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Gordy's Boat House Bar & Restaurant

336 Lake St, Fontana, WI 53125-1149
+1 262-275-6800
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheese curds” (15 reviews)
“fish tacos” (15 reviews)
“ribs” (10 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
336 Lake St, Fontana, WI 53125-1149
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Friendly service. We sat at the bar. Fantastic Bloody Mary do it yourself bar with all the fixins. We ordered wings. They were crispy and pretty good. Not very busy.

Thank Brande R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Started with the hawaiin and Bloody Mary. Soooooo tasty!!! Then had $3 captain and cokes. Got cheese curds for appetizer. Very very good! We both got burgers, they were huge and tasted good. Fries are amazing! Only downfall was waitress stood around talking to coworker...More

Thank cubswin44
Reviewed October 21, 2017

Wanted to get away from crowds in Lake Geneva on an unseasonable warm October fall foliage tour. Took awhile to get seated,no host/ess, after being seated it took longer than one would expect to have waitress stop by for drink order,then it took forever to...More

Thank lesyukon
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Granted, we went on a Friday night, but the place was so crowded and so loud I couldn't hear the people across the table from me. The overlarge menu did not inspire confidence that the place could do anything REALLY well - and that was...More

Thank CJKI
Reviewed September 18, 2017

Close by to the Abbey Lodge if you are looking for something nearby. Food was average bar food. The only thing that stood out was the pretzel. The cheese curds were a bit of a disappointment.

Thank Steve R
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

A short drive from Lake Geneva is the less crowded Fontana. And down by the quieter side of the lake is Gordy's Boathouse Bar and Restaurant. Heavily wooden and nautically decorated, the staff is friendly and the food is very good. As a matter of...More

Thank Calmac3
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

We ate at Gordy's for the 5th or 6th time this summer. We love their Moscow Mules, curds, fish tacos, burger, turkey wrap and steak sliders. We were disappointed that they didn't honor their 3-6 happy hour specials since we were there on a Monday...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Took the boat over with some of our family. Bit of confusion for getting boat parked but the food was so worth it! Everyone ordered a different meal and all were pleased. Good, hot, fresh... The place was packed inside and out! Had we known...More

Thank Joanne S
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Grab a drink from the bar and a nachos to go and sit out on the front to enjoy. Service is prompt and friend, nice atmosphere and food is pretty good too.

Thank Stella_F00die
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

The menu has the typical choices for a lake restaurant. Gordy's takes it up a notch with more variations of flavors, making each selection more difficult to choose. Great beer offerings as well as creative bar drinks. Friendly service and reasonable prices. We all enjoyed...More

Thank Rich R
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June 19, 2016|
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Response from RoyS781 | Reviewed this property |
Their outdoor patio is for waiting on tables only it's not for eating outside, however next-door Chucks Lakeshore Inn has outdoor seating and allows dogs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $25
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 336 Lake St, Fontana, WI 53125-1149
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Fontana
  • Phone Number: +1 262-275-6800
  • E-mail
Whether you are looking for a light afternoon snack, a delicious entree, or just a few well poured boat drinks Gordy's has got you covered. Located in Fontana on the west end of lake our waterfront restaurants offer a stunning view of Lake Geneva while you dine. We offer a few different dining options to meet your every taste. Gordy's Boat House bar/restaurant is our signature restaurant serving lunch and dinner daily, a wide selection of beer, wine, and cocktails, including our local favorite - margaritas, and in season on weekends we also offer late night dj and dancing. Gordy's Surf Shack is open seasonally June, July, and August and serves fresh deli sandwiches, salads, smoothies, French fries, ice cream, and more. Gordy's Cobalt Lounge (upstairs Boat House) can be reserved for private parties and has an absolutely spectacular view of Geneva Lake. All are located in the Heart of Fontana's Lakefront, so come by boat and dock on one of Gordy's 3 available piers or enjoy our boat valet service during Marina business hours. Located on the waterfront in Fontana you will enjoy some of the best views of Geneva Lake while you dine.
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