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Birmingham Bar & Cottages

4709 Bay Shore Dr, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
(920) 743-5215
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Ranked #40 of 69 restaurants in Sturgeon Bay
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Sep 11, 2013
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22 reviews from our community

86% Recommend
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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013 via mobile

Stopped in for late night burgers. Cooked to perfection, lived that it was served on soft bread instead if a bun. The homemade fries were of a generous portion, and golden brown. I can see why this is a local favorite- the bartender knows many if the patrons , and gives a friendly greeting when you come in the door.... More

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Lake Villa, Illinois
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Our last night in Door County and we were looking for a good place to enjoy a famous Wisconsin Fish Fry for take out. Birmingham's was recommended by a local. We ordered the perch and shrimp dinner. AWFUL!!!! (we were very disappointed) -- $34.00 down the drain. The french fries were actually burnt. Apparently they are nothing more than a... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

For those of you inclined to check out the whole Door County experience, I'd suggest the Birmingham's bar. Their burgers, on white bread (I know it sounds odd, but they make it work) and the curds are excellent. It's not exactly white tablecloth dining, but that's not what you're looking for up there so it delivers some good grub.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

went on touring ,well it was a fantastic time.I would cerrtaily recomend going,the decor is ancient with a touch of modern but we had a fantastic time.The fish you can beat so overall a nice experieance

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

We been going to Birmingham's for the last 40 years. Friday night is the Perch Night. These are cooked by the owners wife, June Birmingham. Her husband, Bud, passed away several years ago, and now their son, Brad runs the bar. The fish is cooked to order in cast iron skillets. Saturday, hamburger on that days home made white bread,... More

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Manitowoc Rapids, Wisconsin
17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

Birmingham's dates back to the late 1920's when current owner Brad Birmingham's granddad built the place. It's old fashioned, in fact I doubt that it has changed much at all from the day its doors opened, which is a major reason for its charm. Brad is the perfect host/bartender who immediately makes everyone who walks in the door feel at... More

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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53 reviews 53 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

Had a fish fry which was very good. Fish was fresh caught in Lake michigan according to the (very friendly) waitress. Nice casual little place with a typical upnorth Wisconsin feel to it.

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Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

Next time I want a cold burger served late on untoasted wonderbread I'll rush back to Birminghams. They have a nice location, it could be so much better. A very serious disappointment!

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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

Good value for money, Plenty to do nearby, would go back if in the area again. Decent coffee makes a change round there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

Great burger! Cooked to perfection. I like mine rare and it was perfect! With cheese and fried onions served on home made bread made fresh that morning. (Home made bread is only available on Saturdays). I would reccomend this place to anyone looking for good food at a reasonable price served in a real home town friendly atmosphere.

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