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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: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 27
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 2
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent date night

My husband and I selected this restuarant to celebrate our 25th anniversary. We were seated by a window so we could watch the sunset, unfortunately Mother Nature didn't cooperate. We were seated right away, we had reservations. We waited several minutes for our server. Eventually I did ask for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
Kelly P
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Livonia, Michigan, United States
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
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Livonia, Michigan, United States
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

My husband and I selected this restuarant to celebrate our 25th anniversary. We were seated by a window so we could watch the sunset, unfortunately Mother Nature didn't cooperate. We were seated right away, we had reservations. We waited several minutes for our server. Eventually I did ask for someone to come over. Once he arrived he was very attentive... More 

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

My husband had the Seafood Spaghettoni. It was great I had the Duo of Lamb it was terrific. We've enjoyed dining there for at least 12 years Can't wait till our next trip

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Excellent service. Nice selection of appetizers, salads, soups and entrees. Beautiful presentation. Lobster with white fish was wonderful. Scallops were huge and nicely seasoned. We had the baked cheese appetizer which was perfect. Creme brûlée dessert was good but the top was especially hard. Our table was at the window so we had the added treat of a beautiful sunset.... More 

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Door County
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Waterfront is always superb - beautifully prepared and served food, the wait staff is excellent, the cocktails are the best. It is expensive, but it is a favorite place to go.

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Chicago, IL
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I so wanted to like this place, but both the wife and I were distinctly underwhelmed by the quality of the food. I ordered the Seafood Spaghettoni which was described as "Hand Rolled Pasta, Preserved Lemon, Saffron, Little Neck Clams, Mussels, Grilled Calamari, Prawns & Shaved Octopus". What it tasted like was a seafood medley (sparsely) sprinkled on top of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Wednesday night tapas particularly tasty. Thursday nite Italian small plates night. Gorgeous setting with views of marina right outside plus perfect spot to watch sunset.

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Pinson, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This is the place to go in Door County. Great food, great service, very reasonable wine list. The smoked whitefish cake/soft shell crab appetizer was spectacular. My wife had the halibut and I had the seafood spaghettoni dish. Wonderful dinner; great view.It is pricy but a place to go on a special occasion. Don't miss it!

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We had a great table right at the windows overlooking Sister Bay Harbor and Docks. All of our food was delicious- especially the Bone Marrow and Shrimp with Crap Crostini as an appetizer and entrees of Seafood Spaghettoni and the Whitefish Lobster Risotto. However, our service left much to be desired. We ordered a bottle of wine which took 10-15... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

My husband and I were making our annual visit to Sister Bay, WI, and decided to have a nice meal. Viewing the online menu for the Waterfront, he had decided to have the perch and I would be having the tapas. When we were ready to order, my husband was informed that they did not have the perch and I... More 

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

It was good, but not amazing. And for the prices, I really expected amazing. The scallops were cooked properly, but nothing special. I couldn't eat the truffle pasta appetizer b/c the truffle flavor was WAY too strong, and normally I love truffles. Our lump crab meat appetizer was excellent; that was the best part of my meal. My husband got... More 

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Additional Information about Waterfront

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

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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: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Bar scene, Doing business
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?