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The Waterfront

) #4 of 7 Restaurants in Fontana €€ - €€€ , , American
269 Fontana Blvd, Abbey Resort, Fontana, WI 53125-9604
+1 262-275-9034
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“cod” (6 reviews)
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Open Now
11:00 - 16:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, Grill, American
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
269 Fontana Blvd, Abbey Resort, Fontana, WI 53125-9604
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1 - 10 of 120 reviews

Reviewed 21 May 2017

An amazing place full of activites and great place to relax. The people was so nice and room very clean. Lots to do with kids, an amazing pool, game room, movies for family night out, buffet to enjoy and the food is amazing.

Thank Shonta A
Sara S, Guest Relations Manager at The Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Shonta A Thank you for your five star review.

Reviewed 19 April 2017

We ate here several times on our weekend stay at the Abbey & we loved every meal! Waitstaff were all wonderful & friendly

Thank Cheryl B
Sara S, Guest Relations Manager at The Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Cheryl B Thank you for your five star review. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 10 April 2017

We stopped in after a day in the Spa. The menu was mainly bar food but due to their own smoker out back, the chicken I had and my husband's brisket sliders were very good. We were seated in the back along the windows which...More

Thank Karen M
Sara S, Guest Relations Manager at The Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Karen M Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. Our BBQ is delicious and we are delighted to read you agree. We are in the process of a complete remodel of the restaurant (re-opening May 12) and look forward to...More

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Was there for appetizer and drinks was AWESOME :) recommend this place especially bloody Mary's it's a meal In it's self

Thank Sylvia H
Sara S, Guest Relations Manager at The Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review. The blood mary is delicious! We look forward to you next visit.

Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Resturant/bar in a resort. We stayed for 2 midweek days at the hotel. Resort pricing, as expected. Beautiful harbor view, but we did visit in winter. Wednesday late afternoon. Drinks and burgers. Great beer selection. Burgers were 5 star. Get the sweet potatoes fries. Thursday...More

Thank pazz132016
Sara S, Guest Relations Manager at The Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Pazz132016 Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and for the 5 star review. We hope to welcome you again soon!

Reviewed 14 March 2017

Wanted something simple for the evening, had a lot of choices, had grilled fish tacos, very good. Sister-in-law had beef brisket tacos, a little unusual but she said they also were very good.

Thank zeusy33
Sara S, Guest Relations Manager at The Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Zeusy33 Thank you for your review. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

This is the Abbey's casual restaurant. We came during President'sDay weekend and the place was packed on Friday night. Great place to bring the kids. Prices are more reasonable than 240 and I don't think the food quality is any less. So we ended up...More

Thank Bank_Nerd
Sara S, Guest Relations Manager at The Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Bank_Nerd Thank you for taking the time to share your with us and future diners. We hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 24 January 2017

We had the All You Can Eat Friday Fish Fry, I would recommend it if you like Walleye or Cod. Excellent!

Thank Tammy525
Sara S, Guest Relations Manager at The Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Tcarter525 Than you for your five star review. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I would visit this restaurant even if I weren't staying at the resort. The service was attentive. The salmon salad was grilled well and juicy. It had great flavor and the romaine was crisp and fresh with the right amount of dressing. The BBQ ribs...More

Thank Natan South L
Sara S, Guest Relations Manager at The Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2017

Natan South L Thank you for your five star review. We appreciate your wonderful compliments about the food and service. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 26 December 2016

The restaurant offers indoor or outdoor seating, and a good choice of meals. The service is friendly, and prices are very reasonable.

Thank Traveler44Chicago
Sara S, Guest Relations Manager at The Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2017

Traveler44Chicago Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We appreicate your compliments and look forward to your next visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Bar, Grill, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 16:00
Monday
11:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 16:00
Thursday
11:00 - 16:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 269 Fontana Blvd, Abbey Resort, Fontana, WI 53125-9604
    (Highway 67)
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Fontana
  • Phone Number: +1 262-275-9034
  • E-mail
Description
The Abbey Resort's very own Waterfront Restaurant is known for its casual, laid back vibe. It's the perfect place to unwind, either on the patio or indoors, and serves lunch, dinner or drinks. We use the techniques of award-winning Pitmaster Matt Whiteford to create specialties like the Waterfront's famous mouthwatering barbecue, salads and wraps . The Friday Fish Fry is a fun and delicious experience, especially when there's live entertainment. And did we mention drinks? From Wisconsin's own Spotted Cow beer to signature cocktails like the Bloody Mary with a touch of bacon (yes, bacon!), you're in for a one-of-a-kind experience. There's also a full children's menu and take-out.
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