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Foley's Irish Woods

$$ - $$$
Irish, Pub, American, Bar
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W3905 State Road 50, Lake Geneva, WI 53147-3419
+1 262-245-6966
11:00 am - 1:30 am
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Sun 9:00 am - 1:30 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

We usually come here once every year when staying with relatives for drinks after walking about 4 miles. The owner is grouchy and a jerk. Doesn't greet you when you walk in the door. Acts like any special request is a pain in the you know what. They do have good lemon shake ups though. Owner needs to work on... More 

3 Thank acordn
Wheaton, Illinois
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60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I try out a different fish fry every Friday that we go up to WI. We have driven past Foleys dozens of times but this was our first visit. The restaurant was full at 6 so we sat in the bar area. Their full menu isn't available there, but we came for fish and chips anyway. We... More 

Thank MinaHKerr
SeaTac, Washington
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2016

I've never had a bad meal there. The fish and chips on Friday are not to be missed.The mussels are to die for and the steaks are always excellent.

Thank DaisyTaylor
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

I was at Foley's this last Friday with a friend. Ordered the fish fry , which was excellent . Owner was there, never ending drama, screaming at employees in the kitchen, demeaning them. Told customer to leave if he didn't like the way he acted. We will NEVER give him another penny. The WORST experience ever, and I will tell... More 

4 Thank Julie B
Bloomington, Illinois
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016

I will mimic what others have said- the restaurant is through the bar. We talked to the waitress and at least for now (off season), the restaurant is open wed-sun. The goods: food was great. Bread was really good- real butter Lamb Shank special on thursday- fantastic. HUGE portion. Reasonable price Steak with whiskey cream and colcannon was excellent. Truthfully-... More 

1 Thank BigRedGeek
Elmhurst, Illinois
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39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2016

Don't miss this place, right on rt. 50 west of Lake Geneva. Thursday night is Lam Shank night, to die for. Great service and a casual dinning experence.

1 Thank Don and Donna M... W
Crystal Lake, IL
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102 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2016

My wife and I decided to try the Fish & Chips special on a recent Friday night. Our preference is for a very light beer batter combined with a nice light fish. The batter was a little heavy for our tastes and the haddock somewhat dry. The portions are very generous and, as a result, we ate very few chips... More 

Thank GrandpaTuba
Chicago, IL
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

We visited the restaurant which is in the back of the building with ample parking. The dining area has high vaulted ceiling and tall glass windows that bring alot of light and provide nice feel to it. Great menu items, tasted homemade fresh hot and nicely served. Very relaxing, from choice of drinks to food and value. Will go back... More 

1 Thank rybfive
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2015

The food was good, the parking was a little sparse and the place is small but the service was good. The room is odd and it just felt a little tight. All in all it was good.

1 Thank Behape S
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

Family business takes pride in service and food . Had Irish steak with brown sugar flavor and it was as nice a presentation as I have ever seen. If I ever want a reasonably steak I will come back.

1 Thank danl32

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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
Irish, Pub, American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: W3905 State Road 50, Lake Geneva, WI 53147-3419
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Lake Geneva
  • Phone Number: +1 262-245-6966

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