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Fitzgerald's Genoa Junction Octagon House Restaurant

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727 Main St, Genoa City, WI 53128
262-279-5200
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3:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 3:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
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  • 18
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  • 12
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent

Nothing compares to the fish boil. The chicken and ribs cooked outside on open fire are to.die.for! Finish it off.with incredible apple slices.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
cindee071
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Lake Villa, Illinois
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Lake Villa, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Nothing compares to the fish boil. The chicken and ribs cooked outside on open fire are to.die.for! Finish it off.with incredible apple slices.

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Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

If you want a great fish boil this is the place. You get all you can eat fish,small whole onions, red potatoes smothered in real butter if you would like and coleslaw, rye bread with salt on top and 1 apple slice. You can also get chicken or ribs but the fish is plenty. This use to be an old... More 

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Marengo, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

My only complaint was the women's bathroom was ice cold, almost the same temperature as outside and it's January. Otherwise food was great, staff was friendly. It was a slow night when we went. Staffed seemed to be hanging around by the bar due to the quiet night, but they were attentive asking for drinks from the bar and cleaning... More 

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Libertyville, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Everything about this place is homey – from the triple campfire outside where they cook the fish, potatoes and onions to the Midwestern friendliness of the staff. The fish is fabulous. When dipped in drawn butter the lobster comparisons are genuine, but at a cod price. Adults are $15-18 for all you can eat---lower end for just fish, higher end... More 

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Vernon Hills, IL
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Fitzgerald's is the gem of Genoa City. The cocktails are not only inventive, and delicious, they are affordable too. The deck is a great place to relax and watch the cooks bar-b-que and do the fish boil. The dining areas are eclectically shabby chic. My favorite is the fish, but fellow diners have liked the chicken and ribs too.

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Marengo, Illinois, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I recently wwent to Fitzgeralds with my family for my husbands birthday. Some of us was for the first time.. Everyone loved everything. Even the 5 kids that wqere there enjoyed the fish. They also got an extra treat. The girl gave them another piece of apple slice. Very friendly people.

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Skokie, Illinois
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83 reviews 83 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Set in a historic building in a small town just two blocks north of the State Line, Fitzgerald's provides a dining experience that's pure Wisconsin nostalgia. It's a perfect cap to a day spent in nearby Lake Geneva, WI or Richmond, IL. Though the restaurant opened in 1989, it has the aura of an eatery that's been around much longer.... More 

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Colorado
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54 reviews 54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Outstanding fish! Wayyyyyy better than anything in Door County - no bones, tails, fins, or lips, just good solid white tasty fish. Even if you don't like fish, you will like this - very good. There is outside or inside seating. This self serve/buffet type style, but there is a wait staff for beverage service. This is all you can... More 

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Fairfield Glade, Tennessee
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I am not a fish person but the friends we were with are and they really enjoyed it. I had chicken as a substitute and it was okay.

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McHenry, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We had a group of 24 that went here for dinner last night. The price was very reasonable. $15 for chicken and fish boil with all you can eat (although only 1 dessert per person). There are only 3 entree options - boiled white fish, chicken and ribs. You can get 1, 2 or all 3. They were very good.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 727 Main St, Genoa City, WI 53128
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Genoa City
  • Phone Number: 262-279-5200

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm

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