“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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Giving just got Better!

Now threw New Years Eve, Get $75 worth of Bonus Certificates when you purchase $100 in Gift Certificates at VRV!   Give your friends the gift of a night out at any of our waterfront restaurants – Captain Bill’s, Mariner’s Inn & the Nau-ti-gal  or just cruise the lakes on the Betty Lou Cruises!  Available online, by phone or at any of our restaurants.  Captain Bill’s will also be open Christmas Morning from 9am to 2pm for your Holiday Chowder & Last minute Gift Certificate Purchases.  We will be closed for Dinner service December 24th & 25th!

Book Your Next Holiday Party With Nau-Ti-Gal!

23232181_10215117280664443_1977483533_nWe want to save you the hassle of having to plan everything yourself this holiday season. Let us work with you to come up with the best party idea. We can accommodate up to 50 people for sit down dinners, & 100 people for cocktail/appetizer parties. Buffet, and special menu items available as well more >

Mariner’s 51st Anniversary Celebration “2 Dinners for $51”!

ParentsMariner’s is celebrating 51 years in business and who do we have to thank for that? You! That is why we are offering something for you to celebrate. “2 Dinners for only $51”! Come in and help us celebrate 51 years! Valid through December 23rd. Click here to view the menu! more >