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Gordy's Boat House Bar & Restaurant

336 Lake Ave., Fontana, WI 53125-1149
+1 262-275-6800
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cheese curds” (15 reviews)
“fish tacos” (15 reviews)
“burger” (31 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
336 Lake Ave., Fontana, WI 53125-1149
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for a light dinner. Burger was good and our waitress was very friendly. Nice place. Family friendly, not fancy. Decent food.

Thank Rose Marie C
Reviewed April 9, 2018

8 adults and 6 kids (under the age of 5) walk into a bar.... This place was great! It was right on the water so super awesome views. The staff at the restaurant were accommodating to our rather young family (there were really 6 kids...More

Thank Gobadgers0302
Reviewed February 12, 2018

Friday night in Wisconsin - gotta have a fish fry. Gals had salads/sandwiches and they enjoyed them. Guys had fish fry but were disappointed comparing fried fish to "large fish sticks". Disappointing for a Wisconsin fish fry.

Thank mamieof3
Reviewed January 7, 2018

Come for some food, stay for the views and the brews. This place is always a good time and the service is great.

Thank itravelsome715
Reviewed January 3, 2018

The staff was very friendly and food was great. We enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere and the view of Geneva Lake from our table.

Thank dlk547
Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

Friendly service. We sat at the bar. Fantastic Bloody Mary do it yourself bar with all the fixins. We ordered wings. They were crispy and pretty good. Not very busy.

Thank Brande R
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

Started with the hawaiin and Bloody Mary. Soooooo tasty!!! Then had $3 captain and cokes. Got cheese curds for appetizer. Very very good! We both got burgers, they were huge and tasted good. Fries are amazing! Only downfall was waitress stood around talking to coworker...More

Thank cubswin44
Reviewed October 21, 2017

Wanted to get away from crowds in Lake Geneva on an unseasonable warm October fall foliage tour. Took awhile to get seated,no host/ess, after being seated it took longer than one would expect to have waitress stop by for drink order,then it took forever to...More

Thank lesyukon
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Granted, we went on a Friday night, but the place was so crowded and so loud I couldn't hear the people across the table from me. The overlarge menu did not inspire confidence that the place could do anything REALLY well - and that was...More

Thank CJKI
Reviewed September 18, 2017

Close by to the Abbey Lodge if you are looking for something nearby. Food was average bar food. The only thing that stood out was the pretzel. The cheese curds were a bit of a disappointment.

Thank Steve R
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June 19, 2016|
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Response from RoyS781 | Reviewed this property |
Their outdoor patio is for waiting on tables only it's not for eating outside, however next-door Chucks Lakeshore Inn has outdoor seating and allows dogs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 336 Lake Ave., Fontana, WI 53125-1149
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Fontana
  • Phone Number: +1 262-275-6800
  • E-mail
Whether you are looking for a light afternoon snack, a delicious entree, or just a few well poured boat drinks Gordy's has got you covered. Located in Fontana on the west end of lake our waterfront restaurants offer a stunning view of Lake Geneva while you dine. We offer a few different dining options to meet your every taste. Gordy's Boat House bar/restaurant is our signature restaurant serving lunch and dinner daily, a wide selection of beer, wine, and cocktails, including our local favorite - margaritas, and in season on weekends we also offer late night dj and dancing. Gordy's Surf Shack is open seasonally June, July, and August and serves fresh deli sandwiches, salads, smoothies, French fries, ice cream, and more. Gordy's Cobalt Lounge (upstairs Boat House) can be reserved for private parties and has an absolutely spectacular view of Geneva Lake. All are located in the Heart of Fontana's Lakefront, so come by boat and dock on one of Gordy's 3 available piers or enjoy our boat valet service during Marina business hours. Located on the waterfront in Fontana you will enjoy some of the best views of Geneva Lake while you dine.
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