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About The Geneva Inn Restaurant

Set along the shores of Geneva Lake, the restaurant at The Geneva Inn is a completely refreshed environment that whispers relaxed elegance. Our new menu has been passionately created and features perfectly prepared proteins and other straightforward flavors that are sure to please any palate.

From our famous view to our stunning wine cellar and lounge, we’re the ideal place for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Free parking.
Private banquet rooms available.
Small Weddings, Receptions, Rehearsal Dinners, Showers; Executive Retreats, Corporate Functions, Conferences; Banquets & Holiday Parties.

N2009 S Lake Shore Dr
Lake Geneva, WI 53147
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Seafood, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast
Monday through Friday Simple Plated Breakfast 7:00 am-10:30 am
Saturday & Sunday Full Menu Breakfast 8:00 am-3:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday Brunch
Saturday & Sunday - 10:00 am-3:00 pm

Lunch
Monday through Friday- 11:30 am-2:00 pm

Dinner
Nightly 5pm-9pm

Cross Street:
by Bigfoot State Park

Dress Code:
Resort Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

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

Phone Number:
(262) 248-5690

Website:
http://www.genevainn.com/

Entertainment:
Live Music on select Friday evenings 5pm-8pm;
Live Holiday Music Saturdays in December 10am-1pm
See our webpage for details https://genevainn.com/events/

Executive Chef:
Zachary Combs

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Daily Happy Hour Specials from 4pm-6pm; Service Industry Night Mondays; Local Business Mix & Mingle Wednesdays 5pm-7pm; Rehearsal Dinners, Bridal & Baby Showers; Small Weddings & Receptions, Executive Retreats, Banquets, Small Meetings, Special corporate Functions, Intimate Gatherings.

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Private Dining

The Geneva Inn Restaurant offers a wide variety of options for exclusive private and semi-private events; we boast three beautifully appointed private rooms which accommodate groups of up to 65 guests. Our stunning lake-side Restaurant & Patio are also available as a buy-out for larger groups.

The Geneva Inn Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.2

service

4.3

ambience

4.7

value

3.9

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85% would recommend it to a friend

Waterfront (42)
Scenic View (41)
Romantic (28)
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Good for Anniversaries (25)
Special Occasion (25)
Good for a Date (24)
Good for Birthdays (23)
Worth the Drive (20)
Quiet Conversation (19)
Notable Wine List (18)
Great for Lunch (18)
Good for Groups (13)
Cozy (11)
Bar Seating (10)
Great for Brunch (9)
Business Meals (8)
Fit for Foodies (8)
Creative Cuisine (7)
Great for Outdoor Dining (6)
Fun (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Happy Hour (5)
Neighborhood Gem (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Healthy (4)
Seasonal (4)
Casual (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Authentic (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
People Watching (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Great Beer (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Live Music (1)
Live Sports (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 10, 2017

My Lady and I stayed at the Geneva Inn and had dinner in the restaurant for her birthday. The staff was awesome, and our server Joe was attentive, fun, friendly, and helpful. We even had a card wishing her a happy birthday - nice touch. I would definitely recommend the NY strip. It was fabulous.
We'll be going there again (actually we went back for breakfast the next morning).

Tags: Notable Wine List, Waterfront, Good for a Date, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 10, 2017

We have gone there for many years to celebrate our anniversary. The restaurant only left a card on the table recognizing the occasion. Soup was cold. Quality of food not as good as in previous years. Remodeled and not as appealing as before. Miss the piano player.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 9, 2017

I had the pesto gnocchi with chicken. It was very good. My husband had the Delmonico steak which he said was excellent The service was very good.

Tags: Scenic View, Cozy, Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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 (Naples)·Dined on November 29, 2017

The service was subpar and the food was just mediocre. Food could have been a lot more interesting for the environment. Send a private note

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Food is poor, but location is great. Would not go back or recommend to a friend.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 26, 2017

We decided to stay at the Geneva Inn and have dinner coming home from family thanksgiving. We had a great evening. The room was very nice, comfortable and had lot of space. We had drinks before dinner and the bar was ok. The Inn is on Lake Geneva and the view is beautiful. At this time of year, we lose the fun at 4:30 so does the view. Besides that it was great.
Dinner was nice. My wife had the trout and it was good. I had short rib in a pastry good, but a little dry. Needs a bit gravy or something to make it a bit less dry. Appetizer, shrimp cocktail was great. Dessert , expresso hazelnut cream puff...fabulous! We had a great stay. Had breakfast and enjoyed the food and the scenery in the morning. We had a great stay at the Geneva Inn!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Seasonal, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (Detroit)·Dined on November 23, 2017

We have come to the inn for Thanksgiving in past years. When we arrived this year we found out they had switched, this year, to a buffet format. We typically are not buffet people and were disappointed that there was no mention of the change when we made our reservation.

While the service and view were still outstanding, and the food was very good, it was not what we would have chosen for $59 a head if we had known before we were standing at the host station. We'll have to find a new venue for next year.

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 (Denver)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Very good but liked the waitress service better then buffet, also miss the valet parking, please no plastic dinnerware next year.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Excellent choice for Thanksgiving.

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·Dined on November 17, 2017

Excellent and personal service! Waiter took time to answer questions and make menu suggestions. He also took care of a few of the immediate business needs.

Tags: Bar Seating, Waterfront, Great for Lunch
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Delicious food, great service, very nice atmosphere. Loved it!

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·Dined on November 7, 2017

The view of the lake is gorgeous, but the service at the restaurant is barely above average. You’re paying only for the view and not the quality of the food. The hotel is very old and outdated with below average regarding customer service. Save your money and choose another resort.

Tags: Scenic View
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Good food. The value was not equal to many others we have tried.

Tags: Scenic View, Waterfront, Business Meals
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Wow! I absolutely loved it here. The ambiance was more than I expected - stunning view of Lake Geneva which can be seen likely from any table in the place. The service was wonderful, from the bar to the table - excellent. The fried goat cheese was outstanding. We had the meat and cheese board which was good, but I would prefer a jam and a mustard to go with the meat, cheese and crackers because it is quite dry without. I had a New York Strip which I ordered medium rare plus and it was cooked to perfection. I also had the truffle fries - amazing. For dessert I had the chocolate covered banana bread which was good, but slightly tough. I could not tell if it was overly cold or a tad overcooked - however, the flavor was delish.

Overall, I loved it and would definitely recommend it for special occasion/fine dining.

Tags: Romantic, Scenic View, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Waterfront, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

Every time I have been to the Geneva Inn the food is amazing. I highly recommend it for lunch and dinner!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Waterfront, Worth the Drive, Tasting Menu
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Lost us after we were shown our table. Some mix up with the staff. It was slow in there so I’m not sure why 2 people would be overlooked for 10 min. Kudos to the water person who was cheerful and stopped by immediately. For $30 the filet was reasonable. It was cooked perfect and I enjoyed it. No sides are included so that was a put off. How much does a potato cost and what employee time does it take to bake a potato? Are margins that thin in Northern IL? Face it lake Geneva exists for IL clients. My wife had a Caesar salad and sweet potato soup. The salad was absurd. Let’s not get so idiotic that we need to serve a deconstructed salad. 4-5 whole romaine leafs undressed, two croutons, one sardine and some Parmesan. No sign of egg to make a proper Caesar dressing. So she had to cut the lettuce and make the dressing for the chef then pay to eat it. The soup was good. I wasn’t impressed by the food. It’s a nice modern decore low light clean place.

Tags: Waterfront
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Wrong Salad was served . When we got the salad we ordered it was tastefully presented and good. Steak was fine for me but too rare for my partner.... Medium Rare has all temps included.
Oh well. We were assigned a new server from the bar and she needs more training... but I guess that will happen. The hostess was Johnny on the spot and saw to it that we were well served.

Overall it was a good experience and I would recommend this to a friend -- just for the ambiance and lake view... but go before sunset.

MB

Tags: Scenic View, Good for a Date, Waterfront, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Food was excellent & enjoyed the live music nearby!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Went for my wedding anniversary. Food was excellent along with the service. Great sun set view.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Very nice place! Loved the ambiance and they let us sit and visit with friends we have not seen in a long time! Great food!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 22, 2017

We were very disappointed. The pork belly appetizer could have been so much more, but was plain and tasteless. I ordered my lamb burger medium rare, and it came out well done. It's too bad, since others rated it so well and our server was very nice. So many better choices in Geneva area.

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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Poor service from the staff. Slow to provide beverages. Unfriendly presentation.

Tags: Business Meals, Waterfront
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·Dined on October 16, 2017

Great service our waiter was Excellent price was unbelievable for what we experienced
If in Lake Geneva you must go

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Waterfront, Scenic View, Vibrant Bar Scene, Tasting Menu, Casual
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 15, 2017

The view of Lake Geneva is spectacular! The food and the service was delightful.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 14, 2017

The food is REALLY good! Gourmet yet accessible! The chef knows flavor complexities without losing traditional American cousine. It’s my new go-to for a night out. Special call out to the SPECIALTY COCKTAIL menus!!! the mixologist is very talented.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Always our favorite for fine dining, whenever we are in lake Geneva. With all the regular schlockmeister tourist and bar food in town, this place is always a nice change for REAL food, though you will pay for it. Trying the wine tasting challenge is especially fun. Buy any glass of wine at the regular price, and if you can guess what it is off a list of about a dozen wines , you get a bottle of it for free.

Tags: Waterfront, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Fun, Romantic, Special Occasion, Cozy
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

All of the food fell a little short of what we had hoped for. The ambience, wine list and service were all outstanding. All food was enjoyable, but nothing was great and each dish had some that kept it from taking that next step. A little more refinement of the flavors of the dishes and we'll be back often

Tags: Waterfront, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 14, 2017

We celebrated my nephews birthday on a Saturday afternoon and had a lovely time. They were very accommodating for a wheelchair. And the food was fantastic

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Waterfront, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Fun
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 7, 2017

The food was perfectly prepared. We had an extremely good waiter by the name of Joe. Everyone was professional and friendly. Service was on point. The food was at correct temperature when it reached the table.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 7, 2017

I will start out by saying the view was great and we had a nice time, but...
We made a reservation days in advance for 5 with water view and when we arrived there was not a table available and they put us on the upper level where half of us had our back to the water. They did end up accommodating us in a booth with a view. There serving staff were kind and attentive. The food was decent. I think we're just spoiled being from Chicago with such great food. I would try it again.

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·Dined on October 6, 2017

4 of us girlfriends get together every 1st weekend in October for a girls weekend and to celebrate one of our friend birthday. This year we chose Lake Geneva, WI and we wanted a restaurant that provided view, good food, elegance but casual dress. When we arrived, we were greeted by a friendly staff and were seated promptly and even got our window seat we requested. Our waiter was very attentive, knowledgeable and provided suggestions. We started with appetizers and we got the shrimp and crab cakes which were both amazing!! The shrimp were HUGE and so tender and meaty. Our second course was the Geneva salad. The big lettuce was so tender and soft and so yummy. Our entrees included 6 oz fillets cooked to PERFECTION (medium & medium rare) which melted in your mouth, maple glazed pork chop so tender and the salmon had a crispy skin that was flaky, moist and meaty. We finished our meal by shating 2 blood Orange sorbets and the creme brulee which were unbelievable!!!! But the I have to say...I am craving more of that creme brulee...lol!! Oh and they even stuck a candle in the creme brulee for my friends birthday. Such a nice touch!!
The only disappointment was the asparagus as it was charred and dried out. But honestly we had so much food..it was really no biggie and they removed them from the bill. But all in all it was a fabulous memorable dinner!!!! Thank you for the amazing memorable experience!!!!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 6, 2017

The view from the restaurant overlooking Lake Geneva is spectacular. The food was delicious as well. The service, however, was substandard at best. We sat for quite a while before our waitress appeared, in spite of the restaurant being quite empty as we were there early for lunch. When I noticed the table next to us being served drinks, I got up and asked the hostess who had sat us for our waitress. She told me she was coming in quite a rude tone. Even my husband noticed. Although I would return for the view and to try other dishes, I hope the service has improved and the hostess is more professional and friendly.

Tags: Scenic View, Great for Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 6, 2017

I was expecting to be wowed and everything was good but not great. I guess I was just being picky but it seemed like everything could have been just a bit better with a little more attention to detail. No sauce for the crab cakes, pork chop was supposed to have a maple bourbon glaze but came with what appeared to be pepper, filet served on a huge plate with just a small dish of sauce on the side. All of the portions were unexpectedly small even by fine dining standards.

Tags: Waterfront, Scenic View
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

We had a lovely dinner there Saturday night. The ambiance was beautiful and we a spectacular view of the sunset. The food was delicious and the service excellent. I would highly recommend and we will be back!!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Very disappointed with the food. The crab cakes were cold and service was very slow.

Tags: Romantic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 27, 2017

My husband and I went to the Geneva Inn for our Anniversary. When we were seated the hostess presented us with a card for our Anniversary. That brought a smile to my face. We appreciated the sentiment. We also received complimentary champagne. The food was delicious. The view was awesome. The staff was friendly. I would definitely recommend this place. Thank you for make our night special

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vip
 (Milwaukee)·Dined on September 27, 2017

My wife and I planned a 3 day getaway at The Geneva Inn and while we were there we decided to dine at The Geneva Inn Restaurant. We had dined there previously and enjoyed it very much so we thought we would patronize it once again. My wife ordered the salmon and I decided on the trout and both meals were perfectly prepared. I ordered a bottle of Mastroberardino Greco to go enjoy with our meals and it was a very nice Italian white wine. Our server provided adequate service - she wasn't the most attentive server we've had but the service wasn't bad enough for us to not want to go back. All in all we enjoyed our meals very much and we will return the next time we visit Lake Geneva.

Tags: Good for a Date, Waterfront, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups
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 (Orlando)·Dined on September 24, 2017

The restaurant is on a bluff overlooking Geneva Lake, Wisconsin. It is a beautiful setting with outstanding views. However, much of our food was delivered cold. It is extremely expensive for mediocre food. Go for a drink and sunset, then leave.

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·Dined on September 24, 2017

The Geneva Inn is the best food my wife and I have eaten since moving to WI from Alabama. The menu was creative but very stable in flavor. Lauren, our server, was attentive to our every want and desire. I recommend this venue to everyone!!

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Enjoyed the porterhouse and scallops very much. Good cocktails too.

Tags: Bar Seating, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Scenic View, Waterfront, Handcrafted Cocktails
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