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Grey Rock

643 Illinois Ave, Green Lake, WI 54941-9750
+1 800-444-2812
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good19%
  • Average14%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“heidel house” (19 reviews)
“chef” (12 reviews)
Open Now
16:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Gluten Free Options
643 Illinois Ave, Green Lake, WI 54941-9750
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Reviewed 25 August 2015

We visited Grey Rock during happy hour and enjoyed discounted drinks, a nice variety of nibbles, a friendly barkeep, and a lovely view. For mid-century architectural buffs this is a fun spot to check out!

Thank Simon082
Scott K, General Manager at Grey Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2015

Thank you again for sharing your experiences. I am glad to see that your visit to Grey Rock was an enjoyable one that you were able to enjoy the atmosphere and drinks. We hope that you will stay again soon.

Reviewed 12 August 2015

Stopped in here on a Tuesday night. It was pretty dead, and that was just fine. I had no trouble getting a table by the window. My waitress Carol was very pleasant and greeted me promptly. I ordered the special, cheese tortellini in pesto sauce...More

Thank weyes
Scott K, General Manager at Grey Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2015

Thank you so much for writing a review of Grey Rock. I am absolutely thrilled to see that you had such a pleasant experience of your meal and your interactions with your server, Carol. Your kind words have been shared with the associates of Grey...More

Reviewed 24 July 2015

Nothing fancy, about the place...but the food is very, very good. The walleye is the best in town. Friendly staff. I have eaten there for many years and the quality is consistent.More

Thank dreferee
Scott K, General Manager at Grey Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2015

Thank your for taking a moment to recommend Grey Rock. I am delighted to see that you have found our meals and service to be consistently high quality. Our team values your comment as the best walleye in Green Lake. Thank you! We appreciate your...More

Reviewed 22 July 2015

My husband and I ate at Grey Rock on July 14 to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Over the years we have dined at Grey Rock during our visits to Green Lake and in the past it has been excellent. For some reason (and it appears...More

1  Thank momof2illinois
Scott K, General Manager at Grey Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2015

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Grey Rock. While I am pleased you chose Grey Rock to celebrate your anniversary, I am more than disappointed to learn you and your husband’s meals did not live up to your expectations. I...More

Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Came to relax and grab a bite to eat. Meet some nice folks at the bar & angel made the evening comfortable as I was dining alone. She made me feel welcome and others at the bar were helped to feel the same. The only...More

Thank Peter C
Scott K, General Manager at Grey Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2015

Peter, How wonderful to hear from you again! I am thrilled to see you returned to Grey Rock to enjoy Happy Hour, and felt comfortable with the company of Angel and other guests in the lounge. Your kind words have been passed along to Angel,...More

Reviewed 8 July 2015

Food - average, wait time - too long, attention to service - not really there, skill of servers - poor. Just not professional and food had zero finesseMore

2  Thank Mski1751
Scott K, General Manager at Grey Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2015

I am disappointed to learn we did not deliver an exceptional lakeside dining experience during your visit. Your comments regarding the meal and service do not reflect the high standards set for our team, and I am very sorry this occurred. Our food and beverage...More

Reviewed 5 July 2015

My husband and I dined at Grey Rock for dinner over the weekend. The restaurant had 4-5 other tables dining when we arrived at 7pm - this should have been our first sign of how bad the place was, especially considering even the bar was...More

1  Thank FoodFeen
Scott K, General Manager at Grey Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2015

Thank you for taking the time to review Grey Rock. I regret your meals and service were less than satisfactory – what a disappointment, when you and your husband were expecting a special dinner out. Please know your experience is not a representation of the...More

Reviewed 3 July 2015

Five of us had dinner here after reading the great reviews. We were disappointed. The food was fair. We ordered the BLT Salads and there was no dressing on them. The pork chop was over cooked. The scallops bland and the boneless chicken breast was...More

Thank Cheryl L
Scott K, General Manager at Grey Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2015

Dear Cheryl, I appreciate you taking the time to share your dining experience, though am very sorry to learn it did not meet your expectations. I can understand your disappointment, as the dinner you describe does not reflect the high quality we strive for. I...More

Reviewed 14 June 2015

We stopped last week for a cocktail when Angel made us feel at home we stayed for appetizers and a few more. We had a wonderful unexpected evening out. Thanks for the wonderful time.

1  Thank Pjh2456
Scott K, General Manager at Grey Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2015

It sounds like you truly enjoyed Happy Hour specials at Grey Rock; wonderful to see! I have shared your kind comments with Angel and am hopeful you will be stopping in for drinks and complimentary appetizers again soon.

Reviewed 14 June 2015

A group of us met at Greg Rock to catch up and relax. Though it was a Friday and no inside live music, the view and our bartender Angel was all that was needed to make our visit special. We didn't realize how busy it...More

Thank Peter C
Scott K, General Manager at Grey Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2015

Peter, It’s wonderful to see you returning to Grey Rock again so soon! Thank you for writing a review of your recent visit. This feedback is always helpful for us to be sure we are providing memorable and positive experiences for our guests. I have...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 643 Illinois Ave, Green Lake, WI 54941-9750
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Green Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 800-444-2812
Grey Rock serves up a playful attitude with a timeless menu. Smooth, toe-tapping tunes and even smoother cocktails make for an urban flair feel in a relaxed, lakefront setting. Fine dining in Green Lake starts right here, lakeside to Big Green. Grey Rock builds on its traditional high standards of dining excellence with reborn classic dishes promising a delightful balance of the finest ingredients - all freshly prepared by the resort's award-winning chefs. Grey Rock has received the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence every year since 2002. With friendly, efficient service and lakeview floor-to-ceiling windows, Grey Rock ranks as the area's favorite every-occasion restaurant. Make it your favorite, too. Planning a romantic evening on the lake? You can dock on our pier and make date night fantastic with a lake view dinner right here at Grey Rock.
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