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2nd Street Bistro

201 Main St E, Ashland, WI 54806-1725
+1 715-682-6444
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
201 Main St E, Ashland, WI 54806-1725
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently we had stopped on Friday 4/19 about 5:00pm for there Friday Fish Fry only to find they had no fish and were not sure when the fish would get there! Now what restaurant would advertise a meal as their special but not have it....More

Thank Kevin J
Reviewed March 16, 2018

Though I had passed by this restaurant many times, I was very unaware that it was anything more than a local bar. I was surprised when a visitor in town told me they had eaten at the Bistro in Ashland. I've lived here 14 years...More

Thank Candy P
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

The food, the service, the harp - everything was great. We really enjoyed ourselves here. Thanks for talking us into the rum cake!

Thank Chris T
Reviewed February 25, 2018

My son and I dined at 2nd Street Bistro on the cold winter night before the American Birkebeiner ski race. We'd had a pleasant dinner here two years ago on the same weekend and were pleased to see that this place still offers a great...More

Thank Joseph R
Reviewed October 18, 2017

Hands down the best harp player around. I've never really listened to a harp before, but it makes great background music. The food and service are all solid, and the seafood is pretty good for the midwest, but it's really a live harp player that...More

Thank edcooperson1985
Reviewed October 9, 2017

I had heard great things about this restaurant and was looking forward to eating there. My friend lives in Bayfield and recommended this place. We went, very quaint and that is where it ends. We had made reservations due to the Applefest going on and...More

Thank JosieMB007
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Always make point to stop and eat at 2nd Street when I'm touring thru Ashland. Very enjoyable dining with live harp music and wonderful service...

Thank Curtis P
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

My friends said their sandwiches were great. I wish I had the same experience. My soup was curdled and bland. I had a hair in my soup. Our server, probably the owner, insisted the 3/4 inch long black hair I took out of the chowder...More

Thank inspctr13
Reviewed February 13, 2017

The proprietor was super helpful in recommending a terrific lunch for each person in our party. The food came out quick and was very well prepared. The quaint atmosphere was warm and inviting on a cold winter day.

Thank Brrrh
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

My daughter had a burger and fries that was awesome. I had lobster ravioli worth a brown butter sauce. I did not like the sauce but the lobster bites and ravioli were god. Service was also good. I will try again.

Thank 2chipper
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July 27, 2016|
Response from Bradford W | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Main St E, Ashland, WI 54806-1725
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Ashland
  • Phone Number: +1 715-682-6444
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