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John Martin's Restaurant

50 S.Third Avenue, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
+1 920-746-6666
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Ranked #19 of 76 Restaurants in Sturgeon Bay
Price range: $5 - $24
Hours:
Sun 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Bistro, Fusion, Wine Bar
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Located in downtown Sturgeon Bay on Historic Third Avenue in beautiful Door County, Wisconsin. Choose to dine at the bar, at a bistro table along the sidewalk or relax on a cushioned chair in the cozy wood floor dining room. Large photos focusing on the history of Sturgeon Bay pepper the restaurant. The new chef has a strong bent on creativity and local sourcing. His philosophy for features is "Familiar enough to be comfortable but exotic enough to be exciting." The focus is on local and fresh (organic features, and appetizers, in season) is apparent, and when blended with the passion of the staff, it is becoming a foodie destination. We will work with any and all dietary restrictions or food allergies. Ask about "Chefs Choice" options. Call for reservations or a chef consultation for that special occasion.
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English first
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
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85 reviews 85 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

What a great experience! I love this place, they always have award winning chefs, great service and staff and I look forward to "Big John" sitting at the bar to visit with. I LOVE the way they make their lamb...Mmmmm! Salads, soups and desserts are homemade and original. So nice to go somewhere where you don't just get "resturant food"!!... More

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Ojai, California
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163 reviews 163 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

It was a Sunday night and there was not many restaurants open so we tried John Martin's even after seeing some of the disappointing reviews on TA. Those reviews turned out to be on mark. This is a bar with a few tables spread around. Their menu seems to have selections beyond what you would expect in most bars but... More

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Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Being a Local to Door County I must say that I frequent the area but also enjoy traveling to out of town Restaurants to find best of the best. The first time I walked into John Martin's I was promptly greeted by a busy, but Friendly and Customer-oriented staff! A must try! Even down to the salad dressings, everything was... More

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Wisconsin
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The breakfast here was outstanding! It was very reasonably priced and the food was mouth watering delicious! It's our new favorite place in Sturgeon Bay. The atmosphere was delightful, service was wonderful and they feature an enticing menu. Can't wait to go back and try some of the other breakfast menu options (they all looked so good) and also give... More

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Neillsville, Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

It was our first time here, and we thought it would just be a small bar, but were delighted at the type of fare they served. We had a superb steak with blue cheese and portabello mushrooms! It took a bit longer to be served than usual but it was definitely worth the wait. The paint, fixtures, tables and chairs... More

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The food was overpriced, but that was not the problem. The food was the problem. The service was good as well as attentive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We have eaten here a few times over this past summer and have never been disappointed. My husband has a gluten allergy and Chef Drew is more than accommodating. He makes every dish to order. A must visit if you're in the Door County area.

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We like this restaurant a lot. The food was very tasty especially the meatloaf. The owner John Martin was sitting in the restaurant having his dinner while we were there. We had a really nice waiter called Stevie who made our night. Would recommend this place as they have a good choice of food and drinks and nice atmosphere.

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Chisholm, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Nice find. Food was very good. Atmosphere a little lacking but would definitely eat there again. Appetizer selection very nice.

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Davenport, Iowa
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The food was good, I was just surprised that they had not received their liquor license yet, even though their was mixed drinks on the menu. After traveling 4-5 hours to Sturgeon Bay I was looking forward to having a mixed drink.

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Additional Information about John Martin's Restaurant

Address: 50 S.Third Avenue, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
Phone Number: +1 920-746-6666
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Door County  >  Sturgeon Bay
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 24
Cuisine: American, Bistro, Fusion, Wine Bar

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