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The Waterfront Pub and Grill

408 State Road 50, Delavan, WI 53115-3055
+1 262-728-4700
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“fish fry” (15 reviews)
“cheese curds” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
408 State Road 50, Delavan, WI 53115-3055
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

We recently ate dinner at Waterfront Pub and Grill in Delavan on a Friday night. We had been wanting to try the Friday fish fry here for quite some time, and we had a gift card from Christmas to use. This was our first visit...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a nice place, right near Lake Delavan, off Hwy 50. They have specials that are quite reasonable. We are locals and have gone here a few times, mainly with guests. The food is tastie --esp the burgers, and the selection is okay; however,...More

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I've wanted a good burger for a very long time. My husband and I ordered the cheeseburger. It was half pound on a toasted kaiser bun. It was cooked exactly as I wanted it. The homemade fries were delicious. They weren't smothered in salt. What...More

Thank N6621HZlindam
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Had the Mc and Cheese with sundried tomatoes. Yummm. They also have excellent burgers and an out of this world BLT! Fun interior. Although it's called the Waterfront you really can't see the lake as the trees and shrubs block the view in the lower...More

Thank Sharon V
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We ate at the Waterfront with some other couples. It was a little noisy but the food was good. Lots of TVs around to view sports.

Reviewed 15 September 2016

We live nearby and have visited here 3 times and won't again unless it has new management. Two of the three times the servers were slow or snobby (we didn't go when it was very busy.) I ordered an item with avocado- I love avocados-...More

Thank WIFamily0f6
WaterfrontDelavan, Owner at The Waterfront Pub and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

We are saddened to learn you feel negatively about our establishment! We can assure you that all of our customers are equally important to us and we never want anyone feeling otherwise. We apologize if we have given you that impression. We will be speaking...More

Reviewed 8 September 2016

This past Labor Day weekend in Lake Geneva drew large crowds with waits up to two hours at restaurants. Because of 5 young children in our party, we chose this restaurant as the parking lot was not filled. We should have known then. Our nachos...More

Thank Garden-golfer
WaterfrontDelavan, Owner at The Waterfront Pub and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2016

Hello, We are shocked to hear that your experience proceeded in a negative manner. We have been at this location since 1983, during the same time Ralph’s has been in business(on the other side of the lake). We encourage you to send an email to...More

Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We ate here for lunch this week because it was right down the road from our condo at Delavan Lake Resort. There were four of us and we all Loved our food and the fast service. Highly recommend going here. We cant wait to return!

Thank ahtram56
Reviewed 17 August 2016

First time we were here, food and staff were awesome! Fun place for casual food. Looking forward to another meal here soon!

Thank Olliek006
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We haven't been to the waterfront in a year or more and what a change. The booth was in disrepair. The table finish was coming off and the seat was full of tiny cracks that pinched my legs and I had to put my sweater...More

Thank Terrie M
WaterfrontDelavan, Owner at The Waterfront Pub and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2016

Hi Terrie, We regret to learn that we had let you down so greatly during your most recent experience with us. We must apologize for the way that your ribs were brought out to you; we always want our customers to be 100 percent satisfied...More

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16 July 2016|
Response from William O | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I don't believe they do... I will say they can accommodate you indoors... the plus side is that it could very well be HOT out at that time which the coolness inside may keep everyone happy... and who knows it... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 408 State Road 50, Delavan, WI 53115-3055
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Delavan
  • Phone Number: +1 262-728-4700
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A VERY great place to eat and have a drink if you desire. Looks accross the street to Lake Delavan. Very Friendly Staff and Yummy Food!!!!
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