These days, everyone wants a restaurant with a great view. But why just settle for the same old view? You can get some incredible views from Wisconsin restaurants. Check out these restaurants right on the river.
1. Riverstone Restaurant and Tavern
This restaurant sits right out on the river. They are known for their new American fare, as well as their delicious homemade bread. 219 N Railroad St, Eagle River, WI 54521.
2. Riverside Brewery and Restaurant
This riverside spot is host to a great Friday fish fry. Definitely try out their cheese curds, made with a house-made beer batter. 255 S Main St, West Bend, WI 53095.
3. The River Deck Restaurant
If you can, sit out on the deck. Things that don't even sound good--like a lima bean risotto--are actually delicious. 15640 W County Road B, Hayward, WI 54843.
4. Milwaukee Ale House
What a better way to spend an afternoon than taking in live music while watching the boats go by? Great brews and food make the experience even better. 233 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202.
5. The Red Pines
Great, fresh seafood in a light batter makes this your place for fish. Make sure to throw back a great Bloody Mary, complete with a beer chaser. W7305 County Road Z, Onalaska, WI 54650.
6. Historic Trempealeau Hotel and Restaurant
This stunning, historic building sits right out on the Mississippi River. There are several great options for carnivores, and vegetarians will love the walnut burger. 150 Main St, Trempealeau, WI 54661.
7. Pier 4 Cafe
Alma, Wisconsin is your place for great BBQ. Check out the pulled pork and potato pancakes. 600 N Main St, Alma, WI 54610.
8. Harbor View Cafe
You'll never get the same meal twice, because the menus change daily. Savor each bite as you take in Lake Pepin, the widest part of the Mississippi. 314 1st St, Pepin, WI 54759.
9. Great River Roadhouse
This is your classic roadhouse, complete with antler chandeliers. That said, the food is phenomenal, and the view cannot be beaten. 9660 WI-35, De Soto, WI 54624.
10. Black River Bar and Grill
Take in a gorgeous sunset while sipping a cocktail. Out on the Black River, this restaurant has a private beach and boat dock, too. 1835 Rose St, La Crosse, WI 54603.