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Portside Bar and Restaurant

34475 Port Superior Rd, Unit 710, Bayfield, WI 54814-3502
715-779-5380
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Ranked #12 of 15 Restaurants in Bayfield
Dining options: Reservations
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- Sep 12, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Hales Corners, Wisconsin
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Food and view of Chequamegon Bay are the best, with window tables overlooking the marina, even non-boaters can appreciate. Second visit would have been 5 star, but we missed out on Whitefish livers, sold out over Labor Day weekend. Will be back!

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

The second I walked into Portside I was greeted by several smiling faces. I visited on a particularly windy day which added to the beautiful view of sailboats both in and out of the harbour. What an amazing view!! I enjoyed the house salad to start. The award winning maple vinaigrette is to die for. I truly love it!! Thank... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

i ate a Ribeye at Portside and it was absolutely fabulous. the sauce on it was different than i ever ate before but was very tasty and it was cooked perfectly. the portions were a good size and i brought some home. the waitstaff was wonderful and all very helpful. the view was beautiful and i will absolutely be going... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Bayfield has a lot of places to get astoundingly fresh fish, but Port Side definitely does it the best and does it consistently. The menu is filled with well-executed local staples, but the specials use ingredients that are a little more exciting for Bayfield. For example, the smoked fish dip (which is a Port Side staple) has great flavor and... More

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Ashland, Wisconsin
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

To be honest, I went in hopes of satiating my hunger for another great steak, but the Center Cut Filet is so delicious, they sold out of them....on a Sunday! So instead I opted for the Seafood Pasta Special with shrimp and scallops, and a house salad. Hands down the best dinner salad in the area. The maple vinaigrette dressing... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Portside Restaurant is a must stop when traveling in and around Bayfield. Marina dining in a relaxed casual atmosphere with a great marina view. My menu choice was the petite filet with scallops and was not disappointed. Service was excellent. Don't let the quick two-mile trip prevent you from trying this restaurant.

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Winona, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

When we drove into the marina we realized that this was the same restaurant we ate at during our last visit to Bayfield a few years ago . Since we were disappointed with our food and service then, we had an urge to turn around and look for dinner elsewhere. But for convenience sake we decided to give Portside another... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

To start off we arrived. The host was the friendly and seemed to know his stuff when it came to the Restraunt. Suggested the blacked steak salad. I got that! And it was exquisite. I had my pregnant wife and three kids. The kids had chicken strips and fries. And one didn't want fries and got apple sauce. They loved... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

So I would like to start this review by honestly saying my wife and I have never returned a dish at a restaurant in the 7 years we have been together. Firstly, we were recommended to Portside while vacationing for a few days at Bayfield. We arrived right as restaurant opened at 5pm. We waited for 5 minutes to get... More

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Duluth, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

My husband and I have had dinner here many times over the years. This location is convenient for us. Tonight will be the last until there are changes. Service was fine, but the food was terrible. We also had the most expensive item on the menu. My shrimp still had its digestive track, my steak was well done when ordered... More

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