Lutefisk dinners in Wisconsin during 2011

Update (9/29/2012) – We’ve posted our preliminary draft of the 2012 Wisconsin lutefisk dinner list. If you have information about a lutefisk dinner in Wisconsin during 2012, please send us an e-mail at madisononthecheap@gmail.com

Sons of Norway Idun Lodge
2262 Winnebago Street, Madison
(608) 277-8190
We received an e-mail indicating that this organization will NOT be holding a lutefisk dinner in 2011.

Sunday, Sunday, October 2, 2011

Norske Nook
Osseo, Rice Lake, Hayward (see website for location details)
Serving begins at 10:45 a.m.
Norwegian Sweet Soup with Norwegian Flat Bread and Pickled Herring; Lutefisk and/or Meatballs and Mashed Potatoes; Mashed Rutabagas, Norwegian Lefse and Cranberries; Norwegian Cream Pudding with a Sandbakkel or Rosette
Cost: $12.95

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Vermont Lutheran Church
Located on Vermont Church Road just off Highway 78 between Mount Horeb and Black Earth
Lutefisk, meatballs, potatoes, gravy, green beans, lefse, rolls, cranberries, relishes, rommegrot, Norsk goodies, coffee, milk.
Serving 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Seating is by reservation only and mail reservations must be received no later than October 8, 2011. If you are not on the mailing list (and have not received a reservation form), contact Don Parrell at (609) 767-2427 so he can send you one.
Tickets: $16 adults and $8 children (12 and under)

Northland Lutheran Church
N9880 St Hwy 49, Iola
(715) 445-2956
Lutefisk & Lefsa, Meatballs & Gravy, Mashed Potatoes,Buttered Carrots, Cole Slaw, Cranberries, Norwegian Pastries. Served Family Style.
Serving: 12:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.
$14 adults and $4 children (ages 4-12)
Note: The Northland Lutheran Church website has not been kept up-to-date. We’re posting information based on an article on the Waupaca Now website.

Utica Lutheran Church
14974 Highway 27 (2 miles north of Mount Sterling)
(608) 734-3505
Menu: Lutefisk, Lefse, potatoes, meatballs, gravy, rutabagas, cranberries, coffee, milk, norwegian pastries.
Serving: 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 – 8:00 p.m
$14 Adults; $6 Children 6-12; FREE for children under 6 and adults over 100

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Five Points Lutheran Church
25925 Five Points Drive, Blue River
(608) 536-3877
Menu: Lutefisk, Lefse, Meatballs/gravy, mashed potatotoes, green beans, apple salad, cranberries, Norwegian Pastries.
Serving: 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
$14 Adults; $6 Children 6-12; FREE for children under 6

Sunday, October 23, 2011

North Beaver Creek Lutheran Church
W11275 County Road C, Ettrick
(608) 525-2406
Dinner is served family style and is all you care to eat. It features a real home cooked Norwegian meal with lutefisk and meatballs baked in wood stoves. Along with the meatballs and lutefisk, there is lefse, mashed potatoes, gravy, rutabagas, cranberries, pie, pickles, milk and coffee.
Serving 11 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Tickets available at the door: Adults $13; Children (6-12) $6 and Preschool free. All carryouts are $14

Saturday, October 29, 2011


Orfordville Lutheran Church

210 North Main Street, Orfordville
(608) 879- 2575
Lutefisk, Lefse, Meatballs, Mashed Potatoes, Cranberries, Coleslaw, Rolls, Pie, Coffee, Milk
Serving 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Tickets available at the door: Adults $15 and children (5-12) $%

Friday, November 4, 2011

Lakeview Lutheran Church
4001 Mandrake Drive, Madison
(608)-244-6181
Serving from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Served family style, this meal includes the fish cooked on site, Swedish meatballs, mashed potatoes and gravy, fresh cranberry sauce, cole slaw, rutabagas, pumpkin and apple pie and plenty of homemade lefse, butter, and brown sugar.
No advanced ticket sales. Purchase tickets the the door: $15 adults and $6 kids (6-12)

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Bonnet Prairie Lutheran Church
N3694 Old F Road, Rio
Meal includes Lutefisk, Ham, Real Mashed Potatoes, Coleslaw, Rutabagas, Cranberries, Buns, Lefse, Assorted Pies, Coffee, and Milk (Note: Along with the Lutefisk dinner the ladies the congregation set up a country store/bazaar. Last year some of the ethnic baked goods from this bazaar sold as quickly as donations came in the door).
Serving hours: 11:00 a.m. until 6 p.m.
$15 adults; $6 children (5-12); children 4 and under FREE

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Christ Lutheran Church
220 S. Main St., DeForest
(608) 846-4719
“In addition to our Lutefisk (with plenty of hot, melted butter), we feature our own Homemade Potato Lefse (butter and brown sugar also if desired), mashed potatoes, mashed rutabagas, cranberry sauce, green beans, coleslaw, and homemade pie – Uff da!”
Serving from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Reservations will be accepted starting in mid-October 2011:
$16 Adults; $8 for 6-12 years; Under 6 years Free ($1 discount for reservations received by November 4, 2011).

Saturday, December 3, 2011

St. Olaf Lutheran Church

W653 Roosevelt Road (Highway O and Roosevelt Road in Dodge County)
Rubicon (Town of Ashippun)
Dinner includes steamed lutefisk (cod), St. Olaf’s famous Swedish meatballs, mashed potatoes, rutabagas, festive cranberry salad, green beans, lefse, flatbread, rolls, coffee, milk, and homemade Scandinavian and holiday cookies.
Serving 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tickets sold at door
Adults $15; Children (5-10) $7; Children under 5 Free

Christ Lutheran Church
700 County Highway B, Stoughton
Serving 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Menu: Lutefisk, meatballs, potatoes, rutabagas, lefse, cranberries, coleslaw, rommegrot, Norwegian cookies, coffee and milk
Adults $15; Children (12 and under) $7
By reservation only. Print and return reservation form (available via a link on the church home website home page) by mail (sorry no reservations by mail after November 26, 2010)

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Norske Nook
Osseo, Rice Lake, Hayward (see website for location details)
Serving begins at 10:45 a.m.
Norwegian Sweet Soup with Norwegian Flat Bread and Pickled Herring; Lutefisk and/or Meatballs and Mashed Potatoes; Mashed Rutabagas, Norwegian Lefse and Cranberries; Norwegian Cream Pudding with a Sandbakkel or Rosette
Cost: $12.95


Please contact us if you have information about additional lutefisk dinners in Wisconsin.

This list was last updated on 11/17/2011.