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Fox River Brewing Waterfront Restaurant & Brewery

4.2
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54 Reviews
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$30 and under
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Brewery
Dining rooms and patio is open!
Great views of the Fox River, fresh brewed beer, seasonal menu, separate taproom, and voted one of the best patios in the fox valley.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Clean menu provided to every guest
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 54 people are saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.2based on recent ratings
4.1
food
4.2
service
4.1
ambience
4.1
value
Noise · Moderate
78% of people would recommend it to a friend
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LesleyF
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall1food1service3ambience5

Very disappointing food and even more disappointing how it was handled. The location is great and very nice and our server was “nice”. I ordered the Surf and Turf and my husband ordered the Cod. They were out of steak and no substitute offered. I then ordered the Mediterranean wrap and Brussels sprouts. The Brussels sprouts didn’t even have salt or pepper. Just plain and steamed, no flavor. The chicken in the wrap was so thickly seasoned with a Jamaican jerk it was not edible. The server offered to “comp” the wrap I took 1 bite of. Then tried to get me to order something different. I finally ordered a side salad which was 1 cucumber, lettuce and some shredded carrots. When the bill came I was quite surprised she changed me full price for the salad. There was no offer of any compensation for the multiple problems I had and no manager came over. We will not go back. Not worth $56 for some fried fish, a few beers and a salad.

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StevenO
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Took My Wife for a Birthday Lunch. Outside dining, No waiting. Well spaced tables, this is after all 2020.. Staff was very prompt and polite. The food which we got an appetizer to share and a couple of sandwiches and fries. Served hot. Beer was excellent.. Highly recommended..

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SusanH
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Awesome outdoor area right on the river

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Overall the food and service was exceptional. One item (the jalapeño popper grilled cheese sandwich was missing the jalapeño, which was odd. Otherwise everything was great.

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AshleyC
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

The food was good, but the ambience is what will bring me back, along with our server Jim, who was very attentive.

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LynnS
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Our server was fantastic, she was very attentive, professional and helpful. It was the first time I ventured out since COVID 19 and I was a little concerned but my experience at your restaurant was very pleasant it is obvious that your staff has their customer's safety as a top priority.

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Texans
Indiana
13 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

you have to try their "blu" beer....home brewed... has blueberries in the beer....

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JohnV
Naples
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2020
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Would like to see more of a steak choice. Other than that the menu is good.

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Mauricio
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was good as always. Wait staff attentive. Would recommend

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AdamS
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience2

Menu has shrunk over time and had dropped the items I enjoyed. It has more of a college atmosphere now which is ok (its next to campus) but the food quality has also gone down. Beer is still great and unless you are going to sit out side I would find a different place to eat.

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StacyD
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Love the view. Our waitress seemed new. Didn't check on us much. Our white chili was barely warm, but tasty. I had the quesadilla. It came with sour cream, salsa would be nice as well.
Overall good lunch.

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OpenTable Diner
Milwaukee
8 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Saturday brunch with our son and daughter-in-law. Very comfortable and good food. Nicer in the summer on the river but good anytime.

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THOMASS
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall3food4service4ambience2

Music was too loud, wrong type of music for dinner… this is not a fine dining experience. Food was good though and wait staff was decent.

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OpenTable Diner
Milwaukee
13 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Our server Vince was very polite and attentive. The food was good and we will definitely go back.

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Local
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall3food2service3ambience3

The food was far from memorable. The cheese curds were bland and boring. The fish and chips cod was greasy and not good. The Salmon tacos had an odd texture. The best thing was the chips and salsa.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Our server wasn’t very knowledgeable about the beers or menu, but my reservation and the food were both perfect. The timing of the ordering and the meal itself was not rushed, not slow, which was appropriate for the occasion.

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SandyP
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed a very nice lunch. Our server, Mandy, was great. The food was delicious. Will definitely return.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Everything was fantastic except for an overwhelming smell of maybe stagnant water. Not sure what was going on but everything else was top notch

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vipbrianc
Chicago
30 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience2

We have enjoyed FRB for a number of years but it has continued to decline quickly for the last 2..... This will be our LAST VISIT!

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PGIII
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall2food3service3ambience2

Disappointed, looks like it is getting rundown.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great beer and great food! Had a fun time at the tap room afterwards too!

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OpenTable Diner
Tampa
3 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a large party but was able to be seated so all could still converse. Food options were excellent and service was attentive.

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NancyW
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Seated quickly. Food was very good. Not a long wait. Good place for a conversation.

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HeatherH
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2019
Overall3food5service2ambience2

The food was excellent. Service needs some work. We waited 15mins before receiving a menu.

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Familyof5
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience3

It was a Friday night so we anticipated it being busy. We selected a table outside, the weather was beautiful. There was music, however it was very loud. The waiter was very busy and did his best. He was not well informed on some of the featured drinks. Our appetizers and meals came out almost at the same time. The food was typical bar food. The biggest issue was the bees. We had to hurry and eat because there were several bees hovering around us.

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AmandaG
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2019
Overall2food4service2ambience4

I sent a very long review after our experience Thursday night. Very disappointed. Have received to contact regarding this.

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Ben33
Charlotte
4 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Service was attentive despite being very busy for the air show. Food and beer were both good as wel

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Frankv
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Always a good fare during Airventure! The crispy chicken on a waffle was great!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome. Great service, great food.

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TimO
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2019
Overall1food2service1ambience3

Food that did arrive after an hour and 45 minutes was only warm. Half of our parties food never showed up. They were busy, but no excuse for this bad of an experience. Won’t go back.

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vipPattyW
Jacksonville
9 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience1

We have enjoyed Fox River Brewing in the past - so what happened? Food not good, noise level ridiculously loud with speaker booming just next to our table. We were basically ignored. The chef must have had a night off...I hope they rectify this because we'd like to go back in the future.

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SarahH
1 review
Dined on June 21, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Love the patio! Great atmosphere, great food, great service.

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Margaret
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Took my brother here for his birthday, the server did an excellent job, they followed the silly special requests to a T, awesome time.

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VickiW
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2019
Overall3food5service3ambience3

It was over an hour between the the our group had arrived and when our food finally came. Food was delicious and servers pleasant. My friend’s bill was incorrect—over charged $10— although pleasantly resolved.

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AlexH
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall3food4service3ambience4

Very busy but it was also a Friday, so slower service is understandable. Still hard to justify running out of perch on a Friday in Wisconsin but it’ll happen. Would certainly return, beautiful place

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
46 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Super cool and great beer. Love this place

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vipbrianc
Chicago
30 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2019
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Breakfast was disappointing - 2 in our party had omelettes and a potato hash ...hash was cold, omelettes OK.
However - the other two had white chicken chili and that was great as always.

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LindaP
Milwaukee
2 reviews
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

I would recommend Fox River Brewing. Their menu is interesting, not the usual burgers and fries. Service was good, food was good. I felt it was a little loud, not impossible to carry on a conversation but not the easiest either. Beautiful location right on the water, nice patio if the weather were nicer we would have definitely sat outside.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Easter brunch

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DaveK
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall3food1service4ambience4

The service was good. Enjoyed the beers we tried. The food overall was not very good. This was a disappointment and a surprise as we have dined there before and enjoyed our food.

FAQs

Fox River Brewing Waterfront Restaurant & Brewery offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (920) 232-2337.

Fox River Brewing Waterfront Restaurant & Brewery is rated 4.2 stars by 54 OpenTable diners.

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