The new restaurants, bars and activities of Lake Geneva

Restaurants and bars of Lake Geneva

Lake City Social

111, rue du Centre, Lake Geneva

Lake City Social opened last spring and offers everything from craft beers and specialty cocktails to Wisconsin-style burgers and shrimp. It is located inside the cove of Lake Geneva and is open daily from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Food & Spirits Legends

W3731 Club House Drive, Lake Geneva

Legends, which opened in 2021, offers a full-service cuisine menu for every meal, as well as a horseshoe bar and outdoor patio. Try one of their elaborate craft cocktails or stop by during happy hour from 4-5:30 p.m. weekdays for 2-for-1 drinks and half-price appetizers.

The den and enclosure of the magpie

642 W. Main Street, Lake Geneva

Magpie’s, which opened its doors at the end of 2021, is one of the newest restaurants on Lake Geneva. The Den & Pen offers a variety of unique entrees, draft beers and hot sandwiches.

Poppy cakes

526, rue S. Wells, Lake Geneva

A regular in the city, Abby Blada worked part-time selling baked goods from doorsteps for years. She finally decided to devote herself full-time to the business and opened the new location last winter.

thirsty parrot

W3725 Club House Drive, Lake Geneva

Sister company to Legends, Thirsty Parrot is a tiki bar serving up a taste of Margaritaville at Lake Geneva. It also offers a packed live music program throughout the summer. Check Thirsty Parrot’s Facebook page for concert dates.

Zaab Corner Bistro

501 Broad Street, Lake Geneva

Zaab Corner Bistro opened last fall and brings a unique hibachi-style experience to Lake Geneva with everything from fresh seafood to grilled steaks. Do you want to organize a private event? Zaab’s private dining room can accommodate birthday parties, wedding rehearsals and more.

What to do in Lake Geneva

Sources of the abbey

1 Country Club Drive, Fontana-On-Geneva Lake

The Abbey Springs Golf Course temporarily closed in August 2021 to undergo a $2.5 million renovation, bringing improvements and expansions to the lakeside greenery. The remodeled course is now open to members, with a public reopening date to be announced shortly.

Dungeon Hobby Shop Museum

723, rue Williams, Lake Geneva

Lake Geneva is the original home of the Dungeons & Dragons game, and the Dungeon Hobby Shop Museum, which opened last year, pays homage to that fact. Located at the original location of Tactical Studies Rules, the company that created the game, the museum features a variety of historical artifacts as well as a play area.

Riviera Ballroom

812 Wrigley Drive, Lake Geneva

The Riviera, built in 1932, has been under construction since February 2020 but is now reopening to the public. The venue can be rented out for parties, weddings, corporate events and more.

Safari Lake Geneva

W1612 Litchfield Road, Lake Geneva

Safari Lake Geneva was established in 2016 and is not new to the area, but the wildlife reserve has just welcomed two new giraffes to its family of animals. You can see the giraffes up close and experience the safari from your own vehicle for $21 per adult and $14 per child.

Yerkes Observatory

373 Geneva Street West, Williams Bay

Built in 1897, Yerkes Observatory in Williams Bay had recently been closed for restoration. Construction is now complete and the observatory is open to the public for the summer.

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