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Birmingham Bar & Cottages

4709 Bay Shore Dr, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
(920) 743-5215
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Ranked #30 of 73 Restaurants in Sturgeon Bay
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Aug 16, 2014
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Menasha, Wisconsin
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I have been going to this place for fish ever since I was a little kid. 30 years later it is still my favorite stop when I go to visit the area.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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129 reviews 129 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

If you've ever wished you could find a restaurant with great food and service, look no further than this popular, well establish bar and grill. Birmingham's is a favorite in Sturgeon Bay Wisconsin, tucked away along the shoreline just north of town. The bar is a meeting place for locals - friendly and inviting with old style charm. The dining... More

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Racine, Wisconsin
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

They have the best pan fried perch fish fry, and not only in Door County!! I have been eating fish mu whole life (60) and nothing can compare to what Birmingham's offers!!! Great place with friendly owners and excellent food!

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

Hands down, the best burgers in door county! Limited kids menu and service is nothing to brag about. We have always been happy with food but have had undercooked frog legs.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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Chicago
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
38 reviews 38 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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