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Elias Inn

200 N 2nd St, Watertown, WI 53094-3712
+1 920-261-6262
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“crackers” (9 reviews)
“prime rib” (31 reviews)
“fish fry” (28 reviews)
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200 N 2nd St, Watertown, WI 53094-3712
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Excellent food and service Sitting is kimited It is worth the wait and the bar has excellent drinks. Watertowns only supper club in downtown

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tjgates60
Reviewed November 8, 2018

Meals at Elias start with a large tray of relishes, spreads, rolls, and assorted crackers. Their steaks and sides are well-prepared and delicious. We were there for our anniversary, and the server brought us a complimentary cake. We had a great experience there.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mlsruesink
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Our family loves this place! Nothing compares to the relish tray provided with with each dinner. The prime rib is amazing. My children say this is their favorite restaurant in town. The fish fry is amazing and comes with all the fixings! The German Potato...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nicole M
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

We arrived around 5:30 pm. The dinning room was empty except for three tables. The hostess was into cluster seating. We wanted to sit at one of the many empty tables. She refused to seat us where we wanted to sit. So we left. There...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Wayne U
Reviewed September 2, 2018

While visiting the area, we stayed at Heritage Inn Hotel (highly recommend) with friends who had NEVER been to a supper club!! I picked this one after skimming through reviews. Great choice! The bartender knows how to make a fabulous Brandy Old Fashioned -- I...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank PAT-TA18
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Had heard about Elias Inn from a buddy who'd dined there previously. Decided to go out and try their Friday Fish Fry (which is tantamount to the end all and be all of Wisconsin Friday Dining). We arrived around 5:15 and were told there'd be...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank James T J
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Love love love this place. The fish fry is amazing. We went with our family and had a great time. We highly recommend going here and will be back!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank johnnymke
Reviewed August 6, 2018

A wonderful all you can eat fish fry with fried,baked fish and chicken. Sides of Mayonnaise potato salad German potato salad baked beans and coleslaw. You will have a wait but it’s worth every minute you wait.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Kjarnold966
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Very good selection of foods. Well prepared. You must enjoy German cooking. Be prepared for long wait if you do not have a reservation. It has been in Watertown a very long time and has very large local following. Very popular for a "Friday night...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank 75normanh
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Quality of food was very good. Atmosphere is intimate if not somewhat crowded. Relish tray is a hit.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Q9333XDmariep
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Dixie W
January 14, 2019|
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Response from mlsruesink | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Dixie, I wish I knew the answer to your question about whether they have gift certificates. I thought of calling them for you, but they are closed tonight. Their number is (920) 261-6262. Linda
June 9, 2015|
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Response from JudyandDeodis82513 | Reviewed this property |
They don't open till 4 pm, no outdoor seating
Jan V
April 7, 2015|
Response from Jay L |
No, They only have fish and chicken on Friday nights.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 N 2nd St, Watertown, WI 53094-3712
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: +1 920-261-6262
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