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Red Circle Inn

N44W33013 Watertown Plank Rd, Nashotah, WI 53058-9707
+1 262-367-4883
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
N44W33013 Watertown Plank Rd, Nashotah, WI 53058-9707
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Red Circle maintains a level of excellence in it's dining room fare, and has brought up this standard to the Bistro since my last review. We dined as a group of six in the Bistro, so we could choose from either menu, but all,...More

1  Thank Richard K
Reviewed May 6, 2018

Reservations made through Open Table, with a comment that the special occasion was for a birthday. We were seated immediately. Kathryn, our waitress, was excellent. She started out by explaining the specials, and then left an iPad at our table to view the menu, which...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed May 1, 2018

This was the second time I have eaten at this establishment (first time posting) which boasts 160 years of being in business. It's been going this long for many reasons, #1 to me is the unbelievable attention to detail with every plate presented. The flavors...More

Thank Wayne H
Reviewed March 29, 2018

We hadn't been here in 18 years; it will be another 18 or longer before I return. The seafood appetizer for two was expensive and scant. It's probably an exaggeration to say there were five ounces of soup in my cup; however, what little there...More

Thank homanlake
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

The location is great. The atmosphere is somewhat cozy. However We ordered the $40 veal and the $40 New York steak. plus for $6 got some sautéed mushrooms and for another$6 got some sautéed onions plus wine appetizers etc. To my surprise the taste and...More

1  Thank Bajet21
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Had been a while since we visited, the menu, atmosphere and staff are very welcoming. We dined in the dining room, there is a Bistro menu, sorry did not look that close at it. The ingredients are fresh, great presentation and correct temperature. We had...More

Thank Hopman_333
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Dined at Red Circle with friends a few weeks back, hadn't been there in a quite a while. We went for their "small plates" and the selections were varied and good. Frankly, while I did enjoy the selections we tried I did also find that...More

Thank James T J
Reviewed February 20, 2018

If reviewing the food, I would give 4-5 stars. Service was 2-3. There were five of us and everyone was very pleased with the entrees. I had a special - Beef Rouladen - and it was the best I've ever had. Tender, sliced beef on...More

Thank Amyapolis
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Four of us recently had dinner here and had an excellent meal and very good service. It is the oldest restaurant in Wisconsin which has been updated and has a very nice ambience . It is located in the small town of Nashotah, near Delafield,...More

Thank Stephen O
Reviewed December 22, 2017

The oldest restaurant in WI remains well run and very comfortable. The food and the service are well appropriated and appreciated in this small, but wonderful, stop in Nashotah. They have digital technology at work with their menus but can help guide you through the...More

Thank LakeLady77
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November 4, 2017|
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Response from MichaelFreddy | Reviewed this property |
Not sure . However I would recommend you call The Golden Mast restaurant located in Okauchee Wi not that far from Red Circle Inn. They usually have fantastic buffets and restaurant and setting on Lake is quite stunning... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $50
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: N44W33013 Watertown Plank Rd, Nashotah, WI 53058-9707
    (Watertown Plank Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Nashotah
  • Phone Number: +1 262-367-4883
  • E-mail
Nestled in the heart of "Lake Country" just 30 minutes west of downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin's Oldest Restaurant continues its 163 year storied tradition of fine cuisine and hospitality. Be it a fresh fillet of fish or seafood, an in-house center-cut butchered steak, prime veal or creative Bistro "Small Plates" at our bar, your table and our fine cuisine is waiting. Spirits, assorted brews, wine by the bottle and over 25 by the glass from sparklers to big reds with insured freshness due to our special wine system, await your selection. Be it an intimate table of two, a private dinner for 10 or a grand event for 250, please join us at our critically acclaimed Inn.
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