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Mark's East Side

1405 E Wisconsin Ave, Appleton, WI 54911
+1 920-733-3600
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish” (35 reviews)
“sauerbraten” (12 reviews)
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American, German, Bar, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1405 E Wisconsin Ave, Appleton, WI 54911
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Went with friends for dinner on a Sat night. Food was good, nothing spectacular, service was average, very crowded and nosiy. Thought it was pricey close to $100.00 for dinner for two...it was not $100.00 good.

1  Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Good Service! Good Food! Yummy Desserts! First time visit. Got a $10 gift certificate because of that. Plan to use it in the future to order coffee and desert.

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Awesome dinner with the folks for Birthday and Moms day. The salad and bread was super, try the hot bacon dressing. The prime rib was cooked to perfection and have enough for at least one more meal. The mixed veggies were still crispy and wonderfully...More

Thank Betsy H
Marks_East_Side, Owner at Mark's East Side, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Betsy thank you for the nice review. I'm glad you celebrated your a birthday and moms day with us.

Reviewed 9 May 2017

When you walk in a restaurant and see the owner as both host and bus person you detail is being paid attention to. Mark, the owner, has his eye on everything in the place. The staff are as friendly and fun as you could ever...More

1  Thank Leslie T
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Great food, especially the Friday night fish fry but get there early or after 8:30pm. Really great menu other than the fish fry. The service was great! My only one complaint is that there was some sort of nasty seasoning on the french fries. Told...More

Thank tellyoun
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

A little bit of a nicer supper club vibe. I enjoyed some duck with cranberry sauce that was on special. The old fashion was top notch though, tip of the hat to the barkeep.

Thank Zach C
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Mark does a great job insuring every guest feels important. His staff is very attentive of your needs. Good cocktails at bar, good food, total nice dinning experience.

Thank garybE4144YL
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

This local favorite offers a fantastic fish fry! The German fare is definitely worth taking a chance on. The scotch egg and sauerkraut balls are unique and definitely a favorite. Tell them you are a 1st time visitor for free samples of their unique items...More

Thank Cherry A
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Went to Mark's on a Friday night. Had their perch dinner. Fish was lightly breaded; not greasy. Taste was excellent. For a change, had their garlic mashed tators. Excellent choice!

Thank Kim K
Marks_East_Side, Owner at Mark's East Side, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Kim thank you for the nice review. We do use fresh perch when available and hand bread them with our special bread crumb mixture Friday morning. Hope to see you soon. Mark

Reviewed 18 April 2017

Went with a larger group (7) and arrived at 5pm. Had about a 50 minute wait as its quite a popular place. The cocktails and conversation made the time go quickly. Ordered a couple plates of cheese curds - very good! Everyone had fish for...More

1  Thank TrukTravler
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Shelly W
21 July 2017|
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Response from Markandjennie | Reviewed this property |
It is very good. I would say they are pretty strict about any sharing compared to other places ive been
Tim D
3 December 2016|
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Response from Marks_East_Side | Property representative |
We have many things on the Gluten free menu. We have a deep fryer just for fried items and have researched all the sub items that are NOT gluten free. So just about the entire menus is available to you. Thanks Mark
2 November 2016|
Response from Jeanne N | Reviewed this property |
Their phone # is 920-733-3600... ask for Mark :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1405 E Wisconsin Ave, Appleton, WI 54911
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Appleton
  • Phone Number: +1 920-733-3600
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Family owned and operated since 1967. Marks is a long time area favorite for lunch and dinner serving hand cut steaks, fresh seafood and award winning German fare. Come and relax in our well stock bar featuring a wide selection of liquor, beer and wine. Open 6 day a week, lunch Monday thru Friday and closed on Sundays. Hope to see you soon. Mark Dougherty Owner
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