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Cafe Calamari

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10 E Geneva, Williams Bay, WI 53191
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Have been here several times and have always had good food. They also have a nice wine selection. The pasta is good and they have a couple nice shrimp dishes as well.

Thank Barbara K
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We soooo enjoyed our evening meal at Cafe Calamari! I have celiac disease and they offered a gluten free menu. The staff was knowledgeable and my choices were great and delicious. We would definitely plan to dine here again!

Thank Danielle B
Williams Bay, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ambiance is great, staff are pleasant, food is fantastic. Sitting outside in nice weather is lovely and the interior has romantic soft lighting. Great for date night

Thank tobibetnolan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this place off of the recommendation of the staff at the French Country Inn. The wine list is great and the food menu is not lacking in choices! My husband had the Sicilian encrusted filet, which was amazing! I had a pasta dish that was alright, but would definitely order a steak next time. Both dinners came... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Great food and service. We sat on the patio and enjoyed the cool fall air. Beautiful view of the lake and the full moon and because we came later there was not a lot of traffic on road. Would diffently come back

Thank Victor R
Brownstown Township, Michigan
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121 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

We visited on the recommendation of the guides at Lake Geneva Canopy Tours. This restaurant is superb. The atmosphere was so pretty. The raw oysters were beautifully presented, the house salad was amazing and the pasta and salmon are perfect. The prices were very reasonable for the quality of the food. Our server Rachael was excellent.

1 Thank LovesNYC1951
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

Delicious food, great ambiance, nice lake view, pretty during the day and prettier at night. Worth an hour's drive!

Thank Pam I
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Dining options in resort communities are dicey. Cafe Calimari is a good choice for a nice meal with lake views, outside dining available,great food and not priced over-the-top. Make sure to call for a reservation. For a really special night, if you have a boat available, take it and tie-up at the municipal pier which is a short 2 block... More 

1 Thank John T
Rockford, Illinois
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

The service was great for a group of 12 people and the food was good. It was a little cramped as expected in an Italian restaurant.

Thank DavisSquare2014
Carol Stream, Illinois
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Staff was super attentive even on a busy holiday weekend. Service was great. Food was fantastic. Will be going back.

Thank Kerry12013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 E Geneva, Williams Bay, WI 53191
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Williams Bay
  • Phone Number: 262-245-9665

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?