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10947 State Highway 42, Sister Bay, WI 54234
920-854-5491
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Ranked #3 of 25 Restaurants in Sister Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

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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Aurora, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This is our first time in Door County, and I planned on good food. I researched every restaurant, and this one exceeded all the wonderful reviews! My husband and I can't remember a better meal, and we're from Chicago. I had pasta, and it was simply magical. Every course was perfect, and the Key Lime Panacotta... Just get it as... More

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Wisconsin
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Went here for the first time on our wedding anniversary. The experience from start to finish was top-notch! Server was attentive, but let us enjoy our courses without rushing us. If you're in a hurry, you may need to tell the server. Looks like they are trained to let you enjoy a leisurely meal. Welcome change from most "get-em-in-and-out" places.... More

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Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We went here for our anniversary and this place surpassed our expectations. Lobster Bisque was to die for. I had the tenderloin and my husband had the rack of lamb....both were cooked perfectly! Great cocktails too. Highly recommend going to!

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Chicagoland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Having eaten at most of the best restaurants around Chicago, when we travel to other cities and read good/great reviews, we usually ask ourselves 'how would this place fare in Chicago?' Usually the answer is 'not so well' but Waterfront in Sister Bay would easily hold it's own. Generous cocktails, a great wine list, a broad menu very well executed... More

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Madison,Wi.
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

"Table for two..." I said... The Escarpment, the Bay view, the the sailing yachts crossing the setting Red, Orange disk. Her smooth smile and brightly flashing eyes...Between her sips of Vernaccio, the dish arrives and my senses are bombarded! Visuals of red, yellow gold, and mint with fresh peas and puree. White fish from the great Green Bay, red Rock... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

From the moment we walked in, it was the start of a wonderful experience. Even though it is a white line restaurant, business casual (even jeans were acceptable). There is no bad seat since the west wall of the place is all windows. So every seat in the place has a view of the harbor and the bay. The sunset... More

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The Waterfront participated in the first annual Restaurant Week in Door County. Dear friends from Michigan came to visit and the Waterfront was their first choice. We were not disappointed. The décor and atmosphere was welcoming and stylish. Chris sat us by the window so our view of the sunset was perfect. The salad was delicious - the dressing crisp... 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

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