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“Great Mars on Earth!”
Review of Mars Restaurant

Mars Restaurant
Ranked #16 of 100 Restaurants in Lake Geneva
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed July 26, 2013

Our first time at Mars was July 13, 2013 and we had a great time! It was a birthday celebration with our room at the B&B next door. Not only was the weather perfect and hot on Lake Como, but the burger and cold beers were delicious too! We sat at the bar and the service was fast and friendly from the barkeeper, and the patrons were talkative and fun! We ordered the Mars burger with the Works and it was served the way we asked for it- medium, lots of cheese, juicy, and fries on the side- all for a reasonable price. The bar stools were comfy and the decor is , I would say, basically 70's, and we loved it! We would come back again and try the ribs or a steak; heard they are good from the locals. This is an Earthly delight!

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Reviewed July 8, 2013

Besides a great view of Lake Como, Mars is a casual and fun place with decent food. It's a place where the locals go. We prefer a seat at the bar when available because we enjoy talking and laughing with whoever is near us. Prices are good and bar service is prompt and friendly. Mars is a hidden gem, tucked in the residential woods near the French Country Inn and Geneva Ridge Resort. Weekend evenings you can sit around the piano and sing along to the tunes you know.

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Reviewed July 6, 2013

I go to Mars when I really need a great bite to eat. I usually order a burger and probably the best burgers around! These burgers won't disappoint you. Plus, great people who work there. Really recommend this restaurant.

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Reviewed May 28, 2013

I have been coming to Mars since I was 8! Now 30+ years later it looks the same and the food is still good. Now dont expect gourmet but the ribs are very good, chicken drummies are a kid favorite...and mine! The Fried Shrimp...which I cant have since my gluten issue, was very good. They make a great flavorful steak! It has a neat view of Como and the service is always friendly. Prices are decent. My son loves the ribs so do I as well as my father...it is generations of good food!

1  Thank ejeckert
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Reviewed May 17, 2013

Part of the charm of Mars Restaurant is they are going on 25 years and not much has changed. This was our first time dining here and old and charming it is. Located out of the town of Lake Geneva, it is hidden off Hwy 50 headed west (turn right on the road just past the Pesche Garden Nursery).

It is a throwback to the Wisconsin Supper Club. Order an Olde Fashioned Cocktail and relax and just take in the view of Lake Como. The lake view kept our focus off the aging atmosphere. We ordered the ribs and they were quite good. Better than the fried chicken that can be ordered alone or in combination with the ribs. Really liked the steakfries side. Ask for the evenings specials as our server neglected to inform us and we overheard other servers informing their guests of entree specials and soup du jour.

Go for a beautiful sunset on Lake Como and at least try this place we have heard so much of over the years. We are glad we went...at least this once.

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