About

Extraordinary Steaks...
Superb Wines...
Legendary Atmosphere...

Enjoy one-of-a-kind, world class dining set among Coach Lombardi’s personal memorabilia and classic photos. Showcasing over 400 items in all, Vince Lombardi’s Steakhouse features a Brunswick-style bar and lounge plus two private dining areas for parties of eight to ten. Experience a commitment to excellence in food, beverage, and service that is commensurate with the standards of our namesake. Our menu includes generous sides, mouth-watering desserts and the area’s most extensive wine list.

Vince Lombardi’s Steakhouse is honored to have received the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence consecutively every year since 2005 for having one of the most outstanding restaurant wine lists in the world. This prestigious award is part of a yearly recognition program by Wine Spectator magazine. Award recipients are selected through a review process by the magazine’s staff. This year, more than 3,500 restaurant wine lists and dinner menus were reviewed for the honor.

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Meet Our Chef

Approachable and elevated culinary arts that produce great plates starts with vision, travel, experience and creativity. Chef Joe Thomas uses these four elements to push the envelope when developing his creations while entertaining our guests. He believes you eat with your eyes and hearts and not just your mouth when he creates these colorful and visually stimulating culinary art designs.

Chef Joe Thomas is making a presence in the culinary field with numerous awards. The artistic freedom displayed on his plates are show stopping with beautiful details. Dynamic, accomplished and charismatic describes his presence and his desire to share his knowledge with the community is evident.

The chef we are proud to call our own here at Hilton Appleton Paper Valley is paving the way for a complete culinary emersion here in Appleton, Wisconsin.

NFL Travel Directors Name Paper Valley Hotel Most Valuable Property

Downtown Appleton Hotel Singled Out for “Impeccable  Service”

The National Football League’s well-known MVP Award – given to its most valuable player each year – is one of the most coveted recognitions in all of sports. Recently, the Paper Valley Hotel in downtown Appleton received its own MVP Award from the league’s 32 clubs, having been honored as the Most Valuable Property among hotels that regularly host visiting teams each year during the NFL’s schedule. Read the full press release.