A Northwoods Dining Experience

Our History

The building that we now call “The Woods” was built in 2000. Contrary to popular belief, it was originally built to be a nightclub, not a church. The project fell through, leaving a vacant shell of a building. In August of 2005, Russ Kralovetz acquired the building at a foreclosure auction. While finalizing plans for the building, he stored pontoon boats inside through the winter. In the fall of 2006, plans were set and construction of The Woods as we know it began. The bar, originally from “Ye Olde Oak Bar” in Marinette,  is made of Carpathian wood and is over 120 years old. Yes, the ceiling is real copper, brought in from the Chicago area! On April 26th, 2007, our restaurant doors opened, and our history of great food and service began.

Secret Formula

The key to our top notch dining experience is to never compromise. We buy the best quality food available and are constantly searching for the most pleasant, polite, and dedicated staff in order to consistently meet your standards. The customer is always our top priority!

At Your Service!

Monday, Wednesday through Saturday

Open @4:00PM

Sunday brunch buffet

Doors Open @ 10:00AM

Buffet Runs from 10:30AM-3:00PM

Regular Dining 3:00PM-Close


Here is just a sampling of what The Woods and Waubee Lake Lodge have to offer.

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So why wait any longer? Book your fabulous dinner or Private party function at The Woods!


Hours of Operation

Monday, Wednesday through Saturday – Open @ 4:00PM
Sundays- Open @ 10:00AM

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