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The Cookery Restaurant & Wine Bar

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4135 Highway 42, Fish Creek, WI 54212
+1 920-868-3634
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08:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

We've been a few times and always are so happy. It's light and really good fare w/out that heavy feeling. The atmosphere is great - casual but a bit upscale. The crabcakes were great and so was the salad. My kids had burgers which were also all thumbs up. The outside eating areas are really nice, the music (Frank Sinatra)... More 

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Thank hawkhoos
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Loved the homemade ginger ale and appetizers. Lunch salad and sandwich was very good. Excellent service, and great atmosphere. Recommend!

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Thank Julie T
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Everything was delicious and beautifully presented. The coffee was outstanding. Thanks to our great server, the cups were never empty. We had a little of everything on the menu from cherry pancakes to the eggs in whitefish gravy. Wonderful jams available for purchase also. We bought the cherry and the strawberry rhubarb.

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Thank DStevcpa
Burlington, Wisconsin
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315 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

I was recently vacationing in Door County, and I stopped in to The Cookery in Fish Creek for dinner on a Sunday night. I had just spent the day in Peninsula State Park, and I was looking to go somewhere in Fish Creek or Ephraim that I had never eaten at before. I was walking around in Fish Creek, and... More 

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Thank Mark E
Chicago
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Had dinner here one night. we sat outside on the upper deck. Great people watching spot. The food was really good. I had the BBQ pork and my spouse had a huge salad with dried cherries, walnuts and goat cheese. Would definitely go back.

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Thank asilk
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We had such a great time at this little place. Our waiter, Ryan was extremely informative, but even more than that, he was entertaining. The food was amazing, especially the dessert. When they came out, it made one of our daughters cry a little.

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Thank Kristal E
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

We have been here for breakfast four or five times now and can say that the dishes we have tried are tasty and well proportioned. Service is prompt and courteous, and prices are reasonable. In the afternoon, the second floor wine bar is a great place to relax, especially on a nice warm day out on the balcony overlooking downtown... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Loved the various entry choices of pancakes and french toast smothered with the incomparable fresh Door County cherries. It can be a little hard to get into during the busy season but we feel the atmosphere and food were so good that it is worth the wait.

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Orlando, Florida
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124 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

They bake their our bread. They make/bake their our deserts. They shave their own meats. They use local farm-to-market veggies. Gluten free? Yes. Veggie meals? Yes. Service and staff was wonderful. Prices are a tiny bit high but worth every penny. Go. Eat, Enjoy!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

The Cookery is always a must go to restaurant when we visit Door County, Wis. They have so many items on their menu that are wonderful but, we absolutely love their Whitefish Chowder! Always a must have before our entrée.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Wine Bar, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4135 Highway 42, Fish Creek, WI 54212
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Door County  >  Fish Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 920-868-3634
Description
The Cookery is a family run restaurant and wine bar in Fish Creek since 1977. Serving "fresh food, expertly prepared" (Midwest Living, Best of the Midwest). Our menu features American fare with a creative twist, all menu items are made from start to finish in our kitchen. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served daily. Also offering a nice selection of vegetarian entrees and gluten free items.

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