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10947 State Highway 42, Sister Bay, WI 54234
920-854-5491
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 104
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Great sunset view

While the menu didn't offer a huge variety, the choices were excellent even if expensive. Server was attentive, personable and helpful. You could probably eat at the bar and get similar, if not same, view and better prices for bar food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
Robin F
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Fresno, California
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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141 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Fresno, California
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

While the menu didn't offer a huge variety, the choices were excellent even if expensive. Server was attentive, personable and helpful. You could probably eat at the bar and get similar, if not same, view and better prices for bar food.

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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Spectacular views. We were there at Sunset and it was gorgeous!! The food was very good and they did have gluten free options. Great place with a great view. Only drawback was the limited menu.

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Lake Forest, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Have the Papparadella Bolognese, the only TERRIFIC Italian dish I have ever had in 30 years in Door County. The drinks definitely need to be MUCH MORE GENEROUS! The views are awesome, super awesome. The prices are HIGH! That pasta dish is reasonable but many entrees are $30+ ~ this restaurants wants to be what I would call "high faluting".... More 

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Sister Bay, Wisconsin
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

I go to this Restaurant for special occasions. It's that special. The food is top quality and the wine selection excellent. The view of the bay leave you in awe. Be prepared to spend $$$$. It's worth it.

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Lake Forest, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

A beautiful restaurant, in a beautiful area. Sister Bay has a great restaurant called Waterfront. Their usual menu is something very special. The specials take advantage of local produce and locally sourced meats. Chef Jessie has an imaginative take on many traditional recipes. Fresh, delicious and beautifully plated menu items are a foodie's dream come true!

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Sister Bay, Wisconsin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This upscale family run restaurant, offers a unique menu, that changes daily. An owner is the hostess. A daughter is a server. A son, a trained chef, creates the menu. This restaurant offers one of the best fine dining experiences in Northern Door County, Wisconsin. The food, atmosphere, and view of the marina, make for a more than pleasant dining... More 

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

My wife and I eat at the Waterfront Restaurant on a fairly regular basis, and we always rave about our fine dining experience there. The staff is courteous, efficient, and knowledgeable. Chef Jessie and his staff prepare superb meals without missing a beat. The high quality consistency is amazing. The atmosphere is beautiful and serene, especially when you enjoy a... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The reviews on TripAdvisor convinced my wife and me to drive 15 miles on winding Door County roads to dine here. From the outside, it looks relatively plain but once you go through the front door, you find an incredibly attractive restaurant overlooking the local marina. We started by sitting at the bar for a cocktail. The bartenders were very... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

Loved this restaurant. My husband and I visited this restaurant for the first time last night and were in love. The food was as amazing as the service. We sat by a window where the sunset views would have been amazing had this been July, but we could still see the lights on the water and it was very romantic.... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014 via mobile

Our son arranged for dinner at The Waterfront for us and everything was perfect. The dinner was amazing and the service was right on. The setting was beautiful as our table over looked the water........probably the best table in the house. Thank you for making my birthday an evening to remember.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10947 State Highway 42, Sister Bay, WI 54234
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Door County  >  Sister Bay
  • Phone Number: 920-854-5491

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Entertaining clients, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?