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Old Post Office Restaurant

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10040 Water St, Hwy 42, Ephraim, WI
920-854-4034
Today
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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  • 181
    Excellent
  • 89
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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
It's a tradition...

My group of friends have been getting together in Door County in the Fall as an annual tradition for a long long time. And every other year or so we do a fish boil dinner. We've been to the Old Post Office Restaurant many times for their fish boil and, IMO, it's a great show (the skinny dude... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Two Rivers, Wisconsin
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Two Rivers, Wisconsin
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79 reviews 79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

My group of friends have been getting together in Door County in the Fall as an annual tradition for a long long time. And every other year or so we do a fish boil dinner. We've been to the Old Post Office Restaurant many times for their fish boil and, IMO, it's a great show (the skinny dude from Sturgeon... More 

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Ephraim, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

i have been there more than once and the food is always good and the service has also been good. The atmosphere is very "Door County". It is always quite busy, which usually tells you that the food and service are good. i recommend it highly!

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Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Traditional fish boil. Eating outside in the summer overlooking the bay was memorable. Very good food.

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Sister Bay, Wisconsin
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

The boil itself was informative and fun with the story teller/boiler chef explaining the fish boil tradition in Door County. The meal was well organized and delicious. It was one of the best fish boils. Staff assisted patrons with removing the bones. Highly recommended.

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Evanston, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Old fashioned breakfast spot which also serves fish boil for dinner. Skip the fish boil unless you like boiled fish and potatoes and opt for the breakfast. The quaint indoor dining room is quintessential Door County. The patio overlooks the bay.

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Did lots of research about best choice for fish boil - loved the combination of a historic building, lake view, the cultural experience of a boil, excellent service, and family atmosphere. You feel at home in the Old Post Office. Call ahead for reservations and times. The white fish was outstanding - thick and tender with melted butter -- poor... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The wife and I were staying in Ephraim and wanted to get a good breakfast and we had heard that we must try the Old Post Office. The recommendations we got from friends to go go here were perfect! They have good food, fast friendly service, all with with a wonderful view of the lake! They don't have a very... More 

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Lake Bluff, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The view from this charming little breakfast place is to die for! Service was wonderful and my husband's cherry pancakes were off the hook--worth every calorie. I only had some oatmeal but topped with Door County cherries and blueberries really made it special. If you want to have a relaxing breakfast outside of the Fish Creek crowds, try this little... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

It's been too many years since I've been back to Door County and even longer since I've had a fish boil so I decided to try the Old Post Office because it's the only place in DC that I haven't had a fish boil. We arrived just in time to catch the boil and the infotainment that accompanied it. Our... More 

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We had pretty normal breakfast food here and it was prepared wonderfully! Cute place with historic charm. Server was great too.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10040 Water St, Hwy 42, Ephraim, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Door County  >  Ephraim
  • Phone Number: 920-854-4034

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?