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Wine & Dine in Ripon

Are you an exploring foodie craving fine wine and cuisine, or more of an average Joe hankering burgers or pizza? Check out the variety of Ripon downtown restaurants, ice cream parlors, pizza joints, bars, pubs and sub shops! If you aren't hungry yet, you will be!


Belle's Treats

205 Watson Street (on W. Fond du Lac Street behind Patina Vie)
A rescued + restored a vintage 1964 airstream is the shiny home of Belle's Treats. Spectacular desserts, tasty delights... goodies for all! Open throughout the summer.

Mugs & More

307 Watson Street – 920-896-0550
Mugs Coffee House is located in historic downtown Ripon. Take a break with a steaming hot cup of gourmet coffee, cappuccino, tea, or one of our ice cold drinks. They also have great homemade treats. Events such as book clubs and live music are held throughout the week and weekend. Ask about hosting a meeting or event in our side room. Open Wednesday through Friday 7:00 am to 2:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.

RC Nutrition

109 W. Fond du Lac Street – 920-203-0900
NOW OPEN...Juice bar in downtown Ripon. Open Monday through Friday 7:00 am to 2:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Sweet n Saulty Ice cream Parlor

227 Watson Street – 630-825-8527
Sweet n Saulty Ice Cream Parlor carries more than 20 different flavors of Cedar Crest Ice Cream. They also feature an assortment of old fashioned candy. Do you remember those candy buttons where you ate more paper than candy?? Those were the good old days! Treat yourself and stop in for some amazing ice cream.


A&W Restaurant

204 E. Fond du Lac Street – 920-748-5769
A&W Restaurants, Inc. is a chain of fast-food restaurants, distinguished by its draft root beer and root beer floats. The restaurant offers fine family food at reasonable prices, serving a typical fast food menu of hamburgers and french fries, as well as hot dogs. A&W began in Lodi, California when Roy Allen began a partnership with Frank Wright to help him with the root beer business he had started in 1919. They branded their product A&W Root Beer after their last names. A&W is a fast food franchise company with locations throughout the world. A&W is open for lunch and dinner.

Fox & Crow Bistro

302 Watson Street – 920-896-2665
Fox and Crow Bistro is an approachable fine dining experience in historic downtown Ripon, Wisconsin. Providing excellence, embracing community, and bringing food and a setting unlike any other drives us. Join us for an intimate and relaxed meal that offers something different, and ensures a memorable food experience every time. Reservations are encouraged to ensure the best experience. Open Tuesday through Saturday 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Knuth Brewing Company

230 Watson Street – (920) 748-5188
Knuth Brewing Company is a microbrewery in historic downtown Ripon, WI., specializing in creating handcrafted artisan beer with the highest quality ingredients. Also serving salads, paninis, wood fired pizzas and desserts. Open Tuesday through Thursday, 11:00 am to 9:00 pm, Friday and Saturday, 11:00 am to 10:00 pm.

Kristina's Family Cafe

317 Watson Street – (920) 748-5890
For good old fashioned home cooked meals at affordable prices, look no farther than Kristina's Family Cafe. Open Monday through Sunday, 6:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Pastimes Pub & Grille

120 Scott Street – (920) 748-8222
Formerly Ripon's Post Office annex and a liquor store, this recently renovated Pub offers the best steak sandwich around along with many other char-broiled favorites, appetizers, and spirits. Serving from 11:30 am, 7 days a week.

Patina Vie Sipping Room

205 Watson Street – (920) 748-2690
A luscious mix of wines and local ales are chilled and ready to be poured into our glistening gold glasses. Sip while you shop; or settle in and stay for awhile. Open daily 10:00 to 5:00 / Sunday’s 11:00 to 3:00.

Red's Bar

111 E. Jackson Street – (920) 748-9334

Roadhouse Pizza

102 Watson Street – (920) 748-3322
Roadhouse Pizza provides traditional, original thin crust pizza in a warm, neighborhood environment. The restaurant has been serving generations of families the same way every time since 1980. Roadhouse's food is perfectly and consistently prepared, served hot, and on time. The restaurant's interaction with the guests is one of a kind as its kitchen and service staffs take center stage. Takeout orders are accepted and delivery is available. "Taste the tradition." Roadhouse is open from 4:00 to 9:00 pm Wednesday through Sunday.

Tall Paul's Pub

318 Watson Street – (920) 748-2239

The PIT Stop

333 Watson Street – (920) 748-2232
The PIT Stop, J's BBQ'S first location, is a BBQ haven specializing in a variety of delectable in-house smoked beef brisket & BBQ pulled pork sandwiches, silky mac-n-cheese and mouth-watering baked beans. Hours of operation are: 11:00 am to 8:00 pm Thursday through Saturday .


329 Watson Street – (920) 748-2232
The SAUCE Hub, a paradise for J’s BBQ aficionados seeking J's specialty sauces, dry rub, and cold-packed favorites such as: sliced beef brisket, BBQ pulled pork, mac-n-cheese and other J's FAMOUS FAVORITES! Hours of operation are: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm Wednesday through Saturday.

The Public House

119 Watson Street – (920) 896-0284
The Public House ia an Eatery and Spirits establishment located on The Square in historic downtown Ripon, WI. A welcoming place, open to the public, where friends and strangers alike can eat, drink and be merry! Hours of operation are: 4:00 to 10:00 pm Wednesday and Thursday, 4:00 to 11:00 pm Friday, 11:00 am to 11:00 pm Saturday, and 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Sunday (brunch).