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The Copper Trout

250 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5046
+1 715-779-0293
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (69 reviews)
“whitefish” (55 reviews)
“crostini” (12 reviews)
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Italian, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
250 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5046
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is fantastic. The service was amazing. Make a reservation to make sure you get a table. The food was delicious. The white fish was the best ever. And fresh pie for dessert. A must stop in Bayfield!

Thank S F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Luckily my husband and I made reservations the afternoon before we went. The Copper Trout is welcoming and very busy! The restaurant offers varied and imaginative choices. Our eyes proved bigger than our stomachs, partly because we wanted to try some local dishes such as...More

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great selection of pastas. The pastas were so good that we came here twice in the 3 days we were here. Very busy and small place so I recommend that you make reservations.

Thank kevin s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing dinner at the Copper Trout this weekend. Good thing we had reservations because many, many potential diners were turned away. I had a delicious gluten free pizza and a craft cider, and my wife had a very unique whitefish lemon pizza that she claims...More

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Copper Trout is a family owned and operated restaurant and is located near the center of Bayfield, Wisconsin. It used to be called Ethel's at 250 but the name was changed after the new owner acquired it. This place appears to be closed during...More

Thank rockyjoe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just ate here and we're really impressed. The food was great. The wait staff was great. The quality of the workmanship of the remodel is great. The food was quickly served, too. It is all around a very nice place to eat!

Thank Kirk G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing food, wonderful presentation, run by husband and wife, friendly wait staff, nice decor. Restaurant is in main level of older home.

Thank Cindy G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We recently visited BayField and made reservations at the Copper Trout for our first night in town. We sat outside on their side patio which was quite warm but a nice forest feel to it as it is up in the canopies of the trees...More

Thank BetsyTroy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family owned restaurant where they care about the quality of food! We ate here twice while in Bayfield because we really liked it! The Wild Trout Madeline with a fresh salsa was outstanding accompanied with green beans and potatoes cooked to perfection. Our waiter was...More

Thank voyageurfoodie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fun atmosphere. Great tortellini with sausage for me and perfect whitefish and steak for my girlfriend. Excellent

Thank ssedgwick
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5046
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Bayfield
  • Phone Number: +1 715-779-0293
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We are a seasonal restaurant in downtown Bayfield, serving fresh fish, gourmet pizza, delicious pasta and Black Angus Beef steaks.
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