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The Geneva Inn

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American, International, Contemporary
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N2009 State Road 120, Lake Geneva, WI 53147-3858
+1 262-248-5680
07:30 - 22:00
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Sun 08:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 21:00
Fri 07:00 - 22:00
Sat 07:30 - 22:00
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Gurnee, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

New owners/management has ruined this place! Menu has changed, prices are up and quality is down. The bar used to be a great add to the restaurant now I can't even get served. Poor management at the hostess station. This used to be a fun place to take out of town friends but I will not be back!

Thank David1669933
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Prices are much higher than the old restaurant The Grandview. Food was much better at the Grandview and the prices in line. The Geneva Inn is so high priced for what you get I will not be back. Use to love to stop there on business at least 10 times a month and their signature soup is gone what a... More 

Thank cld16
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great, upscale location, offers extensive wine list, and stunning lake views from dining and lounge areas. Food was excellent quality and presentation!

Thank nnxotravels
Chicago, Illinois
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was popular 15 years ago. Not much has changed over the years including the decor and menu. It feels really dated with its 1990's interior "supper club" feel. The last time we dined here, the service was really not up to snuff, which is why we will never go back. We were treated very disrepectfully by our server... More 

Thank attorney67
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were impressed with the updated look and feel of the restaurant, and the hotel, in general, is very boutique and welcoming. We loved the attention to detail and the wonderful treatment we received from the host, bartender and serving staff. We will definitely come again now that the Inn has been renovated!

Thank Designerofspaces
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and had dinner at the Geneva Inn while on vacation in the Lake Geneva area. The hotel and resort overlook the lake. The wait staff are very attentive and well trained. They are knowledgeable of the food preparation and very friendly. The food was delicious. I had the Geneva Inn salad and my wife had a Caesar salad.... More 

Woodstock, IL
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This use to be a great place - wonderful food, grest views, elegant ambiance. It's all there except the food. Everything was lukewarm and uninspired. Small, poor quality mussels in a modest amount of broth, cold mashed potatoes, soggy chicken, a 3-4 ounce halibut portion with a miserly side. The meal was sad.

Thank PhilipAndrew1973
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

The view of the lake and interior of restaurant is exceptional! Sunday lunch was average at best . One order under cooked and one order over cooked. It is hard to mess up eggs and at their prices I expect quality. Hash was pretty plain and came with no bread. Out of 5 of us no one would come back... More 

Thank danl32
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

The restaurant at The Geneva Inn is not what it used to be! Things have certainly changed in the dining room since the renovation, and not for the better. While the remodel of the facility is lovely, the food we were served today for Thanksgiving was sub-par quality and very bland preparation. My family has eaten at this restaurant many... More 

Thank ghttw
Traverse City, Michigan
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128 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

The temperature today was 72 degrees and it was sunny (on November 17th), so my wife and I drove the convertible up to Lake Geneva, Wisconsin for lunch. The car will be put away for the winter this weekend, so today was a "final hurrah" to nice weather. We decided we wanted a place with a view. After checking Trip... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 40
American, International, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: N2009 State Road 120, Lake Geneva, WI 53147-3858
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Lake Geneva
  • Phone Number: +1 262-248-5680
  • This restaurant is at Geneva Inn
Discover extraordinary cuisine at the Grandview Restaurant and Lounge. Savor a breathtaking, panoramic view of Geneva Lake and experience delicious combinations of texture, flavor and aroma.The Chefs at The Grandview Restaurant and Lounge take great pride in the process by which excellent food is created. Recognizing that quality of ingredients is paramount in the achievement of spectacular cuisine, we use nothing but the best and freshest available. LIVE Music every Friday and Saturday night, and Sunday Brunch. BREAKFAST: Monday - Saturday 7:30am - 10am LUNCH: Monday - Saturday 11:30am - 2:30pm DINNER: Monday - Saturday from 5pm DINNER: Sunday - from 4pm SUNDAY BRUNCH: 10:30am - 2pm

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