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JJ"s La Puerta

$$ - $$$
Mexican, American, Southwestern
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10961 N. Bay Shore Dr., Sister Bay, WI 54234
+1 920-854-4513
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Lakewood, Ohio
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238 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2015

Our first visit, We had a great dinner, I had the fish and chips were great. They have American and Mexican food, our group mixed between both and everyone enjoyed. The Fries are really good, Recommend giving them a try when in Sister Bay.

Thank TheTraveler67
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2015

A VERY popular Door County Mexican restaurant! Good Mexican fare, excellent margaritas. Nightly specials. Excellent American menu as well. Try the walleye sandwich.Good! Homemade French fries, too - not frozen. Be prepared to wait for a table during the summer evening hours unless you arrive before 5:00. The wait staff won't take your dinner order until that time, though. A... More 

Thank Dewey R
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2015

We spent a long weekend in Door County and enjoyed this restaurant so much, we had dinner here... TWICE. The fish tacos are delicious!

Thank TaylorMN21
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2015

Stopped here for supper. Found a great Mexican/American menu. Food was great. Did not have any drinks from the bar, but it was packed, so they must be good. Quite a busy place but handled the crowd well. Good service. Have stopped here on many occasions when we travel to Sister Bay.

Thank 23bruceb
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2015

We visited JJ's for lunch. My husband ordered a house salad for $5 and a burger. I had the cobb salad. The house salad had several pieces of old white lettuce ends in it and it was not a very large salad in the first place. He only ate about 2/3 of it since some of it was not edible.... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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77 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2015

We went here for dinner with our extended family. The menu offers both Mexican and American dishes. I order the tacos, beans, and rice and it was full of flavor. Our toddler ate all of her mac & cheese, which was served in a dinosaur bowl. Be aware that they place is often loud and packed...in a positive lively way.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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115 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2015

We ate dinner here two nights. This place is fun and very casual. Menu is very extensive. Service is fast and friendly, food was great. We had the broiled whitefish and fried perch both nights. Prices are reasonable. Eat here, you'll like it.

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Dubuque, IA
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116 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Had excellent food and drinks. Double 2 tacos were great. Best rice I have ever had. Excellent flavors and a nice kick. My wife had the burrito grande and loved it.

1 Thank howtodoit
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2015

We visited on Friday August 7th. We had a group of 9 of us (4 adults and 5 kids). It was very, very busy/packed and loud. (Might have had something to do with rainy weather.) Unfortunately, there was not much area or room to wait. There was a bar area that was filled with people sitting and standing. They also... More 

Thank LisaWits
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2015

Food is ok, but boy, is this place packed. It's a Door County mainstay, but sometimes food is good, and sometimes not.

Thank ronalda348

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10961 N. Bay Shore Dr., Sister Bay, WI 54234
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Door County  >  Sister Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 920-854-4513
Great casual place to eat and socialize with others. The food is great-best chips/salsa and margaritas in Door County. House shot: The Bernie. Ring the bell! Sugar Shack Tiki Bar on the water located behind JJ's for sunset!

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