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Wild Rice Restaurant

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84860 Old San Rd, Bayfield, WI 54814-6002
+1 715-779-9881
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wild Rice is a place you take those you love for a special time. The decor and lounge are very nice. The host walked us through the very clean and open kitchen to our table. The food was so excellent we had to have dessert! Great meal, but be prepared to spend significant money.

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Bayfield, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

It is without a doubt one of the best restaurants I have ever had the pleasure of dining in. The Architecture is beautiful, the service is impeccable and the food is out of this world.

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Prior Lake, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

From the excellent staff service, the table settings, quality of food and made to perfection, and even to enjoy the architectural layout and decor. You are greeted with animals on the roof (not real) while the walkway entrance sets your mood while walking through the thoughtful landscape to the entrance. There the staff is professionally cheerful with greetings and will... More 

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Clinton, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Words cannot even describe the amazing dining experience we had at Wild Rice! We began the experience with cocktails in the bar. I had the chocolate coconut macaroon and my husband had an old fashioned. Both drinks were great. With your drinks they give you Asiago puffs - so good! We got to our table and were quickly met by... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We went here because it offered sandwiches to go. We saw the menu and decided what we wanted. We ordered and was told they would only sell sandwiches on display case made earlier that they needed to get rid of. That was a crock. Oh yes would make a fresh sandwich but not at the menu prices on the menu... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The setting is absolutely beautiful. Looking through the woods to Lake Superior . Had cocktails on the deck and were brought into our window table. The bib lettuce salad was crisp and fresh. Entrees marvelous The service was very attentive . (We had tickets to a performance nearby and got there easily even with a relatively tight time frame.) Prices... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

One doesn't expect the caliber of architecture or food quality and service that this place delivers. We were totally blown away and were thankful we found this place early in our visit so we could visit it TWO times (!) during our stay. Nestled down a long, winding road from the main highway, one first comes upon this restaurant as... More 

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Patagonia, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Shocking that one of the best gourmet restaurants in America isn't rated tops in Bayfield by a wide margin. When you add the stunning architecture to the location in the woods overlooking Lake Superior to the fantastic food to the extensive quality wine list it's worth a very long drive.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant with even better food. First class original menu paired with an excellent wine list. Best stop on a three week foodie trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Fantastic food and service! we went there for a birthday dinner and had a fantastic meal with great wine to go with it! Thanks Randy!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84860 Old San Rd, Bayfield, WI 54814-6002
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Bayfield
  • Phone Number: +1 715-779-9881

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