Paul Bunyans's Cook Shanty - Wisconsin Dells

Paul Bunyan's Cook Shanty - Welcomes Your Family to Our Family

For over 60 years and four generations later, Paul Bunyan’s Cook Shanty welcomes your family to our family! Your Wisconsin Dells vacation would not be complete without a Paul Bunyan’s Lumberjack meal. We take extreme pride in serving the freshest family style breakfast, lunch and dinner. With our ever-so-famous homemade buttermilk donuts made fresh every day, keeps our visitors coming from miles away just to pick up a dozen!

Dells Lumberjack Show

Join us for a one-of-a-kind, action-packed performance like no other in Wisconsin Dells! It will keep you on the edge of your seat the entire time!

The Dells Lumberjack Show features events such as the standing block chop, axe throw, spring board chop, obstacle pole, hot saw, log roll, and many more performed by professional lumberjacks, medalists and athletes.

Click here for show times.

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BEST POST EVER! This is what we strive for everyday so our customers get this kind of experience. You made our day Kyle Sommers☺️!

Kyle Sommers reviewed Paul Bunyan's Wisconsin Dells — 5 star
July 26 at 5:08pm ·
"Whilst vacationing in Wisconsin Dells, I awoke feeling famished from our travels. Our group strolled into Paul Bunyan's expecting to have a little breakfast and coffee and to then continue about our day. We came to realize that this was not any ordinary breakfast establishment; it was a palace where legends are born. With the first sip of coffee, it was as if Mr. Bunyan himself had delivered a swift and powerful pat on my back. The delicious black nectar promptly elevated my heart rate to a desirable 65 beats per minute; which everyone knows is the ideal heart rate for lumberjack work (any more beats is simply a waste of energy). After my first round of sausage links and biscuits and gravy, I began to feel as though I had the strength of ten men. After finishing a hearty helping of scrambled eggs (which were cooked to perfection), I suddenly developed a five o'clock shadow, even though it was only 9:30 in the morning and I had shaved a mere thirty minutes prior. I was beginning to feel the overwhelming need to chop down a large coniferous tree by hand. It was at that time that one of the lumberjacks from the lumberjack show began to notice the sudden change in manliness coming from our table. He approached our group with a well honed axe resting upon his shoulder. He threw me a flannel shirt, handed me the axe, and simply stated, "it is time to work." I promptly finished my perfectly browned potatoes and delectable flapjacks and joined the fellow lumberjack in clearing timber. After a long day of labor, he handed me one of the tin mugs that earlier held the best cup of coffee known to man, and filled it with a fine well-aged whiskey. We sat on one of the recently felled trees, and told tales and jokes to my party, until the sun finally set on the manliest day of my life, all made possible because of a fine breakfast prepared by Paul Bunyan's restaurant... Also, the donuts are really good."
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Come celebrate 60 years of sunsets like these over the Paul Bunyan's Cook Shanty! Thanks Sindy Vela Spencer for the amazing photo! ... See MoreSee Less

Sunset in the Dells

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Joe and Marilyn from Modesto, California! It was great to hear about their nice memories of Paul Bunyan's Cook Shanty!

"First time back since 1962! Great then, great now!" - Joe
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It's that time of year again! Looking forward to seeing all locals on Wednesday July 5th at the Dells Lumberjack Show! Yo-Ho!!! ... See MoreSee Less

Come join us this next Wednesday, the 5th of July, for the much anticipated Local's Day!! During both the 2pm and 8pm shows, a $5.00 charge gets you an hour and a half of some of the most exciting Timbersports action you will see, featuring talented local lumberjacks! Offer is valid for all residents within a 30 mile radius of the Wisconsin Dells, however a valid ID must be shown. Photo credit to Tristan Rothwell Photography

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Still need ideas for Mom!? Bring her down to Paul Bunyan's Cook Shanty for a nice, home-cooked meal! Find her a special gift from our shop, with a great selection of trinkets, home decor, treats and much more! Hope to see you soon! 🙂 ... See MoreSee Less

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Phone 608-254-8717 Email Address 411 State Hwy 13 S Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965