David Reay’s Modern Diner + Tavern is a 4,500-square-foot, full-service restaurant, with an additional 1,000-square-foot climate-controlled patio, in downtown Onalaska, WI. The main restaurant space is designed to accommodate approximately 150 guests and the patio is designed to accommodate approximately 50 guests. The layout of the tavern seating, dining area seating and kitchen/prep areas, in combination of the large exterior windows, take advantage of views to Dash Park, Great River Landing, Lake Onalaska and the vibrant Main Street of Onalaska, WI. The interior and exterior décor and fixtures provide a combination of rustic and modern finishes that provide a warm, inviting atmosphere. DBS Group provided fixture and equipment planning, design and engineering, construction services and interior design on this project.


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    “What I enjoy about DBS Group is how well they prepare before the projects begin. They put a plan together and hammer it all out, so once the project gets going, it’s pretty smooth. I’ve had contractors who’ve been late, and it’s cost me money. DBS Group is always, always, always ahead of schedule. It’s a good group of people to work with. They communicate well and are very professional.”
    Mike Baird
    Pizza Hut and Uncork’d
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    “DBS Group is our go-to resource when building and remodeling our stores. As experts in design-build and retail, we can count on them to provide optimal quality architectural and building services and to do it on time and on budget.”
    Phil Downing
    Toppers Pizza
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    “DBS Group did an amazing job on every aspect of the David Reay's project from concept, to design, to build-out, to follow-up on project completion. An amazing group of professionals that I would highly recommend to anyone considering building a restaurant.”
    Matt Boschka
    David Reay's Modern Diner + Tavern