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Mariner's Inn

5339 Lighthouse Bay Dr, Madison, WI 53704-1113
+1 608-246-3120
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“tenderloin” (6 reviews)
“hash browns” (11 reviews)
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5339 Lighthouse Bay Dr, Madison, WI 53704-1113
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Reviews (73)
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1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

This is our 4th visit in 2 years. The food quality is always above average, especially the steaks. But to my surprise, the fish can vary from good to really good. However, service is another matter. We must be unlucky, we have had BAD and...More

Thank Delmar M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Service was great. Food was very good but not equal to competition in Madison. The restaurant is charming and winner on a summer Saturday night. Happy to try again.

Thank regorwi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I book this restaurant and our mini vacation, based on information I got about Wisconsin. I like the idea of eating a meal near the water. We were there in the evening though, and so the water was hard to see. I had the tornadoes...More

Thank Fran S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Our hosts had been telling us about Mariner's Inn for months before the visit and the hype was true. We are Buckeye Fans and perceive Wisconsin Cheese Heads as weaker Big !0 opponents but this was our introduction to cheese curds. We started off with...More

Thank LongTimeResident43
Reviewed 24 June 2017

As a Madison native, I like to go back to a bunch of the old places I grew up with when I go back and visit. This past Sunday night unfortunately was not at all a positive trip down memory lane but quite the opposite....More

4  Thank Doughboy2
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Sat us at a table with no view of the water, but we were told if we waited a few minutes one with a view would be open. We had an antsy person in our party so we sat by the fireplace. Bartender, who I...More

Thank joelw298
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Loved the atmosphere and food we enjoyed while dining at Mariners Inn to celebrate our son's graduation from UW. They offered a limited "celebration" menu due to the many reservations they had that weekend, and the petite filet was without a doubt the best steak...More

Thank Pam M
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Went for dinner during graduation weekend. Overall meal was okay but a little pricey. We looked at the dinner menu before we went and liked what we saw, with the option for small plates. Unfortunately, the dinner menu was limited because of graduation. Still, the...More

Thank Robert2014
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I went there with a small wedding party and we had the best service and best food! The stuffed mushroom appetizers were out of this world! I had a dirty martini that was perfect! I thoroughly enjoyed my main course of tenderloin and seafood. Five...More

Thank dragonfly1104
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We have dined at Mariner's Inn numerous times but never for one of their brunches - it was outstandiing! We went there for their Easter Brunch this year and were not disappointed. The food was kept fresh, hot and frequently replenshed. There was a wide...More

Thank Bobl50
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5339 Lighthouse Bay Dr, Madison, WI 53704-1113
    (Westport Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-246-3120
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