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The Shoreline

12747 State Highway 42, Ellison Bay, WI 54210
920-854-2950
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Ranked #2 of 10 restaurants in Ellison Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: Seafood, Fish & Chips, Chowder
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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English first
Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Stopped for lunch and had a very good meal. Husband enjoyed the fish soup and I had a perfect salmon salad. Nice way to unwind after driving north in the peninsula.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

while in Door we never miss an opportunity to make it to the Shoreline for their Whitefish Wraps. This restaurant sits on a hill overlooking Green Bay. Good food and service. Highly recommend the whitefish. It is worth the drive!

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San Diego, California
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The Shoreline has been a fixture in Gill's Rock for as long as I can remember. We've been going there during summer vacations for many years. The view is spectacular - looking out over Wisconsin Bay into Green Bay. On calm days, you can watch the sun go down over the water; on stormy days, the waves crash agains the... More

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Palo Alto, CA
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107 reviews 107 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This restaurant was suggested to us as a nice finish to touring Washington Island in Door County. I chose the almond crusted whitefish dinner, which was an ample portion of an average to good meal. The setting was romantic with a view of Green Bay as the sun set in the west.

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Lancaster, Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Beautiful view, decent service. Prices on some items I thought were a bit over but other prices were in range. We had the Lake Perch sandwich and the Lake Whitefish sandwich. Both of us tried those as we have never had them before and thought they were great.

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Evanston, Il
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69 reviews 69 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We've been coming to The Shoreline for years during our annual treks to Door County. If anything, The Shoreline has gotten even better than before. Friendly service, very well prepared fish (the steaks, while tasty, tend to be a little stringy--serves you right for buying one at a fish restaurant). Had scallops this time. They were perfectly prepared. Dinner prices... More

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Naperville, Illinois
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

Good place for dinner with a view! We dined 7/9/14. Arrived about 5:30 and the place was already busy. We ordered whitefish Roma which was fantastic. I had the soup ( beef barley) and Apple walnut salad. Both very good. I ordered some local wine (stones throw) which was good as well. Service was good. This was our first time... More

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GREEN BAY
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310 reviews 310 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Beautiful view, decent service but just average food. Chowder was fairly bland, the smoked whitefish wrap and grilled whitefish sand which were presented nicely, but again just okay. Service was good.

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Naperville, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The view of Green Bay and the sunset from Shoreline is a bonus to a good food at a fair price. The bonus is that the hostess/owner is a knockout with a great smile and friendly attitude. Don't miss the Whitefish chowder.

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Waunakee, Wisconsin
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We stopped here while biking. The view of the lake is fantastic. We ate inside, but they also have outdoor seating. I had a whitefish sandwich - it was really good. They have some good beers on tap. The service was good. I'm definitely coming back.

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