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Baker House Restaurant & Lounge

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STARTERS‏
chilled english pea soup
with blueberry and mint
$8
shrimp cocktail
giant texan gulf shrimp, horseradish sauce
$14
crispy beef wellington
tender beef‏ tenderloin with mushroom duxelle
$10
SALADS
frisee and fennel salad
truffle vinaigrette, bacon lardons and a quail egg
$8
garden "rose" crab salad
maryland crab‏ and celery root and fine herbs, lemon, egg cream
$14
CHARCUTERIE & CHEESE SELECTIONS‏
charcuterie
selection of quality cured meats, cornichon pickles, grilled bread, cranberry mostarda and whole grain mustard
$18
signature cheese fondue
gruyere, white wine and kirsch fondue served with fresh fruit, rustic bread and salty pretzels
$18
wisconsin artisan cheeses
four different select cheeses accompanied by candied walnuts, plump grapes, grilled bread and homemade lavash
$18
TODAYS ENTREE SPECIALS
fresh fried perch
tartar royal sauce and crimson slaw
$18
braised beef short ribs
served with brown butter gnocchi
$28
filet mignon with bearnaise
asparagus and pomme puree
$36
homestyle fried chicken
biscuits and‏ white sausage gravy
$24
corned ‘beets’ and cabbage
fingerling potatoes and rye bread sauce
$22
SWEETS & TREATS‏
tower of temptation
select three of our signature sweets prepared by our in house pastry chef
$8
classic creme brulee
homemade cream custard with turbinado sugar
$9
signature chocolate fondue
select your chocolates (dark, milk or white) and get ready to indulge your every chocolate desire... served with an assortment of dippables
$14
$21
banana cardamom bread pudding
$8
About
In the spirit of the great “summer cottages” of yesteryear, the Baker House has created a world of Gilded Age living where grand entertaining is experienced daily and lavish parties are thrown nightly. Guests are entertained throughout the 1st floor of the historic mansion and in the lakefront garden with beautiful views of Geneva Lake from every angle. Grab a hat from the vintage collection hanging in the halls & travel back in time with us for a unique and entertaining experience of dining and imbibing!
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $25
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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American
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Accepts Credit Cards, Live Music, Waterfront
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Reviewed February 17, 2020 via mobile

We went for Valentine’s Day dinner. To start, there was no parking available. We got there early and I was glad we did.. It took us about 15 min to find a spot and that only after stalking people to leave. The house is beautiful,...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 13, 2020 via mobile

Very nice brunch. The hats were great and the decor wonderful. Glad we went here for brunch. Will plan to go next year when we visit for Snow Sculpturs

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 4, 2020 via mobile

Whew. I was really hopeful about this place after reading some good reviews. My husband and I had planned to eat at another restaurant in LG that weekend, but because of Winter Fest the wait there was almost two hours long and I was just...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 2, 2020 via mobile

The restaurant is fabulous and the hotel offers the best views in downtown Lake Geneva. The lake front park and the bustling downtown are all within walking distance, and after a long day or exploring the Baker House is a perfect place to lay your...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 28, 2019

Took my family there for a nice dinner after reading reviews. Such a unique setting, the food was great and our server was awesome. You don’t see the craftsmanship anymore like you do at the Baker house. It truly was a trip back in time....More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 4, 2019

Excellent food, excellent service. Dinner with family from out of town. Everything was excellent and the wait was very short. Waiter was very helpful and friendly. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 28, 2019

The Restaurant and Lounge at the Baker House really shouldn't be missed if you are visiting Lake Geneva. The staff is quite friendly, and treat you like the most welcome guest they've ever had. We had dinner in one of the sitting room areas, near...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 21, 2019

We used to love the Baker House years and years ago when it was a fine dining restaurant. Then it went rogue and the food was horrible. We heard it was under new management and decided to check it out for Sunday Brunch! I'm so...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 8, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I went for our mini moon this past weekend and had an absolute blast ( from the past)! The food, staff and ambiance blew us away. Must try their Seafood Boil ( Friday and Saturday’s) and order one of their craft cocktails....More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 1, 2019 via mobile

We dined here for our anniversary. The seafood boil was so tasty! Every space in the place is decorated differently, with vintage character and charm. It was a lovely anniversary treat!

Date of visit: September 2019
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Yes. The entire lower floor is wheelchair accessible. There's a ramp on the side of the building near the back. It's not too cramped, either, which is nice. Give them a call to let them know you're in a wheelchair so they're... More
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If he brings your bags to the room, turns on the fire place, turns the bed down, I usually provide a $5, then I provide a note of thanks and a larger amount in an envelope at the front desk with his name on it based on how... More
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