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Waterfront Restaurant

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10947 State Highway 42, Sister Bay, WI 54234-9640
+1 920-854-5491
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17:00 - 21:00
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

The restaurant is on the main drag. You walk in and find it has big windows facing the harbor. A great place to watch a sunset. Their cocktails were excellent. The Wisconsin old fashion a big hit. Starters were great. Lamb delicious with a great favor. Desserts were good. Took our time and had a great place to have a... More 

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1 Thank Jwb04
Cumming, Georgia
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148 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We didn't come to this restaurant last year, so definitely wanted to visit it this year. Called the day of to make a reservation. Reached the most friendly, accommodating person ever. (Later found out she was an owner, sure sold me). She said if we could come at 5:45 p.m. she would make sure we got a table with a... More 

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2 Thank sandytampa
Milwaukee
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We took my brothers from Colorado there for a birthday dinner. We all enjoyed everything we ate. I have had the halibut more than once-although not a huge helping it was excellent. I was surprised when my brother ordered the spaghetti boulonaise (not sure of the name on the menu) and he loved it. Rack of lamb or lamb chops... More 

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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

It was very elegant. I wasn't real impressed with my meal for the price, but my daughter said hers was fabulous. Great service and very friendly

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1 Thank Becky H
New Berlin, Wisconsin, United States
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We stopped in for a cocktail and watch the sunset. It was "Tapas Wednesday" and we lucked out!! Got a seat at the bar and tried the lobster bisque soup (to die for!) and enjoyed our cocktail. Will definitely come back for dinner.

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2 Thank Jayne S
DeForest, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Our first visit and it did not disappoint. The restaurant itself is lovely and the view can't be beat. Our food was wonderful, from the goat cheese appetizer, to the salads (the wedge was fabulous), to the main courses (haddock and scallops)! Coffee and dessert were the icing on the cake. Finally, the service was very good. Definitely worth a... More 

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1 Thank mohitoes
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Wow! Don't miss this very special restaurant. The food was some of the very best we have ever had and we travel a lot. My husband and I both had the beef tenderloin. This is a family owned business and the owners and adult children are very friendly and accommodating people. We were celebrating our 47th wedding anniversary so they... More 

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1 Thank annfredrick
Lake Geneva
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We walked in without a dinner reservation, and were graciously provided a table. The restaurant looked booked. Dining is also available at the bar, we learned. Clean, classy decor. Beautiful lake and dock sunset views. We shared a nice Caprese salad and Cabernet. Then they served a WONDERFUL Grilled Tenderloin, Potato, and Roast Shiitake Creamed Spinach. A little pricey. Well... More 

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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Had a fabulous experience at Waterfront Restaurant! I had the best Lobster Bisque of my life! The service was impeccable and my friend (who has traveled widely throughout the US and Europe) had the Crème Brule and said it raked close to the best she has ever had. My only downside comment was that it was very noisy in the... More 

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1 Thank Susan K
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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141 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

If you are looking for top notch food and service, this is the place to be. We had an early reservation, in order to guarantee a window table, I think 5:45pm. We did see the beautiful sunset too! We had mussels for an appetizer, and we both ordered the lobster bisque- both wonderful. There was a lot of each, and... More 

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1 Thank Dawn H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10947 State Highway 42, Sister Bay, WI 54234-9640
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Door County  >  Sister Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 920-854-5491

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