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The Union House

S42 W31320 Highway 83, P.o., Genesee Depot, WI 53127
+1 262-968-4281
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good9%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“duck” (15 reviews)
“wild game” (13 reviews)
“scallops” (10 reviews)
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S42 W31320 Highway 83, P.o., Genesee Depot, WI 53127
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

I've been to The Union House about 4 times since I moved to the area. Each time I am amazed at the wine selection and the wild game selection. At the same time, if you're looking for an Old Fashioned and a steak, best anywhere...More

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Food is excellent. Start with the appetizer sampler, it is delicious! Allows you a sampling of 4 different appetizers on your plate. My husband had braised short ribs and they were so tender and delicious. I loved my choice of pecan crusted chicken. Very moist...More

1  Thank lakecountry7
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Intimate atmosphere. Great food. Oysters Rockefeller and quail. French onion soup delicious. Great Brandy Old Fashioned.

1  Thank caktoday13057
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Friends suggested we meet here for dinner, so happy they did! What a wonderful evening! Excellent drinks! Would recommend the Brandy Old Fashion! Excellent Food! We enjoyed the nights special of wild caught salmon! We started with the mushroom tart and the escargot. Both Excellent!...More

2  Thank Bill S
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Love this place, great food (a bit expensive) and you have to like stuff like wild game, although they have other items.. but it's limited. The bar is great and we enjoy the appatizers. This is no pub grub.. it's quality food and expect to...More

1  Thank Nancy-Dan-777
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This is how every restaurant should operate, with first class service and great food. Our server was very knowledgeable about the menu and the wine. Made excellent recommendations for pairings. Everyone raved about their meals. Ordered was the venison, scallops, salmon and wild game choice...More

1  Thank mstreno1
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Outstanding restaurant. Service was top notch. The food was second to none. We met there for a mini family reunion. The steaks were delicious. We all tried the Kangaroo appetizer. Different but good.

1  Thank BDLTPA2
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

While it may be a little hard to find and a bit of a trip for some, this gem never disappoints. Intimate dining with a cocktail bar that you think Frank Sinatra might stroll through any minute as you sip your favorite beverage. You can...More

1  Thank Deb O
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Four of us had dinner on July 14th. From the bartender to hostess to waitress the staff was fantastic. I have no idea how the waitress remembered all those specials. The food was amazing. It couldn't have been better. The best French onion soup ever....More

1  Thank MKHill
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

From the outside, and first impression of the inside, this appears to be an old supper club, but it is so much better than that. Drinks, appetizers, entrees and dessert were all perfectly prepared and memorable. If you look online, don't let the one-page menu...More

2  Thank Denise A
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Response from JillWaukeshaWi | Reviewed this property |
Sorry did not see this, but I haven't seen children in this place, nor would I think they would be welcome.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: S42 W31320 Highway 83, P.o., Genesee Depot, WI 53127
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Genesee Depot
  • Phone Number: +1 262-968-4281
  • E-mail
Since 1861 The Union House Hotel has maintained a prominent position within Genesee Depot. At that time Patrick Lynch, a 35 year old Irish immigrant, first opened the doors of this establishment to village residents and local visitors. No doubt these initial patrons found the impressive new hostelry, built in the 19th century’s fashionable Greek Revival architectural style, to be to their liking. As the largest public building in Genesee Depot, The Union House with its second story ballroom also functioned as a social gathering place for area families. Due primarily to the influence of the Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad, the settlement immediately thrived as an agricultural service center. Soon a grain elevator, woolen factory, general store, blacksmith shop, and post office joined with The Union House Hotel to comprise the major components of the local economy. While many of these local landmarks have succumbed to the ravages of time, The Union House continues to proudly serve as a tangible link to the community’s past. Today, diners have the unique opportunity to experience the same warm hospitality, delectable meal offerings, and courteous service that Patrick Lynch provided his customers in this setting over 125 years ago.
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