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Chef's Hat Cafe

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3063 Church Street, Ephraim, WI 54211
920-854-2034
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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  • 151
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  • 79
    Very good
  • 21
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  • 2
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Little Cafe in the heart of Door County

Great little café right across from the park and marina in Ephraim. The food was excellent and at a reasonable price. We went for lunch after taking a catamaran sailing cruise. They have both indoor and outdoor seating. The outdoor seating is very charming with lots of flowers.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Robt C
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Wisc. Rapids, WI, United States
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This restaurant was recommended to me. I am allergic to dairy products. After being told everything on the menu has dairy in it I asked if the chef could make something that didn't have dairy in it. I was told via the wait staff that the chef said that there are easier places for me to eat in town and... More 

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Wisc. Rapids, WI, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Great little café right across from the park and marina in Ephraim. The food was excellent and at a reasonable price. We went for lunch after taking a catamaran sailing cruise. They have both indoor and outdoor seating. The outdoor seating is very charming with lots of flowers.

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Bowling Green, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Totally unexpected was the excellent and creative food we enjoyed while watching the sunset. The beef short ribs were fork cutting tender. The penne pasta was al dente and the vegetables crisp. Service was attentive without being pesty. Outdoor seating is perfect in the evening.

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Elm Grove, Wisconsin
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We were able to make a reservation, which is a plus in Door County. Husband had the blackened tilapia which was amazing. I had the strawberry salad - plentiful and flavorful. My son (15, huge appetite) had the bacon, swiss burger and did not go away hungry. My daughter had the penne pasta with shrimp - delicious. All food was... More 

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Ephraim, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

During the summer, dinner meals at the local restaurants tend to be pricey. Chef's hat is an exception. The entrees range in price from 12.99 - 16.99, but, beyond that, the food is outstanding. I highly recommend the meatloaf, the pineapple salsa talapia, the ahi tuna salad, just to name a few. They take reservations if you call before 4:00... More 

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Claremont, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We had a delightful breakfast here. It is right across the street from the harbor, so a delightful view. There is both indoor and outdoor seating. The menu was extensive and everything we watched being served looked great. I had the fruit bowl with granola. Everything was fresh and quite tasty. The scones were delicious, better than most I have... More 

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Maryville, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed a great breakfast at Chef's Hat. We had a nice seat outside in the beautiful morning weather, and the food was delicious! The staff was very friendly too! We would return!

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Delicious food, and great view! I typically try many different places while on vacation, but we ate breakfast here two of our three days because we loved it so much! The waitstaff was incredibly friendly, and the patio made for a terrific place to sit in the sun and see the lake and pretty flowers. I will return here for... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

So many wonderful sounding dishes it was hard to choose. Almost every dish had a gluten free option.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Liked the food and the staff. They were quick and responsive and also were wiling to give assistance or advice on other eateries in the area.

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Additional Information about Chef's Hat Cafe

Address: 3063 Church Street, Ephraim, WI 54211
Phone Number: 920-854-2034
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Door County  >  Ephraim
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3063 Church Street, Ephraim, WI 54211
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Door County  >  Ephraim
  • Phone Number: 920-854-2034

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?