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“Disappointed” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hemingways

Hemingways
Ranked #74 of 94 Restaurants in Lake Geneva
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Bar, Pub, American, Steakhouse, Caribbean, Seafood
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Tampa, Florida
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292 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
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“Disappointed”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2009

We went there last weekend for dinner. Although caribbean themed, the menu was kind of eclectic and didn't really hit our appetite. For example, the fish options were trout, tuna or salmon. The beer was served in a can. We each had an appetizer and left. My chicken fajitas contained little meat and were very dry. My husband thought the N.E. clam chowder was okay. Overpriced with no atmosphere but maybe it was the time of year. November is really slow.

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English first
Wisconsin
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“Best Fish Fry Around!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2009

We're huge fans of Friday Night Fish Fry, tried them all. We tried this out last week and it was absolutely awesome! Great portions, cool/fun atmosphere, and really great food. We even got free tickets to the movies as part of some promotion. We'll definitely go back there and it's worth finding it just on the edge of town on H.

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Chicago, Illinois
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“A bit of Key West”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2009

Hemingways is a "Margaritaville" just outside of Lake Geneva, north on Hwy. H. It is decorated in a Key West island style with bright colors, palm trees, a tiki bar, an outdoor patio and huge sand volley ball courts. And, it has live entertainment on weekends. The food reflects the atmosphere with several jerk chicken dishes, burgers with jamaican mayo and "wastin away" bourbon chicken. I had the hallibut special that was cooked in a paper sack with pine nuts and mango, It was excellent. My husband had the bbq ribs special. These were so lean and slow cooked that the meat just fell off the bone. Sides come with the entrees and these include items like grilled asparagus, grilled baby red potatoes, both of which we had. They have a large selection of margaritas...too many to list...as well as other island drink specials. The staff is as friendly as the atmosphere. The night we were there, the owners (one of whom is bartender and another the chef) checked on us to make sure our drinks were good and our food was cooked to our liking. It doesn't get better than that. Hemingways has a website www.heminwaysportofcall.com and it lists upcoming bands and other special weekend activities. It's a fun place to go for drinks, volleyball and entertainment, and a great place to have dinner.

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2 Thank toelle
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