Imagine you’re cruising along with family on a sunny, crisp autumn day. Everyone’s hungry and that’s when you see it — the perfect spot to sit back, sip an old-fashioned, cut into a juicy steak and enjoy a view of the fall colors at an iconic Wisconsin supper club.
Not only do these supper clubs have bluffs, hills and trails nearby with views of the vibrant fall foliage, but they also serve up Wisconsin supper club specialties perfect for sharing. So as you’re cruising along, be sure to stop and stay for a meal that can’t get more prime than at these five supper clubs.
Arthur’s Supper Club – Spring Green
Along this drive, you and your crew will see colorful trees dappling the bluffs and hills of Wyoming Valley. And nearby is a supper club that’s been serving since 1966 — so they know what they’re doing. Not only does Arthur’s Supper Club use premium ingredients, but they also serve the best steak, seafood, an all-you-can-eat soup and salad bar and a prime rib buffet the first Saturday of every month. Live music and Friday night fish frys set the scene for a one-of-a-kind Wisconsin fall experience.
Fox & Hounds – Hubertus
After strolling through the wooded trails in Glacier Hills County Park, the rustic and rural supper club feel at The Fox & Hounds is ideal for a tasty rest stop. What started as a one-room cabin is now one of the most popular restaurants around, serving all-you-can-eat fish and shrimp every Friday in addition to hearty fare every day of the week. Warm up with loved ones on cool fall nights next to the cozy fireplace with an Old Fashioned in hand.
Castle Hill Supper Club – Merrillan
Just northwest of the Black River State Forest in Jackson County is a hilltop farmhouse with countless dining and drink options. The Friday Grand Seafood Buffet at Castle Hill Supper Club will have your mouth watering with catfish, buttery cod, shrimp, clams, a Door County-Style Fish Boil, a salad bar and (of course) a dessert table. Their special touch is that everything is beer-battered and served with a warm cup of chowder. You’re in for a well-deserved indulgent meal after a family road trip.
Ishnala Supper Club – Lake Delton
One of Wisconsin’s most iconic supper clubs, Ishnala sits just outside Wisconsin Dells in the middle of Mirror Lake State Park that lights up with color each autumn, Follow the winding scenic road through acres of meadow and forest before arriving at this gem on Mirror Lake.
Once inside (and with a stunning view of fall color against the crystal-clear lake), you and your crew can start with a signature cocktail like the “Wiscollins” made with local gin or a classic Old Fashioned. With a menu full of seafood, steak and other specialties to choose from, you can fill up on tasty fare while spending quality time with your crew.
The River’s Edge – Marinette
After a day of exploring waterfalls and parks in Marinette County, follow the Menominee River to this The River's Edge supper club for even more breathtaking views. Some customers arrive by boat and dock right at the property’s pier.
Start off with a baked crab fondue appetizer served with crackers or broiled in a portabella mushroom. For the main course, keep warm and full with a Lobster Pot or traditional German Wiener Schnitzel. And don’t forget to make a reservation for you and your crew because seats fill up quick at this Marinette County staple.