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158 Fontana Blvd, Fontana, WI 53125
+1 262-275-1400
08:00 - 14:00
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Bethany, Illinois
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Novaks is not open during the week, but is a great place to eat breakfasts on weekends and we always eat there after attending church on Sundays. Great cooks and waitresses. Leisure time.

Thank Marge O
Bloomington, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Sunday breakfast is crowded, but wait was less than 10 minutes. Staff warned customers that bees were bothersome, so we sat inside. They offered seats at the bar or bar height tables, but we declined. Our server was prompt, attentive to our needs and courteous. Our food (banana walnut french toast and cinnamon roll Fresh toast) was served and hot... More 

1 Thank Mike H
Woodstock, Illinois, United States
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168 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

This restaurant is on the road that leads to several municipal parking lots and has other restaurants that are on the lake. The view from a lovely outdoor eating deck is of that road, so no water. Doesn't matter. Excellent food (and the summer gazpacho is fantastic with a little bite of heat.) Sandwiches are large and fresh, Eggs Benedict... More 

1 Thank MaryAnn H
Chicago, United States
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Looking for a place to get away from the hustle of lake geneva, this is it. Staff ws very friendly and the drinks and pizza were excellent. Ask for the pizza to be cooked well done.

1 Thank Edwin S
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Definitely worth grabbing breakfast at if you do not want to eat the Abbey...likely a little cheaper too,

1 Thank matthewmV3026XW
Janesville, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

It is really such a tragedy that this place cannot do any better. It is located in a prime spot and has the potential to do great things. I live in Fontana and every once in a while I will give Novak's another chance. Bad idea. Service was dismal and the coffee was awful, again. Plus the menu is way... More 

Thank Anna C
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

When I visited in mid-May, they were open on Saturday and Sunday only. I went for breakfast with my 4 year old grandson. We both like yogurt, but they did not have it on the menu. Considering this is a breakfast and lunch only place, one would think in this dairy state, they would have yogurt! Ordered the fruit bowl,... More 

Thank Penjole
Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Novak's is your typical greasy spoon diner. Have only gone for breakfast a few times and it was "okay". Nothing special, but not bad either.

Thank Jennifer S
Mundelein, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

Had never been here before. Walnut Banana bread french toast is absolutely wonderful. So are there omelettes. Service is a little slow but food is worth the wait.

1 Thank Pookie0803
Lake Placid, Florida
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015

Would not recommend, was not very good. Was going to eat brunch here but other family members had eaten there that morning and said they would not go back.

Thank cal19562014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Healthy
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 Fontana Blvd, Fontana, WI 53125
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Fontana
  • Phone Number: +1 262-275-1400

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