The Lily Pad is located directly across from The Golden Frog along the Mississippi River and is a separate venue.   Enjoy the beautiful river views from our decks and patios. Enjoy an ice-cold drink, homemade wood-fired pizza and ice-cream!  This unique venue features indoor and outdoor seating, a playground, bags and a sand volleyball court.  The Lily Pad does not serve the Golden Frog menu; however, you are welcome to bring to-go’s over and enjoy the facility.

The Lily Pad is operated that you go to the bar to order your drinks and pizza’s.  We do not serve you at your table.   The bar is located on the 2nd floor to enjoy the views, there is no handicap access to the 2nd floor.  Handicap assessable bathrooms are located on the main floor along with wood fire pizza venue.

We ask that if you are drinking on the 2nd floor, decks or inside; that you bring your glass-wear back to the bar. Main level there are stations set up for you to put your glass-wear in and garbage cans are located throughout facility.

When you order your wood fire pizza at the bar, we will give you a buzzer. When the buzzer goes off, please go to the wood fire pizza station to pick up your pizza.  There is condiment, plate, napkin stations set up on main floor and 2nd floor or you to help yourself.

You are welcome to bring your family pet! Dogs must stay on the ground floor of the facility; doggy watering station is located on the north wall facing the parking lot.

Designated smoking area by the volleyball court.  NO SMOKNG ANYWHERE ELSE ON PREMISIS.

Please call ahead if you are bringing a large group to The Lily Pad or The Frog (Phone #608-687-3335)   Please help us be prepared to give you the best service we can. 

Looking for a place to have a birthday, anniversary or special event? Please look over our rental agreement below and give us a call at (608) 687-3335 or email to inquire about hosting your event at The Lily Pad!

Wood-Fired Pizza Menu

Our wood fire pizzas are made to order from fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Fresh, organic vegetables are used seasonally, and all of our crusts are made using organic flower from Great River Milling also located in Fountain City.

The Lily Pad

Business Hours

Subject to change depending on weather conditions.

Open Seasonally


Bar: 4-10pm

Wood-Fired Pizza: 4pm– 8pm


Bar: 12pm – 10pm
Wood-Fired Pizza: 12pm – 8pm


Bar: 11am – 9pm
Wood-Fired Pizza: 12pm – 5pm

Wood Fire Pizza Station is open subject to weather conditions. Please call the Frog, if you are uncertain if we are open or not as we go through the Fall Season.

Please call ahead if you are bringing a large group.

Monday – Thursday