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Foley's Irish Woods

$$ - $$$
Irish, Pub, American, Bar
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W3905 State Road 50, Lake Geneva, WI 53147-3419
+1 262-245-6966
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11:00 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 01:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 01:30
Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat 09:00 - 02:00
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Naperville, Illinois
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small pub, a couple of miles west of Lake Geneva, WI. It's not a huge/fancy place, it's just a wonderful and homey place. The staff are very friendly, the menu is pretty good with a decent amount of options and the beverages match that of most Irish Pubs. We've been there a few times, and tried different... More 

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Thank Charlie M
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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146 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Past Lake Geneva is this friendly little bar and tavern. Decorated with license plates and Irish memorabilia (including Notre Dame souvenirs!) it's warm wood all around. We stopped here for lunch and the 1/2 pound burger was delicious and the 21 shrimp basket was equally as good. We also ordered a basket of fries (chips come with lunch) and with... More 

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Thank Calmac3
Hendersonville, Tennessee
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

We were able to get a seat on New Year's Eve without a reservation. We entered through the restaurant, not the pub entrance. The dining room was a 2-story octagon with many windows and a wooden ceiling. The shrimp and corn chowder was served with a small shot of sherry. What a great way to start my meal! My husband... More 

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Thank N6621HZlindam
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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72 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

My husband I eat here often. We think the food is great. We love the Friday fish fry....the corn shrimp chowder is delicious! The Wednesday corned beef and cabbage is a real treat. My husband loves the pork chop. The salmon is good too. Great food....interesting fun decor!

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Thank PfromLG
Burlington, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Went to dinner there with my 87 year old, widowed neighbor who doesn't get out much. We had a good fish fry dinner and the atmosphere was good. We were done eating and just talking and relaxing when the host came to the table. He didn't say excuse me or any other niceties just came right out with "I don't... More 

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Orland Park, Illinois
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34 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

have been here now 3 timesd as we live in LAke Gerneva- each time the host inssits on sitting us a party of 3 OIN THE DOORWAY- so when the foor opens ITS cold yet there are other tables NOT in the door open plenty of them.... Why?? he refused to move us... the food- fish was good and the... More 

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Thank mary j
Walworth, Wisconsin
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175 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

This is a typical WI bar with an Irish flair. The only place I know in the area with Guiness on tap.

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Thank Kathy S
Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Don't be fooled if you enter the bar first, the eating area in the back has a certain ambience not reflected in the bar. Ambience aside, the food was really great and even though they were short handed, they kept up well. We will definitely be back.

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Thank Katie H
Marco Island, Florida
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261 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Do not miss! Great fish - fresh Potatoes were different and really good Irish bread homemade Great presentation Price was crazy cheap Worth the visit!

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Thank pho2
River Forest, Illinois
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111 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

First of all, do not be fooled by Foley's roadhouse look from Route 50. Although the front of the restaurant has the feel of a typical Wisconsin roadhouse bar, the back of the restaurant has more of a garden gazebo atmosphere. Second, the food is definitely several steps above the average. Quality, farm-to-table choices with a definite Irish influence and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27
Cuisine
Irish, Pub, American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 01:30
Monday
11:00 - 01:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:30
Thursday
11:00 - 01:30
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: W3905 State Road 50, Lake Geneva, WI 53147-3419
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Lake Geneva
  • Phone Number: +1 262-245-6966

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?