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Sopra: An American Bistro

724 W. Main St., Lake Geneva, WI 53147
262-249-0800
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Ranked #22 of 79 restaurants in Lake Geneva
Price range: $5 - $35
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Sopra, an American Bistro, the premier Lake Geneva dining experience. Ingredient-driven chef/owner, Simon Cumming, designs American bistro classics with a fresh, farm-to-table approach. Using the finest seasonal ingredients, you'll be treated to a fine dining experience, in a casual, friendly and relaxed atmosphere. In addition to the thoughtfully selected wine list, Sopra also boasts an extensive selection of micro-brew beers and a full selection of spirits, including specialty house martinis. Situated in the heart of downtown Lake Geneva, located within walking distance to The Cove and all Lake Geneva hotels. Also, easy driving distance from the Grand Geneva and Abbey Resort.
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English first
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Upscale bistro. Table and bar seating. Nice menu. Pleasant staff. Moderate price. Conveniently located.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Our waitress was wonderful! Great service and great food--pasta was a bit pricey, but it was a large portion and tasted very good! Nice outdoor seating area too!

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Chicago, IL
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Best food in Lake Geneva and rivals any top restaurant. My wife is total foodie and we both noticed the subtle ingredients and careful preparation. She had the duck and I had the lamb chops with kalamata olive topanade mashed potato and spinach. I started with the beet salad and a glass of Cabernet. We were full but had to... More

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Madison
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Kale Cesar salad? "Chopped Up" salad which isn't a chopped salad? Avocado Cucumber soup which wasn't soup. The items on the menu sounded good and interesting but the reality didn't meet expectations. The soup was bland, oily, and was puréed to the consistency of dip. The kale Cesar was just bitter and wrong. The pastas were the bright side as... More

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Toledo, Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

great food, take reservations, right downtown and very convenient, staff sang happy birthday to me and treated everyone very special. nice menu selection, sort of loud in side but that is trendy right now.

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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Best upscale restaurant in the heart of Lake Geneva. Has a sound problem if you are sensitive and outdoor dining on the sidewalk in the summer time

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Oswego, IL.
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We were in Lake Geneva for the Memorial Day weekend. After watching the Blackhawks game at a local sports bar in downtown Lake Geneva, we walked to Sopra for dinner. We arrived around 9:15 pm. There were still a number of people seated at tables & at the bar. So there was still a good amount of "energy". This was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Chose Sopra for a more relaxed dinner option. Definitely the right decision. Pastas ordered were the gnocchi and the paperadelle ..gnocchi has a smoked mozzarella cream sauce that was a bit too smokey and creamy cheesey for my tastes. But the paperadelle with duck and leeks was perfect. Thanks to Aubrey giving us info on the menu choices. Ambiance was... More

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Cary, Illinois, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

From the moment we walked in, we were treated like family. We love eating at the bar. Totally enjoyed the specials. The tuna tartare app was so incredible we got another one to go for a late night snack. A wonderful experience and highlight of our night out on the town.

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

It didn’t knock our socks off but was good enough to make for a pleasant dining experience. On a Saturday night, it was busy and noisy and service was a bit spotty but at least friendly. Appetizers (lobster wontons and warmed olives) were ok. Pastas were the preferred entrees at our table, and they were all declared to be delicious... More

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