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Mariner's Inn

5339 Lighthouse Bay Dr, Madison, WI 53704-1113
+1 608-246-3120
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“hash browns” (10 reviews)
“tenderloin” (6 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Soups, Seafood
$$ - $$$
5339 Lighthouse Bay Dr, Madison, WI 53704-1113
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went to the Mariners to celebrate our 53rd wedding anniversary, we have been coming here for many years and never been disappointed. The steaks were good, the hash browns are fantastic as is the service.

Thank Pat R
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Celebrating friendship and anniversary .Had not been here for years.Beautiful Christmas deco throughout..very warm atmosphere but wear extra clothes..we were actually cold.The waitress was exceptional.Our meal choices were combo steak and lobster,and a smaller choice for ladies..all done as we ordered.Will return in the summer...More

Thank WeAreGoneAgain
Reviewed 22 September 2017

On Monday, September 11th, I wanted to treat my daughter to a special night out as a reward for her passing a difficult summer course. She loves seafood and enjoys eating at Red Lobster. Since I have fond memories of Mariner's Inn (from many years...More

3  Thank WinterPoet
Reviewed 18 September 2017

This is our 4th visit in 2 years. The food quality is always above average, especially the steaks. But to my surprise, the fish can vary from good to really good. However, service is another matter. We must be unlucky, we have had BAD and...More

1  Thank Delmar M
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Service was great. Food was very good but not equal to competition in Madison. The restaurant is charming and winner on a summer Saturday night. Happy to try again.

Thank regorwi
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I book this restaurant and our mini vacation, based on information I got about Wisconsin. I like the idea of eating a meal near the water. We were there in the evening though, and so the water was hard to see. I had the tornadoes...More

Thank Fran S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Our hosts had been telling us about Mariner's Inn for months before the visit and the hype was true. We are Buckeye Fans and perceive Wisconsin Cheese Heads as weaker Big !0 opponents but this was our introduction to cheese curds. We started off with...More

Thank LongTimeResident43
Reviewed 24 June 2017

As a Madison native, I like to go back to a bunch of the old places I grew up with when I go back and visit. This past Sunday night unfortunately was not at all a positive trip down memory lane but quite the opposite....More

4  Thank Doughboy2
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Sat us at a table with no view of the water, but we were told if we waited a few minutes one with a view would be open. We had an antsy person in our party so we sat by the fireplace. Bartender, who I...More

Thank joelw298
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Loved the atmosphere and food we enjoyed while dining at Mariners Inn to celebrate our son's graduation from UW. They offered a limited "celebration" menu due to the many reservations they had that weekend, and the petite filet was without a doubt the best steak...More

Thank Pam M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5339 Lighthouse Bay Dr, Madison, WI 53704-1113
    (Westport Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-246-3120
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