6 Great Restaurants to Start a New Thanksgiving Tradition

celebration-315079Start a new tradition this Thanksgiving and let one of these great restaurants treat you to a feast.

  1. 240° West at The Abbey Resort, Fontana – The Thanksgiving buffet runs from 10 am – 5 pm.  Check out the menu.
  2. Grand Geneva Resort, Lake Geneva – There are 5 options for dining at Grand Geneva this year:
    • Geneva ChopHouse Thanksgiving Brunch from 10 am – 3 pm.  Check out the menu.
    • Grand Ballroom Thanksgiving Buffet from 1 am – 4 pm.  Check out the menu.
    • Grand Cafe Breakfast Buffet from 6:30 am – 1 pm.  Check out the menu.
    • Grand Cafe Thanksgiving Buffet from 4 – 9 pm.  Check out the menu.
    • Ristorante Brissago Thanksgiving Dinner from 5:30 – 9 pm.  Check out the menu.
  3. Crafted Americana at The Ridge Hotel, Lake Geneva – The Thanksgiving Buffet runs from 11 am – 6 pm.  Check out the menu.
  4. The Geneva Inn, Lake Geneva – The Thanksgiving Buffet runs from 11 am – 3:30 pm.  Check out the menu.
  5. Frontier Restaurant at Lake Lawn Resort, Delavan – The Thanksgiving Feast Buffet runs from 11 am – 7 pm.  Check out the menu.
  6. Hunt Club Steakhouse, Lake Geneva – The Thanksgiving Dinner runs from 12 – 8 pm.  Check out the menu.

Happy feasting and have a wonderful Thanksgiving with your friends & family!

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Enjoy Thanksgiving in the Lake Geneva Area – 2016

Thanksgiving is almost here and we’ve got some dining options for you!  If you’re looking to leave the cooking to someone else this year, we are here to help.  Whether you’d like to have a nice meal at one of our great restaurants, or you’d like to eat at home without any of the cooking.  Large family get-togethers or an intimate dinner for two, we have gathered your restaurant choices for Thanksgiving 2016.

If you’re doing the cooking yourself, check out specials at our local butchers…and don’t forget the pie – our area has great bakeries, including The Elegant Farmer (Mukwonago), Lake Geneva Cannery (Delavan) and Lake Geneva Pie Company (Lake Geneva)!

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240° West at The Abbey Resort | 10 am – 5 pm (buffet)
$39.95/adults, $15.95/children 5-12, under 5 complimentary

Crafted Americana at The Ridge Hotel | 9 am – 12 pm (pre-order carry-out)

Crafted Americana at The Ridge Hotel | 11 am – 6 pm (buffet)
$36.95/adults, $16.95/children

Crafted Americana at The Ridge Hotel | 6 – 9 pm (limited menu)
prices vary

Fireside Dinner Theatre | 11 am – 1:30 pm (buffet)

Frontier Restaurant at Lake Lawn Resort | 11 am – 7 pm (buffet)
$40.95/adults, $18.95/children 4-12

Grand Geneva Resort & Spa |10 am – 4 pm (buffet)
$45-$60/adults

Hunt Club Steakhouse | 12 – 8 pm (limited menu)
$39/adults

Isle of Capri Cafe at Lake Lawn Resort | (pre-order carry-out)

Ye Olde Hotel Restaurant | 11:30 am – 6 pm (limited menu)
$16-$20/adults, $6/children

 

Easter Brunches 2016

 

Holidays are great for bringing the whole family together, and Easter is no exception. Whether your family has a tradition of going out for Easter Brunch, or you’re considering making it a new tradition for your family, you are certain to find a brunch right here in Walworth County. The Lake Geneva area has bunches of fabulous restaurants that offer Easter meals.

EasterBrunches2016Easter Brunch at the Grist Mill – East Troy – Enjoy an Easter Brunch at The Grist Mill in East Troy.
Scrambled eggs, egg bake, hash browns, biscuits and gravy, pancakes, French toast, fruit salad, prime rib, ham, sausage, bacon, lasagna, chicken ala king, mashed potatoes, roasted vegetables, fresh coffee, assorted juice, hot tea, and much, much, more!

$22 adults, $12 children (10 years old & under), children 3 and under eat free!

Easter Brunch at The Abbey – Fontana – Bring the family to The Abbey Resort for an Easter Sunday Brunch featuring complimentary sparking wine and mimosas, along with an unforgettable array of seasonal favorites, chef specialties, decadent desserts and many other savory selections.

$40 adults | $16 children 4-12, under 4 free.
Advanced reservations required. (800)-709-1323

Easter Brunch at Evergreen Country Club – Elkhorn – Served in the Evergreen Room. Omelet station – make it your way. Pasta action station – always a favorite. Chef carved ham, scrambled eggs, cheesy hash brown potatoes, maple syrup sausage links, applewood smoked bacon, pancakes & french toast sticks with extensive toppings, teriyaki chicken breast over rice, mashed potatoes and gravy, assorted salads and fresh fruit tray, sweets table & chocolate fountain. Beverage included (coffee, tea, milk, or juice).

Adults $21.95, children 5- 12 $13.95, 4 & under free.
Reservations suggested.

Easter Buffet at the Trout House – Palmyra – Featuring:a Salad Station with mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, sunflower seeds, radishes, croutons, and dressings (ranch, Italian and honey chive vinaigrette). Assorted bread options, smoked fish display, seafood pasta salad, fruit salad with lime cilantro and potato salad. Oysters on the half shell and chilled shrimp, cocktail sauce, and lemons. Scrambled eggs, hot roasted salmon, hometown bacon, hometown maple clove ham, red potato O’brien. Omelet Station with ham, bacon, sausage, smoked trout, cheddar and Swiss cheese, onion, red pepper, tomatoes, mushrooms, and jalapenoes. Carving Station with Dijon mustard crusted pork loin and roasted turkey breast. There will also be assorted homemade desserts and a dessert bar medley.

Adults-$25, ages 6-12-$13, 5 and under-free.

Easter Brunch at the Baker House – Lake Geneva – Featuring unlimited champagne and mimosas, eggs Benedict made to order, bananas foster, as well as all the traditional breakfast delights. Lunch entrees include home-made crab cakes, carving stations, pasta stations, salads and more. End your meal with one of the many deserts including creme brulee and chocolate mousse.

Easter Brunch at Lake Lawn Resort – Delavan – Included in this brunch is: Cold displays that feature a Southern Wisconsin cheese board, cured meats and sausage display, Crudités of fresh vegetables with sun dried tomato Boursin cheese dip, bacon ranch cheese spread with flat breads and Crostinis
spring fresh fruit and berries. The Seafood Bar will have garlic and white wine marinated green lipped mussels. Spotted Cow beer boiled shrimp, smoked Rainbow Trout, house cured honey brandy Gravlax. Salads will include an Artisan spring salad, shellfish pasta salad with fresh dill , grilled asparagus with roasted garlic vinaigrette and roasted bell peppers, Parmesan red potato salad with fresh basil, fruited cous cous salad with pineapple, mandarin oranges and apricots. The Carvery will feature wild mushroom crusted roast beef, shitake mushroom beef demi glace, rosemary garlic pesto rotisserie leg of lamb, and lamb reduction sauce. Additionally, there will be chef prepared custom country omelets and farm fresh eggs, malted Belgian waffles, pecans, chocolate chips, strawberry sauce, whipped cream and breakfast syrup. Broccoli white cheddar sun dried tomato quiche,  farmstead scrambled eggs, sugar cured bacon and country sausage links, Bavarian dheese blintzes with three berry sauce, honey glazed pit style ham, roasted salmon with cilantro lime Beurre Blanc and golden pineapple salsa, rosemary garlic roasted tri-colored baby potatoes, broccoli chicken stir fry with beech mushrooms and waterchestnuts, vegetarian fried rice with pea shoots, seasonal spring vegetables, Italian cheese and spinach stuffed shells with roasted tomato sauce and a Easter Pastry Table featuring a grand display of tortes, cakes, pastries and confections, plus coffee service. For reservations call 262-725-9155

Adults $40.95 | Children ages 4-12 $15.95 | Children 3 and under complimentary

Easter Brunch at Grand Geneva – Lake Geneva – Hosted in the Geneva ChopHouse or the Grand Ballroom from 10 am-3:00 pm.Brunch will include complimentary champagne. Opportunities are available to upgrade your wine or champagne for an additional fee. Reservations are required. Geneva ChopHouse will accept parties up to seven guests and the Grand Ballroom will accept parties of any size. The Easter Bunny will make an appearance from 10 am-4 pm at Easter Brunch and an egg hunt and will be available for photos after. Don’t forget your Easter baskets for the Easter Egg Hunt for kids 10 and under. The Easter egg hunt will be held at 1pm, meeting at the Pavilion.

Geneva ChopHouse: Adult (13 years & older) $57.00, children (6-12 years) $28.00,c hildren (2-5 years) $13.00, 2 years and under complimentary with paying adult.

The Grand Ballroom: Adult (13 years & older) $60.00, children (6-12 years) $30.00, children (2-5 years) $13.00, 2 years and under complimentary with paying adult. Call (262) 249-4788 for reservations.

Easter Brunch at Hawk’s View – Lake Geneva – Celebrate your wonderful Easter Day with us . We have all you favorite foods, from the omelet station, to carved ham and tenderloin of beef, and lamb with mint jelly, waffles with strawberry and blueberry sauce, fresh fruits and cheeses, assorted salads, pasta station, our seafood table with peel and eat shrimp, and many delectable desserts, and much more. For reservations call 262-348-9900.

Adults $29.95, children 9 – 12 are $14.95, children 4 – 8 are $8.95 and 3 and under are free.

Celebrate Easter Sunday at Ye Olde Hotel – Lyons – Enjoy a special Easter menu, or choose a dish off of the regular menu. Reservations suggested.
Ham dinner: $13
Leg of lamb: $15
Prime rib: $22 – includes choice of potato and soup or salad

Children’s Menu: Chicken strips for $6 or mac & cheese for $6.

Easter at Hunt Club Steakhouse – Lake Geneva – Don’t let hosting Easter turn you into a basket case. Relax, enjoy and set up your party in our charming farmhouse in the woods where we’ll be serving up a seasonal prix fixe three-course menu. Spring for reservations at 262.245.7200.

$40 per person plus a limited menu of regular favorites. $40 per person.

New Year’s Day in Walworth County

After you ring in the New Year, the fun and fine dining doesn’t have to stop! There’s brunches, boat tours, snow golf, art and more on New Year’s Day in Walworth County.

Happy New Year 2016

Grab your friends, family and loved ones and head to Lake Lawn Resort, The Geneva Inn, The Abbey Resort, or Baker House as they serve up delicious dining. If you want to be a little more active, head over to Hawk’s View Golf Club to play Snow Golf, or hop on the Lake Geneva Cruise Line for a cruise around Lake Geneva. For more fun events and activities on January 1st, 2016, head over to the Events page at http://www.visitwalworthcounty.com!

Happy 2016!

New Year’s Eve in Walworth County

2016 is almost here, and before we know it, it will be time to ring in the New Year!

There are many fun, fabulous, and exciting events happening in Walworth County to celebrate the upcoming year. With everything from fine dining to comedy shows to family fun, you are sure to find a celebration that is just what you are looking for!

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Gingerbread House Display
Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, 7036 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, http://www.grandgeneva.com                                                                 

New Year’s at Noon | 12:30 – 3 pm
Rosewood, 2484 County Road O S., Delavan, http://www.rosewoodwi.com                                             

Ring in the New 2016 | 12:30 – 4:45 pm & 6 – 11 pm
The Fireside Dinner Theatre, 1131 Janesville Avenue, Fort Atkinson, http://www.firesidetheatre.com 

Get Your Bubbly On! | 4 – 10 pm
The Hunt Club Steakhouse, 555 Hunt Club Court, Lake Geneva, http://www.genevanationalresort.com                                                      

New Year’s Eve Dinner | 4 – 10 pm
Ye Olde Hotel, 6070 N. Railroad Street, Lyons, (262) 763-2701                                                                 

Gordy’s New Year’s Eve Celebration | 5 pm – 2 am
Gordy’s Boat House, 320 Lake Street, Fontana, http://www.gordysboats.com

New Year’s Eve Dining | 5 – 9 pm
The Geneva Inn, N2009 S. Lake Shore Drive, Lake Geneva, http://www.thegenevainn.com

New Year’s Eve Dinner | 5 – 10:30 pm
Lake Lawn Resort – Frontier Restaurant, 2400 E. Geneva Street, Delavan, http://www.lakelawnresort.com 

New Year’s Dinner | 5 – 10 pm
The Abbey Resort & Avani Spa, 269 Fontana Boulevard, Fontana, http://www.theabbeyresort.com

New Year’s Eve Dinner & Gala | 5 pm – 1 am
Rosewood, 2484 County Road O S., Delavan, http://www.rosewoodwi.com                                                        

New Year’s Eve Half Night of Fun | 5 – 8 pm
The Abbey Resort & Avani Spa, 269 Fontana Boulevard, Fontana, http://www.theabbeyresort.com                                                                

New Year’s Eve Dinner | 5:30 – 9:30
The Black Sheep, 210 W. Whitewater Street, Whitewater, http://www.eatatblacksheep.com

Tom Stanfield (piano) | 6 – 9 pm
Baker House, 327 Wrigley Drive, Lake Geneva, http://www.bakerhouse1885.com

“A 1920’s Parisian Supper Club” With Claudia Hommel | 6 pm – 12 am
Baker House, 327 Wricgley Dr., Lake Geneva, http://www.historichotelsoflakegeneva.com

New Year’s Eve Italian Buffet | 6 – 9 pm
Lake Lawn Resort – Wisconsin Room, 2400 E. Geneva Street, Delavan, http://www.lakelawnresort.com

New Year’s At Fin And Hooves | 6:30 – 10:30 pm
Fin and Hooves – Whitewater Country Club, N9035 WI-89, Whitewater, http://www.finandhooves.com

New Year’s Eve Gala | 6:30 pm – 1 am
The Abbey Resort & Avani Spa, 269 Fontana Boulevard, Fontana, http://www.theabbeyresort.com                                                                 

NYE Junior Celebration | 7 pm – 12:30 am
Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, 7036 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, http://www.grandgeneva.com                                                                 

New Year’s Eve Comedy Show | 7:30 – 9:30 pm & 10:30 pm – 12:30 am
Lake Lawn Resort, 2400 E. Geneva Street, Delavan, http://www.lakelawnresort.com 

Déjà Vu Party | 8 pm – 1 am
Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, 7036 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, http://www.grandgeneva.com                                                                 

NYE Family Package Celebration | 8 pm – 1 am
Lake Lawn Resort – Geneva Ballroom, 2400 E. Geneva Street, Delavan, http://www.lakelawnresort.com

New Year’s Eve Celebration | 8:30 pm – 1:30 am
Lake Lawn Resort – Lookout Bar, 2400 E. Geneva Street, Delavan, http://www.lakelawnresort.com

A Classic Countdown Party | 9 pm – 1 am
Maxwell Mnsion, 421 Baker Street, Lake Geneva, http://www.historichotelsoflakegeneva.com

New Year’s Eve Breakaway Bash For Families | 9 pm – 12:30 am
The Abbey Resort & Avani Spa, 269 Fontana Boulevard, Fontana, http://www.theabbeyresort.com                                                                

The Waterfront New Year’s Eve Party | 9 pm – 12:30 am
The Abbey Resort – The Waterfront, 269 Fontana Boulevard, Fontana, http://www.theabbeyresort.com

For more information on New Year’s events throughout Walworth County, please visit www.VisitWalworthCounty.com or call (262) 728-6000.

Christmas Day in Walworth County

It may not look much like Christmas outside this year with Wisconsin’s unusually mild weather conditions, but it can not be mistaken; it’s Christmas. If you’re looking for the perfect venue for Christmas dinner in Walworth County, look no further. We’ve gathered local destinations that are hosting Christmas Day dinners and brunches, plus a couple local activities.

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Many of the restaurants request that reservations be made, so be prepared to call ahead.

Festival of Trees 
Edgewater Park, Geneva Street, Williams Bay

Gingerbread House Display 
Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, 7036 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, (800) 558-3417, http://www.grandgeneva.com

Christmas Day Brunch
The Abbey Resort – 240 ° West, 269 Fontana Boulevard, Fontana, (800) 709-1323, http://www.theabbeyresort.com                                                              

Christmas Day Brunch | 6:30 am – 1 pm
Grand Geneva Resort & Spa – Grand Cafe, 7036 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, (800) 558-3417, http://www.grandgeneva.com                                      

Christmas Day Brunch | 10 am – 3 pm
Grand Geneva – Geneva Chophouse, 7036 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, (262) 249-4788, http://www.grandgeneva.com                                               

Grand Yuletide Christmas Day Buffet | 10 am – 6 pm
Lake Lawn Resort, 2400 E. Geneva St., Delavan – (262) 728-7950, http://www.lakelawnresort.com                                                                                           

Christmas Day Dining | 12 – 8 pm
The Geneva Inn, N2009 S. Lake shore Drive, Lake Geneva, (262) 248-5680, http://www.thegrandviewrestarant.com                                                            

Christmas Day Dinner | 5 – 10 pm
The Abbey Resort, 269 Fontana Blvd., Fontana, (800) 709-1323, http://www.theabbeyresort.com                                                                    

Christmas Day Dinner Buffet | 5 am – 9:30 pm
Grand Geneva – Grand Cafe, 7036 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, (262) 249-4788, http://www.grandgeneva.com

Mike Stone Trio (live music) | 9:30 pm – 12 am
The Abbey Resort, 269 Fontana Blvd., Fontana, (800) 709-1323, http://www.theabbeyresort.com        

For a full list of Christmas and New Years events, visit our Events Calendar at http://www.VisitWalworthCounty.com.  Check back each week, as we post new events and happenings for the upcoming weekend!

Christmas Eve in Walworth County

The most wonderful day of the year is almost here, and the Christmas countdown is just about over. There has been much hustle and bustle the past several weeks. Now it’s time to relax, unwind, and enjoy everything the Christmas season brings.

Christmas Eve in Walworth County offers delicious dinners at some of your favorite restaurants and resorts. Below you will find a listing of when and where you can find Christmas Eve dinners and other events throughout the county.

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Festival of Trees
Edgewater Park, Williams Bay

Gingerbread House Display 
Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, 7036 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, (800) 558-3417, http://www.grandgeneva.com

Holiday Tea | 11 am – 2 pm
Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, 7036 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, (800) 558-3417, http://www.grandgeneva.com 

Christmas Eve Dinner | 4 – 8 pm
Ye Olde Hotel, 6070 N. Railroad St., Lyons, (262) 763-2701

Elf Mail Run | 4 – 4:30 pm
Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, 7036 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, (800) 558-3417, http://www.grandgeneva.com

The Night before Christmas | 4 – 8 pm
The Hunt Club Steakhouse, 555 hunt Club Ct., Lake Geneva, (262) 245-7200, http://www.genevanationalresort.com

Christmas Eve “Dickens Dinner” | 5 – 9 pm
Lake Lawn Resort, 2400 E. Geneva Street, Delavan, (262) 725-9155, http://www.lakelawnresort.com 

Christmas Eve Dinner | 5 – 9 pm
The Abbey Resort – 240 ° West, 269 Fontana Boulevard, Fontana, (800) 709-1323, http://www.theabbeyresort.com

 Christmas Eve Dinner | 5 – 9 pm
The Geneva Inn, N2009 S. Lake shore Drive, Lake Geneva, (262) 248-5680, http://www.thegrandviewrestarant.com

Tom Stanfield (piano) | 6 – 9 pm
Baker House, 327 Wrigley Dr., Lake Geneva, (262) 248-4700, http://www.bakerhouse1885.com

For a full list of Christmas and New Years events, visit our Events Calendar at http://www.VisitWalworthCounty.com.  Check back each week, as we post new events and happenings for the upcoming weekend!