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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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New Berlin, Wisconsin, United States
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We stopped in for a cocktail and watch the sunset. It was "Tapas Wednesday" and we lucked out!! Got a seat at the bar and tried the lobster bisque soup (to die for!) and enjoyed our cocktail. Will definitely come back for dinner.

1 Thank Jayne S
DeForest, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Our first visit and it did not disappoint. The restaurant itself is lovely and the view can't be beat. Our food was wonderful, from the goat cheese appetizer, to the salads (the wedge was fabulous), to the main courses (haddock and scallops)! Coffee and dessert were the icing on the cake. Finally, the service was very good. Definitely worth a... More 

Thank mohitoes
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Wow! Don't miss this very special restaurant. The food was some of the very best we have ever had and we travel a lot. My husband and I both had the beef tenderloin. This is a family owned business and the owners and adult children are very friendly and accommodating people. We were celebrating our 47th wedding anniversary so they... More 

Thank annfredrick
Lake Geneva
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We walked in without a dinner reservation, and were graciously provided a table. The restaurant looked booked. Dining is also available at the bar, we learned. Clean, classy decor. Beautiful lake and dock sunset views. We shared a nice Caprese salad and Cabernet. Then they served a WONDERFUL Grilled Tenderloin, Potato, and Roast Shiitake Creamed Spinach. A little pricey. Well... More 

Thank t_mclaughlin_jr
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Had a fabulous experience at Waterfront Restaurant! I had the best Lobster Bisque of my life! The service was impeccable and my friend (who has traveled widely throughout the US and Europe) had the Crème Brule and said it raked close to the best she has ever had. My only downside comment was that it was very noisy in the... More 

Thank Susan K
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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135 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

If you are looking for top notch food and service, this is the place to be. We had an early reservation, in order to guarantee a window table, I think 5:45pm. We did see the beautiful sunset too! We had mussels for an appetizer, and we both ordered the lobster bisque- both wonderful. There was a lot of each, and... More 

Thank Dawn H
Nashotah, Wisconsin, United States
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106 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

My friends and I stopped for dinner around 6pm on the Thursday after Labor Day. The place had a few tables filled but looked like they could accommodate us. We were greeted with "do you have a reservation?" We did not. The hostess made us feel like we had done something wrong but found a table for us in the... More 

1 Thank Wendy T
Montgomery, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Had dinner twice this month at the Waterfront and was very pleased both times. We made reservations for an early time and had no problems. Food was very good and wine list was large.

Thank Don H
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The food at Waterfront Restaurant is amazingly delicious. We had the dinner special entree seared Ahi tuna over seaweed salad, edamame, mushrooms, and California roll dressed with wasabi soy glaze. So good!

1 Thank Barry B
Baraboo, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were in the area and stopped in early without reservations. We were graciously seated by a window with the knowledge that the table was reserved an hour and a half later. The staff was courteous and extremely knowledgeable about each special available for the evening. We both ordered steaks that were prepared perfectly. The only reason... More 

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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, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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?