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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an upscale restaurant in Door County. The service was excellent and the wine was wonderful even though it was not the most expensive bottle. Food was excellent also, but the biggest treat was they opened up the shades at sunset and we were...treated to a fabulous sunset over the bay of Green Bay. Awesome !,More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Given Covid, we don't like how close the tables are to each other, and have wondered if the ventilation is adequate. But the food is, of course, fantastic!

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Picked this place on a recommendation. This is a very nice upscale place with a beautiful view. Food and service were very good.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having enjoyed this restaurant numerous times over the last 12 years, we have come to expect excellence. The lobster bisque did not disappoint! Neither did the small plate seared scallops and the pot de creme which was wonderful! However, the Thai crab salad was less...than delicious, the halibut was overcooked and the shrimp and grits were so salty they were nearly inedible. When we mentioned the salty shrimp and grits to our server, he was practically rude, replying that they had never before had a complaint. He was then surly for the remainder of the evening.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 3 September 2021

Still an excellent meal with a stunning view of the sunset over the marina. My husband and I returned with a friend for whom this was a first trip to Door County and our first night there. We all had scallops and they were excellent....My husband liked the scallop appetizer and asked that it be doubled for an entree. Salads and wine were also excellent. If we find ourselves in Sister Bay we will definitely return.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 14 August 2021

Make your reservations well in advance to get into this special restaurant in Door County. There are so many good dishes. Try the small plates to get a good sampling of the chef's culinary skills. The lobster bisque was excellent, as were the scallops, lamb...and calamari dishes. If at all possible go when the restaurant opens at 5pm for a good window table overlooking the water. By 5:30pm they are gone.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 14 August 2021

Lobster bisque and seared scallops delicious. Diver scallops, wedge salad and calamari nothing special. VERY small portions. Noisy restaurant and a little crowded.. Good service. In short, this restaurant was above average, but nothing all that special, and food was definitely overpriced.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 8 August 2021

Wonderful and delicious meal, great service, lovely room with view of the bay and sunset, friendly staff.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 30 July 2021 via mobile

Excellent dinning and wonderful service. The lobster bisque was among the very best I’ve ever had. The tenderloin was fabulous. We had a table over looking the lake and watched the sunset over the horizon (magnificent). It was an absolute joy and well worth a...return visit!More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 25 July 2021

Even tho' it's unfair to say this is my fav right now, because meals change so often in the restaurant biz, I will say it. This month, I have been trying to find a great restaurant, and haven't found it in Door County, until the...Waterfront. It became my favorite because of the server, view, plated food and taste of food. We called a couple weeks in advance for a reservation....I think that always helps. We came with another couple, got a window table , which the hostess called celebrity view. Whatever. Leah was our server, very friendly and helpful. Our friends loved the tomato soup and my husband and I loved our salads....the caesar was very flavorful and crisp. Loved the wine choices. My husbands halibut and my swordfish entrees were beautifully plated and magnificently delicious. The fish was prepared as it should be, not dried out like some restaurants serve it. Our friends loved their entrees as well. We were also happy for the choices of fish on the menu. We always feel when a restaurant is on the water, that there should be more than a couple fish choices. Thank you Waterfront!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Cathy H
13 August 2020|
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Response from Waterfront-DC | Property representative |
Hi Cathy, We do not have full dinner service at the tables on our outdoor patios at this time. The tables are reserved for those who would like to have a drink before or after dinner, or for those who prefer contactless... More
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Waterfront Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5