We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
12625 State Highway 42, Ellison Bay, WI 54210-9784
+1 920-854-9907
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow

15 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 15: English reviews
Peoria, Illinois
Level Contributor
284 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Though my wife isn't a coffee drinker, per se, we really like this little coffee shop. The owners are nice and it's a fun little out of the way place. Coffee and fresh snacks, stretch the legs a bit, then off to more adventure. Sadly, the place is for sale.I recommend and would go back.

Thank Montyd72
Naperville, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Very friendly, Lovely Owners and Poodles, Dog friendly, and delicious pastries and coffee. The dog park is small but it is awesome that our dogs are able to accompany us for coffee.

Thank JSU425
Elk River, Minnesota
Level Contributor
33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

The coffee shop in Gills Rock had great coffee, and the staff was very friendly and helpful. I like to ask what the workers recommend, and the lady working suggested her favorite latte. It was very good, and the best part was I could drink it right away without burning my mouth! I wouldn't recommend sitting inside though, it was... More 

Thank Jas14nd
Appleton, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

On a chance drop by in January to get a cup of coffee, we had the pleasure of being served by two amazing people; Char and Duey! We were also greeted by their two standard poodles, Cup Of Joe & Honey Bunny. The coffee was fabulous, Char's peanut butter, chocolate cookies were a show stopper for me and their inviting... More 

Thank Stephanie B
Marshall, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2015

We stopped here on a Saturday morning and had a cherry scone and regular coffee. What a wonderful place and met the owner I will be back and would recommend every body going past the area to stop.We sat outside and right away there was a local wiping off the chairs and it is also pet friendly they have a... More 

Thank nannygoat2014
Breckenridge, Minnesota
Level Contributor
94 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Found this shop after a bike ride on Washington Island. Americano double shot for my partner, Machiatto for me. And a Door County cherry scone that is not findable elsewhere.

Thank Michael470
Level Contributor
15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Gills Rock Coffee and dog park-The barista didn't show up that day so the coffee shop was closed. The dog park is actually just someone's back yard and her female poodle is aggressive.

3 Thank Jannmc
Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
87 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2015

I am not a coffee person (my friend is and she had two cups - very good!). I am a food person and watching them bring baked good after baked good out I had a hard time not buying myself a bakery full of fresh baked goodness. We were welcomed by the two standard poodles and the people they keep... More 

1 Thank JLK2012
Level Contributor
333 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

If you love good coffee and homemade pastries, Gills Rock Coffee is a must do. I had the good fortune to meet Charlene, the owner and 29 year resident of Door Peninsula's north end, and she is charming. You can tell why her coffee house does everything with class! This discovery was one of the highlights of my first trip... More 

1 Thank David J
Ellison Bay, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2014

The bakery here is made fresh daily by an award winning baker. The two standard poodles great you at the door and there's usually a domino game going on. It's a neighborhood coffee shop that welcomes everyone.

1 Thank Diane M

Travellers who viewed Gills Rock Coffee also viewed

Ellison Bay, Door County
Ellison Bay, Door County
Ellison Bay, Door County
Ellison Bay, Door County

Been to Gills Rock Coffee? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12625 State Highway 42, Ellison Bay, WI 54210-9784
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Door County  >  Ellison Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 920-854-9907

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Gills Rock Coffee staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?