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The Secret Garden Cafe

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604 S Main St, The Green Fountain Inn, Waupaca, WI 54981-1720
7152585171
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Wisconsin
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31 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

I haven't eaten at the Green Fountain for a couple of years! I was so looking forward to enjoying one of their unique entrées. The Asian chicken salad I ordered was such a disappointment and total waste of money.

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Thank LynnF1974
Portland, Oregon
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Two of us stayed over the weekend and into Wednesday. Rooms were average but clean and fresh. Too many curios on the surfaces for my liking. The shower / toilet was fine, but the sink, which was not in the bathroom but instead in the room itself, was too small with little to no available shelf space to put toiletries.... More 

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Racine, Wisconsin
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful sunny day for lunch outside on the patio with a friend...this place never ceases to amaze me. The flavors, the beautifully served dishes, the excellent staff....I wish I lived closer because I'd be here all the time. The two soups, served ying/yang style (try it!) were awesome. The sweet pea soup with cumin and mint was so fresh and... More 

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Thank Dee M
Waupaca, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

My wife and I go here about once a month. They have delicious food (crab cakes are my favorite.) This menu is not huge, but what they have is very good. Always a serving of fresh fruit on the entree. Healthy food, not fast food. The owner is usually the waitress so she knows all of the entrees. Wine and... More 

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Thank WaupacaNative
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

What a pleasure! The environment is lovely: relaxing, elegant, charming, intimate. The creative offerings combine healthy tasty choices, always from scratch, using the best of local ingredients, as well as artistically presented. Michael & Barbara are an unbeatable combination! Michael, the skilled & talented chef, creatively puts together combinations of herbs and spices to always tweak the tastebuds. Barbara, with... More 

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Thank GlennaCB
Shorewood, Wisconsin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

I don't know where there would be a better menu to be had than at the Green Fountain Inn in Waupaca. Michael and Barb's abilities are not to be missed. They can do ANYTHING

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Thank Alice H
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

Fantastic food by Michael and Barbara, made with great care, expert seasoning and freah, often organic, ingredients. Our group of 8 is well traveled and when we gather here in Waupaca for a weekend, we eat here both nights. We highly recommend it.

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Thank Catherine W
Waupaca, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

The crab cakes with fresh fruit on the side is scrumptious and the service is very good. Beer or wine is available. Nice peaceful setting.

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Thank WaupacaNative
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

Walking into the Green Fountain Inn, you will be met by the wonderful aromas of fresh baked breads. All their food is made on site. Homemade soups and healthy salads. Perfect for a girls lunch.

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Thank Vicki P
Waupaca, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

We celebrated our anniversary at the Green Fountain Inn and had a wonderful dinner experience. The french merlot recommended was very good. The salad with mixed greens, fresh fruit, and poppy seed dressing was a treat. The warm dinner rolls with herb butter a nice addition. Chef Michael Doud is very talented. He prepared an Ahi Tuna with a lime... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 604 S Main St, The Green Fountain Inn, Waupaca, WI 54981-1720
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Waupaca
  • Phone Number: 7152585171
Description
This restaurant is in The Green Fountain Inn B & B and it's amazing!!

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