cheese. I had the grilled chicken. Charred but tasty. average American cuisine predictable and...More

Thank R W
MKSparkman, Brand Manager at Thunder Bay Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a number of years now, we've been coming on Sundays for a COMPLETE brunch buffet. Salad bar, dessert bar, breads, breakfast entrees, made-to-order omelets, chef-carved ham, main course choices … there is plenty from which to choose. By the end of the brunch service,...More

Thank Dave_PE54
MKSparkman, Brand Manager at Thunder Bay Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dave, thank you for the wonderful feedback on our Sunday Brunch. We look forward to your next visit with us.

Reviewed 6 August 2018

The staff was nice. The place is huge. They try to keep it outdoorsy. I thought the stakes and a lot of the entrees were pricey. When a restaurant go into entrees in the high twenties, thirties and above I tend to give them a...More

Thank Dale H
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

My friend and I met for dinner. We were seated immediately and the service was friendly. However, I think the food is mediocre. Our soup was warm and not hot, and my chicken was very tough and not very flavorful. The best part was the...More

Thank HikerEllie
Reviewed 31 July 2018

In the past I've rated their food as average. Burgers etc. nothing special. Happy to report my food was great today. In our business party of three we all had different fish dishes, Everyone thought theirs was very good. I'd rate my entrée salmon excellent....More

Thank RonW763
MKSparkman, Brand Manager at Thunder Bay Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ron, I apologize for the late response. Thank you for dining with us and upgrading your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your salmon so much! We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 24 July 2018

Nice looking restaurant, inside and out. Also, dog-friendly on the patio. It is connected to the hotel next door so there is some foot traffic through the patio, but not a big deal. We arrived for a lunch meeting at 11:00 (when it opens) and...More

Thank 41christined
Anne C, Public Relations Manager at Thunder Bay Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Dear 41christined - Thank you for having your meeting with us the patio is a great place to take a meeting outside. We apologize for the leaf blower - we will keep it in mind and try not to do that during lunch. We really...More

Reviewed 26 June 2018

My husband and I can't seem to get enough of their salad bar. Everything is very fresh; the items aren't the same every day; and it includes a delicious soup. If you purchase and entree the salad bar is an additional $5.00. We usually take...More

Thank LadyM005
Anne C, Public Relations Manager at Thunder Bay Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Hello, thank you for taking the time to post your feedback. We are so glad to hear you and your husband enjoy our salad bar! We hope you guys come back in soon.

Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Large and beautiful. Had Sunday lunch. Employees were respectful, friendly and performed their jobs generously and completely. So good, that we booked a room for a rehearsal dinner next March. Food was really good.

Thank Jeffrey B
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Service was terrible. Food just O.K. If all their waitresses are like the one we had they should fire them all and hire some that are willing to work.More

Thank Carlo C
MKSparkman, Manager at Thunder Bay Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Hello Carlo, thank you for leaving your review with us - we never want a guest to be unsatisfied with their visit with us so this saddens us to hear you didn't experience us at our finest. We strive each day to provide the best...More

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Carol M
4 November 2016|
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Response from Johnny's S | Property representative |
Yes Thunder Bay in Pewaukee will host Thanksgiving. There is information on their website - this is a busy day so I would call and make reservations.
cheryl s
5 July 2016|
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Response from PewaukeeJim | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: N14W24130 Tower Pl, Pewaukee, WI 53188-1169
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Pewaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 262-523-4244
The restaurant Thunder Bay Grille's spacious interior seamlessly melds contemporary elements with a warm lodge setting. Natural elements of light and dark woods and soft colored stones are combined with sparkle of glass to create a relaxing and inviting atmosphere. A casual atmosphere for groups of all kinds from family gatherings to business meetings. About us Rated #1 on TripAdvisor (March 2016) Wine Spectator Award of Excellence (2015) We invite you to come in and enjoy casual dining at its best. Some of the best memories are made from time sharing food and drink. Comfortable soft seating areas are for gathering, relaxing and socializing with family friends or colleagues. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our guests' experience and want each guest to enjoy themselves while dining with us. Menus Our chefs have rolled up their sleeves to create a whole new menu experience. We use local and regional sourcing partners' which results in fresh, exciting menu options. Try our fresh, never frozen fish and seafood or our chicken and pork that are raised naturally to assure the best flavor. Our private events menu is customizable so you get the perfect menu for your event. Private Events: Each event, regardless of size, is tailored to meet our clients' tastes and needs. We welcome your inquiry and will be pleased to answer any questions you might have about our venue. Catering: Thunder Bay Grille can cater to parties of any size and has successfully catered gatherings of all sizes from 10 to 10,000 - give us a call to get the details. Our staff will take care of the details.
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