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The Summer Kitchen Restaurant

10425 Water St, Ephraim, WI 54234-9501
+1 920-854-2131
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“breakfast” (70 reviews)
“soup” (98 reviews)
“sandwich” (17 reviews)
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American, Soups, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10425 Water St, Ephraim, WI 54234-9501
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81 - 90 of 268 reviews

Reviewed 26 June 2016

Had simple soup and sandwich meal, but homemade mushroom soup was yummy and chicken salad sandwich just right.

Thank grammerjammer
OnBehalfOf, Owner at The Summer Kitchen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2016

Thank you! We're happy you enjoyed the soup and sandwich. Please return again.

Reviewed 20 June 2016

Had a wonderful late breakfast this past weekend. Great menu with many selections. Breakfast was amazing. I tried some soup from their soup bar. You must try one of the offerings. Amazing!!

Thank Christian W
OnBehalfOf, Owner at The Summer Kitchen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2016

Christian, Thank you so much for the nice review! We appreciate you sharing your experience, dining with us, with others. We hope you are able to return again soon. The Summer Kitchen Team

Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

We had an enjoyable lunch with a variety of soup fresh bread and a varied menu that pleased the vegetarians and meat eaters. A friendly staff. Will visit again

Thank Diane B
OnBehalfOf, Owner at The Summer Kitchen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2016

Thank you for the 5 stars! We sincerely appreciate it!

Reviewed 14 June 2016

This is the 4th and last place we went to for breakfast on this trip to Door County. Again we drove by it one day and thought it looked very attractive from the outside with all kinds of artsy decorations outside so decided to have...More

Thank paxa
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Was brought here by a friend so that we could have the soups. This is a very cute little restaurant and we were able to sit in the back where the windows looked out into the backyard of the restaurant property. There were many of...More

Thank Nicole H
OnBehalfOf, Owner at The Summer Kitchen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2016

We love hearing from our guests! Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We are happy you enjoyed the soup. Please come back again.

Reviewed 30 May 2016

We were staying at the Somerset Motel which is 2 properties south of Summer Kitchen so it was the logical place to go. We were enthusiastically welcomed and seated on the porch by a funky garden with fiesta ware cups decorating the pond and birdbath....More

Thank Nancy G
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Not only is Summer Kitchen in a great location, it has quality food. Our family of 5 ate breakfast there over Memorial Day weekend, and received wonderful service and great food. We enjoyed our timely breakfast out in the gazebo. We also had stopped the...More

Thank rsaljg
OnBehalfOf, Owner at The Summer Kitchen Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2016

Thank you so much for the recommendation. We appreciate you taking the time to give us a review. We love the 5 stars!

Reviewed 9 May 2016

This place was so cute, like a tiny little house. The bird feeders and baths out back were really fun to watch. And of course the food! I had waffles and bacon and it was super delicious. The service was great and everyone was so...More

Thank Lindsay W
Reviewed 27 April 2016

The atmosphere was very nice and the pie was delicious. They were huge pieces and we all enjoyed it!

Thank Cnesje1113
Reviewed 28 March 2016

A small, unobtrusive restaurant with a large reputation! We have been there several times, each time requesting the same table or two in the back, observing the water features, birds, deer and other wildlife in the back yard. And whether we get the owner or...More

Thank K9667WBtomh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10425 Water St, Ephraim, WI 54234-9501
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Door County  >  Ephraim
  • Phone Number: +1 920-854-2131
The Summer Kitchen is renowned for its homemade soups, fresh bread and yummy desserts. At least five different soups are available daily. Order a single cup, two cups, a bowl or our Taster's cups and enjoy! All lunch entrees include a cup of soup. Dinner entrees are served with a baked potato, a side of vegetables, homemade bread and your choice of soup or salad.
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