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Bistro 42

5806 State Highway 42, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-9767
+1 920-743-9463
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Ranked #25 of 73 Restaurants in Sturgeon Bay
Price range: $4 - $17
Hours:
Thu - Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Wisconsin
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This restaurant is located inside the Door County Peninsula Winery, and has been open for about 6 years. It is only open from May to October. Our family of 6 had lunch here. We were the only group seated in the restaurant at the time. Potato leek soup was the soup of the day and my husband and I ordered... More

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Menomonie, Wisconsin
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This would not have been a restaurant we would have chosen to dine at, as it was not located in a popular area of Door County, nor was it considered a highly in demand restaurant for the area based on reviews we had read. However, as we had traveled most of the day, our one tourist stop of the day... More

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Nevis, Minnesota, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The food here was like heaven will be. I had the Edamame light fried in a sesame sirrachi sauce that had just the right amount of heat not to hot, then the caprese salad which was fresh and crisp, they used a cherry balsamic and garlic olive oil from fat Louie's olive oils yum, ended with a mushroom strudel which... More

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Green Bay
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We decided to go here for lunch because we wanted the fried mac & cheese balls. Once there we found they had been taken off the menu. We waited to be seated (as did three other parties) and it took over 10 minutes for someone to come greet us and take our name. All 15 of us were just standing... More

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Wheaton, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Laura, our server, was very knowledgable and friendly. The food was delicious and the wine was refreshing. This place is a "must go to" in door county.

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Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This was such a gorgeous restaurant we looked forward to eating here. When we arrived there were about 4 tables and we waited and waited to get seated. The staff glanced at us but not one said hello, we will be right with you. Finally after 10 min. we were given a table. Sat again, no water, nothing. Finally the... More

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This restaurant is fantastic, the pannins and wine are delicious! This place is connected to Door Peninsula Winery and the Door County Distillery! Great food!

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Mount pleasant
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I went to the winery not planning on going out to eat. Walking past the restaurant (located in the winery) we had to stop. The atmosphere was beautiful. As we walked in the chef was behind the bar getting a drink and greeted us before the host. We were pleased to see him and asked for his recommendations right away.... More

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Sturgeon bay
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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Bistro 42 was my first stop getting into door county. The staff was friendly and efficient. We received our food about 15 minutes after our server took the order. Everything was excellent, perfectly cooked to order. Loved it so much I asked to speak to the chef. Sean was a delight. Can definitely tell he loves what he does and... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

After stopping at the winery and distillery that are in the building with this restaurant we were looking for some lunch and decided to stop in. The food and service was excellent and reasonably priced. We never felt rushed and our food was brought in a manner that was conducive to a relaxing lunch.

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