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Mars Restaurant

American, Bar, Pub
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W4098 S Shore Dr, Lake Geneva, WI 53147-3438
262-245-5689
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mediapolis, IA
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Mars Restaurant has typical bar food as well as some nicer menu items. We stopped for a light snack mid afternoon and had an appetizer basket. It was small with an assortment of fried cauliflower, mushrooms, and a couple of onion rings. It was ok. The best part of the meal was the lake view.

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Davenport, Iowa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great food, great people, great place! We always make a point of going to Mars when we are in the area.

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Oak Brook, Illinois
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ribs are the specialty, and they were excellent. Nice selection of fish, grilled or fried, shrimp, chicken and steaks. Great throwback and original, on the waters of Lame Como. Large outdoor seating, with entertainment some evenings, great views from inside as well. Very attentive service. A piano bar inside completes the setting.

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Thank Kristopher P
Elkhorn, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Took some family from out of town to eat at a place where we could eat outside by the lake. We have eaten at Mars before and new the food was good. After a hour wait to be seated outside, it took another 20 minutes for our server to order our drinks. We waited another 10 minutes for her to... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I eat at Mars every time I am in the area. You will never be disappointed. Just a really good old fashioned Wisconsin eatery. Good food, great service, pleasant people.

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Thank John L
South Elgin, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat on the patio overlooking the lake on a perfect summer evening. We got there early at about 4:30 to beat the crowd, but by the time we left at 6:00 the place was packed (on a Monday night!). The place has been nicely renovated but still has the old marina resort style and charm. Everyone ordered the ribs,... More 

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Thank Glenn S
Franklin Park, Illinois
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mars is a very popular dining spot and whenever I am in the lake Geneva area I stopped in. The last few visits though I noticed a big decline in service which on my last visit was so bad my wife and I decided we would most likely not return. We arrived and told it would be a hour wait,... More 

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Delavan, Wisconsin
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit to this restaurant. We had a very large group, and the place was packed. They were expecting us, but it did not seem to matter. This is my only knock on the place. When we were finally seated, the service was absolutely fabulous. Everybody seemed to be very satisfied with the food. I ordered the... More 

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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for a drink at the beach bar and our bartender Jill made it a wonderful experience. We will be back :)

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Mars for dinner the other night, and it was exceptional! The atmosphere is true Wisconsin Supper Club. Our server was super attentive and a joy to be around. I had the tenderloin sandwich without the bread, it was a nice size cut and so so tender. My son had the ribs and ate them down to the bone.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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?