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Address: 10640 N Bay Shore Dr, Sister Bay, WI 54234-9594
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Unique Atmosphere and Bar Scene

First time visit to this establishment and thoroughly enjoyed the perch special. The salads were fresh and tasty. Locals highly recommend the ribs and specials but were in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time visit to this establishment and thoroughly enjoyed the perch special. The salads were fresh and tasty. Locals highly recommend the ribs and specials but were in between lunch and dinner and not super hungry. Eating at the bar enabled us to watch the family's bowl and the diners in the restaurant. A lot of picture memorabilia in the... More 

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Thank tommyl024
Madison, Wisconsin
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

did take out for the Friday Night Fish Fry...lotsa food and very good. Immediate service at the bar...food delivered quickly. Barely had time to finish my Bloody Mary. Delicious!

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Thank JM135178
Franklin, Wisconsin
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

SO, I heard that the food at the bowling alley is out of this world. I usually like the hip and trendy spot with all that is new in the food world. I was reluctant, but hey, it's just one meal. THIS was incredible. Nicely made Maker's Mark Manhattan to get the show on the road. My perch fry was... More 

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Thank Janet P
Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

A group of us (5 adults 4 teens) decided to bowl here during our recent trip to Sister Bay. The "classic" old school lanes and manual scoring brought back fond memories. It was fun teaching the "kids" how to keep score. Lane conditions and choice of house balls was terrible. The lighter weight plastic house balls were probably ok if... More 

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Thank styxfan63
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

We were told about this gem by a couple we met at our hotel during breakfast. They have been to Door County many times. We are so glad they suggested we try it. The restaurant is very casual. We had their evening special, which was perch. Best fish ever! Friendly servers and unique setting.

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Thank Schisler1978
Sugar Grove, Illinois
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23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015

The Sister Bay Bowl has our vote for best restaurant in Door County. We love the place and think we get the best value for dinners there, as they have reasonable prices, and the quality is excellent for both food and service. We usually end up eating there multiple times when we visit and always get the perch. Each piece... More 

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Thank Shelley B
Cicero, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2014

We had to visit Sister Bay Bowl more from a curiosity standpoint as much as anything. We were staying in Sister Bay and visited for a late dinner. We had a party of 3, and the dining room was pretty full, so we asked to sit in the bar area. The tables for dining were full in the bar, but... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2014

Not a supper club atmosphere, it was very busy and harried, but service was friendly and the food delicious. I didn't like that the plates and such were more diner-style.

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1 Thank Beth W
Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2014

Great food and fantastic service! Loved the super club setting and everyone was so friendly, staff and other patrons!

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Madison, WI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2014

Ate there this Summer for the first time...mostly because we had tried almost everywhere else in the area. The restaurant is in a bowling alley, but well separated. It has a menu that is not filled with over-precious "cuisine" or bird-portion entrees. Staff tends to be retired or senior citizens who have either worked there forever or have lived in... More 

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