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Harborside Cafe

££ - £££
American, Bar, Pub
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100 Broad St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147-2002
+1 262-248-3835
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Saint John, Indiana
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Stopped in for lunch- we had two reubens that came out hot with chips and pickle. Not bad but a little expensive.

Thank BearDown51
Hartland, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Food was good, but pricey for a quick lunch. I can see where this would be a great draw during the summer months, due to the view. Do NOT use the Woman's restroom if you want to walk out feeling clean. It was a single bathroom, so waited in line just to wash my hands before eating, (can't imagine that... More 

Thank Beth F
Wheaton, IL
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Only reason people go here is because it is right across the street from the Lake/Riviera Docks. Food is terrible and service is even worse! We waited over 40 minutes for a BLT and cold salad wrap and ended up going inside to find out what the wait was. The cook was pretty rude saying he was only one guy... More 

Thank kcarbery
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The only reason this place is in business is because there is a lake in front of it. Microwaved everything. Owner yelled at his staff in front of us and argued w another table over not receiving something but wanted them to pay for it anyways!?? Go up the street, much better. Save your money please!!

Thank Jen J
Watertown, Wisconsin
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236 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Whether the Harborside and Speedos are one and the same or not, I had a great breakfast there last Wednesday morning. Speedo, Sara, and Michelle allowed me to combine a couple of menu items into very good gyro omelette. Will see you all again soon.

Thank Tom H
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Waitress delivered our lunch to table next to us. After that couple told her mistake she walked back into restaurant and handed food to another waitress. Like I didnt see what happened. Since i saw the couple didn't touch food i didnt say anything. Definitely never saw waitress again after that. Had to request check. Over priced hamburger. Terrible service!

Thank beth s
Antioch, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Oh .... Where to start? Ordered chips, guacamole with salsa & sour cream. $8.99 - 1 oz. tube portion of sour cream, not even 2oz portion of guac. , salsa from a can and a hand full of chips on a not so clean black plate. Wanted a salad for lunch but was told they serve them for dinner only... More 

Thank Nancy C
Linkoping, Sweden
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Should obviously have checked tripadvisor before, but this place is a complete rip off. Probably the most expensive beer in Lake Geneva? Paid $14 + tip for two standard beers.

Thank Alexander K
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

While the view of the lake is nice the food is mediocre with little options. The brisket was over $20 and the fries with the small plate were cold. We were the only people in the inside restaurant and it took an hour to receive our food. My child never received her chicken fingers while the rest of the food... More 

Thank the k
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

This was a very good place. Had Kirsten was our server, she did a great job and was very attentive. Food was delicious, beer was cold. Recommend!

Thank Tom K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Broad St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147-2002
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Lake Geneva
  • Phone Number: +1 262-248-3835

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?