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About The Del-Bar

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.

800 Wisconsin Dells Parkway
Lake Delton, WI 53940
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Steak

Hours of Operation:


Dinner: Sunday 4:30pm - 8:15pm, Dinner Monday - Friday: 4:30pm - 8:30pm, Saturday: 4:30pm - 9:30pm

Cross Street:
E Hiawatha Drive

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(608) 253-1861

Website:
http://www.del-bar.com/

Executive Chef:
Mike Uptagraw

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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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.

The Del-Bar Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.7

ambience

4.6

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (40)
Special Occasion (36)
Romantic (33)
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Good for Anniversaries (32)
Good for Birthdays (24)
Cozy (23)
Neighborhood Gem (19)
Worth the Drive (19)
Quiet Conversation (18)
Happy Hour (17)
Pre/post Theatre (15)
Casual (14)
Fun (14)
Authentic (13)
Fit for Foodies (13)
Good for Groups (13)
Handcrafted Cocktails (13)
Notable Wine List (13)
Bar Seating (12)
Comfort Food (12)
Business Meals (11)
Creative Cuisine (10)
Vibrant Bar Scene (9)
Healthy (6)
Seasonal (6)
Local Ingredients (5)
Great Beer (4)
People Watching (4)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Great for Lunch (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Scenic View (2)
Tapas (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
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·Dined 4 days ago

We had a very pleasant experience, food was great, service excellent, warm cozy place. Will come again. Thank you Del Bar

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Paleo Friendly, Good Vegetarian Options, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Notable Wine List, Healthy, Authentic
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 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

Excellent service, great food, atmosphere is perfect for most any occasion. Wine list will satisfy everyone. Steak is my favorite, and Del Bar does not disappoint. Have recommended to many and will continue to visit as often as possible.

Tags: Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Fun, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups
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·Dined on December 5, 2017

We were celebrating our 46th wedding anniversary...it was fabulous and they brought us champagne to celebrate 🎉 love love the Del Bar!!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Happy Hour, Good for a Date
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Food was OK for taste. Expensive for the quality and quantity. Service was great. Very attentive and friendly.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Can't go wrong here, always good drinks & food.... Waitresses and waiters are always professional, courteous and attentive..

Tags: Authentic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Filet Oscar was amazing. I always look forward to the second salad with warm bacon dressing.

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·Dined on November 25, 2017

Every aspect of every food item was so richly and perfectly prepared, this became one of my favorite restaurants in Wisconsin! It does not matter if you savor great entrees, or side dishes, or dessert, EVERY item is at it's best. I truly wanted to personally compliment the chefs, and I cannot wait to be on a trip that takes me back! Thank you Del-Bar

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Romantic, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails
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food5
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Found this place on yelp and called to make sure it was open and kid friendly which it was..what I didn’t realize was it was pretty “fancy” from just wanting a decent meal that wasn’t Pizza at the water parks we were a bit thrown off with the white table clothes, dim lighting, and $40 meal.. food was delish though! I’d go back without kids.. silly me , name made me think more relaxed then it was.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups
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·Dined on November 22, 2017

We have been patronizing this restaurant for years. Always quality food and service. 5 stars! Best restaurant by far in the dells

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Cozy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 21, 2017

Food was ok but not as tasty as I assumed for the price. Server was great and martinis just ok.

Tags: Happy Hour, Romantic
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 20, 2017

The food and service were great!!

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Great service and atmosphere. Not many options for vegans but my salad was very good. Wil be back when I'm in the area.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Cozy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Awesome as always!

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Staff was super friendly. Great wine list. We recommend the Pride Mountain Cab! Steaks were top notch...tender and tasty!!

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Excellent Service. Clint was especially great and funny. They treated us very well and the food was fantastic. They could dim the lighting for ambiance but that is a pretty small complaint. Lots of delicious seafood options. Quick seating even when busy.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Casual, People Watching, Quiet Conversation, Fun, Notable Wine List, Comfort Food, Seasonal, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Good food average service. No Birthday recognition. Nasty greaters at the reservation desk

Tags: Authentic
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Wonderful food and ambiance! Would definitely go back!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Very nice old school supper club. Food was very good, though a little pricey for serving size. Hostesses seemed a little stand-off-ish, but waiter was very friendly. Overall an enjoyable evening.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 11, 2017

We dined there to celebrate my dad’s birthday. Fantastic as always!

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 10, 2017

A trip to the Del-Bar never disappoints. Sensational steaks, Scottish Salmon and the airiest fried Cheese Curds around. Loved it.

Tags: Cozy, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

The food is always amazing, never a doubt to enjoy a wonderful meal!

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Been here several times and the food is always fantastic. Nice quiet atmosphere and the waitress was very friendly.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 30, 2017

As usual, the event was "uneventful" which is GOOD.!! Great food, satisfying desserts and all had a good time.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Our waitress was very nice and great with checking in with us at first but towards the end of our visit she got too busy to provide prompt service. My steak was not cooked to what I requested and the food was most definitely not worth the price!!! Way to expensive for the quality of food you get.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Great happy hour but check the bar bill. 1st drink was at 5:45 the 2ed was at 6:10 was charged full price for both. This is a old time Wis super club . As a semi local I have been coming here for close to 40 years and never had a bad meal. Wisc Dell's has many supper clubs/ steak houses and the dell bar is one of only 3 that my "group" attends.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Happy Hour, Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Would have given this restaurant higher review if service was more on point. Food was good.

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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Loved it the first night and went back the next night! We were at the Wilderness Resort for MEA with 2 kids - so ordered off early dinner menu... both times great food and outstanding service!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fun, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Great food, good service, been going there since 1984, my favorite.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 14, 2017

WE WAITED TO BE SEATED BUT HAD DRINKS AT THE BAR. THE FOOD AND OUR SERVER WERE EXCELENT. WE BOTH HAD THE WALLEYE - ONE WITH THE MENU POTATO CHOICE, THE OTHER HAD HASH BROWNS. THE HASH BROWNS WERE THE BEST WE EVER TASTED.
THE BAR WAS VERY BUSY AND IT TOOK A WHILE TO BE SERVED - THE SERVER WAS VERY GOOD ONCE SHE HAD TIME TO SERVE US.
WE SIGNED IN WHEN WE ARRIVED BUT WE DON'T KNOW IF OUR NAME WAS LOST BECAUSE IT TOOK OTHER GUESTS TO GIVE US THEIR TABLE BECAUSE WE WAITED MUCH LONGER THEN THEY WERE WAITING.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Fabulous!!!! Make a reservation though it gets busy. Leave the kids at home. It's an adult supper club.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Happy Hour, Seasonal, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

The food was ok for two of us. The third ordered a steak well and it was bloody. The hostess told him he had to pay bar tab before going to the table and then seated the two of us. When finished paying tab he could not find us and was told to wander around looking for us as the hostess was not going to seat him to. Meanwhile the two of us were taken to a table with two spots - the hostess told us that she knew we "needed another chair" and walked off. We will not be going back.

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·Dined on October 7, 2017

Great service and nice touch with the cheese and crackers in the bar before dinner and terrific service from our server in the dining area. Food order taken in a friendly personal manner and served in a timely manner with a personal touch as well. Was a very nice evening from start to end.

Tags: Happy Hour, Worth the Drive, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on October 3, 2017

Wonderful food and atmosphere! Definitely would recommend to everyone!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Romantic
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

Amazing as always. Highly recommend the scallops and the New York strip.

Tags: Hot Spot, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Great Beer, Gluten Free Options, Good for Groups, Authentic
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Great place to celebrate your anniversary. Food and service was exalent. Can't wait to go back next year.

Tags: Romantic
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Phenomenal food and experience! What a wonderful night we had. I'm so very impressed with everything, food, decor, vibe and experience.

Thank you so very much!

Tags: Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Seasonal, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

It doesn't get any better than this place. Starting with the ambiance putting you back in the good old days of a great supper club. Everyone of the 8 guys in our group thought it was the best filet mignon they had ever had. The price can't be beat since it includes bread, salad, and potato. Steak was cooked to perfection, Friday's are 20% off wine, all with outstanding service. Fantastic!!

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·Dined on September 30, 2017

A classic restaurant in the Dells. Never dissapoints no matter how often we go. There is something to fit every budget. The food and service always top notch.

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·Dined on September 23, 2017

Service lacking , steak was good but not great like our first visit . Off night maybe will try again

Tags: Casual, Romantic
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on September 23, 2017

As always the Del Bar doesn't disappoint. We were first shown to a table in the atrium area with long tables of families with kids and asked to be re-seated inside the main restaurant and they happily complied.
Service was friendly and very efficient. Our meals were delicious and steaks were cooked perfectly. Great bar also for pre or post dinner cocktails.
Many choices in the Dells but the Del Bar is always my first choice!

Tags: Good for Groups, Happy Hour, Special Occasion
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