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Cafe Calamari

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10 E Geneva, Williams Bay, WI 53191
262-245-9665
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 52
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Too many reviews for restaurants in this area and they are all over the place. After much consternation I chose cafe calamari. I don't actually like the name and let's face it, they are not near any water where you would catch calamari. Anyway the restaurant is as pictured. Actually very lovely... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
sunnysusie55
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Good for:
  • Romantic
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Hubertus, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

The ONLY place I will order chicken parmesan! Best I've ever had! Beautiful restaurant, great service, friendly and knowledgeable staff, and most of all, amazing food! Will bring everyone I can to enjoy this slice of heaven.

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Champaign, Illinois
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

As this is one of our favorite restaurants in the Lake Geneva area, we pre-booked the place for our wedding rehearsal dinner. They were able to seat about 20 of us around a large rectangular table off to the side of the main dining room. Of course it was a little noisy, but the ambiance of the setting is warm... More 

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Woodstock, IL
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

My husband and I celebrated our 46th anniversary here this evening. He had dined at this restaurant about 20 years ago with our daughter and it was so-so but we wanted to give it another chance. We were glad that we did. They have a wonderful outdoor dining patio that looks out over Geneva Lake across the street. Our waiter... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

My wife and I enjoyed our dining experience. She had Chicken Victoria and I had Marinara Basilico on linguini with a combination of meatballs and sausage. Both were delicious. This was our first time but it won't be our last.

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Shiloh
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We loved the whole dining experience here. The ambiance and service were great and the food was sensational! My wife and I were looking for a really good fine dining restaurant in the Lake Geneva area and decided to go here. We were very happy. She had the halibut special and I had one of the house steak and pasta... More 

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Williams Bay, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Anything on this menu is wonderful. It has great Italian food and spirits. Homemade goodness. The staff is friendly. Comfortable bar.

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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

When the weather is Nice I suggest outdoor seating its Wonderful. ALso for 2 try their bar dinner menu... Very Gd

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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

Too many reviews for restaurants in this area and they are all over the place. After much consternation I chose cafe calamari. I don't actually like the name and let's face it, they are not near any water where you would catch calamari. Anyway the restaurant is as pictured. Actually very lovely. Our waiter was pleasant and helpful. He provided... More 

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Janesville, Wisconsin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Food, Service everything to like about this place. I even like to purchase their homemade dressings that they sell. I've been there 3 times and always have great service and leave feeling like it was a great value for the money

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Williams Bay, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Another local favorite enjoyed by both locals and visitors alike, if you want a wonderful dining experience and enjoy some elegant dinning you must as so many visitors do year around make it a point to dine in this great restaurant here in the Bay, family owned and operated a unique and unforgettable dining place, that features both indoor and... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Calamari

Address: 10 E Geneva, Williams Bay, WI 53191
Phone Number: 262-245-9665
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Williams Bay
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 37
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10 E Geneva, Williams Bay, WI 53191
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Williams Bay
  • Phone Number: 262-245-9665

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 37
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?