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Lake Street Cafe

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21 S. Lake St, Elkhart Lake, WI 53020-2104
+1 920-876-2142
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Casual restaurant in Elkhart Lake. Great for families. Great selection of wisconsin beers. Solid food with reasonable prices

1 Thank HabsFan33
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2014 via mobile

They don't know how to make a cosmo. The potatoe soup was cold and not very good. The muscles had some unusual concoction on them that made the flavor non discript. Our grand son's grilled cheese was over done while my wife and daughter's pizza was burned. We waited 2 hour for this disappointment.

2 Thank Allen P
LYNN S, Owner at Lake Street Cafe, responded to this review

Allen, I appreciate your comments but tend to not pay much attention to customers whom I have had to ask to leave my restaurant. I know sir that you cannot pick your family, but when your son was so verbally abusive (with completely inappropriate language in front of your grandchildren)and physically pushed me away from your table I had enough.... More 

Slinger, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2014

The food was very good and they had a great selection of beer on tap. The waitress was very attentive and made sure we were taken care of very well.

Thank Kevin M
Baraboo, Wisconsin
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72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Our hostess at a local BnB pointed us to Lake Street Cafe for a late Saturday evening meal. We got there about 9:45, and their sign said they stop serving at 10:00, but Thomas very kindly and efficiently waited on us and said they flex for their clients regularly. Thank you! We split a beet and fennel salad - almost... More 

2 Thank Greg K
Toronto, Canada
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146 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2014

This was rather unassuming from the outside and even on the inside. Don't let that fool you and to me it really adds to the charm of the place. It is absolutely amazing food without having to go to a formal restaurant. This is one of the best and favourite restaurants I have been to in the US.

1 Thank Edward M
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112 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2014

Atmosphere, service, & food were great. Only downside was they were cutting onions in the food prepraration area, causing our eyes to tear through lunch. The setting is all open and I guess we were simply 'downwind'. lol

1 Thank HumblePieRI
Kiel, Wisconsin
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70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2014

We live nearby and hands down this is our favorite restaurant in the area. When friends visit from out of state or even out of the area we often bring them here to eat. Great menu which is all very affordable too. It's a fun place, very lively, with a nice crowd. We have 5 kids and they all enjoy... More 

1 Thank Funk5-0
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2014 via mobile

This place was amazing. The flank steak sandwich was super delicious! They have spotted cow on draft! What more does a girl need?....oh yeah....the roasted brussel sprouts and the fried cheese curds...I could go on and on....try it! bring your kids! It is family friendly!!!

Thank WeTravelx5
Madison, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2014

We were really delighted by this restaurant. We tried many of the appetizers because they peaked our interest. Foie Gras Creme brûlée (ordered because...well how could you not?) Roasted Brussel sprouts with lemon and capers (ordered because I love Brussel sprouts done up) Yellowfin tuna ( ordered because it is served everywhere and so often poorly done) The tuna was... More 

Thank Saipanties
Howards Grove, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 July 2014

Went here because they offered gluten free foods. I was very pleased with my gluten free pizza as my girlfriend enjoyed her wheat pizza very much. We will definitely be returning here many times.

Thank tyrion397

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$36
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 S. Lake St, Elkhart Lake, WI 53020-2104
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Elkhart Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 920-876-2142