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Portside Bar and Restaurant

34475 Port Superior Rd, Unit 710, Bayfield, WI 54814-3502
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Ranked #11 of 15 Restaurants in Bayfield
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Aug 27, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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75% Recommend
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English first
Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

My mother and I visited the Portside on July 22-our first night of our Bayfield getaway. We were unpleasantly surprised to discover the restaurant is on the second floor. Both of us have mobility issues, and it took some effort to climb the stairs. If I had been alone I would have turned around and gone elsewhere, but Mother's stubborn,... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This restaurant is a cool place with a great view of the lake. The pricing is on the high side but not outrageous. The staff was very friendly and the food was very good. I ordered the seafood platter and regretted my decision. Everything on the platter was good but there was too much fried food for me (my bad),... More

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