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Nite Cap Inn

2659 South 3rd Street, Palmyra, WI 53156
+1 262-495-2659
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“potato pancakes” (13 reviews)
“fish fry” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, German, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
2659 South 3rd Street, Palmyra, WI 53156
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Back in the day, this fish fry was a destination featured in the Journal/Sentinel. That’s how we discovered it. It is still good, but not quite as good. Arriving at 5:15, we faced a 45-minute wait, but when called the meal is waiting for you!...More

Thank 262DianeV2014
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We envy all that live close to this gem. Would be our go to place a few days a week if we weren't an hour away. On a Friday ( and maybe other nights) order as you walk in, relax at the bar and when...More

Thank Riprory
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This has become our go to for fish fry on Fridays. We like to support local business & have been very pleased with the quality & amount of food & as important the CS. Whether calling in or sending an order list in, it is...More

1  Thank Holly d
Reviewed 7 December 2016

If you are in the mood for a good old Wisconsin fish fry, and are willing to drive a bit, the Nite Cap Inn is well worth the trip. The fish is great and is all you can eat. You place your order prior to...More

1  Thank TBreez
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Very different type of dining experience. First you place your order before you have a table. Then you can go sit at the bar or outside and enjoy a few drinks. The restaurant is very dated, but not in a bad way. It just seems...More

Thank amandak2782
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Was looking for a Friday night fish fry, and found one that was far better than anticipated. A little different ordering system but one I like, you order when you first come in. they had us sit in the waiting area outside or at the...More

3  Thank Ron H
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Arrived late on a Friday night (9:00). They were still serving. They took our order and we ordered a drink from the bar. Within 10 minutes we were called to our table. We sat down and the food appeared on the table. Everything was delicious....More

2  Thank Elsie G
Reviewed 6 November 2015

I got fish to go, as it was recommended by someone. They serve a family style all you can eat, so if your into that, GO, it's the same price as a to go order. I ordered the cod, along with the homemade potato pancakes,...More

3  Thank Holly d
Reviewed 30 August 2015

The nite cap is an institution in southern Wisconsin. People will drive from a couple hours away to go to fish fry on Friday night in the summer. The food is great and if you have to wait you can enjoy drinks on the bar...More

2  Thank seattlecook
Reviewed 16 June 2015

We drive for over an hour for the fish and potato pancakes. The bartenders make the wait enjoyable. We love it and highly recommend it, especially in the summer when you can wait outside on the porch.

1  Thank Chantel R
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
American, German, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2659 South 3rd Street, Palmyra, WI 53156
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Palmyra
  • Phone Number: +1 262-495-2659
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