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Mars Resort Restaurant & Bar

$$ - $$$American, ,
W4098 S Shore Dr, Lake Geneva, WI 53147-3438
+1 262-245-5689
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
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“ribs” (89 reviews)
“fried chicken” (17 reviews)
“swordfish” (4 reviews)
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American, Brew Pub, Bar, Steakhouse, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
W4098 S Shore Dr, Lake Geneva, WI 53147-3438
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Reviewed yesterday

Waited a long time, smelled like smoke and the live music was so loud I couldn't hear anything. Overall not good.

Thank Dakota W
Reviewed yesterday

An old dinner-club styled restaurant on Lake Como. We walked right in on a Saturday and sat at the piano bar. Felt like we should have cigars and martinis. The place is clean and fresh and they make a fine cocktail. Sat near the window...More

Thank thecbxrider
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Tony was a great bartender. He was very attentive and kind. My husband and I enjoyed the atmosphere and watching the sunset as we drank our cocktails. A nice walk the French country inn(where we stayed).

Thank Katie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a nice place to celebrate 22 years of marriage. The view of lake Como was spectacular from the window next to our table. We both ordered the catch of the day which was salmon. Our waitress, Sam, was gracious and accommodating....More

Thank cousinjen
Kevin W, Guest Relations Manager at Mars Resort Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Congratulations on 22 years of marriage. That is an achievement to be proud of and we're humbled and overjoyed that you chose Mars Resort to celebrate your union. Thank you very much for visiting us! We're glad you had a great time. We'll let Sam...More

Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

This was our 2nd time returning to this restaurant on our annual visit. Again, they did not disappoint. Don't be put off by what seems to be a long wait time: both times our party of 10 was seated in less than 30 minutes. Trish...More

Thank Carol S
Kevin W, Guest Relations Manager at Mars Resort Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the support Carol! Glad you enjoyed Mars food and had fun with your party! Yes, crowds can be a bit much. We expanded outdoor seating in 2016 and are hoping to add an extension to the building soon, but we still have a...More

Reviewed 28 January 2018

Went here for lunch and Bloody Mary's and both were very pleasing. Great atmosphere and was a very pleasant experience. They were quite busy, but the kitchen was up for the task. Very good place to stop for great food.

Thank Kathi B
Reviewed 28 January 2018

I loved coming up to the parking lot in -5 degree weather smelling the bbq ribs from the Mars that were cooking inside. The restaurant is right on Lake Como and the sights inside are warm, typical for a winter/summer resort town and have a...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 24 January 2018

I've been coming to Mars when in the Lake Geneva area since 1976. Ownership has changed in the past few years, yet the supper club charm of the past has remained. The food is simply outstanding, servers and bartenders are extremely personable and the experience...More

Thank christopherjdunn
Reviewed 22 January 2018

It was 1972 and a college buddy and I were in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin for a weekend. After a day of water sports, we were looking for two things: a place to have dinner and a place to camp for the night. The long story...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Right on lake como. The view is remarkable. I had the sangria which was pretty good. Friendly bar tender and other patrons were talking to us while we sat at the bar.

Thank Brande R
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Response from dicksayad | Reviewed this property |
I would call them for the dates.
5 July 2016|
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Response from Robincafoxa | Reviewed this property |
We had good sandwiches. Just go but be sure to get table on patio....get there early.....no reservations.
11 April 2016|
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Response from Terisa N | Reviewed this property |
Mars is in the process of some renovations so best to make sure they are re-open. As for the menu, it's basically the same as the dinner menu- nice burgers, ribs, popcorn shrimp, fried chicken, and an assortment of fish... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: W4098 S Shore Dr, Lake Geneva, WI 53147-3438
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Lake Geneva
  • Phone Number: +1 262-245-5689
A Classic Wisconsin Supper Club nestled on the shores of Lake Como in Lake Geneva Wisconsin. Mars first opened in 1923 and was remodeled in 2016 with brand new extended patio seating descending to Mar's private beach. For nearly a century people have enjoyed themselves at Mars Resort. Weekly events including live piano bar Friday & Saturday, live music on the beach, Friday fish fry, ribs nights, and more. This is truly one of the hidden gems of Lake Geneva WI for family fun, a romantic sunset dinner, live music on the beach, great food, fantastic drinks at the bar, and more. We invite you to join us out here! Everyone is welcome.
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