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Pier 290 Restaurant

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1 Liechty Dr, Williams Bay, WI 53191-9740
+1 262-245-2100
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“lobster roll” (13 reviews)
“deviled eggs” (10 reviews)
“potato salad” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
1 Liechty Dr, Williams Bay, WI 53191-9740
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Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

This new chef is not worth the prices. They have an amazing wine list and beer selection but their food isn't up to par or up to its pricing. For example, their cheese plate of five different cheese was literally full of sandwich cheeses. And...More

Thank Lisa T
restaurantpier290, General Manager at Pier 290 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2016

Thank you for taking time to review PIER 290 Restaurant. We are disappointed you didn't enjoy your meal. We truly strive to serve quality, farm fresh cuisine to each of our guests, and while we understand we can't knock it out of the park every...More

Reviewed June 27, 2016

My son and I recently had lunch here. He had never been here at Pier 290. I told him it's a very nice place (which it is). After showing him around with all the re-purposed everything, we sat down and looked at the menu. It...More

1  Thank packwoodmama
restaurantpier290, General Manager at Pier 290 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2016

First off, we do hope you reconsider waiting to return...we just unveiled our summer menu this past weekend...and it was well received! We have been asking for feedback from our customers, and based on what we heard, is the result of the new menu! It...More

Reviewed June 25, 2016

This wanna be restaurant pretends to be a trendy organic/locally sourced provider of quality chef prepared foods. In fact it is a poorly run provider of expensive foods with pretentious names prepared with little or no culinary knowledge or skill. On the plus side, in...More

Thank Axelrod608
restaurantpier290, General Manager at Pier 290 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2016

Thank you for your review of PIER 290 Restaurant. As there seems to be many issues you encountered, I would prefer discussing them directly with you. Would you be so kind as to email me a phone number I can reach you at? My email...More

Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

ABSOLUTELY LOVED IT! My son played in the sand bar area while we enjoyed some food and beverages. It is super convenient as it is right next to the pier where we visit every July! See you and the staff of gauge next week!More

Thank Marcus1mcgeely
restaurantpier290, General Manager at Pier 290 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2016

Did your son happen to play with the new bags game we have in the sand now? It is fun watching our guests play. Glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. Our new menu will be in place when you come back in July. We...More

Reviewed June 19, 2016

Stopped for a couple drinks while staying in the area Great views of Lake Geneva Large outdoor area with plenty of seating Small Sandy beach area for kids to play near the bonfire pits Nice place to sit and relax

Thank ibwhte
restaurantpier290, General Manager at Pier 290 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2016

Thank you for including PIER 290 on your itinerary during your recent visit to Lake Geneva. We really enjoy our views and are always happy to hear our guests enjoy them too! Stop by again, we are introducing a new summer menu!

Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We liked this place. Right on Lake Geneva, with a patio, dining room and bar, all with views. Service is friendly and good. We were there for lunch, and that menu is not overly broad. Some apps, salads, soups, and sandwiches. My wife enjoyed her...More

Thank Jays911
restaurantpier290, General Manager at Pier 290 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2016

Thank you so much for the stamp of approval. Your group enjoyed most of my favorites on the menu, especially the chicken salad! Needless to say, it is great to hear you were treated well and enjoyed your time with us. We hope to see...More

Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Good atmosphere and good service. Homemade chips and onion dip was great. Half baked chicken and homemade french fries were good. Chicken salad sandwich was bad. It was dark meat which was not indicated on menu. Fell out of the grilled bun and dressing was...More

1  Thank Bon B
restaurantpier290, General Manager at Pier 290 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2016

While we are happy you received good service, (always hoping to hear it was exceptional), and enjoyed the atmosphere; we are not pleased you didn’t enjoy your lunch. Taste is in the palate of the customer…(a review close to yours raved about our chicken salad)....More

Reviewed June 13, 2016

Lunch with friends before going boating. Sat outside. Beautiful setting. Great food. Nice place several rooms lots of tables. Lovely on a nice or rainy day. Great prices

Thank CathyTroyMichigan
restaurantpier290, General Manager at Pier 290 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2016

We are so glad to hear you had a great time with your friends at PIER 290! We are busy putting the finishing touches on the new summer menu, be sure to stop back in and check it out!

Reviewed June 12, 2016

Went to Pier 290 for my birthday. A great place with great atmosphere and staff. A great place to relax and take in some of the Lake Geneva history. Food was awesome and service was great.

Thank Dean B
restaurantpier290, General Manager at Pier 290 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2016

Happy Belated Birthday! I am so happy to hear you had a fantastic “celebration of you” at PIER 290. We are getting ready to introduce our new menu so be sure to stop in again soon!

Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Just been there for appetizers and drinks. View is very nice with outdoor lakeside seating, inside seating or covered outdoor seating at the bar. Appetizers OK, noting to write home about, but service, drinks and view are great.More

Thank 777sherip
restaurantpier290, General Manager at Pier 290 Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2016

Fantastic that you enjoyed our views and that we treated you as we should have. However, I am concerned that there was no “wow” factor with the appetizers. I would appreciate feedback from you to find out what it was you didn’t like about them,...More

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Maryanne R
July 29, 2017|
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Response from rnnocs | Reviewed this property |
You can dock your boat if there is room. For Lunch I think a nice bathing suit cover-up would be fine; however, I would not wear a cover-up for dinner.
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Anne Gene F
May 19, 2017|
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Response from Teri C | Property representative |
Hi Anne, Lunch is served from 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM 7 days a week. We are in the process of adding our new menus online. For now you may view the new menu on our Facebook page!
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Eileen D
October 19, 2015|
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Response from Patrick H | Property representative |
Hi Eileen, The times should be listed just below the lunch menu tab. We serve lunch from 11am - 3pm. We have a smaller menu between 3pm and 5pm and then dinner from 5pm - 9pm. From October 19 through May 15 we are open... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $50
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Liechty Dr, Williams Bay, WI 53191-9740
    (Walworth)
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Williams Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 262-245-2100
  • E-mail
Description
PIER 290 Restaurant is situated along the western shores of beautiful Lake Geneva, in the quaint village of Williams Bay, WI. A uniquely American restaurant focused on clean flavors, fresh ingredients, and attentive service. PIER 290 is a year round restaurant accessible by land, water, and ice with open air dining in the summer and cozy fire places both inside and out for the winter, all overlooking the waters of Lake Geneva.
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