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Fitzgerald's Genoa Junction Octagon House Restaurant

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727 Main St, Genoa City, WI 53128-2042
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 3:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Makati, Philippines
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Solid Wisconsin culture in a heritage home nestled on an oak ridged ravine serving white fish and potatoes cooked in human-sized cauldrons. Skinless and boneless makes for easy eating.

Thank EurAznSF
Mequon, Wisconsin
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Due to a hip infection I was not going to get to Door County this year for a fish boil so I decided to shop a little closer to home. It took about an hour and a half to get there but it sure beat the four hour drive to Door County. My 12 year old granddaughter went with me.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

My husband took me to this little gem when we first started dating over 10 years ago. He also took me to Door County around the same time. Let me tell you, the fish boils were completely different and I'll take Fitzgerald's any day of the week. There were no bones, the fish was delicious and I could get as... More 

Thank UPSnoFn
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72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

I have been going here for a little over 15 years. It's cash only. They have an ATM. The food is three things they do phenomenally well: cod fish boil, bbq chicken and ribs. You can get just the fish boil, the chicken and fish boil or final option all three. I like them all, but my true favorite is... More 

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Lindenhurst, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

Being used to fish fries, it's been a while since I've been to a fish boil. Even my fish hating wife liked the cod, and the BBQ chicken and ribs were good too, but the fish is the star here. Cash only, with an ATM right inside, you pay up front and get a ticket for your dinner choices, chicken... More 

Thank RandR J
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

Octagon house is lovely from the outside but the inside needs a total update and revamp of furnshings. It is a poor man's buffet with entrée choices of fish, fish with chicken or fish chicken and ribs. If you must eat here just get the fish. The sauce on the meat is too sweet and there are no other choices.... More 

Thank Nicki P
Moline, Illinois
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

We heard about Fitzgearlds by word of mouth a few years ago now that its a must stop if we are anywhere near! The fish boil is just excellent and tender with great taste, the BBQ chicken and ribs are also great if you have a big appetite. The sides from the onions and butter, or creamy cole slaw, and... More 

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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

I can't believe that this restaurant has been here for many years and I had never heard of it. A friend suggested that we go to this restaurant for a girl's get together. I am a person that likes fish and have eaten at a couple fish boils in Door County. This outdoor cooking process, taste and presentation of the... More 

Thank Behape S
Libertyville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

I've never had a fish boil dinner before and now I know what I've been missing! Succulent cod no bones, I'll return

Thank lesyukon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Fitzgerald's uses only cod so there's never the search for bones in the fish. Add chicken and/or ribs if you so choose. The best rye bread accompanies your choices. Coleslaw, boiled potatoes and onions + the best rye bread.........it's all you can eat........except dessert and that doesn't matter since you'll be full anyway! Cozy in the winter or fun under... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
3:00 am - 7:00 pm
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 727 Main St, Genoa City, WI 53128-2042
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Genoa City
  • Phone Number: 262-279-5200

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