Our Mission"To provide fresh cuisine for all in a rustic country environment in Wisconsin's great North Woods"
Made from Scratch"Every recipe is my mother's, grandmother's or great-grandmother's. Quality, handmade food."

Forbes Magazine: “The Birches…offers an ideal spot for an upscale dinner. Their pasta dishes are standouts…and their craft cocktails innovative.”

The Birches couldn’t be more humbled and thrilled to be recognized in such an iconic publication as Forbes Magazine. It makes us so happy to know we are helping to bring more attention to our wonderful community in the Northwoods! Click here to read article.



Happy hour drink specials between 4pm and 5pm each day including Saturday and Sunday.


Our happy hour food menu will return in spring.


Click here to view full menu!

Winter Hours 2020

Mondays 4pm to 10pm

Tuesday CLOSED

Wednesday CLOSED

Thursday 4pm to 10pm

Friday 4pm to 11pm

Saturday 4pm to 11pm

Sunday 5pm to 9pm

Cocktail hour is 4pm to 5pm. Dinners start at 5pm.

The Birches Restaurant & Bar

Contemporary Italian Steakhouse Restaurant & Bar

Reservations – especially for Friday & Saturday evenings – are encouraged. Thank you very much!

The Birches Restaurant is a contemporary Italian steakhouse in the beautiful Chequamegon Forest in Northern Wisconsin, offering fresh, scratch made food including craft Flatbread Pizzas, pastas, hand-cut steaks, chops and fresh seafood.

Owners Rob & Rachel invite to come enjoy the beauty of Wisconsin’s Northwoods and enjoy a made from scratch, healthy, fresh meal and a drink at The Birches! The Birches Restaurant & Bar near Cable, Wisconsin borders Lake Namakagon in scenic Northern Wisconsin, a vacationer’s and sportsman’s dream in southern Bayfield County!

The Birches Restaurant is located directly on a Cable, Wisconsin area snowmobile trail as well as a popular Bayfield County ATV route. Our restaurant and bar also offers easy access and free parking for one of the trail heads of the Namakagon cluster of mountain bike trails as well. Other activities for local and seasonal residents include: fishing, hunting, skiing, boating, golf, you name it the area has it! Lake Namakagon is also home to many resorts, large and small, and many beautiful and secluded vacation homes to rent year round.

Enjoy all the Area has to offer and stop in for fresh cuisine and refreshing drinks at The Birches Restaurant only 10 miles east of Cable, Wisconsin in Wisconsin’s beautiful Northwoods!

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4 days ago

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The Holiday's are over and our Favorite Season... Snow Season, has began!

Birches Winter Hours

Monday 4PM to 10PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 4PM to 10PM
Friday and Saturday 4PM to 11PM
Sunday 5PM to 9PM
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1 week ago

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And just like that we have a stick trail! Thank you to all the volunteers for their hard work! ... See MoreSee Less


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Thanks everyone! I’m looking forward to getting out there!

2 weeks ago

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Feels like Christmas all over againOn Thursday January 9th these beauties will be back where they belong. The Namakagon Stick Trail will be back in Business!
Thanks to our wonderful volunteers who put it up and make sure conditions are safe!
As always ride the lake with caution and obey all marked trail signs and laws.
The trails, both snowmobile and ski, are in spectacular shape! No better time to come for some winter fun!
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Feels like Christmas all over again

3 weeks ago

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The best New Years celebration on Lake Namakagon is two short days away! Join us for an evening of great food, and hand crafted cocktails. We love the holidays and are excited to share them with you...You will be glad you did!

Call to reserve your table at 715-794-2486.
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The best New Years celebration on Lake Namakagon is two short days away! Join us for an evening of great food, and hand crafted cocktails. We love the holidays and are excited to share them with you...You will be glad you did!

Call to reserve your table at 715-794-2486.


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Happy new year Valones 

Happy new year

What time do you start serving?


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3 weeks ago

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Our second New Years Eve Celebration is upon on us and we are pulling out all the stops.

We will be opening at 4 pm with a limited Five Course menu.

Starters to Share will include

Birches Signature Relish Tray, served with Cold Smoked Salmon, Minced Onions, Capers, Smoked Lake Superior Whitefish and Seasoned Cracker Bread.

Beef Carpaccio, Thin Slices of Marinated Filet, drizzled with Olive Oil, Lemon, Capers and Shaved Grana Padana Parmesan Cheese.

Five Cheese Spinach and Artichoke Dip served in a home made Rustic Sourdough Loaf with Bread for Dipping.


Maine Lobster Bisque


Organic Mixed Greens wirh Heirloom Tomatoes, English Cucumbers, Shaved Parmesan Cheese and dressed in our Signature House Dressing.

Main Features

Wild Caught Alaskan King Crab. A Feast of Mouthwatering Fresh Crab served with Warm Drawn Butter for Dipping.

Cold Water Lobster Tail. 10 to 12 ounce Wildcaught Lobster, Broiled and served with Warm Drawn Butter.

Seared Beef Tenderloin wrapped in our Handcut Cherrywood Smoked Bacon and finished with our Courvoisier (Cognac/Brandy) Cream Sauce.

Pesto Crusted Halibut topped with our Basil, Spinach Pesto, lightly Crusted and finished with Toasted Pine Nuts.

Wild Mushroom and Cracked Black Pepper Ravioli served in a Wild Mushroom Cream Sauce and finished with White Truffle Oil and Fresh Parmesan Cheese.

Lamb Chops Marinated in Fresh Rosemary, Lemon Juice and a blend of Secret Spices them Grilled to Medium Rare.

Desserts to Share


Homemade Cannoli

Bourbon and Maple Pecan Pie

Chocolate Swirl Cheesecake

°All main courses will included seasonal vegetables and a choice of potato.

For more information or to make a reservation please CALL us. 715-794-2486

Reservations are required, seating is limited.
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We will see you NYE

OMG - that sounds awesome - but I want EVERYTHING! lol

Thanks for a wonderful birthday dinner, you guys knocked it out of the park NYE. Every course was perfect. Can't wait to see what next NYE brings but I am sure that I will be back several times before then.

Don't think Icould eat all of that, but I could sure try!!!!! Lol!!!


Great menu! Well done guys!!

Outstanding menu

Sounds incredible when are you open?

Bernie Luedtke this menu is unreal!!! 😲

BobandTanya Thompson Kathleen Bay to give you and idea of menu. 😊

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