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Mark's East Side

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1405 E Wisconsin Ave, Appleton, WI 54911-3910
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Livermore, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Wisconsin for 5 nights recently, and even though there are dozens of wonderful restaurants within 30 minutes, we ate at Mark's 2 nights. The first night, a Friday, was on the recommendation of our hotel clerk. She said Mark's fish fry was second to none, and she was correct. We decided to go at 5 to beat the... More 

Thank Bubba B
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lucky us. A great neighbor dined with us as a surprise for our 54th. Wedding Anniversary. The waitress was tremendou: Full of Vim & Vigor, great suggestions and more. Our choice of steak could not have been more deliciou, and the liquid wash downs - choice. We spotted the establishment's owner working just as ernest as his staff. Same month:... More 

Thank Wazoo3
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were told the wait would be an hour to hour 20 min. It was about 50 min and we ordered and we're served right away. The place was packed with diners and people waiting for tables. Everyone said it was worth the wait and it was. The owner was very visible and was bringing out to go orders. Every... More 

Thank Debra M
West Fargo, North Dakota
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109 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose this restaurant on a Friday night, expecting the German menu we saw on their website. Apparently they become an old-school steakhouse and fish fry on Friday nights. We waited about 40 minutes and everyone coming out said it was worth the wait. Most said they had eaten fish. It was absolutely worth the wait! Two us ordered filet,... More 

Thank Karn J
Appleton, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place actually has a separate kitchen area and deep fryer for Celiacs. You heard me...you can order gluten free beer battered fish and fries without any worry of getting sick. Most of the staff is very good about knowing what to bring and they have a separate menu that lists everything you can and cannot have. The one warning... More 

Thank Live_and_Learn2016
Wantage, New Jersey, United States
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our Pierce representative took us to dinner here,and OMG what a Feast!! German wienershintzel and hometown favorites,what an AWESOME place for dinner!! Id come here again!!

Thank Donnie S
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had dinner last night. Got there early and waited for our table at the bar. Great old fashions! Got to our table and the waitress was there quickly. The place was packed. I had the prime rib and it was perfect, flavorful,and juicy. (See pic) My wife had the Chicken Oscar and loved it. Waitstaff is... More 

Thank Joseph B
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213 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been coming to Mark's East Side for Friday night fish fry for over 25 years. In that time, the fish fry was always - ALWAYS - consistently good. But now, I'm not sure anymore. We were there recently and had a disagreeable surprise. The haddock was overcooked - so very dry. And this was not only the first batch... More 

Thank Frequenttraveler082
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Appleton area last weekend and had the pleasure of dining here on Friday evening. It is a very busy place on Friday and we waited an hour to be seated. The bar area is very busy and bartenders very friendly and fast. I had the fried haddock and my husband the walleye. My fish was excellent and... More 

Thank Mary A
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to Marks many times but only in the evening., and it is one of our favorite places to go. 7 of us went to the restaurant on the Tuesday lunch of restaurant week, our waitress was obviously busy and it took almost half an hour to get her attention to order. Starters were small but ok, 2... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $25
American, Soups, German, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1405 E Wisconsin Ave, Appleton, WI 54911-3910
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Appleton
  • Phone Number: 920-733-3600
Family owned and operated since 1967. Marks is a long time area favorite for lunch and dinner serving hand cut steaks, fresh seafood and award winning German fare. Come and relax in our well stock bar featuring a wide selection of liquor, beer and wine. Open 6 day a week, lunch Monday thur Friday and closed on Sundays. Hope to see you soon. Mark DoughertyOwner

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