The Lake Geneva Area is one of few destinations in Wisconsin travelers can sail up on their boats, dock, and dine at a variety of excellent waterfront restaurants. What’s not to love? Here’s a list of a few stand-out dockside dining spots you don’t want to miss!
COVID 19 note: Restaurants are regularly modifying their hours and offerings. Please call ahead with each establishment to confirm operations are normal.
240 West at the Abbey Resort: Dock your boat in the Abbey Marina and enjoy a sophisticated meal at 240 West. Chef Joshua North works with local growers and producers to bring quality, sustainable ingredients to your table. This farm-to-fork philosophy shows in a menu featuring fresh, seasonal vegetables, locally sourced meats, and artisan breads and cheeses. Whether you try the Faroe Island Salmon, incorporating mushrooms from River Valley Ranch, or the Farmer’s Market Burger featuring Candied Cherrywood Bacon from Jones Farm, 240° West will keep you curious and connected to where food has its beginning.
Saturday & Sunday 7am-12pm
Crafted Pizza + Tap: Dock the boat and dig in! At Crafted Pizza & Tap, handcrafted isn’t just the flavor of the month, it’s a way of life. They’ve taken an artisan approach to every aspect of the menu, from premium ingredients and curious combos to locally sourced fixings and flavors. Crafted Pizza & Tap is located at the Ridge Hotel and accessible by boat on serene Lake Como.
Dockside Pizza at The Abbey Resort: If you’re looking to hop ashore and grab a quick bite to-go, Dockside Pizza is for you! With farm-to-fork local ingredients and flavors for picky and adventurous eaters alike there is something for everyone.
Hours: Daily 11am-8pm
Frontier Restaurant at Lake Lawn Resort: The Frontier Restaurant at Lake Lawn Resort has some of the best lake views in the area. Marvel at the unforgettable views of Delavan Lake while dining. The Frontier boasts a specialized menu featuring familiar comfort foods with a culinary twist. By working closely with local Wisconsin Farmers and artisans, they are able to provide the freshest local ingredients as well as made-from-scratch sauces and elements. The Frontier features a split-level dining layout with expansive windows that showcase scenic Delavan Lake, the iconic lawns, and the brand new lakeside wedding venues of Lake Lawn Resort.
Gordy’s Boat House: One of Lake Geneva’s most popular nautical nosheries is Gordy’s Boat House. Enjoy casual dining in a fun, family friendly, nautical setting. The Boat House is proud to serve an extensive menu, excellent food, strong “Beach Drinks”, a great lake view, with interesting and unusual memorabilia from around the world. What more could you want? Dock your boat on one of three private piers or, better yet, take advantage of their convenient valet parking.
The Lookout Bar and Eatery: Accessible by land or lake, The Lookout Bar & Eatery is your dockside destination for cold brews and good eats. You will be smooth sailing while you relax with your favorite cocktail or Wisconsin beloved brew, Spotted Cow. The menu features a vibrant combination of traditional pub food featuring true to Wisconsin fried cheese curds as well as Chef’s own style Buffalo wings. With indoor and outdoor seating options, The Lookout Bar & Eatery is ideal for any occasion.
Hours: Daily 8am-10pm
Pier 290: As the only on-water restaurant on Lake Geneva, Pier 290 is an upscale American destination with an outdoor bar, lake views, a sandy beach, and fire pits. Enjoy specialty cuts from the grill, fresh seafood delights, or an American classic paired with specialty drinks or a beverage off of the extensive wine and beer list. Dock your boat mere feet front your table and take in the one-of-a-kind views. This a culinary experience you will not want to miss!
The Waterfront at the Abbey Resort: The Abbey Resort’s Waterfront restaurant is known for its casual, laid-back vibe. It’s the perfect place to unwind, either on the patio or indoors, and serves lunch, dinner and drinks. Try something new and unique with like Chimichurri Sirloin or Salmon Waldorf Salad. With live entertainment, a full children’s menu, and a beautiful view of the bustling marina, this is the place for you!
Saturday & Sunday 7am-12pm
The Village Supper Club: The Village Supper Club on Delavan Lake, invites you to join them for a taste of American and Italian cuisine. All menu items are made from scratch and are prepared using the freshest ingredients to offer you the best flavors. Visit by boat and dock at the private pier! As a family owned and operated business, the Village Supper Club family is ready to make your dockside dining experience outstanding!
Friday and Saturday 3pm-10pm
Where will you drop anchor for a bite to eat? For more lakeside activities, visit our website at www.VisitWalworthCounty.com. Bon voyage and Bon Apetit!