Dining Outdoors in Wisconsin Dells

This blog post was published on June 25, 2014 and may contain outdated information.

Summer is the perfect time to skip-out on indoor dining and shed a little light on your delicious dining opportunities! The Wisconsin Dells area is home to a variety of out-of-doors dining facilities. This is just a portion of the outdoor dining options available to you in the Wisconsin Dells.

Marley’s – A Taste of the Caribbean

Jerk chicken & pork and coconut shrimp are the perfect addition to Marley’s outdoor patio. A fun atmosphere for the whole family, Marley’s Caribbean-inspired menu will have your tummy thanking you for the visit! Not a seafood fan? Enjoy Marley’s relaxed outdoor atmosphere with pasta or pizza. What Caribbean deck is complete without a sandbox for kids young and old?

High Rock Cafe

High Rock Cafe is truly a world-class dining experience. Located in the heart of downtown, High Rock’s contemporary atmosphere is a fun fit for a casual dining experience. Unique salads, dense wraps, sandwiches, delicious crab cakes, pastas, fajitas, and steaks are filled with savory flavors… a perfect fit for any outdoor dining experience. High Rock’s new outdoor deck has a contemporary flare to fit with their indoor decor. One thing is for sure, you won’t be disappointed in your High Rock Cafe dining experience!

Country Keg: Baja Cantina

The Keg Bar & Grill is home to Baja Cantina, the ultimate outside dining experience. Their open air, covered building feels like a Caribbean getaway right in the middle of downtown Wisconsin Dells! Complete with live summer entertainment and tropical decor, you won’t need to worry about heading in during a rain shower. Try out their delicious Baja burger with pepperjack cheese, jalapeño bacon, and grilled onions. In the mood for a pizza? Their Keg Monster Pizza is overflowing with delicious toppings!

Great Harvest Bread Co.

New to the downtown area, Great Harvest Bread Co. serves up some fantastic, homemade breads and sweets. Their menu changes daily, so every day brings something new at Great Harvest. Their outdoor dining area is stocked with tables, chairs, and umbrellas and is located right off of Broadway which offers up some fantastic views of the bustling strip. Head outside with your delicious sandwich, made with fresh bread and select, fresh meats & veggies and witness the Dells at its finest.

Pizza Pub

Who can resist a buffet? Pizza Pub’s sprawling lunch menu and daily lunch buffet will have you up to your ears in a wide variety of flavors. Stick with the traditional cheese and pepperoni, or burst out of your shell and try the mac and cheese pizza! Not in the mood for ‘za? Pizza Pub has a daily, year-round, 50 item soup & salad bar that is a favorite of ours. Dine inside in one of their Italian-themed rooms or take your plate outside for a little breeze and a fun Wisconsin Dells view. Located across from the Flash Flood at Noah’s Ark, you’ll have a great waterpark view without getting soaked!

Frozen Bear

Also located on Broadway, Frozen Bear is a fresh, new, self-serve ice cream shop! Grab a Frozen Bear cup to fill with your favorite flavor of custard, gelato, gelati, or frozen yogurt. Not to mention… toppings galore! Candies, cereals, marshmallows and more are fully-stocked, just waiting for you! The out-of-doors dining at Frozen Bear is huge. There are plenty of tables and chairs for visitors and a stage for entertainment. You’ll be happy to soak up some rays while staying cool with your frozen treats!

The Del-Bar

A piece of Dells history, the Del-Bar is a great option for outdoor dining. Your mind will be spinning with their huge menu! Start with an appetizer of oysters, asparagus, or classic Wisconsin cheese curds. Filet mignon, roasted duck, ribeye, shrimp, crab legs, lobster tail, and cod all grace the dinner menu at the Del-Bar. Their outdoor dining area has a secluded feel, and is the perfect place to dine on your mouth-watering steak! Top off your meal with a wine from their expansive wine list.

Hot Dog Avenue

A great family-friendly dining option, Hot Dog Avenue is located on Wisconsin Dells Parkway near Mt. Olympus and Noah’s Ark. With 8 different hot dog options, gyros, cheesesteak, Italian beef, burgers and more, your whole family will find a new favorite at Hot Dog Avenue! Their outdoor eating area is a perfect fit for the laid-back feel of a hot dog meal! Grab a table in the sun or choose one with a shade umbrella and leave the sunscreen at home.

House of Embers

Serving families for over 54 years, House of Embers is a Wisconsin Dells tradition. Their menu is filled with savory, locally-grown options.The House of Embers outside deck area has plenty of shade if you are looking to escape from the sun after a long day at the waterpark. Enjoy half-price apps with happy hour drink specials everyday at House of Embers!

Sprecher’s Restaurant & Pub

If you are looking to enjoy a juicy burger and a cold beverage, Sprecher’s is the place for you! Their commitment to using fresh, locally-sourced products shines through in their plethora of mouth-watering flavors! The outside Deck area at Sprecher’s is sure to win you over. Sit outside at a table in the shade and sip on a gourmet soda or try one of the 14 world-class Wisconsin brews Sprecher’s has available.

Brat House Grill

What still feels like a local secret, the Brat House Grill is known as the ‘Wurst Bar in the Dells”. Specializing in Wisconsin delicacies such as cheese curds, bratwursts, and beer! Their patio is the perfect spot to enjoy a cold beer, brat, fries, and special dipping sauce!

Mitzi’s American Grill

Mitzi’s is hoppin’ all week long with prime rib on Wednesdays & Saturdays and a special Friday night fish fry! You can enjoy their open patio area for breakfast, lunch, or dinner! Try the Lumberjack Special steak and eggs before heading out for the day, or come in later for a Mitzi Burger or BLT.

With all of these outdoor dining options, you’ll be soaking up the sunshine and immersing yourself in an outdoor Dells experience in no-time. Remember to keep the sunscreen close if you are planning to dine outdoors without a shade umbrella! For a list of more Wisconsin Dells area dining options, visit Dells.com.