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Donny's Glidden Lodge

4670 Glidden Dr, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-9196
(920) 746-9460
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Ranked #5 of 73 Restaurants in Sturgeon Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Reminded me of a higher end supper club-good portions sizes, house specials, very nice location (right on the shores of Lake Michigan), and a short walk from the Glidden Lodge. Reservations recommended, it was very busy the night we were there.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

I had heard about Donny's for years. The raves were well-deserved. The restaurant is located on the shores of Lake Michigan and the view is fantastic. I was there on a Saturday night and had the prime rib -- ABSOLUTELY the best. The salad bar with two soups is excellent. The inside is inviting and very comfortable. Our server was... More

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

Just a perfect place charm on whitefish bay. The food is great, the views are spectacular and the atmosphere very friendly proprietors.

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North Fort Myers, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Best view, great soup and salad bar, fireplace, romantic, great food!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Early bird specials.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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80 reviews 80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We both ordered the special T-bone, which was supposed to be 16 ounces. It may have been 10-12 at the most. Our server, Melissa, was quite inattentive. My steak was thin, greasy, and medium done, and I'd asked for Medium-rare. The soup wasn't very warm- I had the hamburger soup, there was also a cajun jumbo or something like that.... More

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Rockford, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Just made reservations for our up coming trip back to Door county. One of the best prime ribs we've had. Beautiful lodge and restaurant. Can't wait to get away with my wonderful husband. We both love Donny's Glidden.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I really love this restaurant. It is old fashioned in a very good way. This is not a gourmet restaurant, it is a good quality establishment with great service, a great view, and large portions of tasty high quality American food. There is a salad bar complete with two delicious soup offerings. Meal portions are good sized (including the specials!).... More

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Milwaukee
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Each person in our group of seven gave their meal five stars! Ample servings for big eaters like us! We love the history of Glidden Lodge and it's been our Door County favorite for several decades. Beautiful stone and timber construction with great ambiance and an outstanding view of Lake Michigan! Guarantee you will enjoy everything about your dining experience.... More

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Madison, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This place has an old school supper club vibe and great food. I recommend reservations. We got in without them but we got there early because rain cut our hike short. The soups were both great and our steaks were cooked well. The lake view is great as

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I made reservations 2 weeks prior for Tuesday, 9/2/14 at 5:00 pm - not a busy time. We were celebrating my daughters 31st birthday and I had requested a table by the window at the time the reservation was made, I was told not a problem. Upon arrival, we were place at the corner table in the back of the... More

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