Ishnala: The doyenne of the Dells

This idyllic setting is worth the drive
Ishnala: The doyenne of the Dells

The doyenne of the Dells, Ishnala boasts an idyllic setting and a fine vista. After 64 years, Ishnala remains a summer ritual for many, both natives and tourists alike. A not-to-be-missed pleasure is sipping cocktails on the deck while watching the sun set over serene Mirror Lake. From one season to the next, the meat-centric specialties may be tweaked, but reassuringly, dinner always begins with the house yellow cheese spread. Ishnala should be on everyone’s bucket list.

Dan Curd, Adapted excerpt from our November 2015 “Supper’s Ready” Good Eats guide

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