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Sopra: An American Bistro

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$$ - $$$
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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724 W Main St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147-1824
+1 262-249-0800
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17:00 - 22:00
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Thu - Tue 17:00 - 22:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We haven't been here in years. One of reasons we always stayed at Grand Geneva is because restaurants were better than downtown LG. So glad we came! The food was delish ~ my 12 year old enjoyed the lobster wontons. The octopus was a little tough but the scallops and wagyu steak were great! No longer any reason to go... More 

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Chicago, IL
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for dinner on a recommendation from SevenOaks Bed & Breakfast. The tip I got also included that the pasta dishes are very large, so they suggested getting an appetizer and sharing a pasta. This was a perfect idea. We had the grilled baby octopus which was quite good. And we shared a pasta. It happened to be one... More 

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Thank Steve R
Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had our anniversary dinner at Sopra this past week. We loved it! Austin, our bartender, made me one of the BEST drinks I have ever had (the POM beach martini). It was DELICIOUS! We started with the Merguez appetizer (which I had never heard of before), and it was SO GOOD! It's a lamb sausage and... More 

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Saint Francis, Wisconsin USA
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Lake Geneva is filled with fine restaurants from Hill Top mansions, to arboreta on the lake with a view but Sopra Bistro in a store-front is in a class by itself as a creative, fresh, and delightful place to dine with just the best Italian food in miles. Gordon Ramsey is always challenging his chefs to cook with passion. Here's... More 

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Orland Park, Illinois
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Had a lovely meal early on a Friday night seated by the window. Nice ambiance. Started off with a glass of wine which was a good pour, always appreciated. My friend had a grilled romaine Caesar salad which was excellent and quite large. I had Thai curry mushroom soup which was like a mushroom slurry with a bit of a... More 

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Lake Bluff, Illinois
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We had a great dinner with the family. We came in at 8.30 PM and sat at the table 5' after that. The waiter was fantastic. We ordered around 8.45 PM and the appetizers arrived around 9.20 PM. The food was excellent: Tuna Tartare as a daily special and the octopus from the main menu. The main course was superb... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Service, good. Drinks, OK. Food, somewhat pricey for the average quality and presentation. Meats were not butchered properly and what looked like a large portion turned out to be fatty and inedible. Not totally disappointed, but not sure if we will make it back again.

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Thank Sumbuca360sux
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Had the Snake River Sturgeon and Pasta Pardelle special. Both awesome and our server Cheryl was knowledgeable and sweet.

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Thank Tom A
Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Must-visit in Lake Geneva. Started with the broccoli cheddar soup, which had lots of veg and cheese and was not pure cream. Dinner was roast pheasant with pheasant sausage and Brussels sprouts. My partner had the pork chop with sweet potatoes. Meals were perfect and delicious. I had the local cider - very dry but good. Great ambience, friendly staff.... More 

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Peru, Illinois
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

The food was excellent. Four of us dined, two adults, two teenagers. The staff was patient and accommodating with the kids. The girls had pasta, my friend had scallops ,and I had the wagyu steak. Everything was well prepared and delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$35
Cuisine
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 724 W Main St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147-1824
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Lake Geneva
  • Phone Number: +1 262-249-0800
Description
Sopra, an American Bistro, the premier Lake Geneva dining experience. Ingredient-driven chef/owner, Simon Cumming, designs American bistro classics with a fresh, farm-to-table approach. Using the finest seasonal ingredients, you'll be treated to a fine dining experience, in a casual, friendly and relaxed atmosphere. In addition to the thoughtfully selected wine list, Sopra also boasts an extensive selection of micro-brew beers and a full selection of spirits, including specialty house martinis. Situated in the heart of downtown Lake Geneva, located within walking distance to The Cove and all Lake Geneva hotels. Also, easy driving distance from the Grand Geneva and Abbey Resort.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?