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Waterfront Restaurant

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10947 State Highway 42, Sister Bay, WI 54234-9640
+1 920-854-5491
17:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Wed - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Franklin, Wisconsin
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48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

This experience was outstanding on every front. The hostess, bartender and server were all at the top of their games. We relaxed and watched the sun set over the bay with cocktails before dinner. The bartender actually carried them to the patio for us. When time came for dinner the service and food were both impeccable. Salads were delicious. My... More 

1 Thank Janet P
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279 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Dinner at Waterfront was a nice experience. Our table faced the marina so we got to enjoy the the boat and fishing activity. The hostesses were friendly, and waitress helpful. I have a restrictive diet and she went back and forth to the chef to consult on what would be the best meal for me. My husband and I both... More 

2 Thank RonsKay
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Great food, great staff, great view. Not much more to say. My wife and I enjoyed everything about this place. It's on the main drag in door county but unless you are looking for it, you'll miss it. Make sure you write down the address.

1 Thank Jeff V
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

We dined here on my birthday while vacationing in Door County! The very accommodating hostesses were able to seat us at a table overlooking the water! A perfect place for a perfect sunset! I ordered the Spring Greens Salad which at the time had dried cherries on it! Very good! Hubby ordered the Caesar! Probably one of the best Caesar... More 

1 Thank Linda G
Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

The Waterfront is located on the lake with lovely views. The restaurant interior itself is elegant. Go for sunset and have a cocktail on the back deck before dining. We enjoyed our dinner, although I would say the food was good, but not outstanding. Although most offerings are seafood, there are a few options for the carnivores in your group.... More 

1 Thank Newdirections
Medford, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

Fine dining at its best. The food was superb and the water views were excellent. Definitely would visit again in a heart beat.

Thank Noreen T
Bettendorf, IA
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

All the reviews are right-great dining with wonderful sunset views. Debbie was an outstanding waitress, and the food was delicious. Great ambiance and certainly the happening place that gets busier as the night goes on. We were not disappointed.

Thank PKarll
United States
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140 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

we taste the scallops, lobster and lamb there, the taste is quite good, and there is a free chocolate dessert for us as an anniversary celebration gift, but this dessert is not very good taste, we order another dessert which is better. There are a number of tables that you can have sunset view, but it's better to phone to... More 

Thank ELKW
Ellicott City, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

This restaurant never disappoints. First visit was in 2013 and the food and service is still excellent. Not to mention the beautiful sunsets you can enjoy while dining.

Thank Linda B
Kansas City, MO
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

Excellent food, service, ambiance, view! What more could one ask for? This was our first trip to Door County and this restaurant...and we loved it. Our server was so attentive, and seated us by a window with a lovely view of the bay..It was nearing sunset, so very beautiful. We both had beef--ribeye and tenderloin, respectively...cooked to perfection...wine and dine... More 

Thank Charli S

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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
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?