About The Del-Bar
Lake Delton, WI 53940
Del-Bar “the best steaks in town since 1943.” Passionate, fairly priced wine list. Cocktail lounge. Prime Steaks, Jumbo seafood, Fresh fish, Sandwiches and more. The perfect place to hold small meetings, casual affairs, and great dinner parties.
The Del-Bar was establish in 1943 as a Roadside Steakhouse by Jim and Alice Wimmer and today is still family owned and operated by Jeff and Jane Wimmer. The "Prairie style" ambiance, renovations and expansions are by James Dresser, an important protégé of Frank Lloyd Wright.
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sunday 4:30pm - 8:15pm, Dinner Monday - Friday: 4:30pm - 8:30pm, Saturday: 4:30pm - 9:30pm
E Hiawatha Drive
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Private Party Facilities:
Copper Room maximum100 guests for sit down dinner.
70 for private meeting w/presentation Screen, projector, microphone & wifi.
Garden Room maximum 30 guests for sit down dinner.
18 guests for meeting w/presentation. Screen projector & wifi.
Wine room maximum 24 for sit down dinner.
Patio maximum 20 for sit down dinner.
Private Party Contact:
Jane or Jeanette: (608) 253-1861
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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The Del-Bar Ratings and Reviews
I've previously eaten at Del Bar in Wisc ...
I've previously eaten at Del Bar in Wisconsin Dells, and they continue to deliver a great dining experience. So, the day after New Years Eve we booked our table through Open Table, and cashed in on my $20 gift that I had accumulated. Architecture has a Frank Lloyd Wright feel, and there's a warmth and coziness to the room. The fresh croutons, and rolls presented prior to the salad course helped to take the edge off our hunger. I ordered a glass of Prairie Fume. My Caesar Salad (an upgrade) had a refreshing, creamy, lemony vinaigrette and was sprinkled with parmesan cheese (I forgot to ask for anchovies). My husband had the house salad with a Thousand Island dressing that was made in-house. He had selected Sea Scallops and hash browns, while I asked for their charred Salmon which was done to perfection, also came with a side of cranberry/wild rice. No room for dessert. Our server was delightful, and very accommodating (helping to secure the $20 gift redemption). If you are in the Dells area, book a table because, here, they really do raise the bar.
We had a group of 4 eat out on New Years ...
We had a group of 4 eat out on New Years Eve. We have all been here before and had very good experiences in the past. This one was also a great time. Except for my friend who ordered Salmon and it was a bit under cooked and I ordered King Crab and mine were a bit dry compared to the last time I was in and they were perfect. Of course I understand consistency of perfection is hard to accomplish with so many people in and out the door. And That is OK the crab was served with drawn butter and that made everything alright alright alright! I will be back and I will recommend The Del Bar to others.
Love, love, love The Del-Bar! Service w ...
Love, love, love The Del-Bar! Service was excellent, as always. Steaks and fish ordered by the group were perfectly-cooked and delicious. Make reservations if you're going on a Friday or Saturday night; when we arrived at 5:30, there were numerous tables available - but when we left at 7:00, there was an hour wait. That said: It's worth the wait.
I had a lovely night there, i have been ...
I had a lovely night there, i have been there before and things have not changed which is a good thing. My husband was a little disappointed in the shrimp but overall the did was good other than the sweetness in the rice.
Once again, the Del Bar did not disappoi ...
Once again, the Del Bar did not disappoint! We were celebrating an 85th birthday with family members (to include 5 yr. old twins). As usual the service was attentive but not overbearing. Four of us (2 couples) ordered the escargot to share--shear heaven! Small squares of puff pastry sit atop large snails floating in their herb-y garlic butter--too die for, IMHO. My salmon entree was terrific (apart from being too large--half coming home!), and I highly recommend upgrading to the Oscar Style. The chunks of white crab meat were huge, plentiful, and sweet. Better than almost anything that we encountered when we lived in Maryland--now that says a lot!! I had substituted a vegetable for my potato choice, but I was enjoying my dinner so much that I didn't notice that it hadn't turned up. However, the staff did, so they boxed it up for me and allowed me to have a free dessert to compensate--how nice. The twins liked their pizzas: in fact everyone was very enthusiastic about their choices. My free dessert was an outstanding mango/raspberry creamsicle: a scoop of intensely flavored mango sorbet on one end with one of raspberry on the other and a scoop of a vanilla bean gelato in between, all topped with minimal whipped cream and a drizzle of white chocolate--extremely otherworldly! Can't wait for another occasion to go back :-)
Del-Bar has become our favorite restaura ...
Del-Bar has become our favorite restaurant in Wisconsin Dells. Always good food and reasonable pricing for the area. Not cheap but you get what you pay for. This was the only time where we had "spotty" service so I will chalk this one up to one of those bad nights that servers sometimes have. Great bar area with seasoned bartenders that know how to poor a good drink.
The service and food was very good. Sal ...
The service and food was very good. Salad was fresh, cheese curds were solid and the Friday fish fry was very good. Our table preferred the fried over the baked. Atmosphere was nice and dining room was quiet. Decor
Was dated but was not completely irrelevant. My one and only complaint was the drink prices. My father in law and I thought the old fashions were phenomenal until we got the check. Through the course of our dining experience he had six old fashions. Apparently at the axel bar Korbel is considered a premium alcohol= $9.25 each. In the end our six old fashions equaled our food bill. I'm a man of principal and for this reason alone I will not be back and try the numerous other restaurants in the area.
Everything was delicious! From the excel ...
Everything was delicious! From the excellent escargot and oysters Rockefeller, to the shrimp, walleye, steak, and pork chop, our party of eight enjoyed it all. We decided to check out The Del-Bar on a whim and we were not disappointed. We'll definitely be back the next time we visit the Dells! It's a gem.
We always look forward to Del Bar. It's ...
We always look forward to Del Bar. It's iconic in the dells. Oysters were outstanding, drinks as well. Salads good. 20 oz bone in ribeye cut from a huge loin so pretty thin, but good flavor. Bernaise sauce was overpowered with lemon juice. Desserts and after dinner drinks good. Pecan pie. Hash browns as a side were great.
The Del-Bar was recommended to us for a ...
The Del-Bar was recommended to us for a nice dinner out and it did not disappoint. Our waitress was very knowledgeable regarding the menu and able to make suggestions. She was attentive to our needs but not overbearing in any way. The house spinach salad was delicious with just the right amount of bacon dressing. The rolls were warm and the perfect accompaniment with the salad. Our entrees were equally satisfying giving all 3 five stars....Tempura shrimp had crispy coating and perfectly cooked shrimp, Grilled Salmon with bernaise sauce was moist and tender without being raw in the center, and the Pan Fried Perch was a pleasant substitute for the Walleye which they were out of....it included 6 pieces of fish which allowed for a take home meal. The wine list was wonderful especially as it included wines from the Wollersheim Winery which we had toured earlier in the day. The Prairie Fume is one of the Winery's signature wines and was on the Del Bar menu. All in all we would give the Del Bar 5 stars and cannot wait to go back. We would like to be seated in the bar area next time which seems to have a cozier atmosphere and a feel of the 1950's or 60's.
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