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Thu, 4/26
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9:00 PM
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The Del-Bar

4.7
1047 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
Perfect For:
  • Good for a Date
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Del-Bar “the best steaks in town since 1943.” Passionate, fairly priced wine list. Cocktail lounge. Prime Steaks, Jumbo seafood, Fresh fish, Sandwiches and more. The perfect place to hold small meetings, casual affairs, and great dinner parties.

The Del-Bar was establish in 1943 as a Roadside Steakhouse by Jim and Alice Wimmer and today is still family owned and operated by Jeff and Jane Wimmer. The "Prairie style" ambiance, renovations and expansions are by James Dresser, an important protégé of Frank Lloyd Wright.
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Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
American, Steak, Shellfish
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Hours of operation


Dinner: Sunday 4:30pm - 8:15pm, Dinner Monday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 8:30pm, Friday: 4:30 - 8:45, Saturday: 4:30pm - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(608) 253-1861
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Mike Uptagraw
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Cross street
E Hiawatha Drive
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

We welcome groups of five to 105. Book your next business event or relax with associates & friends. Enjoy exceptional service with generous smiles. Three private dining rooms. Customized menu and perfect arrangements for business or pleasure.

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What 1047 People Are Saying
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4.7
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4.6
service
4.6
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4.3
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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2.0Dined 5 days ago

Our waitress became rude and short with me when I asked about a special I saw online that they were not offering. She was rude throughout the entire transaction and I felt we way over paid for mediocre flavored steak. Super disappoint in a place that got such high reviews online.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Excellent service and suberb food!

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Excellent steaks fantastic service!
Great place for casual dining or special occasion.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Fantastic appetizers during Happy Hour! Excellent cocktails and the staff is outstanding. Dinner was great from the steak and shrimp scampi to the vegiburger.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

We love going to the Del Bar. It’s one of our special places we go. Always have had excellent food and service

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Our server was very attentive and personable. As soon as we walked into we were greeted by friendly smiles and they accommodated all of our requests. The prime New York strip was in my belief a bad cut, it was marbled with grizzel throughout. Overall, everything was still wonderful. The chef even went above and beyond to make an au poivre sauce for my husband, which was very tasty. It continues to be my favorite restaurant in Wisconsin. If we are willing to travel from Milwaukee during a snow storm, it must be worth it!

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

We have been enjoying the Del Bar for many, many years. Quality food, service, wine, cocktails and beer selection. We love the fish fry on Friday nights, both the baked and fried, and be sure to have the hash browns along with the fish. The steaks are amazing...the appetizers and desserts are worth the extra calories!

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Happy Hour at The Del-Bar is outstanding. The team behind the bar provides exceptional service the the food is top notch. A must visit when dining in the Dells.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Always a great experience dining at Del-Bar. Food is excellent from a wide ranging menu, wine selection is great and the service impeccable. One of our favorite places for ANY occasion.

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

It is always a fine dining experience when we go to the Del-Bar.
We will be back in July for 10 days, we will go to the Del-Bar once again!

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Whenever dining in Wisconsin Dells, this is the only place we will ever go for a remarkable experience in Service, Appetizers, and Dinner Entrees.

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Our family of 10 visiting the Dells for the first time. Enjoyed our family dinner at The Dell Bar. Food was very good and the service was awesome. I would return.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Awesome Food - Awesome People - We had a special visit from Mike U. from the staff! We were there for a 30th Birthday and it was a GREAT time!

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Was awesome, will dine here again.

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4.0Dined on March 31, 2018

I have been here before and the food is wonderful! This last time we got sat at a table by the bar and you couldn't hear your companions talk. Ask for a table in the dining room

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

This is our 3rd trip to the Del-Bar, and we always enjoy our time there. We had a great waitress, and our food was very good. My husband really enjoyed his clam chowder and my sister-in-law & I enjoyed our salads and scallops. My brother-in-law got sick in the night and he thought it might have been from the tuna appetizer he ordered--though he had enjoyed it a lot. He also enjoyed his French Onion soup. Nice rolls. Despite several people being in the restaurant, we could still talk easily, and that was really terrific. I think the prices are too high, but when we are in the area of the Dells, we splurge and go to the Del Bar. But, we could not afford to go regularly. It was my husband's birthday (that was on the invitation) but there was nothing offered in the way of dessert to him--though we did order desserts and I had a Brandy Alexander. All in all, really nice.

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4.0Dined on March 26, 2018

Wow what a treasure - the Art Deco design is feels reminiscent or inspired of a Frank Lloyd Wright theme. At night the lights really warm up the wood and glass of the restaurant. Inside the service matches the decor and is very hospitable and welcoming - the food and wine is fantastic, even classic ice cream drinks!!

We shared a boneless rib eye and thought it was amazing, had a side of hash browns (perfect), and great ice cream drinks. The turtle sundae was divine. Our daughter ordered the flat iron steak and it was OK I would not recommend it, but she ate it all including her left overs the next morning. Her truffle fries were absolutely amazing and redeemed the entire dish, lol.

We look forward to finding a way to return here in the future!

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4.0Dined on March 25, 2018

I was here with the family visiting the Dells. This is a classic Wisconsin supper club. Great service, super kind to kids, good food, and feels like it is straight out of Mad Men. Would definitely recommend.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Great as Always, my wife and I choose the Dem Bar for her birthday treat. Other than the older woman at the front desk who claimed we did not have a reservation.....I had to point out our name on the list......the see acted like I had not told her the correct name☹️. Once seated everything was great. Our server Barbara was attentive, wished my wife happy birthday ( I had made not on our reservation) and did a great job of taking care of us. Our escargot appetizer was outstanding, salad wedge and spinach fresh and tasty, and entrees a flat iron steak, and 8 oz filet were both cooked as expected, flavorful, and tender. Desert was also great, and not to forget the bread basket with garlic and cranberry crisps....outstanding. We will be back for our next special event. Thanks!

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Another awesome meal

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Great dinner in an old school dinner club..

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5.0Dined on March 22, 2018

Great time and even better food. Definitely coming back next time we are in the dells!

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5.0Dined on March 19, 2018

It was a great meal

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Del bar is a great supper club. Always try to stop in during a trip through the Dells.

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4.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Overall very nice fine/casual dining experience. Caters to the table and very attentive.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

We have had dinner here 3x. It has never disappointed. Love the Sinatra type background music. Food is delicious. Service was awesome!

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Amazing food and great venue for special occasions.

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Food was superb. Took a little long to get food but worth wait. Our waiter very good,friendly and efficient. ...they were really busy...overall wonderful

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Friendly staff, great service and outstanding foor.

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

We eat here quite often and it has never let us down. The service was as usual great and our steaks were done to perfection. The only thing negative I can say I think the rib eye was a little on the small size for what I paid. However they have a happy hour from 4:30 to 6 with reasonably priced drinks. Overall I think this is one of the best places to dine in the Dells area

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Only problem was I came on a sat looking foreword to prime rib and there was none but the filet I did get was perfect

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

The Del Bar is our favorite local place to get a top shelf steak. It never disappoints and the steaks and wines are above standard. I always highly recommend this establishment.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

We had a Wonderful family dinner. Celebrating my grand daughters marriage.
Food was absolutely delicious. We had steaks and fish. FRESH and Tender! The staff was very attentive and we could not ask for a better evening! I would highly recommend Del-Bar.

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4.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Hostess was great. Food was delicious. Waiter could have been more personable.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Such great service and high quality food. We love this place.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

As always the steaks and service never let us down. Best steaks in the area and we highly recommend the Del Bar if you want the high end experience without going to Madison or beyond. Never disappointed here!

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2.0Dined on February 17, 2018

I thought it was a little prices when I added the shrimp to my steak m eal

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Table was ready on time and had enough room between other tables. There is a variety of seating options and staff were both friendly and professional. Food was good; vegetarian options available.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Food was great! We had a reservation and still had to wait about 30 minutes.

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2.0Dined on February 14, 2018

It was Valentine’s Day and my boyfriend and I had 730 dinner reservations. We got there a few minutes early and they said it’d be a 15 min wait or so. No problem - we said we’d grab a drink and be in the bar. We finished that drink and nothing...ordered another thinking we’d take them to our table. We finished that drink and now it’s 8:15 - 45 min after our reservation.

I go to the host stand and they didn’t acknowledge me for at least 2 minutes when I noticed a couple without a reservation walk in and ask for a table for two and they say right this way. That’s when I interjected and asked why we hadn’t received a table yet, but we had a reservation? They had forgotten about us. They said they’d get us a table right away (I would hope so) and I said I would be in the bar closing my tab.

The hostess then comes to the bar with our menus and says “I will need you to settle up here first.” It was said in a tone as if we were the ones who had made a mistake. I had just said I was doing that and was literally signing the credit card receipt. As if we weren’t going to pay our bar bill or something?

By this point we’re starving and it was an upsetting situation. Our server was nice and in a tough spot because we were obviously not pleased. She offered to give us a free appetizer, which is nice and all, but we didn’t really want that. Also, all of the employees were walking around staring at us like we did something wrong and were the problem table and it was uncomfortable.

This was our first date night in months and it just felt totally ruined by this. It was his first time dining here and my recommendation, so when it went this way, I was really disappointed. It definitely ruined our dinner and gave us a poor start to our Valentine’s Day. Food was average, server was good, experience was poor. We will not be returning unfortunately.

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