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8931 County Road Y, Sauk City, WI 53583-9509
608-643-3980
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Mon 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Dorf Haus - celebrating their 5 Best of Madison awards - home town hospitality

Dorf Haus is one of our favorite visits. Tonight we brought along our Wisconsin Supper Club books by Ron Faiola to have Monte and Rebecca sign them. They were busy as always so we started in bar - sampling their "Best of Madison - Old Fashioned" and draught Spaten Oktoberfest. Everyone is always... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Evans, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Thought we would try the Dorf Haus for their Fish Fry and Roasted Turtle (only available during Lent). We had 3 adults and twin toddlers in our party. Despite arriving at 5:20pm (parking was already hard to come by) and putting our names in for a table right away (no reservations are taken unless you have a party of 8... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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116 reviews 116 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Dorf Haus is one of our favorite visits. Tonight we brought along our Wisconsin Supper Club books by Ron Faiola to have Monte and Rebecca sign them. They were busy as always so we started in bar - sampling their "Best of Madison - Old Fashioned" and draught Spaten Oktoberfest. Everyone is always so friendly - the bartenders and patrons... More 

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Waunakee, Wisconsin
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We have gone to the Dorf Haus now three times and each time it has been an excellent meal. With a family of 7, it is rare that we find a restaurant that satisfies everyone, this is one such place. If you are looking for authentic German food and beer, this is the place for you!

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Lombard, Illinois
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49 reviews 49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We had been to the Dorf Haus for parties in their banquet area but had not been to the restaurant for dinner until December 18th 2014. First we stopped by the bar and our friends introduced us to Jimmy who was a very nice guy and a very good bartender our friends frequent this restaurant because it is near their... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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164 reviews 164 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

My husband and I have been to the Dorf Haus several times. The most recent time we enjoyed a dinner show with our good friends. We all enjoyed our food and the play. I had the German entree complete with red cabbage and spaetzle, It was fantastic. The guys had a stuffed pork chop which was huge. They both said... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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112 reviews 112 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Per reviews on Trip Advisor, we went to the Friday Fish Fry at the Dorf Haus. It was excellent. We arrived at 4:50 and had a 30 minute wait, as we expected. The service was pleasant and helpful in making suggestions. The fritters that came with the meal were excellent. The fish (haddock) was excellent. It came with cole slaw... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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118 reviews 118 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Been to the Dorf Haus several times for their Friday fish fry. Always crowded, even waiting in the bar. Get there early. Even arriving at 5:30, we had to wait 20-30 minutes in the bar. Hard to believe given how small Roxbury is, but it is so well known. This is an old style supper club. Fish fry is very... More 

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Edwards, Colorado
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The Dorf Haus in Roxbury Wisconsin is as true to a slice of Midwestern Americana as one can get. With all things Germanic and a supper club feel, this restaurant in a small town serves up a Friday night fish fry that is tops within the state. And..... To top it off, it is all you can eat. Have the... More 

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Oregon, Wisconsin
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54 reviews 54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Recently visited the Dorf Haus in Sauk for fish fry. I read the reviews and it looked promising. Arrived as soon as they opened at 5pm and was nicely greeted and seated. After that the service went downhill. We watched as other people came in and were waited on and finally someone came and asked us if we had a... More 

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Jackson, Mississippi
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Prized by locals, the Dorf Haus has an excellent bar and restaurant, and some of the friendliest people you will meet anywhere, from the receptionist, to the bar tender, to your waitress. Munich beer on tap, a well regarded old fashion cocktail, local Wisconsin wines, and authentic German style food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8931 County Road Y, Sauk City, WI 53583-9509
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Sauk City
  • Phone Number: 608-643-3980

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 12
  • Cuisine: American, German
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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