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Bread and Water

1275 Main Rd, Washington Island, WI 54246-9009
+1 920-847-2400
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible7%
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CUISINES
American, Cafe
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1275 Main Rd, Washington Island, WI 54246-9009
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a GREAT breakfast here while on the island. We actually had the privilege of being served by Rev. Valerie!! What a great lady! If you are on the island for an overnight or even for a day trip but love breakfast (they do...More

1  Thank Christopher M
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Restaurant is a large room filled with dining table sets that you might see in your own home. A really homey feel. Food was very good, service was extremely casual. An interesting place.

Thank FlyinGrandma
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Quite a unique dining experience. Everything is made to order, homemade. Out of a few things as it was heading into the off season. You can stay in one of the guest rooms if you want to pay to stay on the island. The decor...More

Thank Anita O
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Delicious food, warm service, and prayer. Valerie and her team made us feel at home and we can't wait to return year after year. Take time to get to know them and pray for them too. They give so much if themselves at the cafe,...More

1  Thank WIFamilyTraveler555
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Valerie is the owner of Bread and Water, and she is renowned sea kayaker, chief cook and bottle washer at the restaurant, accommodations hostess, & has the butterfly house! We stayed at her Tipping Bucket Farm, in the Artist Room, where accommodations are minimalist but...More

2  Thank Dorene G
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Prior to the lavender festival, we decided to stop in for a quick bite to eat. Definitely, quick doesn't occur on the island. Yes, food is homemade and to order, but on a festival weekend staff was limited. Not happy that "jelly' for breakfast was...More

Thank lani474
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Wonderful food, excellent service and interesting and homey atmosphere! We stopped for breakfast before the Island Lavender Festival and returned mid-afternoon for a late lunch because breakfast had been so good. Everything is done to order and is excellent. This business has won awards for...More

1  Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Bread & Water looked intriguing -- the perfect mix of food and prayer, or should that be prayer and food. In any case, the prayer is optional but the food was excellent. The egg salad sandwich was generous and delicious. I can't recall what my...More

1  Thank TomLDelaware
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

I rented a kayak and paddled Jackson Harbor. They also have a small kayak museum with a story to tell about great adventures. Do not miss that! They are also a cafe with lodging as well. I appreciated the hospitality and helpfulness of my rental....More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

I visited the joint on a 4th july weekend. They are really nice people and well managed. Given the crowd and how other restaurants were rude to us, they were the shining star in my trip. Good food for vegetarians too.

Thank shobhit s
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Nearby Attractions
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Monday
08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 15:00
Thursday
08:00 - 15:00
Friday
08:00 - 15:00
Saturday
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1275 Main Rd, Washington Island, WI 54246-9009
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Door County  >  Washington Island
  • Phone Number: +1 920-847-2400
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