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Blackened Tuna Sandwich

6 oz tuna steak cooked rare on a hearty bun with lettuce, tomato, onion and wasabi mayo

Docks Mega Nachos

House made tortilla chips, refried beans, 3 cheeses, lettuce jalapenos. Served with salsa, sour cream & guacamole

Quesadillas

Flour tortillas loaded with cheddar and jack cheese. Served with sides of sour cream, fresh guacamole and fresh salsa

Docks Wings

10 wings your way. Hot,Mild, Flame, or BBQ with Bleu Cheese, Honey Mustard, Ranch or BBQ. Served with carrots and celery.

Potato Skins

4 potato boats loaded with cheddar jack, bacon and chives. Served with sour cream

Lalo's Famous Calamari

Fried or sauteed with lemon butter sauce. Served with our house made cocktail sauce

Saganaki

Fontanilla cheese sautéed with oil and lemon, served in a skillet with flaming cognac & pita chips

Docks Cobb Salad

Crisp iceberg lettuce topped with chicken, bleu cheese, red onions, chopped egg, bacon, tomatoes and avocado

Friday All Day 4 Pieces Cod Filet

Includes fries & coleslaw

Walleye

Fresh walleye filet parmesan crusted and topped with spicy tarter sauce


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Mouthwatering Appetizers

Mouthwatering Appetizers
Kick off your meal or have a quick bite with our delicious appetizers such as these Mega Nachos!

Enticing Entrees

Enticing Entrees
Some of our menu items includes old-fashioned favorites such as succulent Baby Back Ribs, Chicken Parmesan, Guinness Pot Roast, Meatloaf and juicy Alaskan Salmon just to name a few.

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Late Night Bar Menu

Late Night Bar Menu
We have a special "after hours" menu just for the bar which includes our new Giant Hand Twisted & Salted pretzel to keep those hunger pains at bay!
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Welcome To Docks Bar & Grill!

Welcome To Docks Bar & Grill!
Docks Bar and Grill offers delicious, high quality, affordable food, wine and spirits, with knowledgeable, helpful service, in a spectacular and comfortable setting. We strive to offer the best live entertainment for a total experience, insuring every customer who comes through our doors, leave impressed by the Docks experience and excited to come back. Located in the heart of Wauconda directly on Bangs Lake. Enjoy fabulous food selections along with wonderful lake views. Panaramic views of the lake are available from indoors and from the deck: Docks on the Rocks.

Established in 2006

Established in 2006
Docks is located in a historic building that housed a long time local favorite Mer's Restaurant. The building was remodeled and refreshed on the inside during 2020 & 2021. Docks boasts a 6500 square foot deck with 65 seat Tiki Bar with an amazing view of Bangs Lake. Located on the bluff side of beautiful Bangs Lake our customers are able to enjoy the tranquil atmosphere being on a lake provides.

Stunning View

Stunning View
Come by land or by lake to enjoy our deck ("DOCKS ON THE ROCKS"), Tiki Bar or cozy indoor dining room all overlooking Bangs Lake.

Private Events

Private Events
Host your next event in our dining room or newly-remodeled banquet room.

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We had the strawberry/sugared pecan salad and the southwest salads and they did not disappoint! Large portions. Strawberries were super fresh, best I have ever had!

Jenny H.

Jenny H.

You can customize your burger or patty melt! The beef is amazing and we would ordet that again! The Cole slaw and turkey sandwich was great as well!

Lori P.

Lori P.

We had the ribs & Reuben egg rolls. Both things were incredible. Yum! Can't wait to order again to try the Fish Fry on Friday!

Joseph S.

Joseph S.

The food was great! I had the strawberry chicken salad and I would order this every time. My friends got the BBQ pork sandwich and they raved all night about the sandwich!

Brenda C.

Brenda C.

Love this restaurant! Always great food, and you can't beat the Reuben Egg Rolls! Highly recommended!

Chris E.

Chris E.

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