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Harpoon Willies

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10 E Geneva St, Williams Bay, WI 53191
262 245 6906
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Best Burger Ever

Just a cozy bar serving excellent food. Good service. They do have a screened porch for more table dining in the warmer months. Just a comfortable place.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Peggy I
Richmond, Illinois
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  • Bar scene
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Richmond, Illinois
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a cozy bar serving excellent food. Good service. They do have a screened porch for more table dining in the warmer months. Just a comfortable place.

Thank Peggy I
Barrington, Illinois
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112 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We ate lunch here when we couldn't get into Pier 290. What good karma that was! The place is busy as both a bar and eatery. The atmosphere is genuine--no huffy hostesses, efficient waitstaff and patrons wanting to have a good time while watching the Green Bay Packers on big screens. We shared the daily special--triple sliders with a different... More 

Thank Cam8880
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163 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Stopped by for an early lunch in a visit to the Lake Gen area and boy were we surprised, not only was the staff really friendly and accomodating to our every need the food was top class too. Definitely a must return for dinner

Thank viking226
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Came for lunch and drinks. Jessi the bartender was very personable and super awesome! The food was great and we would definitely recommend this bar/restaurant.

Thank Allyson R
Lake Barrington, Illinois, United States
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

The outside is unassuming but worth the drive and dine. They have a smokehouse for their meats; ribs, pork beef. They didn't have ribs when we were there but my wife had a smoked pulled pork sandwich and I had the smoked beef brisket sandwich. We also had an appetizer of calamari which was very lightly breaded and perfectly fried.... More 

Thank Guy A
Chicago, Illinois
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55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

We had a very tasty meal at Harpoon Willies and would go back for another. After passing through a very crowded bar that looked like fun (without the kids), we ate in a nice, screened-in porch area with some fire pit tables overlooking the lake. Beautiful setting! Great service. No kids menu, but plenty of kid friendly menu items like... More 

Thank SLWatty
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

All six of our party had great lunches here. This long-established bar-restaurant is conviently located on the corner, and across from the beach. It has great boat/fishing themed decor, and we had very good service. this was only my second or third time here over several years. We don't get to be regulars, but the experiencce has been great each... More 

Thank Q1972GUjeffl
Jacksonville, Illinois
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Liked the service and burgers with cooked onions. They have friendly staff and lake like atmosphere. There were children and adults eating, they came in from the lake. very close to shops and water activities.

Thank jazzypelican1618
Elgin, Illinois
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Not greeted at the door, sat for a while. Waiter was unable to be bothered at noon on a Sunday. Finally able to get a drink order in. Calamari was good. Fish sandwich was meh. Standard fare and spotty service.

Thank Brandon B
Rockford, Illinois
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

My wife and I have made the 50 trip to come here for lunch several times. We enjoy dining on the screened in porch with a view of the lake. The bar area is cool and has a unique décor. The food is always great. My wife dined on the portabella mushroom sandwich and I enjoyed the grilled chicken deluxe... More 

Thank Jim W

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10 E Geneva St, Williams Bay, WI 53191
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Williams Bay
  • Phone Number: 262 245 6906

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 12
  • Cuisine: American, Pizza, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene


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