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Elias Inn

200 N 2nd St, Watertown, WI 53094-3712
+1 920-261-6262
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“crackers” (8 reviews)
“prime rib” (29 reviews)
“fish fry” (24 reviews)
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American, Soups, Seafood
$$ - $$$
200 N 2nd St, Watertown, WI 53094-3712
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Quality of food was very good. Atmosphere is intimate if not somewhat crowded. Relish tray is a hit.

Thank Q9333XDmariep
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great service, worth the friday night wait to be served. Best all you can eat fish fry around. Awesome old fashions too!!

Thank Jenny Josh L
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Made it here several times over the winter and it never disappointed! Prime rib was great! Sampler platter was a bonus treat. Hope to get back again!

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Best fish fry around. Eat in or if you don’t want to wait do a takeout but order in advance because there is a wait for that too but worth the wait.

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 22 December 2017

The atmosphere is great, but plan to wait a while if going on a Friday night. A typical wait time on a Friday is over an hour.

Thank deedeelw
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Had their Wednesday prime rib special for $18.99. Came with potato, salad, soup and relish tray. Great meal. Relish tray was spectacular, especially the cranberry salad. There was a 40 min wait but I was seated in the bar area right away. Service was prompt,...More

Thank jelukas
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Can't review food - did not have reservation (travelers). Hour plus wait moved us to the nice bar. Enjoyed cocktails prepared to personal "specs" by "Slim" (great bartender). Discussed world events with bar-stool partners. Left with smiles all around.

Thank budbyrwheels
Reviewed 10 October 2017

The amount of food was incredible! And, it was good. Service was excellent. Nice to see a "relish tray" that was almost a meal in itself. Really enjoyed ourselves and would definitely return. Hostess was so friendly. Great neighborhood feel.

Thank caymancat1
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Elias Inn Watertown, WI - this was a fun first visit. Ron Faiola's "Wisconsin Supper Clubs" brought us in. We started at the bar, enjoying a couple Wisconsin classics - Brandy Old Fashioneds while learning a little history of the place from the bartender. The...More

Thank LaCrosseIndians
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Great menu and service, food is very goo make a reservation to assure seating. . Friday night Fish Fry specials but no reservations. It gets very busy and you have to get their early to avoid long waits for tables seating. The seating area is...More

Thank Rick T
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Questions & Answers
10 June 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from JudyandDeodis82513 | Reviewed this property |
They don't open till 4 pm, no outdoor seating
Jan V
8 April 2015|
Response from Jay L |
No, They only have fish and chicken on Friday nights.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 N 2nd St, Watertown, WI 53094-3712
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: +1 920-261-6262
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