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Bluefront Cafe

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86 W Maple St, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-3420
+1 920-743-9218
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Madison, Wisconsin
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Yum! What a great menu. We went for lunch and amongst the three of us had the turkey and brie, curry chicken salad sandwich, ham and cheese, and the tomato soup. We were all very happy with the quality and quantity of food. Great place for lunch. Quick and speedy service. It's an open concept so you won't get privacy... More 

Thank esdmadison
Oconto, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have been there for lunch on two occasions and both times it was very good. Nice selection including vegetarian options. Quality wine and beer list to round it all off. Highly recommend this place.

Thank mfrost1
Onalaska, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Cafe was highly recommended by a local shop owner, and she was 100% correct. I had the fish taco's that were the incredible, and my wife is still talking about the french fries that she had with her Walleye. Will definitely go back to the Bluefront.

Thank Mark_I_90
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We chose to eat at the Bluefront on a quiet Tuesday night. We were seated right away and the server was very polite and helpful. I had the fish tacos which had plenty of well seasoned "meat", a nice surprise as some places are chintzy on the fish. I would say that they were "right up there" as best fish... More 

Thank Nancy F
Springfield, Missouri
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had read good things about the Bluefront Café, and we were NOT disappointed. The atmosphere is comfortable but classy, the service was outstanding, the food was delicious! My husband had the salmon and stated it was the best he'd ever eaten. I had the Asian salad, and it was so yummy I nearly licked the bowl! We shared a... More 

Thank Pam B
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286 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Based upon other reviews, we decided to stop for lunch at the Bluefront at 11:30. It wasn't long before the place started to fill up with locals and travelers. We were warmly greeted, were impressed with the cleanliness and tasteful decor, and appreciated the unique items on the menu. We decided on the pulled pork with coleslaw sandwiches which were... More 

Thank Beatriz121
Chicago, Illinois
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108 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is very busy and you might have to wait for a table, but it is well worth the wait. We had never been here before and saw so many sitting at tables, and others waiting for a table, we thought this must be very good. It sure is. I have to be very careful what I eat, and... More 

Thank babica49
Lowell, Indiana
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were waiting to be served and another couple asked us to join them for lunch. Was nice as time passes faster when you're having good conversation. I ordered the walleye sandwich which came with coleslaw on it. Was very good. My husband ordered the hamburger and he said it was very good. Café is small, but didn't have to... More 

Thank SandyG539
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great drive and delicious lunch at Bluefront Cafe in Sturgeon Bay. Lunchtime on a Saturday meant we had a little wait, but it was worth it! The place was bright and cheery, the staff friendly and knowledgeable and the food was fantastic. I had the Ban Mi Vietnamese sandwich and it was the equal of those I've had... More 

Thank OminousGlare
Waupun, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always can count on delicious creative menu choices here. Seasonal menu with vegetarian and GF options also. Service was very good and the speed of food reasonable. We did have to wait for a table after 1pm, which is a sign of how popular the Bluefront is. Decent wine and beer selection also.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 W Maple St, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-3420
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Door County  >  Sturgeon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 920-743-9218
From freshly prepared soups to homemade desserts, you will find everything to be of the highest quality. Organic and locally-grown products used whenever possible. Large selection of craft beers and organic wines to accompany your meal. Casual menu with soups, salads, and sandwiches for lunch and dinner.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?