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Mark's East Side

1405 E Wisconsin Ave, Appleton, WI 54911-3910
+1 920-733-3600
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“fish fry” (26 reviews)
“sauerbraten” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, German, Bar, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1405 E Wisconsin Ave, Appleton, WI 54911-3910
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were taken here for a business dinner. I ordered the ribeye. Was good but somewhat cold. For an appetizer, we had cheese curds which were really good. Our server (Meghan) was great! Worth eating here...

Thank local3284
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate here 5 years ago with family and returned once again, plus I requested that we eat here twice during my short visit to the area. First visit I had the generous pan fried walleye fillet with baked potato and house salad, Others had...More

Thank Cranbog
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wanted somewhere special to take my wife for our anniversary and a friend recommended Mark’s East Side. From beginning to end we enjoyed our time there and loved our meals. I had salmon and garlic mashed potatoes. They we both excellent. My wife had...More

Thank Rick G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mark's East Side has the best Friday fish fry hands down in the Fox Valley! They have a great lunch menu with a fresh soup and salad bar Monday through Friday and a nice selection for their dinner menu and they offer German cusine as...More

Thank Amber M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an opportunity to visit Marks on Friday night. A little wait but worth it. The food was excellent - good size portions. One of our group needed glutin free batter which they offer. Owner was working making sure things went right. Came here...More

Thank DaveSanClemente
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was a bit pricey . . . but very good! Now I have to decide if I like their chicken parmesan better than my other favorite place, ;-)

Thank disney62
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friday was our second time at Mark's. What a fantastic meal! I had the lake perch, and I mean LAKE PERCH toe old fashioned way. Perfect fillets, color and the taste to die for. The fries were perfect and so was the calamari. My wife...More

Thank Wayne N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Be it lunch or dinner Marks East Side has earned a well deserved reputation for great food, wonderful service, and a great Friday fish fry. I have been for lunch and dinner, and even though I love the Popovers served at lunch, Supper time is...More

Thank John B
Marks_East_Side, Owner at Mark's East Side, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks John for all the nice comments. Look forward to seeing you again. Mark

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As semi vegetarians we were slightly worried about. A German restaurant but had some delicious fish served by a very helpful and friendly waitress.

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Expensive meal and only average quality. Probably won't eat here again, unless have coupon for significant deal.More

Thank egordon816
Marks_East_Side, Owner at Mark's East Side, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Egordon: Our goal at Mark's East Side is to meet and exceed the guests expectation. Sorry we fell short of that goal with your dining experience. I would love to hear more details on where you thought we can improve. We normally do not run...More

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Shelly W
July 20, 2017|
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Response from Markandjennie | Reviewed this property |
It is very good. I would say they are pretty strict about any sharing compared to other places ive been
Tim D
December 2, 2016|
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Response from Marks_East_Side | Property representative |
We have many things on the Gluten free menu. We have a deep fryer just for fried items and have researched all the sub items that are NOT gluten free. So just about the entire menus is available to you. Thanks Mark
November 1, 2016|
Response from Jeanne N | Reviewed this property |
Their phone # is 920-733-3600... ask for Mark :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Bar scene, Local cuisine
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: +1 920-733-3600
  • E-mail
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 thru Friday and closed on Sundays. Hope to see you soon. Mark Dougherty Owner
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