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Waterfront Restaurant

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10947 State Highway 42, Sister Bay, WI 54234-9640
+1 920-854-5491
17:00 - 21:00
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Wed - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Madison, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My wife and I went here for our anniversary and were absolutely delighted. The food was outstanding to say the least! We will be back again!

Thank JaxSab
Chicago, Illinois
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79 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're a vegetarian or vegan, they have a separate menu. My mom even decided to order off of it as it sounded tasty! The green papaya noodle curry dish that I had was excellent! Would recommend reservations during the busy season. Late October reservations were not needed. This is our go to place for fine dining in Door County

Thank KaNuiNanni
Glenview, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic food, great view of the sunset. I recommend it. But you will need reservations. The service is great, and the owners are on site at all times.

Thank jhopkins17
Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

My husband & I had the pleasure of eating at this fine establishment during Sister Bay's very popular Fall Fest. We arrived early and although we didn't have a reservation, we still had a table with an amazing view of the sunset. The service was impeccable, & the food was absolutely fantastic! We would definitely return!

Thank Pat53083
Chicago, Illinois
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116 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Excellent service, great food, nice space - w/fantastic views. Waterfront goes on my shortlist for any visit to the area.

Thank architect1961
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant had great ambiance - something important to us as we enjoy the entire experience not just the food. The food was spectacular. We had the beef tartare as a starter and it was a perfect blend of flavors. Not to heavy for a starter. My husband had the Perch and said it was one of the best he... More 

Thank Terri P
Iron Mountain, MI
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Spent our 29th anniversary in Door County and chose Waterfront for our special meal. It did not disappoint! Beautiful setting for a sunset view. Lobster bisque was the best we've ever eaten anywhere and we had plenty when visiting Maine a few years back. Could have licked the bowl! Handcrafted cocktails, wonderful entrees and creme brûlée completed our meal. We... More 

Thank YooperGirl56
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57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

The restaurant is on the main drag. You walk in and find it has big windows facing the harbor. A great place to watch a sunset. Their cocktails were excellent. The Wisconsin old fashion a big hit. Starters were great. Lamb delicious with a great favor. Desserts were good. Took our time and had a great place to have a... More 

Thank Jwb04
Cumming, Georgia
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147 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We didn't come to this restaurant last year, so definitely wanted to visit it this year. Called the day of to make a reservation. Reached the most friendly, accommodating person ever. (Later found out she was an owner, sure sold me). She said if we could come at 5:45 p.m. she would make sure we got a table with a... More 

1 Thank sandytampa
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We took my brothers from Colorado there for a birthday dinner. We all enjoyed everything we ate. I have had the halibut more than once-although not a huge helping it was excellent. I was surprised when my brother ordered the spaghetti boulonaise (not sure of the name on the menu) and he loved it. Rack of lamb or lamb chops... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10947 State Highway 42, Sister Bay, WI 54234-9640
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Door County  >  Sister Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 920-854-5491

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?