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Mars Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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W4098 S Shore Dr, Lake Geneva, WI 53147-3438
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Lombard, Illinois
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went for lunch and thought about eating outside but with temperatures in the 40's and a strong wind we stayed inside. The Bloody Mary and beer selection were very good. We decided to split a full order of ribs. You have to love a place that gives you a cheese ball and creamy garlic dressing. Everything was tasty and then... More 

Thank 1BigFamilyTraveler
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Outstanding old school Wisconsin Lake side restaurant/bar . It was great to get back here after many years. Foods is great char-burger is exceptional with cheese spread. Try the chili too. Make you feel at home service. Go whenever you can !!!

Thank ShyShycago
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hole in the wall bar/restaurant type. I could not find anything healthy on the menu. One time they even tried to put liquid cheese from a jar on my cheese burger. Not good. Come on, Wisconsin is the Cheese state, and they are giving me fake cheese that you are not supposed to cook? Their Bloody Mary's were not the... More 

Thank Steeny G
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The interior is a throw back to the 70's - which I hope they never change or update. The grounds and patio are all updated and the place overlooks Lake Como. We only ordered burgers so that's all the food I can comment on but they were v. good. We ate on the patio with the sun setting with good... More 

Thank mps03
Schaumburg, Il
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mars Restaurant and Bar is a fun spot for a casual dinner and drinks. The food is good and the drinks well made. There is a piano bar with an excellent performer who plays music from the 60s, 70s and 80s. Best Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake I ever ate!!

Thank midwestmystic
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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67 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They have put in some great improvements. New bar, new restrooms. The outdoor area is really nice. Food is really good. Friendly bar and wait staff. A beautiful view of Lake Como. A great bar type atmosphere. Add this to your casual dining list!

Thank PfromLG
Des Plaines, Illinois
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62 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This long time Resturant has been known for ribs and they haven't lost a beat. Service is good and the bar drinks are enjoyable. Piano bar on the weekends adds a fun evening.

Thank dicksayad
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got to Mars a bit late and enjoyed hanging out with everyone. All of the people there were friendly and the music was good. They had ten tap handles with some decent beer choices. We will be back for sure!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Let me start by saying it has been 20 years since we have been to Mars! We were kids dating then. What a wonderful change has taken place. The place is again your ole time supper club with a twist! Just what supper clubs need today to bring in all ages. The inside at dusk is absolutely stunning with their... More 

Thank 277bobbi
Yorkville, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been going to Mars for many years and it just keeps getting better every visit. Last night we had a terrific night on the outdoor deck and we heard the amazing Phil Calder. We truly didn't want to go home in Illinois. Our waitress and entire staff are so friendly,efficient and work non stop. The food is always... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: W4098 S Shore Dr, Lake Geneva, WI 53147-3438
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Lake Geneva
  • Phone Number: 262-245-5689

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