Ishnala Supper Club

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Ishnala Supper Club overlooking Mirror Lake
Ishnala Supper Club

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Ishnala Supper Club 68th Season

Located just minutes from Wisconsin Dells, Ishnala Supper Club is nestled among the tall Norway Pines overlooking the majestic Mirror Lake in the middle of Mirror Lake State Park. At Ishnala Supper Club fine dining joins with nature to create a truly memorable dining experience.

Ishnala has a long rich history having been first established long before the arrival of the first settlers by the Winnebago Tribe who used the land as a ceremonial grounds. Pioneer settlers purchased Ishnala from the tribe in 1826 and constructed a log cabin trading post. In 1909 Ishnala was sold to the Coleman family who converted the property into their dream home, and in 1953, Ishnala was purchased by the Hoffman Brothers who built Ishnala as it is today. 

The Hoffman Brothers took great care in converting Ishnala into a supper club and incorporated the natural surroundings into its design. The dining room floor is composed of 26 tons of flagstone from the nearby quarry, while live Norway Pines remain in their original places growing right through the roof, and every table has an amazing view of the beautiful and tranquil Mirror Lake and it’s surrounding bluffs. 

In 1973, Ishnala’s current owner, Robert Prosser, began working as a busboy for the Hoffman Brothers’ 8 restaurants, and over many years, he worked his way up to work directly with the Hoffman’s in the management of their restaurants which included Ishnala. Robert considers it a great honor and privilege to continue the outstanding tradition that began in 1953.

Ishnala’s Menu includes traditional favorites such as naturally aged and slow roasted Prime Rib of Beef, Roast Wisconsin Duck, Rack of Lamb, and Cold Water Lobster Tails to name just a few. Ishnala’s most popular dinner is their featured Dinner for Two (see photo)- a 24 ounce Ribeye Steak cooked to your liking with Twin Lobster Tails.

Ishnala Supper Club is open for their 68th season which runs from April through October of 2021. At Ishnala, the only thing they overlook is Mirror Lake! For more information about Ishnala Supper Club, go to *No reservations. Seating is done on a first come, first serve basis. S2011 Ishnala Rd, Lake Delton, 253-1771

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