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Waverly Beach

$$ - $$$American, ,
N8770 Firelane 1, Menasha, WI 54952-9484
+1 920-733-9721
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“chicken” (6 reviews)
“nachos” (2 reviews)
“perch” (3 reviews)
American, Bar, Grill
$$ - $$$
N8770 Firelane 1, Menasha, WI 54952-9484
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Waverly Beach
1. Our Grand Ballroom!
"definitely recommend to someone searching for a wedding reception"
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2. Summer at the Tiki Bar!
" Best of all is the summer --- Tili Bar, music, and great food too."
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3. Always have a great time!
"Beautiful atmosphere. Their chicken on Sundays is also excellent."
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, good atmosphere and nice view of the water. Service in dinning room was horrible. Very slow over 15 mins to get appetizers and and other 20 mins for food. Only 3 other tables in the room. Doubt will come back on a sat...More

Thank Robyn C
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

Do not let the busy parking lot scare you away, there is a banquet hall that is often full. The main restaurant is usually available for immediate seating or a short wait. The food is great, especially the perch. Plus a view of Lake Winnebago!...More

Thank JimVH
Management response:Responded September 13, 2017

The perch is one of our favorites also! Thank you for taking the time to review your experience here at Waverly Beach (especially about the the full parking lot and our ballroom). We are so glad that you had a great experience and we look...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for lunch with a view? Waverly is the spot! Head out to their patio and take in views of Lake Winnebago. I tried the apple chicken wrap. Was a little hestitant on the combo but I’m glad I tried it. Super good!

Thank Sarah R
John D, Manager at Waverly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping out! We love the wrap that you had...I would agree that it seems a bit odd together, but it works! We hope to see you again real soon!

Reviewed May 8, 2018

I have been here a couple of times and the first time was great. The service was quick and the food was really good. I was here more recently and it was terrible. The service was slow (we were with a larger group but there...More

Thank Heather M
John D, Manager at Waverly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review Heather. I am assuming that you were with the large motorcycle group that came in (if not I apologize). We never want our guests to wait too long for food and most of the people in...More

Reviewed November 12, 2017

I stopped in for a quick dinner tonight. I ordered their special. Fried chicken. Absolutely no flavor other tHan pan fried lard. This was not be the bad part. The bartender was rude and never once asked if the dinner was good. I ended up...More

Thank Mark032017
John D, Manager at Waverly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2017

Thank you for your review and I wanted to respond with a couple of points. I will be honest your review really caught me by surprise as we typically get great remarks about our chicken, especially since we use a high quality cooking oil (never...More

Reviewed October 18, 2017

I stopped out to enjoy a nice chicken dinner. I love the chicken which came with mashed potatoes & gravy, stuffing, corn, dinner roll and coleslaw. You can get this all you can eat but the 4 piece is more than enough for me. I...More

Thank marliehero
John D, Manager at Waverly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2017

Thank you so much for stopping out and spending time with us, even after a bummer of a Packer game! We hope we will see you again soon! Take care.

Reviewed October 3, 2017

We were a bit concerned driving into the parking area and facing a large, nondescript, industrial-looking building. But, walking in, the owners have done a good job in giving the huge space a true beach club feel. The center room had dim lighting with a...More

Thank Tim R
John D, Manager at Waverly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2017

We thank you for stopping in with your work group and spending some time with us. I certainly aplogize that you felt like the service was not all that it should be, and I agree that is was not. Thank you for bringing it to...More

Reviewed September 17, 2017

Love going here as the service is friendly and the food is great!!!! Bonus that it is right on the lake and offers nice relaxing views. Drinks are excellent as well!!! Love getting together with family and friends here!

Thank Kayde S
Management response:Responded September 29, 2017

It was a pleasure serving you and we hope that you will be back again real soon...take advantage of this great fall weather!!!

Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

Normally very good food. This visit however was a disappointment. Ordered perch dinner $15.50. Slightly undercooked. Breading was mushy and falling off. French fries were very good but serving size was small. Wife ordered breaded haddock with mayonnaise instead of tartar. They bring out the...More

1  Thank Scott R
Management response:Responded September 13, 2017

Thank you for your honest review, as much as I hate to read about a bad experience here! There is no excuse for this and I apologize that this occured. Please contact me (John) and we can talk about how to make this right. We...More

Reviewed August 26, 2017

Waverly Beach is a local favorite for its beautiful lake views and outdoor patio and tiki bar. Went there with a large family group to celebrate a birthday. Jordane was our server and hustled the entire time. Even handled a bunch of separate checks without...More

Thank Steph K
Management response:Responded September 13, 2017

Thank you for stopping out, and my guess is that you stopped out on a Friday. During the summer we offer a more limited menu on Fridays because of our expanded fish options. We actually have quite a large selection of sandwiches and we hope...More

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Questions & Answers
March 6, 2018|
Response from John D | Property representative |
We will have an Easter Brunch, check out our website for the menu. Call for reservations as we are starting to fill up. Thanks.
June 20, 2016|
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Response from juliewiegert | Reviewed this property |
Please direct your question accordingly.
Jan K
March 28, 2016|
Response from Mark V | Reviewed this property |
441- Exit 291 Oneida St ramp - left onto Oneida Rd. - right onto Plank Rd - left onto Brighton Beach Road overlooking Lake Winnebago. Google Maps works good too
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $16
American, Bar, Grill
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: N8770 Firelane 1, Menasha, WI 54952-9484
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Menasha
  • Phone Number: +1 920-733-9721
  • E-mail
Waverly Beach in Menasha, Wisconsin sits on 500 ft. of beautiful Lake Winnebago. Enjoy lakeview dining or grab a drink in our bar overlooking the lake. During the summer, relax with a cocktail on our spacious outdoor patio and tiki bar. Winter months don't stop the fun, as the lake offers a great place to experience winter in Wisconsin. Our comfortable bar with multiple big screen TV's offer a comfortable place to kick back and watch your favorite game. Book your wedding or corporate party in our Grand Ballroom with private bar and breathtaking views.
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