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The Waterfront

269 Fontana Blvd., Abbey Resort, Fontana, WI 53125
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Ranked #5 of 9 Restaurants in Fontana
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Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Highway 67
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Rancho Bernardo, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Nice size with indoor and outdoor seating. Good casual food, especially the BBQ. Drinks are standard, but not expensive.

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Sara S, Guest Relations Manager at The Waterfront, responded to this review

MChris 65- Thank you for your review. We look forward to welcoming you again! Kind regards, Sara Schmitz More

Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

On a Sunday night, August 9, we had a party of nine. We were there for the chicken dinner. It took an hour to get our food. We got one small salad to split between nine people. The chicken was overcooked and dry. The food was awful. They should not be in business.

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Sara S, Guest Relations Manager at The Waterfront, responded to this review

Kenny8407, Thank you for your review. I am very disappointed to read your experience, especially given the positive comments we have been receiving from others about our Sunday Chicken special. I do hope that we will have the opportunity to welcome you back again so that we may exceed your expectations. Kind regards, Sara Schmitz More

Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We ordered out from this place while we stayed at the Abby. The buffalo wrap, fish tacos and spinich salad were all really good.

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Sara S, Guest Relations Manager at The Waterfront, responded to this review

Natalie B, Thank you for your review. We appreciate you sharing your favorite dishes, and hope that we will have the opportunity to welcome you again. Kind regards, Sara Schmitz More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The food was good but service was slow. The staff was a bit rude and insulted one of our guests. They messed up an order and blamed us and said we wanted free food. TOtally not the case!

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Sara S, Guest Relations Manager at The Waterfront, responded to this review

Sharon A Thank you for your review. I am disappointed to read that your service was not as one would expect. We appreciate you sharing your comments so that we may address this matter with our staff. We hope that we will have the opportunity to welcome you again and exceed your expectations. Kind regards, Sara Schmitz More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We were a little disappointed with the service. Our server seemed irritated and never smiled, we definitely didn't receive a warm welcome. The food is not great however the BBQ chicken quesadillas were a big hit with our group. The bands were good.

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Sara S, Guest Relations Manager at The Waterfront, responded to this review

ILRoadies, Thank you for your review. I apologize that you were disappointed with your service. Our management team has discussed your review so that we may address your comments with our staff. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed the BBQ quesadillas - they are one my favorites as well. Kind regards, Sara Schmitz More

janesville
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My husband and I have always liked visiting the Abbey Resort. This past Sunday we decided to sit outside for lunch. We got a front table with an umbrella and a lovely view of the water. There was music playing in the background. I loved the turkey sandwich with sourdough bread and a neat green salad with cranberries and sugared... More

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Sara S, Guest Relations Manager at The Waterfront, responded to this review

5Kgirl, Thank you for your 5-star review of The Waterfront. I am delighted to hear that you had such a great experience with us. I also appreciate you sharing your comments about your server, Alec. I will be sure to pass that along to his manager. Kind regards, Sara Schmitz More

Lafayette, Indiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Came here for lunch before Independence Day and experienced very slow service. First, it took over 10 minutes after being seated to get menus. All the ice in my drink was already melted and warm when we received it. Had to be sitting there. Bottom line: took about 2 hours to sit, order, receive drinks and finally the meal. What... More

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Sara S, Guest Relations Manager at The Waterfront, responded to this review

NSF4040, I apologize that you did not receive prompt service during your visit on July 4. While not an excuse, as you can expect July 4th is likely our busiest day of the year. I apologize for the inconvenience this caused. Should you be in the area again, I do hope that you will try us again so that we... More

Rockford, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We brought a large group, they got us in immediately, food was excellent and our waiter was wonderful. Mi believe his name was Christopher, he was a terrific waiter and even though we were a large group, the food came fast and our orders were accurate. The food was excellent and the prices were reasonable. So good, the 2nd night... More

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Sara S, Guest Relations Manager at The Waterfront, responded to this review

ChristinaC11075, Thank you for your 5-Star Review. I also appreciate you kind comments about your server and have shared your comments with his manager. We look forward to a future visit. Kind regards, Sara Schmitz More

Madison, Wisconsin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

There is nothing special about this place except for a decent view out the windows. Everything is overpriced given the mediocre quality of the food and service. The servers look sloppy and overall the feel of the place is lame.

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Sara S, Guest Relations Manager at The Waterfront, responded to this review

Hopethisishelpful, I am sorry to read that you did not enjoy your visit to The Waterfront. Our management team has reviewed your comments and hopefully on a future visit, we will exceed your expectations. Kind regards, Sara Schmitz More

West Chicago, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

After our lunch at Chucks Lakeshore Inn, we head over here to the outdoor seating, they have live music on the weekends during the summer!

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Sara S, Guest Relations Manager at The Waterfront, responded to this review

ShellGraff, Thank you for your review. It sounds like you were here to enjoy our Sunday Burin Down The Docks experience of Blues, BBQ and Brews. It is a great way to spend a summer Sunday afternoon! Looking forward to your return visit. Kind regards, Sara Schmitz More

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