“We’ll put sunshine in your smile and spring in your heart!” – Betty von Rutenberg
The start of von Rutenberg Ventures goes back to 1961 when Bill and Betty von Rutenberg struck out on their own and purchased the Nibble Nook. This tiny eight stool hamburger spot (on East Washington Avenue just off the square) soon became a hot spot for great burgers, fries and shakes. Many customers today still mention how they loved those Nibble Nook burgers.
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Captain Bills (608) 831-7327
The Nau-Ti-Gal (608) 246-3130
The Mariners Inn (608) 246-3120
Betty Lou Cruises (608) 608-246-3138
Every Event Should Be A Special Event.
Come join us for a two-hour painting session on April 16th, from 4-6pm (please note new time). Any level of artistic ability welcome.
*One free cocktail included. The cost is $35 per person. Please see Manager, or call to reserve your spot today. (608)246-3130 more >
With all the celebrations happening in the next couple months it is hard to keep up. We recognize this and what better way is there than to give a gift that also receives a gift. When you purchase $100 certificate you will receive a $25 bonus certificate and when you purchase a $50 certificate you will receive a $10 bonus certificate.
Casual Waterfront Restaurant
Fresh Seafood and More
Betty Lou Cruises
Private Charters and Public Cruises since 1998
Boat Slip Rentals at Mariners & NauTiGal since 1982
Von Rutenberg Ventures
Waterfront hospitality and Development
5339 Lighthouse Bay Dr. Madison, WI 53704
Open daily at 4:30 Dinner 500 Mon- Thurs
Dinner 4:30 Friday-Sunday
Good at Mariners, Nautigal, Captain Bill's,
and Betty Lou Cruises