We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ratings and reviews

Travelers' Choice
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Seafood
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront, BYOB
Reviews (1,000)
Filter reviews
999 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Traveler rating
Show reviews that mention
All reviews breakfast fish berry pancakes coleslaw ribs bread fried chicken hash browns omelet french toast boil master door county buffet style fun to watch the wait staff fun experience dry town
Selected filters
Updating list...
Reviewed today

We had such a good time going to their Fish Boil. The guy who prepared the fish boil was so full of energy, explaining the history and the process as he was going along. We made our reservation the week before and got to eat...outside on a beautiful evening. The fish (which the waiter deboned tableside) was unexpectedly tasty (put their suggested seasoning on it!). They included cherry pie for desert too, with or without ice cream!More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 4 days ago

I'm not usually a pancace guy, but since Door County is known for their cherries, I decided to go for the Cherry pancakes and hashbrowns due to previous reviews. The waiter was very funny since the pancakes come with 1 cherry on top. He took...the time to explain that there were several cherries baked into the pancakes. He was not wrong! They were chock full of cherries! And SO good! And the hashbrowns were the best ever! So crispy! Great atmosphere and waterfront view as well!More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved the fish boil - everything from the pre-show to the service and food was top knot just. Would recommend highly. Advanced reservations are required.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

The fish boil was a fun, interesting experience. Very informative with some history of the area. Watching the cooking process was entertaining as well. The food was very good (especially the pie!). There is a bar out back where you can purchase a drink while...you watch the fish boil. If you're not a fish eater, there is also chicken & ribs as an option. Order that when you make your reservation. If you've never done a fish boil in Door County, you will not be disappointed.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Cherry Pancake stack was very delicious. One of the best pancakes I have ever had. The service was good. Look forward to having breakfast there again soon.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely take in the whole experience, sit outside and see it happen! Boil Master is very informative and explains it very well, including history. The meal is so clean and fresh, Curt's Seasoning is perfect along with the butter. The fish is so fresh you...can taste it. And the Cheery pie, well let's just say, it was the perfect end to a perfect meal.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only was the spectacle of the fish boil fun and educational, but the waitstaff even removes the bones at your table before serving it to you. It's the only restaurant that does that and it's worth it. The fish was delicious!

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our first visit to Door County, Wisconsin and we stayed at the nearby Hotel few buildings away from this restaurant. It was Tuesday - around 7:00 PM when my husband and I drop by Old Post Office Restaurant for dinner. It was obviously...very busy day for this restaurant and all tables outside the restaurant are taken but inside there were so many vacant tables. A lady greeted us after we stand in front of the restaurant door and told us they are sold out and accept reservation only. She was doing something else while talking to me and never look at me at eye to eye. I never insisted and walk away. In my opinion, a restaurant is booming and very in demand in the area but should not refuse any customer regardless who they are. I thought, it is very rude to say that we only accept reservation when there is no sign posted anywhere. We just walk away and told my husband will never eat in this restaurant even if this is the most in demand in the area.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for a small breakfast, but ended up ordering full since it looked so good. Great service. We had been here before for a Fish Boil and were impressed, but didn't have enough time this trip.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the most wonderful breakfast there! The pancakes with Door County cherries are some of the best I've ever had. My daughter's had cherry waffles with lots of cherries and whipped cream on top. What a treat! Spoil yourself and have breakfast there one...morning!More

Date of visit: August 2021
View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
Ephraim Shores Resort
161 reviews
.07 miles away
Pine Grove Resort
167 reviews
.12 miles away
The Eagle Harbor Inn
583 reviews
.51 miles away
Bay Breeze Resort
344 reviews
.78 miles away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
Chef's Hat Cafe
730 reviews
.15 miles away
Czarnuszka Soup Bar
168 reviews
.51 miles away
Wilson's Restaurant
1,167 reviews
.21 miles away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
Francis Hardy Gallery
62 reviews
.25 miles away
Lardiere Gallery and Studio
16 reviews
.57 miles away
Ephraim Historical Foundation
13 reviews
.23 miles away
Water Street Gallery
24 reviews
.47 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Jeanie C
March 21, 2020|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Rick_and_Sandy_R | Reviewed this property |
We had it last year in late October. So September shouldn't be a problem.
Leslie W
September 10, 2019|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a patio for outside dining.
August 15, 2019|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the fish boil goes on rain or shine. Enjoy it!
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about Old Post Office Restaurant

Old Post Office Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5