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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
Good for:
Romance
Bar scene
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 104
    Excellent
  • 23
    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
Most recent review
The Best Restaurant

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
Lou2215
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Sister Bay, Wisconsin
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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138 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Sister Bay, Wisconsin
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
92 helpful votes 92 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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Aurora, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?