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The Geneva Inn

Certificate of Excellence
American, Seafood, International, Contemporary
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N2009 State Road 120, Lake Geneva, WI 53147-3858
+1 262-248-5680
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very disappointing menu choices and poor service. One waiter almost slid the sandwich into our laps and he had no idea who had ordered what. The sandwich was greasy and the fries not at all crisp. The waitress would not bring the dessert menu and tried to get us to order dessert before everyone had even finished. What a change... More 

Thank HoneyD337
Richardson, Texas
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112 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Replacing the flowery tea room decor with sleek and simple decor was a great move. Unobstructed view was spectacular. Strange that bussers left unused place settings on all tables. As it turned out this was helpful for us when my partner dropped his fork---waitress took it but didn't bother to replace. Signature hamburger was gussied up with house made tomato... More 

Thank Lee F
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Peaceful, beautiful Inn the staff was great and Barbara at the desk was a delight and very helpful. The lakeview room was perfect.

Thank 858cathyp
Rockford, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived by boat Sunday evening. The weather was beautiful and the lake gorgeous. We were seated at a table right near the window. The service was outstanding. We asked several questions regarding the menu selections and the waiter was knowledgeable and helpful. My husband had the seafood chowder and I had the buratta with heirloom tomatoes. Both were excellent.... More 

Thank kapt1
Mount Prospect, Illinois
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we entered the restaurant, the hostess had told us the establishment had just undergone $3M worth of renovations and it's WORTH it!! My husband, an electrician, noted that they put can lights close to ceiling fans, giving some lighting a strobe-like effect - but really, if you weren't in the industry you never would have noticed. The food was... More 

Thank Paula B
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, United States
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had several glasses of wine and a Tuna Tartare. The wines were great and the Tuna was fantastic. The whole place has been remolded and has a modern new look. Larry and Jim were cordial and kept our drinks full. I can't wait to have a full dinner there.

Thank Doug J
Fontana, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family celebrated my birthday with me a few weeks ago at the Grandview. Service was non-existent, sent my entree back (linguini w/langostino lobster in buerre blanc) as it was served luke warm and the buerre blanc was a watery muddy grey sauce. A scoop of ice cream was served to me with a candle but none of the staff... More 

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Poplar Grove, IL
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202 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As friends we have visited here many times over the years for group gatherings and small romantic evenings. Yes, the facility was dated but the service and the meal was always excellent. Now the facility is upgraded to a nice modern interior but the experience lacks the pizzazz to make us want to return. Gone are the white tablecloths. Gone... More 

Thank Mike M
Elm Grove, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the inn and had an anniversary dinner that we ate at the restaurant with our two small kids. The portions are small compared to other places in lake Geneva. The trout I ordered came with a smattering of potatoes. We ordered 2 risotto with extra shrimps and a linguini also. Without alcohol, and two desserts on the... More 

Thank Naseerahmed2008
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

My husband and I have been regular patrons at the Geneva Inn and the Grandview Restaurant for the past forty-five years. Our recent breakfast in the newly remodeled facility was less than overwhelming. About the only thing that remained worth the time and price was the always spectacular view of the lake. My husband's Geneva Inn breakfast arrived cold, and... More 

Thank Roy W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $40
American, Seafood, International, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions, Scenic view
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: N2009 State Road 120, Lake Geneva, WI 53147-3858
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Lake Geneva
  • Phone Number: +1 262-248-5680
  • This restaurant is at Geneva Inn
Discover extraordinary cuisine at the Grandview Restaurant and Lounge. Savor a breathtaking, panoramic view of Geneva Lake and experience delicious combinations of texture, flavor and aroma.The Chefs at The Grandview Restaurant and Lounge take great pride in the process by which excellent food is created. Recognizing that quality of ingredients is paramount in the achievement of spectacular cuisine, we use nothing but the best and freshest available. LIVE Music every Friday and Saturday night, and Sunday Brunch. BREAKFAST: Monday - Saturday 7:30am - 10am LUNCH: Monday - Saturday 11:30am - 2:30pm DINNER: Monday - Saturday from 5pm DINNER: Sunday - from 4pm SUNDAY BRUNCH: 10:30am - 2pm

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