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The Fireside Restaurant

1131 Janesville Ave, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538-2406
+1 800-477-9505
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“fish fry” (14 reviews)
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All hours
American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1131 Janesville Ave, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538-2406
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to the Fireside several times before but we thought we would try the fish fry for a change and Anniversary dinner. First the potatoes in the clam were not cooked enough they were hard. The waitress came with our food and we...More

Thank Steve O
FS_ResponseTeam, Manager at The Fireside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

I'm so sorry that we disappointed you during your visit with us. We would like to discuss your visit in more detail over the phone. Could you please email us your contact info to information@firesidetheatre.com and one of our Customer Service Team members will contact...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I recently celebrated an anniversary at the Fireside Dinner Theater. The play that night was Church Basement Ladies, which, by the way, if you are Lutheran you will laugh all the more. The dinner was surprisingly well crafted with some delightful choices....More

Thank ajbukovitz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have gone to numerous shows, plays, musicals at the Fireside; they have a great variety throughout each year. The food is good to very good but also overpriced. For the best deal, done to a Sunday matinee...it is 4 for the price of 3;...More

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

My wife and I just went to the Fireside and although the food was OK, it was the theater in the round that made the night great. The food was expensive for what we received. I think the food and show are a combined price...More

Thank Rick G
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We most recently attended the Fireside presentation of Church Basement Ladies done in the round with lots of singing, dancing and joking before an appreciative crowd. Service is always excellent and the Thursday buffet is generous and tasty. Action takes place in the basement of...More

Thank Duygger
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Considering the amount of people they have to serve in a finite amount of time, it's amazing the dinners are so great. Service is typically Midwestern-friendly and don't be surprised if the owner drops by to see how you're doing. Oh, and the shows are...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 11 May 2017

My husband and I have actually lived in the same town as this wonderful dinner theater for the last seven years and have visited multiple times. The show is ALWAYS amazing, even better than I would dream every time. The food is extremely good as...More

Thank JennD28i
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Service was excellent and so was the food. Didn't feel like a typical fish fry where a plate of food was placed in front of you...felt more like a nice dinner out. Potato pancakes were great and so were the two types of warm bread....More

Thank caymancat1
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Saw South Pacific on a Thursday eve. The show was outstanding! The buffet was extensive...seafood and meat options plus numerous sides. Delicious! The atmosphere is tropical. Our table was near a water feature. I definitely would recommend this dinner theatre...they do it up right!

Thank Happy60319
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Good food, friendly staff. Plenty of time between the meal and the play. excited to see south pacific!

Thank Dawn F
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Questions & Answers
16 March 2015|
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Response from GillyGilson | Property representative |
We are a theatre in the round that seats 650 guests so one is more than nine rows from the stage. Most people prefer the main floor but the first row of the balcony is also excellent seating. If you have specific requests... More
21 February 2015|
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Response from GillyGilson | Property representative |
Wizard of OZ, February 26 - April 19 All Shook Up, April 23 - June 7 Guys on Ice, June 11 - July 19 Pump Boys and Dinettes, July 23 - September 6 West Side Story, September 10 - October 25 A Wonderful Life, October 29... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 20:00
08:30 - 20:00
08:30 - 20:00
08:30 - 20:00
08:30 - 20:00
08:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1131 Janesville Ave, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538-2406
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Fort Atkinson
  • Phone Number: +1 800-477-9505
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