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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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Hours:
Sun 3:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 22
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  • 13
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  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
FISH BOIL BEATS DOOR COUNTY

Haven't had a fish boil for a very long time, in Door County, and this was as good, if not better. From the warm greeting at the door to the service and wonderful food, I cannot wait to return. Considering this was Mother's Day, I was amazed at the quality of service and food. OUr server was so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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hoffman estates, il
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hoffman estates, il
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Haven't had a fish boil for a very long time, in Door County, and this was as good, if not better. From the warm greeting at the door to the service and wonderful food, I cannot wait to return. Considering this was Mother's Day, I was amazed at the quality of service and food. OUr server was so kind and... More 

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Genoa City, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Fitzgerald's aka Octagon House is a great place for fish boil! There is seating on two floors and a patio. Food is served on both floors so you don't have to run up and down every time you want more. You can watch them boiling the fish, potatoes and onions in a big iron kettle over a roaring fire. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Door County Fish Boil, BBQ Chicken and BBQ Ribs - All you can eat! Everything is cooked outdoors on open fire! Amazing food! Leave your credit card at home because they accept cash or your personal check only. An ATM is in the lobby for convenience.

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palm harbor, fl
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Have been there before and it is always the same. Good cod, chicken, and ribs. The food is really good, the service is very good and it's a pretty cool house. No bad comments.

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Justice, Illinois
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This was a unique, octagon-shaped Victorian home turned into a family-run restaurant with a difference: they serve only boiled fish, barbecue chicken, and barbecue pork --- all cooked over the open wood fire right out in their backyard. I have always wondered about fish boils on our trips up to Door County, but never actually tried one till we were... More 

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Huntley, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

Always good,inexpensive, fish,barbecue chicken and ribs, very simple, in an old octagon house in a very small town. You can sit outside in warmer months. Fun for whole family. Consistently very good!

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Lake Villa, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

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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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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11 helpful votes 11 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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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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