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Dorf Haus

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$$ - $$$
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8931 County Road Y, Sauk City, WI 53583-9509
+1 608-643-3980
17:00 - 20:30
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Sun 11:30 - 20:30
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Madison, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We have wanted to try the fish fry ever since our daughter was married here in May 2014, as the wedding food was exceptional (especially the chicken). Our first attempt was during Lent 2016, and the wait was a minimum of 2 hours! We were hungry, so we opted to eat elsewhere. Last night we were able to get there... More 

Thank lynneypenney
Springdale, Arkansas
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We ate at Dorf Haus while vacationing with friends in the Dells. We arrived just at 5:00,before the dinner rush, and were warmly greeted by Jim who gave us a walking tour of the restaurant and regaled us with local history while we enjoyed his delicious brandy old fashioneds. We then moved to our table where Kerry provided us with... More 

Thank Paula J
Homer Glen, Illinois
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

This is a true supper club with all of the best things a supper club dreams to be. The atmosphere was homey and cozy, the drinks were very good and the food was delicious. Service was evenly paced and we had a nice quiet dinner and a true supper club drink for dessert... a grasshopper. It was truly a great... More 

1 Thank Marie K
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We were looking for a fish fry and were recommend to go here. Fish was great. Served family style. Nice salad bar, which is extra. Staff very friendly.

Thank jimncorinne
Oxford, Connecticut
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346 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We stayed with friends and went here for dinner.. we arrived when opened and still had to wait 20 min. to be seated so I would suggest a reservation as super busy.. and can understand why as the food and service is great! The bread basket outstanding! I would of just eaten that! The fish fry was great... really cool... More 

Thank CTCouple310
Madison, Wisconsin
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71 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Although I've enjoyed the fish fry here several times, this visit was after a paddling trip on nearby Fish Lake on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. My partner tried the Schweinhaxen and I had the Rahmschnitzel (with an excellent lemon caper dill sauce). Both were very good, and the Spatzle side is always a treat. Our server was friendly and helpful.

Thank MadTownAdventurer
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Coming to the Dorf Haus is as much sentimental to me as it is good food. I grew up going to the Friday night fish fries with my parents and grandparents once every couple of months and always looked forward to it. 40 year later and I am taking my friends, wife and own daughter because it is still good.... More 

Thank Mike L
Aurora, Illinois
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The food was very good, wish that we lived closer to be able to sample more items. We had the chicken and ham Sunday specials was very good. We had no complaints from the coleslaw to the chicken and ham every thing was delicious. Will go back for the German food when we can.

Thank Linda32714
Middleton, Wisconsin
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83 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We went there with two other couples on a Monday night for the German smorgasbord, The place was packed and we soon learned why -- the choices of food was almost unlimited and it was very good. And then we could choose a desert from the desert table ....... and then the waitress came around with an irresistible tray of... More 

Thank retirees2011
Elmwood Park, Illinois
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282 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Went on Friday night for fish fry. Waited over an hour, but TOTALLY worth it. Brandy old-fashioneds are to die for. Terrific bar staff. Food is very good and waitstaff superior. Looking forward to going back to try other food.

1 Thank Abenture

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, German
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8931 County Road Y, Sauk City, WI 53583-9509
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Sauk City
  • Phone Number: +1 608-643-3980

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?