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Waterfront Restaurant

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10947 State Highway 42, Sister Bay, WI 54234-9640
+1 920-854-5491
Wed - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Verona, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good steaks, seafood, as well as vegetarian options. Wonderful sunset and water front views, good service.

Thank Chris S
Upper Peninsula MI
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We walked in without a reservation during Fall Fest and were luckily able to be immediately seated (reservation recommended during peak seasons). This was a higher scale restaurant so I felt a little out of place as we had been traveling all day and not dressed up by any means, but we were not treated as though we shouldn't be... More 

Thank MatuYoop
Madison, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went here for our anniversary and were absolutely delighted. The food was outstanding to say the least! We will be back again!

1 Thank JaxSab
Chicago, Illinois
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79 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

If you're a vegetarian or vegan, they have a separate menu. My mom even decided to order off of it as it sounded tasty! The green papaya noodle curry dish that I had was excellent! Would recommend reservations during the busy season. Late October reservations were not needed. This is our go to place for fine dining in Door County

1 Thank KaNuiNanni
Glenview, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Fantastic food, great view of the sunset. I recommend it. But you will need reservations. The service is great, and the owners are on site at all times.

1 Thank jhopkins17
Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My husband & I had the pleasure of eating at this fine establishment during Sister Bay's very popular Fall Fest. We arrived early and although we didn't have a reservation, we still had a table with an amazing view of the sunset. The service was impeccable, & the food was absolutely fantastic! We would definitely return!

Thank Pat53083
Chicago, Illinois
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116 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Excellent service, great food, nice space - w/fantastic views. Waterfront goes on my shortlist for any visit to the area.

Thank architect1961
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant had great ambiance - something important to us as we enjoy the entire experience not just the food. The food was spectacular. We had the beef tartare as a starter and it was a perfect blend of flavors. Not to heavy for a starter. My husband had the Perch and said it was one of the best he... More 

Thank Terri P
Iron Mountain, MI
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Spent our 29th anniversary in Door County and chose Waterfront for our special meal. It did not disappoint! Beautiful setting for a sunset view. Lobster bisque was the best we've ever eaten anywhere and we had plenty when visiting Maine a few years back. Could have licked the bowl! Handcrafted cocktails, wonderful entrees and creme brûlée completed our meal. We... More 

Thank YooperGirl56
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

The restaurant is on the main drag. You walk in and find it has big windows facing the harbor. A great place to watch a sunset. Their cocktails were excellent. The Wisconsin old fashion a big hit. Starters were great. Lamb delicious with a great favor. Desserts were good. Took our time and had a great place to have a... More 

Thank Jwb04

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10947 State Highway 42, Sister Bay, WI 54234-9640
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Door County  >  Sister Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 920-854-5491

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