Known as ‘The Waterpark Capital of the World,’ Wisconsin Dells is a popular tourist destination located in south-central Wisconsin. Brimming with fun adventures for the entire family, this city also has an extensive culinary scene. From gourmet popcorn to vegan food and succulent steaks, The Culture Trip has rounded up 10 of the best restaurants in the city.
For those diners looking for a budget-friendly option, Hot Dog Avenue is a must-try. Missing Chicago-style food, the owners opened Hot Dog Avenue in 2010 so that everyone could have a taste of Chicago in Wisconsin Dells. Hot Dog Avenue is a fast-casual establishment where everything is made-to-order, ensuring quality and freshness. Some of the tasty options diners can try include the New Mexico dog with chili and jalapeños, the Montana dog topped with spicy mustard, grilled onions, and bacon, and the gyro with tzatziki, tomatoes, and onions. Hot Dog Avenue is open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner.
A haven for meat-lovers, Kaminski’s Chop House offers succulent steaks and mouthwatering seafood. The interior is an elegant space located on the second floor of the Chula Vista Resort, which affords guests beautiful views of the Wisconsin River. Open for dinner every night, this classic steakhouse offers discerning diners choices such as the bone-in ribeye, which can be prepared with a crust (parmesan, blue cheese, or horseradish) and served with a sauce (hollandaise, béarnaise, blue cheese, or horseradish) for an additional cost. To complement the main dish, side dishes, including spinach and mushroom gratin, wild mushroom risotto, and onion rings, are also available, along with a variety of drinks.
Kaminski’s Chop House, 2501 River Rd, Wisconsin Dells, WI, USA, +1 608 254 8366
Tucked inside a 1907 building that originally housed a tavern and offices, Showboat Saloon is a fun place that attracts a lively crowd seven days a week. Offering guests a selection of tasty dishes, great drinks, and fun entertainment, this establishment is a place the entire family can visit and have a good time in. The menu offers appetizers, pizzas, wings, and sandwiches. One particular standout dish is the ‘Ghost Molly’ deluxe pizza, topped with pepperoni, Italian sausage, green peppers, mushrooms, onions, black olives, and mozzarella. Exciting events are always taking place at Showboat Saloon, including open mic nights, DJ nights, and live music shows.
Showboat Saloon, 24 Broadway, Wisconsin Dells, WI, USA, +1 608 253 2628