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Bluefront Cafe

86 W Maple St, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-3420
+1 920-743-9218
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (68 reviews)
“quinoa salad” (14 reviews)
“banh mi” (19 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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86 W Maple St, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-3420
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was our second or third time at this clean, bright, upbeat cafe on Sturgeon Bay's south side. After a friend told us about this cafe/wine bar some years back, we make the Bluefront a priority during Door County trips. Today, as have other meals,...More

Thank douglasl739
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We ordered the Bahn Mi (traditional with the liver pate and jalepeno) and I opted for the soup of the day instead of chips (carrot coconut soup). My boyfriend ordered the fish tacos with fries (the fries were breaded in a tempura like batter...so good)....More

Thank Signa M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It looks nice. I didn't get to eat here because their hours are inconsistent. The site where I found them said that they opened at 5 and closed at 8:30; however, when I got there, their hours had changed. Now they close at 3:00 every...More

Thank meanoldteacher
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on a hike and stopped here for lunch after. Great food, incredible desserts. The service was a bit slow but it was busy. We did not have to wait. The tables turned over quickly and they were very efficient in getting tables cleaned and...More

Thank _saccart
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was delicious, served quickly by a very pleasant server that was knowledgeable of the menu and the beer options

Thank Boolin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In Sturgeon Bay for work in June. Bluefront Cafe was recommended by a local resident. I was very please with the service and food. The Burger was one of the best I ever had along with their unique french fries. Only negative: They need longer...More

Thank Rick V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in after shopping downtown. Very friendly staff. Great selection of salads and sandwiches. A pleasant surprise was the extent of the wine list for a place only open for breakfast and lunch. You can't go wrong here.

Thank mdrose310
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for lunch. Actually it's the only thing they serve. I had the grass fed beef burger. My companion had the special of BBQ pulled pork. Both were very good. The pulled pork could have used more sauce. The soup was roasted red pepper...More

Thank micahel56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of locals there on this April morning. Had a wonderful lunch, with leftovers to take back to the cabin.

Thank Allison W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic lunch at Bluefront Cafe. The muffuletta and its olive relish were especially good. Service was great and the price was very fair for the superior quality.

Thank Joan S
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Joseph K
Why doesn't Bluefront Cafe have a Certificate of Excellence? It is always rated No. 1 in these listings. Every time I go there their food and service are the best in Sturgeon Bay and Door County in this American Fusion category.
6 February 2016|
Response from Darrell G | Reviewed this property |
Good question! TripAdvisor please reply!!!
do you have gf bread/bun options?
5 November 2015|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from Abby D |
Gluten free bread and buns for an up charge. Very accommodating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 25
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 W Maple St, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-3420
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Door County  >  Sturgeon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 920-743-9218
  • E-mail
From freshly prepared soups to homemade desserts, you will find everything to be of the highest quality. Organic and locally-grown products used whenever possible. Large selection of craft beers and organic wines to accompany your meal. Casual menu with soups, salads, and sandwiches for lunch and dinner.
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