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Hemingways - CLOSED

N3270 County Highway, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
+1 262-348-1200
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good16%
  • Average27%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible16%
26 Aug 2017
6 Sep 2016
“Disappointing...especially on a Jimmy Buffett weekend”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Steakhouse, Caribbean, Seafood
$$ - $$$
N3270 County Highway, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

This place is closed. In fact it has been demolished. If you go there all you see is the sign. The building is all gone. Not sure why TripAdvisor hasn't been made aware of this situation.

Thank brownieLuv2trvl
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We've been coming to Hemingway's the past couple years when we come up to Wisconsin to see Jimmy at Alpine. Last year we heard Brenden Mayer play outside, with other great music both inside and out. This year was disappointing. The music we heard both...More

Thank SusanD3413
Reviewed 14 July 2016

A friend and I stopped in for lunch last Sunday. At first look, the building and grounds are in need of some TLC. Peeling paint, weeds coming up through patio cracks, worn and torn grass roof on the outdoor tiki hut bar, VERY dark interior....More

Thank Momski54
Reviewed 6 July 2015

We came from Minneapolis to see Sunny Jim ( and get away for the long weekend) I knew better but tried the Conch fritters ..Disappointed wasn't the word ...they were bad..Mushy in middle and almost no conch..much better was the grilled peel & eat shrimp-big...More

1  Thank MinnScooter
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Waitress had no knowledge of the menu, food or drinks....Food took forever, drinks took forever, many wrong orders, and again waitress was clueless....Owner/Manager came over at end of dinner, with no apology when we mentioned how poor the service was, only excuses....We thought we were...More

2  Thank architek920
Reviewed 4 August 2012

Owning a restaurant ourselves, makes us a little more critical of restaurants. Hubby had the Jambalya and said it was great! I had a pork sandwich which was a little dry. Although they have different bbq sauces available on the table, the sauce did not...More

3  Thank Paisanos10698
Reviewed 21 April 2012

Good overall food and service I would try the seafood or the filet.

Thank John M
Reviewed 4 September 2011

My family (group of 5) and I went to Hemmingways because of the great reviews. We wanted cocktails and appetizers. Although we sat at the bar there were many moments that our empty glasses went unnoticed. The bartender talked to the regulars and zoned out...More

2  Thank OccRN
Reviewed 5 April 2011

We have been to this restaurant on several occasions. We have enjoyed the food, decor, entertainment and mostly the staff. Their parties are always great. The staff is always in a great mood, but who wouldn't be if you worked in Key West year round....More

Thank margareta52
Reviewed 16 November 2009

We went there last weekend for dinner. Although caribbean themed, the menu was kind of eclectic and didn't really hit our appetite. For example, the fish options were trout, tuna or salmon. The beer was served in a can. We each had an appetizer and...More

4  Thank 57Lulu
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: N3270 County Highway, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Lake Geneva
  • Phone Number: +1 262-348-1200
  • E-mail
Once found, never forgotten! Lake Geneva's Port Of Call for your escape from reality. Key Westerly island theme with a Jimmy Buffett flavor. Hemingways features live music every weekend, huge outdoor patio, great menu, family oriented atmosphere, lighted volleyball courts, game room, pool tables, big screen TVs, catering and private events up to 350 people. Voted best beach bar off the lake! We're your headquarters for all things laid back and key wasted.
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