Crafted Americana

4.1
272 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Going back to pizza’s artisan roots, our chefs have brought to life a hand-tossed pie sure to please the pizza connoisseur, alongside hand-crafted pastas and entree options. Our philosophy is simple: great ingredients, traditional methods, and a Crafted touch to set us apart.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

Featured specials

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Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Dine in
Starting May 9, 2021

Show Mom your love by whisking her off to a homespun brunch at Crafted. We’ll start off her day with fresh crudité followed by honey glazed ham, an omelet station and farm-fresh sides are sure to delight, and our indulgent sweets table, plus a complimentary glass of Rose Brut Champagne for each Mom.

What 272 people are saying
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4.1based on recent ratings
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4.0
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4.5
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3.9
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86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Bruce
Milwaukee
3 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall1food3service4ambience4

Noisy background music, nice view, ordinary food. Extremely expensive for the number and variety of food items at the Easter Brunch Buffet. Buffet was VERY limited. Drinks were at added expense - $9 mimosas!

Would recommend that my friends NOT go there

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LauraG
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on March 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant is located on the main floor of The Ridge Hotel, which is very convenient. The food and service were great!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience3

Bad service, food was cold, taste was not very good won’t be going back

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Tedw
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great time. Staff was wonderful and the food did not disappoint. Good spot if you are staying at the Ridge or want to eat outside of downtown Lake Geneva.

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Jill
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bumpin' brunch was incredible as always! Kyle had some great music going, and the prime rib is delicious.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The omelet station was great. Wish there was a larger selection of lunch options as breakfast choices were cold. Service was excellent and DJ and music was good!

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Tony
Milwaukee
2 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Wonderful service and food! The acoustics are not great and the space is noisy. But it was sort of fun to be in a lively and energetic environment after being cooped up in the house for so long!!
I’d highly recommend Crafted Pizza & Tap to anyone!

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DougC
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Sunday brunch was fabulous! Great ambiance, beautiful view. We will be back for another special occasion and bring the rest of the family.

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ShannonB
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bump In Brunch is so fun! Food was great, music was awesome and service was top notch!

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oscarpopcan
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Crafted Americana is a nice restaurant inside the The Ridge hotel. First off, our server Erin made our visit phenomenal, she was busy but gave all her tables as much attention as she could. She helped us with our wine choice and gave us some tips for visiting the area. She had a big party across from us but we were never neglected. We ate the Ricotta Agnolotti (ravioli) and beef tips. Piping hot and delicious. For desert we had the Tiramisu, large enough for two people.

The only reason I didn't give the restaurant 5 stars was because of how noise carried. The restaurant is designed to be wiped down so lots of hard surfaces, which bounces off noise and then add in large groups, lots of families (kids).

The food and wine is great and worth another visit.

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NicoleD
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really family friendly and amazing food! Sensitive to Covid safety and yet a refreshing way to finally eat in a restaurant.

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KellyC
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience5

Was pretty bummed by the quality of the food offered at Sunday bunch. LOVED the music provided during Bump N Brunch and our server was great. Can’t say we’d pay $33 a person though to attend brunch again

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KevinB
Milwaukee
17 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall2food3service1ambience3

We are seniors and booked our reservation awhile ago and were given a high top table which was very uncomfortable - our server kept forgetting everything we asked for and it took an hour to get our meal- she didn’t advise us that we could order off of
The New Years menu or the regular menu which was underneath the bar menu

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vipLaurenH
Chicago
51 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The food selection was perfect gastropub fare. We enjoyed two apps and a pizza on trivia night so some of the apps and bottles of wine were half off. Waiter was great and a very energetic crowd which was such a nice change of pace from some of the other restaurants with COVID which are so mellow and quiet.

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ReutB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, amazing service but the live music, though very nice, made it very hard to hold a conversation.

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vipCarol
Milwaukee
29 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall2food2service1ambience3

Waitress was very slow to get drink orders out even though the was hardly anyone there. Kitchen messed up a basic cheese and sausage pizza twice. Pizza crust and focaccia was good.

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Sybil
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience4

Meal was very good but server was very slow with service. We waited a long time between courses.

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vipEdmondH
Milwaukee
24 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall3food2service2ambience5

We had high hopes for this restaurant. The reviews would indicate it is one of the best restaurants on OpenTable in the Lake Geneva area. It was a great setting, most everything was relatively new and a great view of Lake Como. However, the two most important aspects: food and service were a disappointment. From a service perspective it was a combination of too few staff and inexperienced at that. We waited almost 25 minutes before we were asked what we would like to drink, while many around us were being served. We ordered the margarita pizza and Primavera pasta. Both were very mediocre. The pizza had way too much red sauce which overpowered the basil. The Primavera pasta was supposed to be made with lemon and butter and it was clear it was an prepackaged Alfredo sauce. The vegetables were peppers and eggplant, hardly the type of fall veggies that you would expect and, once more, there were a few of them. We had the Cesar salad as an appetizer and that was delicious.

On a fairly positive note they had a two person band that was excellent, though a bit too loud.

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sandyandjohn
Minneapolis
11 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall4food5service2ambience5

We love your restaurant and brought some friends with us for dinner. I was actually embarrased when the waitress asked the gentleman we were with if he wanted a glass for his beer. He looked a bit stunned and said yes. Isn't this fine dining? Why was that question even asked? Just bring the glass. We were not at the bar.

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LBKS
Kansas City
5 reviews
Dined on February 24, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

It was off season during the week so the restaurant was quiet. The cheese curds for appetizer were a good size portion and as expected. There was a nice selection of beers, though tending to resort prices. There are a variety of selections and options for a main course, including a nice vegetarian mushroom and arugula dish. I would return if in the area.

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turtleboy23
Milwaukee
7 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Food was mediocre at best. Drink prices outrageous. Salad was good

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RachelS
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and wonderful service. The restaurant has great views and plays really good music. I went with my husband and two kids and had a great dinner experience!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
34 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent! We dined on Thursday night, and were pleasantly surprised that it was half off wine and appetizers. Our server Travis was fantastic. The cheese curds were the best I’ve ever had. We brought our one-year old and they were accommodating with a booth so he could sleep while we enjoyed a date night. We will definitely be back!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall4food4service2ambience5

Great views & good food. Being a server for over 20 years I’m very patient & tolerant but our particular server was bothered us having a few questions/concerns. Too bad bc overall wld have been a much better experience if she had been more accommodating. Only 1/4 of the restaurant was full & there were multiple servers working. FOH def made up for lackluster service

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AnninaL
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience2

Good food but a little bit on the higher end. Must like items that are different.

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AngelW
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great! We went for mid day apps & then for brunch! Both were wonderful!!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food at Crafted Americana was outstanding! Everything we ate was fantastic! I highly recommend the Poutine appetizer and the flourless chocolate cake was the best flourless chocolate cake we have ever had! It had salted caramel, cashews and whip cream! Amazing!!! My husband had the ribeye special which was cooked to perfection. And they also make excellent old fashioneds!

And last but definitely not least, our server Travis was really one of the best servers we have ever had! Travis had a great personality, knowledgeable and very attentive but not in an annoying way, and all around just a really nice person!

I highly recommend this restaurant and can not wait to go back there!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great view overlooking Lake Como. Great food. Get the cheese curds!!! Absolutely the best I have ever had. So light and crispy. Beet salad was great (but a little heavy on the dressing). Excellent service. Will definitely return.

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KarenN
Naples
1 review
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Ice Castles

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DrArt
Chicago
1 review
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall4food4service2ambience4

Interesting facility. We arrived at 7:30 PM om Friday evening. I didn't think it was excessively crowded. Nonetheless we waited an hour and 10 minutes before our meals were served. I thought that was pretty excessive. However...fortunately we weren't in the typical rush. The outdoor fireplace and the igloos are adorable. We might try that on the next run. Our waitress was superb. But we felt like the kitchen could have sped things up (a lot)

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BrianK
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I came for the short rib entree and was disappointed that they have a new menu and the short rib entree was removed. Still, the food was delicious and the service was great. We will definitely be back.

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vipGriffin
Chicago
17 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience2

I like the renovations, the decor... Bar is nicely separated from the dining room. The menu is very limited, and worst of all, dress code was severely lacking.. people were dining in house slippers and robes!! Unheard of in any good restaurant..

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Fahrns1
Chicago
30 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We stayed here a couple years ago and had breakfast our first time for dinner and loved our meal. The food was very good as were the drinks I wished we would have stayed here too. Next time for sure

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GaleC
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

New years eve buffet was fantastic! We would definitely come back. Thanks to everyone that night!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
166 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Travis was an excellent waiter. + energy. Enthusiastic about the food, about Lake Geneva area.
Travis is a real asset. Not many restaurants open Christmas Day.
Spotted cow cheese curds - above average . Seared ahi tuna appetizer- very good. avocado adds a lot.
Blackened shrimp tacos - slight spice. Good pickled onion. Solid choice. Would like to see smoothies
on for lunch/brunch.
Great view of outdoors where Lake Como was frozen. Very positive experience.

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JoAnneV
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was quality and the charcuterie board was very good. The waiter was outstanding.

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SeanG
Milwaukee
3 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience5

Nice atmosphere and view but not much selection for brunch. Food was ok, not bad nor amazing. Would come back for dinner.

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SusanS
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Met my friend for Christmas lunch. Great atmosphere, food and service. We were not rushed at all but were attended to regularly.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Overall excellent

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MindyE
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thanksgiving dinner was delicious. First time going but we will be back.

FAQs

Crafted Americana offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (262) 249-3832.

Crafted Americana is rated 4.1 stars by 272 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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