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Bistro 42 - CLOSED

5806 State Highway 42, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-9767
+1 920-743-9463
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
3 Jul 2016
“Love wine”
5 Nov 2015
“We waited and waited and then waited some more...”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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5806 State Highway 42, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-9767
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Reviewed 28 September 2014

Nice atmosphere and locale, but content rather mediocre. Value quite upside down. Content of menu very limited and winery with store and sweets overpriced.

Thank James F
Reviewed 20 August 2014

This restaurant is located inside the Door County Peninsula Winery, and has been open for about 6 years. It is only open from May to October. Our family of 6 had lunch here. We were the only group seated in the restaurant at the time....More

Thank MaryWisconsin
Reviewed 19 August 2014

This would not have been a restaurant we would have chosen to dine at, as it was not located in a popular area of Door County, nor was it considered a highly in demand restaurant for the area based on reviews we had read. However,...More

Thank wisconsinmama
Reviewed 14 August 2014

The food here was like heaven will be. I had the Edamame light fried in a sesame sirrachi sauce that had just the right amount of heat not to hot, then the caprese salad which was fresh and crisp, they used a cherry balsamic and...More

Thank Kimberly B
Reviewed 4 August 2014

We decided to go here for lunch because we wanted the fried mac & cheese balls. Once there we found they had been taken off the menu. We waited to be seated (as did three other parties) and it took over 10 minutes for someone...More

Thank ENT2011
Reviewed 20 July 2014

Laura, our server, was very knowledgable and friendly. The food was delicious and the wine was refreshing. This place is a "must go to" in door county.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 4 July 2014

This was such a gorgeous restaurant we looked forward to eating here. When we arrived there were about 4 tables and we waited and waited to get seated. The staff glanced at us but not one said hello, we will be right with you. Finally...More

2  Thank MicheleIllinois
Reviewed 1 July 2014

This restaurant is fantastic, the pannins and wine are delicious! This place is connected to Door Peninsula Winery and the Door County Distillery! Great food!

1  Thank FamilyofPs
Reviewed 19 June 2014

After stopping at the winery and distillery that are in the building with this restaurant we were looking for some lunch and decided to stop in. The food and service was excellent and reasonably priced. We never felt rushed and our food was brought in...More

1  Thank Syxepac
Reviewed 18 June 2014

We stop at Bistro 42 as our first meal on vacation every year! The food is light and refreshing. The Caprese salad is delicious. It is enough for two of us. The show stopper is the Mushroom struedel. The garlic aioli is amazing with the...More

Thank Madisongirl39
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Restaurant Details

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US$ 4 - US$ 17
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5806 State Highway 42, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-9767
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Door County  >  Sturgeon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 920-743-9463
  • E-mail
Bistro 42 welcomes you to visit and taste a food experience like no other. Located at Door Peninsula Winery in Carlsville, you will find a classy, yet casual dining experience. Our menu features exceptionally fresh and local ingredients, complex flavors and simple decorative style. Each plate is designed around Door Peninsula Winery's award-winning wines, Door County Distillery's spirits, Shipwrecked's hand-crafted beers, and Fat Louie's flavorful Oils & Vinegars. Fully experience Door County flavors paired with or incorporated into familiar and unique dishes.
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