N 5780 Kinney Rd
Portage, WI 53901
Phone: (608) 745-4717
Fax: (608) 745-1231
Bars & Cafes
Located along the downtown square in Baraboo, the Little Village Cafe has rightly earned itself glowing praises for its chef's ability to add an innovative twist to the most basic dishes. The interiors are charming and deeply reminiscent of the days gone by, while the waitstaff are one obliging and efficient bunch. For starters, try the Chinese Pot Stickers or Chips & Salsa, while the grilled chicken Caesar salad with roasted pepper relish will not disappoint. Compliment your meal with a glass or two of Sauvignon Blanc Red Wine or beer, and bring on the sinful chocolate torte mousse for dessert.
In the realm of entertainment, Hooty's probably takes the cake with live events and the in house DJ spinning tunes that many can swing to. Apart from local bands, famed bands like Poison, Reo Speedwagon and Cheap trick have also enthralled the crowd. The place is quite spacious and so is the dance floor. Hooty's is considered as an excellent venue for bands to perform and thus, many local bands have received a lot of attention because of their performances here. The bar is open from 11am till close from Monday through Saturday and 12pm till close on Sundays. Kindly check the website or call for further event information.
Self-proclaimed as the best place that serves up delicious and authentic Italian fare is Carvelli's Pizza & Pasta House. With pasta offerings like Lasagna Bolognese and Penne Vodka; fresh salads like the Mona Lisa and Arugola; and the Antipasti Caldi like Mozzarella in Carroza and Calamari Fritti , the place seeks to impress and will leave you wanting more. The restaurant also has a special kiddies menu. The wine list too is impressive. Every Sunday, currently, you can dance your nights away with the specially themed Live music Brazilian night. Check the website for more information.
A unique atmosphere is what sets High Rock Cafe apart from the rest of the restaurants in the area. A favorite with the locals, high rock serves up some lip smacking snacks like sandwiches, rolls, soups, salads and more. Do not forget to try the much talked about Jumbo Crab Cakes and Ahi Tuna amongst others. The place also has a special kiddies menu that is worth a look. Check the website for more information.
Located just off of I90-94 Exit 92, Bronco Billy's Saloon is well known for its charred Bronco Burger. Great for entertainment like open mic sessions and great deals on drinks, this place is where you would want to be for a fun night out. With minimalistic decor, the Bronco Billy's Saloon has an outdoor seating area and picnic tables with excellent views of the Wisconsin Farmland. On the menu is typical American fanfare like Hamburgers, Sandwiches, specials like Patty Melt on Texas Toast and the Bronco's Billy Brat. Drop by for great deals on drinks too. The Saloon opens at 10:00 am.
Located at the River's Edge Resort, the River's Edge Pub & Grub is a rural styled restaurant which boasts of a 400 gallon aquarium and a 100 year old Oak Tree. With a relaxed and casual atmosphere, the bar is well spread and comprises two dining rooms decorated with plush wooden furniture, rustic paneling, and bar stools. On most days it is quite crowded with people who come here to have fun, meet friends or for a nice quite dinner. However, the pub is famous in town for stocking the largest collection of spirits. On the food front, the menu is typically American with Broasted Chicken being the specialty. For entertainment there are dart boards, a jukebox, and a pool table. The River's Edge Pub & Grub is also open for private events, club parties, weddings and birthday celebrations. Check their website for more details. They are open at 8 am on weekdays and from 7.30 am on the weekends.
Monk's Bar & Grill serves up some incredible edibles like Grilled Chicken Salad, Taco Salad to the enormously large and tasty Bacon Cheeseburger or even Black & Bleu Burger. For the people who love veggies there is the special Black Bean Burger. The kiddies menu includes a soda fountain with free refills, French fries and applesauce along with the frisbee freebie. The room at level three of the Monk's caters to the party goers and can host a private event may it be a birthday or just hanging out with friends. Kindly call or check the website for further information regarding rental details and timings of the bar.
Newport Steakhouse, named after the area where it is located, is one of the premier destinations for all the locals and the steak lovers. The restaurant serves some of the best quality steaks, baked or grilled to perfection. Try one of their daily specials to get a glimpse of their fare. If you are in a group with some vegetarians, the restaurant also offers a small selection for them. By their own admission, the Newport Steakhouse has some of the best quality meat and all of the fare comes in large proportions. The decor of the place invites the guests to spend some leisurely time at their meal. Dinner starts from Wednesday to Monday at 4.30 pm and Sunday brunch starts from 10 am to 2 pm. To know more about the place, call them or check out the website.
Field's At The Wilderness boasts of a menu featuring American cuisine with an emphasis on steaks, chops, and fresh grilled seafood. Savor appetizers, gourmet pizzas, and quesadillas from the wood-burning oven, and relax in the intimate atmosphere created by stone fireplaces, ornamental aquatic fixtures, and an exhibition kitchen. Order the Grilled Lamb Chops as an entrée, and don't miss out on the wines—the restaurant has been honored with 'The Wine Spectator Award Of Excellence'. Equipped with 4 private dining rooms and a main dining area, the restaurant can accommodate up to 300 guests for a classy sit-down dinner, and over 500 for a reception.
Popularly known as just House of Embers, the restaurant and bar serves up some amazing American delicacies. What began as a simple bar is now a famous family run establishment. The place which has been running successfully for over 50 years, still offers some delicious ribs and steak to its faithful patrons. Try the Hickory Smoked BBQ Ribs or even the Crab Cake Soufflé and you will keep visiting this place for more. The special menu for kids too delights the little ones. Spaces like the Humphrey Bogart Room, Omar Sharif Room and Rudolph Room here play host of private events and are flexible enough to accommodate a couple who are romantically involved to a family of eight. Check the website or call ahead fro further information.
Mark's Restaurant & Bar boasts of an exciting crowd that keeps up the vibrant atmosphere of the place. The spacious ambiance and the electrifying neon lights gives this club a typical disco-like feel. Every night at Mark's is always memorable, thanks to the innovative themes and the thumping music; which includes salsa nights, karaoke, jam sessions and lots more. The refreshing drinks are available at reasonable prices. The buffet is a treat to all senses and comprises Porterhouse, Pumpkin, Sour Kraut, Roast Beef, Roast Chicken and lots more than you could imagine. Although the restaurant is only open till 9 pm, the bar timings extends till late. Do check out the website for more details.
Del-Bar is a incredible restaurant and bar that has gained popularity over the years. The space opened in 1943 as a simple roadside joint that sold amazing steak for a fairly good price. Till today, it is family run. Do not forget to try the much raved about seafood platter. The staff is friendly and courteous and will make sure that you have an amazing time here whether with friends or with family. The bar is open from 4:30pm till close.