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Base Camp Coffee Bar

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10904 State Highway 42, Sister Bay, WI 54234-9639
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is located in the basement of an old church. It's a couple of blocks away from the main area of town but worth the extra steps of pedals. I had a fantastic Breakfast Burrito filled with Kale potatoes and feta spread. All of the coffees are excellent.

Thank Michael S
Shorewood, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love to pick up a coffee at base camp. I'm definitely a latte or fun expresso drink kinda girl. I stop at least once per door county trip and I'm never disappointed. But this time I was disappointed because the cute Ecology store above the coffee shop was gone!! It has moved to downtown Sisters Bay. It seemed like... More 

Thank tanline1
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Base Camp Coffee Bar is a little north of Sister Bay and a bit hard to find as it is in the lower level of a clothing store which is no longer in business at that site, but it is well worth the effort. Park in the parking lot, enter the door and you are transported to a European cafe.... More 

Thank travel627
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Our family visited 3 times in 5 days during a recent trip to Sister Bay. Slightly north of town, the walk was worth it. The owner is French and the fresh made pastries are delicious! Get there early to make sure you snag an almond pastry before they sell out.

Thank Chefner
Chicago, Illinois
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51 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

very good food & coffee, very nice atmosphere, quick service, friendly conversations with staff, just next to our motel.

Thank Iryna I
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Move over Tartine. I've just had the best morning bun I've ever eaten. Until a few months ago I lived a few blocks from Tartine, the James Beard award winning, exceedingly popular bakery cafe in San Francisco's Mission District, where every morning there is a queue of people down the block lining up for a chance to snag one of... More 

Thank Patrick O
Joel29n, Owner at Base Camp Coffee Bar, responded to this review

Patrick, Thanks a lot for the nice review.it means a lot to us. We put a lot of work into our Kouign Aman and we are glad you noticed. I will foward the compliments to the staff. Looking foward to see you again soon, we'll work on the speed of execution. Have a great day. Joel More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

What a cozy delicious spot! We stopped here on our girls weekend up in Door County and had wonderful pastries and coffee/lattes. Our local hostess says the lunch is also divine but just be prepared to wait. The owners and staff are delightful. If you're on Door County time, this is a great place.

Thank Lulu118
Joel29n, Owner at Base Camp Coffee Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice review, it matters to us. Glad to know you had a good experience, I will foward the compliments to the staff and we'll wok on the speed of execution. Have a great day and hope to see you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

Great coffee and tea menu. The food is delicious. There is always new art on the walls that is available for sale. My kids say they have the best chocolate chip cookie in town! And there are a lot of chocolate chip cookies in Door County!

Thank DCStudios
Appleton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely love the cherry coffee cakes, the base camp power bars, the perfectly moist lavender cookies, pumpkin layer cake and the quiche are done to perfection. They grow many of their herbs and ingredients and the quality is impeccable. Joel and his staff are super inviting and friendly. It is a stop for breakfast every time we're in town. I... More 

Thank Stephanie B
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Today is a rainy day in Door County, and as I sit here I am day dreaming of being at base camp. Craving a latte, and any of their delicious sweets to go along with. It's a lovely spot to enjoy a meal, start your day off right, or treat yourself to a mid-day break. It goes without saying it's... More 

Thank Jackie282

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $15
Cafe, French, American
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10904 State Highway 42, Sister Bay, WI 54234-9639
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Door County  >  Sister Bay
  • Phone Number: 920-854-7894
Open daily, offering delicious teas, great coffees, cocoas, fresh bakery and vegetarian light fare.

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