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River Wildlife Lodge Restaurant
Ranked #7 of 14 Restaurants in Kohler
Price range: $0 - $54
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: A private, members only distinguished dining & recreational retreat. River Wildlife offers a truly unique, delightfully rustic and naturally secluded environment for guests to get down to business or escape from it. Limited availability is available to non-members with lodging reservations at The American Club® or Inn on Woodlake with the purchase of a $20.00 per person entrance pass. Advance reservations are required for dining and activities.
Madison, Wisconsin
Level 5 Contributor
52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed December 29, 2013

One should NOT miss a chance to enjoy this wonderful North-Woods style retreat. Everything is 1st class and the food and service are incomparable!!

Visited December 2013
Thank Carter D
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  • English first
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English first
Memphis, Tennessee
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Many options to choose from”
Reviewed December 26, 2013

There were many options to choose from and the River Wildlife was such a wonderful blend between casual and fine dining that we actually visited this restaurant twice while we were here. Unique atmosphere and delicious dinner.

Visited September 2013
1 Thank LRBWGirls
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Chicago, IL
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Worth the entry fee”
Reviewed April 28, 2013

We stayed at the American Hotel for Thanksgiving and took the shuttle to the River Wildlife for lunch at the LODGE. The location and the lodge look like a scene from an early frontier movie. Once we entered, the place is cozy but not too small. We ate on the second level and looked down on the blazing fireplace. My husband had a hearty burger and I enjoyed a chicken salad. We weren't sure what to expect since an entry fee to the wildlife was required but the meal was worth the ticket!

Visited November 2012
Thank ChicagoSpy
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Level 5 Contributor
82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“One of the Best in the Region”
Reviewed November 8, 2012

The restaurant at River Wildlife in Kohler, Wisconsin, is part of the River Wildlife reserve comples and is located in the Lodge. Teh complex itself offers camping, hunting, canoeing and other outdoor activities and is a members-only outdoor club/reserve. Dining is also, alas, restricted to members and their guests. Happily, day passes are available however. The entire complex is affiliated with the American Club and the rest of the Kohler resorts system and reservations/passes may be arranged through the concierge of any of the resorts in the system. The lodge restaurant is open daily for lunch and on Fridays/Saturdays for dinner and reservations for dinner are a must. The food, all prepared on-site and much of it locally grown/obtained, is outstanding. There are TWO daily soups, one cream-styule and the other brotyh-style, as well as daily specials which make the standint menu almost superfluous. The wine list is both extyensive and reasonably priced for such a high quality establishment. The atmosphere is cic-rustic with the log cabin lodge setting and forest views, complete with busy bird feeders, a perfect accompaniment to the outstanding traditional American food offerings. Do nto miss the Sunday Brunch if you are in the area.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank David B
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