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The Breakwater Restaurant

1808 Lake Shore Dr E, Ashland, WI 54806-2268
+1 715-682-8388
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good44%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (8 reviews)
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
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1808 Lake Shore Dr E, Ashland, WI 54806-2268
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

I thought this would be a nice Seafood spot on a long trip to Houghton. It reminds me more of a Denny's. Not bad but I had higher expectations.

Thank Brrrh
Reviewed 4 January 2017

My daughter and I were looking for an ordinary breakfast. We found it here...toast and eggs were excellent. I had a ham and egg scramble with hash browns that was ok. My daughter had the biscuit and gravy and was not thrilled, but it was...More

Thank 2chipper
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I had been to a lot of restaurants in Ashland and wanted to try something different.It nothing fancy on the outside but the inside is a very comfortable atmosphere and the help was very friendly and the food was very good

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 27 December 2016

After a long day of sightseeing in Bayfield, we came ere for dinner. Good food. Pleasant staff. We will be back!

Thank LarryDurst
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Stopped in for lunch while going through and very pleased with the service and the reasonable price. The hamburgers are good and the view of the Lake makes for a good place for a break.

Thank Maurice N
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I stopped for a quick bite during a long road trip. Service was a little slow, but I was having such a great time listening to the banter in the kitchen that I didn't mind. Don't know who it was - I couldn't see them...More

Thank jonneh126
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I had seen this restaurant on our way thru Ashland and decided to stop for lunch on our way back. The 1st thing I noticed was the atmosphere and nice waitresses making everyone feel important. Lots of good food listed on the menu, I was...More

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I can tell that this is a place for the locals and it always seemed busy. The staff knew the locals personally which says a lot. Price of food was good. The first impression wasn't great but we were glad we stuck it out.

Thank Kathryn N
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Good dinner food and reasonable prices. Nice selection without being overwhelming. We had burgers and pasta dishes. They do serve a nice prime rib but we were not there at that time.

Thank whatever4andnomore
Reviewed 25 August 2016

A nice restaurant along the highway my only complaint is that the entrance door that is in the back was poorly marked so it took us a minute to figure out how to enter. The staff was friendly and accommodating would recommend to anyone wanting...More

Thank Hockeymom
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1.36 km away
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Nearby Attractions
Houghton Falls Nature Preserve
36 reviews
7.74 km away
South Shore Brewery
29 reviews
2.83 km away
Prentice Park
14 reviews
4.82 km away
Thompson's West End Park
8 reviews
7.84 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1808 Lake Shore Dr E, Ashland, WI 54806-2268
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Ashland
  • Phone Number: +1 715-682-8388
  • E-mail