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Pier 290 Restaurant

1 Liechty Dr, Williams Bay, WI 53191-9740
+1 262-245-2100
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good25%
  • Average17%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
1 Liechty Dr, Williams Bay, WI 53191-9740
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Took 20 mins after sitting down to get a drink order in. No service. Then service was slow and food was super average for the price. Very disappointing.

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 6 days ago

!st time in Williams Bay, saw Pier 290 on Discover Wisconsin. love the location, look and vibe from this place. The food was great and wait staff very friendly!! Definitely will come back.

Thank Joe T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of 6 ate here for lunch. The view is very nice, Service was very good. But the food just average. Disappointing for the prices paid. When I pay that much for a beer, I don't expect it to be served in a plastic...More

Thank travelingthome
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Occasionally I will go back and try this place hoping things have improved. In this case nothing has improved. It is such a shame, the view is great yet the service and food are lackluster at best. This is another case of an establishment that...More

Thank Varkguru
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have stopped here by boat and have also walked here. The food is always good and they have live music often. Definite must try if you are looking for a place to eat off of Geneva Lake.

Thank Jo Ann B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a really nice spot, though not that easy to find. We sat indoors (mid-May) right by the windows with a view of the pier and the lake. There is nice outdoor seating if the weather is right. The house Malbec was very nice...More

Thank SteveT6029677454
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Came in on a Saturday just before dinner rush and were sat right away at one of the last open tables. We had a waitress and someone who was training. They were both very friendly. We ordered a Moscow mule and their blackberry mule, both...More

Thank weyes
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We were looking forward to eating at this restaurant as a result of a recommendation. We had reservations, arrived early to have a couple drinks by the fire pit (which is great, friendly people around you, beautiful view of the lake) we checked in with...More

Thank jgl99
Reviewed 16 April 2018

We were there at Christmas and it was lovely and we took the boat ride to see the Christmas Santa's north pole. I WAS GREAT AND THE PIER WAS LITE UP and the boat was decorated. We had something to drink and food before the...More

Thank 337charleneh
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Wonderful time with family for Easter brunch. Nice variety on menu, friendly staff, beautiful view. We will be back!

Thank AimeeS846
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Questions & Answers
Maryanne R
29 July 2017|
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Response from rnnocs | Reviewed this property |
You can dock your boat if there is room. For Lunch I think a nice bathing suit cover-up would be fine; however, I would not wear a cover-up for dinner.
Anne Gene F
20 May 2017|
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Response from Teri C | Property representative |
Hi Anne, Lunch is served from 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM 7 days a week. We are in the process of adding our new menus online. For now you may view the new menu on our Facebook page!
Eileen D
20 October 2015|
Response from Patrick H | Property representative |
Hi Eileen, The times should be listed just below the lunch menu tab. We serve lunch from 11am - 3pm. We have a smaller menu between 3pm and 5pm and then dinner from 5pm - 9pm. From October 19 through May 15 we are open... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
American, Bar
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Liechty Dr, Williams Bay, WI 53191-9740
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Williams Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 262-245-2100
  • E-mail
PIER 290 Restaurant is situated along the western shores of beautiful Lake Geneva, in the quaint village of Williams Bay, WI. A uniquely American restaurant focused on clean flavors, fresh ingredients, and attentive service. PIER 290 is a year round restaurant accessible by land, water, and ice with open air dining in the summer and cozy fire places both inside and out for the winter, all overlooking the waters of Lake Geneva.
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