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Ethel's at 250

250 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5046
+1 715-779-0293
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (46 reviews)
“crostini” (11 reviews)
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Italian, American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
250 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5046
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Service and staff were warm and welcoming. The food was fantastic, there were four of us and each had a different meal. Everyone was beyond pleased with their selection.

Thank winesnaab1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying in Bayfield I've had the opportunity to visit Ethels twice and I'll be back for more excellent food & service. The grilled trout is perfectly cooked and tastes so fresh. Served with vegetables this is a no-guilt choice. The mushroom brushetta is just delicious...More

Thank fun2travel514
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

White Fish pizza sounds weird? Try it. It is sooooo good. Not heavy like some. Has a white sauce and thin crust. Out of this world.

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Following the great tradition of now-retired Sally and Bill, new owners Kerry and Mike have set the bar high for an excellent dining experience. Our party of four visited on May 20, just a week after opening, and we were all extremely satisfied. New additions...More

Thank clstern
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I recently were fortunate enough to have dinner at Ethel's at 250. The food was fabulous and the only thing better was the service. Everyone we came into contact with was attentive and very personable. My husband had a pizza. The homemade,...More

Thank Wiscolisa
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Ethel's at 250 was purchased recently by Mike and Kerry Ernster. Bill and Sally, former owners, retired after 11 wonderful years. Tonight was Kerry and Mikes first night as the new owners. They did a fantastic job with 2 of their 4 sons helping out....More

Thank sharonkrealty
Reviewed 26 March 2017

If you like pasta you will like this place. Very reasonable in price and good portion sizes. Good wine selection. Bartender friendly but waitperson was a bit unfriendly.

1  Thank ccc423
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This place is just okay. Not too many item's are scratch made. Frozen pizza dough, pre made sauces and just your usual typical food items that are from your nationwide Food Companies. It is not bad, it is just "Middle of the road"!! Prices are...More

1  Thank Martin G
Alexander E, General Manager at Ethel's at 250, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Thanks for your input Martin my name is Alex and my family took over Ethel's at 250 this winter. We will be opening in May and have a lot of news ideas for the future of Ethel's. We have been working at improving the pizza...More

Reviewed 9 February 2017

The owners are wonderful, so friendly and accommodating. The food was excellent--the best in town! (But I love Italian food).

1  Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Good atmosphere, cozy, friendly staff, with good recommendations. Topped off a visit to Bayfield and lake Superior. Food: I had a pasta with a pesto and my husband had the white fish. Both expertly prepared and served. looking forward to returning.

1  Thank Baabay
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5046
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Bayfield
  • Phone Number: +1 715-779-0293
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We are a seasonal restaurant in downtown Bayfield, serving fresh fish, gourmet pizza, delicious pasta and Black Angus Beef steaks.
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