A Food Lover’s Guide to Green Lake

It is easy to savor the good life in Green Lake. Our gorgeous lakeside town keeps both tourists and locals happy by serving up some of the tastiest food in the region. Green Lake boasts an incredible variety of delicious and one-of-a-kind restaurants that set it apart from other resort towns in Wisconsin. Whether you are craving woodfired pizzas, classy gourmet cuisine, or an all-American burger and fries, Green Lake has something for every appetite. Here’s our favorite restaurants for food lover’s in Green Lake.


Norton’s of Green Lake

Norton’s of Green Lake has been a local institution since 1948. Norton’s is well-known for its gorgeous views, welcoming ambiance, and mouthwatering menu. This lakeside restaurant is the perfect choice for a casual evening with friends or a romantic night out with that special someone in your life. In addition to their rotating list of daily specials, Norton’s serves up excellent steak, seafood, salads, and pastas. We recommend trying their famous Walleye. You can order it broiled, fried, or amandine. They also boast an extensive wine, beer, cocktail, and martini menu.

680 North

Located on the grounds of the Tuscumbia Country Club, 680 North is an award-winning local restaurant that has been named one of the best restaurants in America by Bon Appetit magazine. This relaxing log and glass clubhouse serves lunch and dinner every day along with Sunday brunch and beloved Friday Night Fish Fry, considered one of the best in Fox Valley. Come for great food, strong drinks, and a welcoming ambiance.


Christiano’s is every local’s go-to spot for authentic Italian cuisine. Everything, from their brick oven pizzas to hearty lasagnas, is made only with the finest and freshest ingredients. All their cheeses are made right here in Wisconsin, all sauces are made from scratch, and they source high-quality pastas straight from Italy. In addition to their extensive pizza and pasta menu, they also serve salads, sandwiches, and calzones.


Sassafras was voted the best coffee shop in Green Lake three years in a row. This friendly and inviting coffee house is the perfect spot for an afternoon pick-me-up or a lazy morning with a warm cup of coffee and a good book. They specialize in a variety of specialty coffee drinks and freshly baked pastries as well as sandwiches, wraps, salads, and real fruit smoothies.

Little Corporal Restaurant

You’ll never leave the Little Corporal Restaurant hungry. This family-owned establishment has been serving up big plates of American comfort food for over 25 years. Whether you come for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, Little Corporal promises big portions and lots of casual fun. Locals love their Sheboygan Burger: a beef and brat patty smothered with sauteed onions, sauerkraut, cheese curds, and beer mustard, all on a pretzel bun. Little Corporal is also well-known for their elaborate milkshakes and specialty drinks. Don’t forget to try their tasty white cheddar cheese curds while you’re there.


Come to Chops for fine dining in an elegant setting. Chops is the perfect place to treat yourself to a three course meal. Start with one of their delectable appetizers, such as Ahi Tuna and a California Roll. For an entree, you’ll enjoy dishes like South African Lobster Tails, Pan Seared Duck Breast, and Filet Mignon. End it with one of their speciality desserts, which include Trio Creme Brulee, Lemon Raspberry Layered Mousse Cake, and Tiramisu.


ThunderBoss Bar & Grille is a lively lakeside pub in downtown Green Lake. Located inside a beautiful white building with spectacular views of Dartford Bay, ThunderBoss serves great food and specialty drinks in a warm, family-friendly atmosphere. Their menu is packed with affordable upscale comfort foods like corn and black bean nachos, chili, buffalo chicken mac ‘n cheese, and extensive beer and sandwich options.


Planning a trip to Green Lake, Wisconsin? Book a stay the Greenway Guest House Bed & Breakfast, a beautiful and inviting B&B located in the heart of Green Lake.