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Birmingham Bar & Cottages

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4709 Bay Shore Dr, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
(920) 743-5215
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Friendly place

We stopped here for a drink last year while on a road trip and the proprietor was very friendly so we decided to stop again this year. Same friendly service, good drinks, and a fun time.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
Lori M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We stopped here for a drink last year while on a road trip and the proprietor was very friendly so we decided to stop again this year. Same friendly service, good drinks, and a fun time.

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Chippewa Falls, WI
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a diamond in the rough, or more a secret great place. I have stayed here for long weekends/vacation weeks and had a couple meals at the standing room only restaurant. The owners are truly amazing. The cottages are close to the water and the restaurant perfectly situated on the property. Lake Michigan is stunning. Every thing about this... More 

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Dyer, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The staff was friendly, but the food left much to be desired. On Monday's the menu is VERY limited...we had the burgers. Their trademark is to serve their burgers on bread...the meat itself was ok, but on sliced bread??...soggy & sloppy....what a mess! Thought we'd give it another try on Tuesday....had frog legs. They were watery and bland. Maybe their... More 

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West Columbia, South Carolina
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159 reviews 159 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

The cheese curds were very good. I had the broiled fish, it was OK, not great. My wife had shrimp and they tasted like the frozen variety you get at Sam's Club. All in all, we've had better.

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Heard about this place from some locals. Decided to try it out for a late lunch. Ordered the cheeseburgers and fries. burgers came out on sandwich bread and tasted great. The bar and restaurant aren't all fancy and thats the way we like it.

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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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139 reviews 139 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
177 helpful votes 177 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4709 Bay Shore Dr, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Door County  >  Sturgeon Bay
  • Phone Number: (920) 743-5215

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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