Wisconsin's Elkhart Lake

2012 Guide for Visitors

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8 Dining A wide variety of dining experiences – from poolside casual to more formal – are sure to please every mood and palate. Pubs & Taverns Barefoot Bay Tiki Bar at Victorian Village Resort 276 Victorian Village Dr. Elkhart Lake (920) 876-3645 www.vicvill.com No shirt, no shoes? No problem! Overlooking Elkhart Lake, this popular tiki bar serves a delightful summer menu and refreshing tropical drinks, plus hand-packed ice cream. Live music on weekends. Open daily Memorial Day - Labor Day, weekends through September. Brown Baer 181 E. Rhine St.; Elkhart Lake (920) 876-3319 www.brownbaer.com The Brown Baer takes pride in its relaxing atmosphere - complete with swing chairs and lounging sofas. The bar is open from 3 p.m. until close seven days a week. The kitchen opens at 3 p.m. and the menu features a variety of sandwiches, vegetarian dishes and nightly specials. Live entertainment Sunday nights from 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. The Lake Deck at The Osthoff Resort 101 Osthoff Ave.; Elkhart Lake (866) 534-9817 www.osthoff.com Enjoy traditional fun food at the lakefront – sandwiches, appetizers, snacks, ice cream treats, summer beverages and live entertainment on the weekends. Open Memorial Day through Labor Day, from 11 a.m. Casual cuisine is available at a number of Elkhart Lake's pubs and taverns. Popular lakeside gathering spots are the lakeside Tiki Bar (upper) at Victorian Village Resort and The Osthoff's Lake Deck (lower). Siebkens Stop-Inn Tavern and Restaurant 284 S. Lake St.; Elkhart Lake (920) 876-2600 www.siebkens.com Siebkens Stop-Inn Tavern, internationally known as the "best bar on the racing circuit," is also a favorite with locals and tourists. Casual and family- friendly, the Tavern serves lunch and dinner daily. As the sun goes down, the Tavern is the hot spot for good times and good company, along with nightly drink specials and a great jukebox. Live entertainment on Wednesday evenings. Legendary Name W known as Elkheart. Attracting the favor of many young maidens, Elkheart began wooing one named Silver Birch. But his eyes soon strayed to another beautiful maiden known as Singing Bird, leaving Silver Birch heart-broken. One night as the new lovers paddled out into the lake, an arrow from the bow of the dejected Silver Birch pierced Elkheart, who fell into the deep water. Horrified, Singing Bird plunged into the water after him, followed by a sorrowful Silver Birch who drowned with the ill-fated lovers. Now, when the moon is full, the spirit of Silver Birch passes over the lake crying the name Elkheart. www.elkhartlake.com ell known among local tribes was a handsome young warrior who proved his bravery by slaying an elk and devouring its heart – thus becoming

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