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Wilson's Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Our large, lean beef burgers, flamebroiled to perfection are presented with fries, tomato, lettuce, onion and pickle on the side
Wilson's Hamburger
The All-American Cheeseburger
Country Bacon Cheeseburger
Patty Melt
on rye bread with American and Swiss cheese
Mushroom Burger
topped with fresh sauteed mushrooms and melted Baby Swiss
Double Cheeseburger
two patties layered with American cheese
served with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle & chips
served with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle & chips
All beef hot dogs served on poppy seed buns with fries
Chicago Dog
topped with relish, tomatoes, peppers, onion & pickle spear
Chili Dog
topped with our homemade chili
Plain Dog
homemade white corn tortilla chips served with nacho cheese, refried beans & peppers on the side
Nachos Supreme
our homemade chips topped with taco meat, nacho cheese, sour cream, green onions, black olives, cheddar cheese and homemade salsa
Chili with Cheese & Garlic Toast
bowl of chili topped with cheddar cheese and served with garlic toast
Veggie Wrap
assortment of fresh veggies lightly marinated in our house dressing, wrapped in a tortilla & served with tortilla chips and homemade salsa
Chicken Salad Sandwich & Cup of Soup
Homemade chicken salad served on whole wheat bread with a cup of homemade soup or chili
Our children's items are served with applesauce, chips or veggies & dip
W/ Cheese $4.75
Smucker's Uncrustables PB & J
Grilled Cheese
Chicken Tenders
3 delicious tenders
Turkey Sandwich on Whole Wheat
Our sandwiches are served with our homemade cole slaw, chips and a big pickle spear
The Reuben
thinly sliced corned beef topped with sauerkraut and Swiss cheese, served between slices of fresh rye bread and grilled for a perfect blend of flavors
The Rachael Reuben
thinly sliced turkey breast topped with sauerkraut and Swiss cheese, served between slices of fresh rye bread and grilled for a perfect blend of flavors
Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato
triple decker on toast with mayo & thick center-cut bacon
sliced breast of turkey layered with bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayo served triple decker
Simple Turkey Sandwich
sliced breast of turkey on a Ciabatta roll with mayo, lettuce & tomato on the side
BBQ Pulled Pork
slow cooked in Wilson's 1906 Home-Brewed Draft Root Beer and served on a Ciabatta roll
Door County Whitefish Sandwich Basket
Breaded whitefish fillet served on a Ciabatta roll with fries and homemade coleslaw
Charbroiled Chicken Breast Sandwich
Served on a Ciabatta roll with lettuce, tomato and mayo on the side, cole slaw & fries
Bowl $4.75
Cup $3.75
Homemade Soup or Chili
Taco Salad
fresh crisp, flour tortilla bowl filled with crisp salad greens topped with taco meat, onions, black olives, tomatoes, cheddar cheese and sour cream, accompanied by tortilla chips and homemade salsa
Charbroiled Chicken Salad
A generous tossed salad with a marinated charbroiled chicken breast served with a breadstick
Tossed Salad
served with a breadstick and French, Peppercorn ranch, 1000 Island or House dressing on the side
French Fries
Beer Battered Onion Rings
Cheese Curds on a Bed of Fries
Fresh Homemade Salsa & Crisp White Corn Tortilla Chips
Chili Cheese Fries
Cheese Fries
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
American, Diner
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed December 2, 2018

My family vacationed in Door County for years. This establishment was a staple to my family. I don't remember the food as we always went for desert, but its one heck of a way to end your evening. I have not been in YEARS, but...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Zack_Pelka
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

You CANNOT travel to Door County without a stop at Wilson's, a Door County destination. Awesome desserts and a great lunch or dinner destination. Beautiful views of Lake Michigan bay. A perfect and MUST stop. Open May till October only.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mrmjmsm
Reviewed November 17, 2018

Only open during “the season”. Nice portions of ice cream other food items. They allow dogs to be brought in to “porch” area.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Tenjeff
Reviewed October 24, 2018

We passed by Wilsons the first day as they had closed at 5:00 pm that day, the next day we were going to stop in got there about 4:00 and a sign was posted that they had closed for the season. However, if you are...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gary G
Reviewed October 23, 2018

After numerous trips to Wilson's (and several favorable reviews), I found everyone's favorite 50;s retro diner/ice cream parlor to be nothing more than average. Maybe it was that we were there the second to last weekend of the season, but our burgers at nearly $10...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sloomis31
Reviewed October 23, 2018

We stopped by for some lunch and were very pleased with our order. We couldn't order any Ice Cream because we were so full. So we drove around and came back around 4pm. Boy were we glad we did. We all had different orders and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DaBear51
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Wilson’s is a necessary stop if you are visiting Door County. It is a fun restaurant with delicious food, great root beer and incredible ice cream! It is definitely family and kid friendly. I highly recommend eating at Wilson’s.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sareeves57
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Take a step back in time at Wilson's as it has been in existence since 1906. Booths have 50's feel with retro music boxes in the booth and old signs on the wall. Had a patty melt and turkey reuben. Reuben was good, patty melt...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mike h
Reviewed October 12, 2018

This is an old-fashioned diner, and very popular. The fountain coke took me back to my childhood when my grandma would take me to Woolworth's. Wish I hadn't already eaten when we came upon this place. My friend had a cheeseburger that looked great. I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank luv2trvl123
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Stopped here for ice cream - great staff and very creamy ice cream with wonderful special combinations. We tried the cookie dough and oreo cookie flavor - yummy!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Marilyn N
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June 28, 2018|
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Response from Billy R | Reviewed this property |
I stand corrected on my earlier reply, they serve Cedar Crest which apparently is very good and made in Wisconsin, they're root beer is homemade and really good
April 17, 2016|
Response from Jackson A | Reviewed this property |
This I do not know. They do have gift certificates and they probably will send one to you. Enjoy!
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