About Us

Family-Owned Northern Wisconsin Bar & Grill

If you are looking for a Northern Wisconsin bar & grill that embodies the friendliness of the Northwoods, The Great Escape is just the place for you!

Meet John Regozzi

John and Cindy Regozzi, Owners of Great Escape Bar and Grill in Phelps WIGreat Escape owner, John Regozzi, has always dreamed of living in Northern Wisconsin and from the first time you meet him, you can tell he is happy to have fulfilled that dream! John is originally from Caspian, Michigan, and after living in Milwaukee County, he was excited to move to Phelps. He became the proud owner of The Great Escape in 2004, and has been providing Northwoods hospitality and great food ever since!

John married his lovely wife Cindy in 2012, who now helps him greet visitors with a smile in this family run tavern. The couple strive to make The Great Escape a family friendly stop because their own family is their pride and joy, with 9 children and 12 grandchildren. John and Cindy believe that family and friends are at the heart of any successful business, and when you stop in The Great Escape, they will make sure you are treated like a longtime member of their own family!

Unbeatable Northwoods Hospitality

A stop in The Great Escape Bar & Grill in Phelps, Wisconsin will have you feeling right at home in no time. Owner John greets each returning customer by name and each first-time visitor with open arms. Up for a friendly game of pool? Try your hand at besting John – he’s sure to win almost every time! Want to sit back and relax in good company? You will find it at The Great Escape of Phelps!

Looking for a bite to eat? John and Cindy can suggest their favorite menu items, and you will be pleased with the wide selection. With great drink specials and an amazing view, you won’t want to leave this friendly Northern Wisconsin bar. Find tasty food, new friends, and big smiles at The Great Escape with every visit!

Livin’ the Dream in the Northwoods!

When you visit, make sure to ask John how he’s doing. Without fail, his answer will be “livin’ the dream!”. And who could disagree? The Northwoods of Wisconsin is breathtaking year-round, and you couldn’t ask for a better community to live and work. John loves meeting new people every day and catching up with his favorite customers – which includes everyone who stops in! With Cindy and his family by his side, John is loving life here in the Northwoods. What more could a person want?