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The Copper Trout

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$12 - $30
CUISINES
Italian, American
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Menu

STARTERS‎
8.00
Crostini w/ Smoked Trout
Toasted‎ baguettes w/ lemon basil mayo & smoked trout
7.00
Spinach Artichoke Dip
Served w/ baguette slices
9.00
Antipasti Platter
Kalamata olives, artichoke hearts, fire roasted peppers, cappicola, cheese, baguette
7.00
White Cheddar Nuggets
Creamy & rich, w/ marinara
10.00
Ethel's Sampler
Onion rings, chicken strips, cheddar nuggets, your choice of sauce
7.00
Boneless Chicken Strips
With BBQ or hot sauce, ranch or blue cheese
6.00
Flatbread Caprese
Herb flatbread w/ tomatoes, basil, mozzarella, a hint of garlic
7.00
Flatbread Tuscan
Herb flatbread w/ artichoke hearts, fire roasted peppers, spinach, Feta
4.00
6.00
Breadsticks
Golden brown w/ marinara / Family order
6.00
Beer Battered Onion Rings
Crunchy & delicious - the best in Bayfield!
SALADS AND SOUP‎
9.00
Chequamegan Greens
Organic spring mix, apple slices, candied walnuts, Feta, dried cranberries, apple vinaigrette dressing
12.00
With grilled chicken breast or brown sugar smoked lake trout
8.00
Classic Caesar Salad
Fresh Romaine, Parmesan, croutons, Caesar dressing
11.00
With grilled chicken, shrimp or whitefish
10.00
Italian Salad
Romaine, cappicola, pepperoni, black olives, mixed peppers, creamy Italian dressing
4.50
Organic Greens Salad
Organic spring mix, fresh vegetables, cheddar, croutons
Cup 4.00
Bowl 5.00
John's Whitefish Chowder
Fresh local whitefish, potatoes, carrots
ETHEL'S FAVORITES‎
Your support speaks volumes ... One percent is all it takes.
We proudly participate in the voluntary 1% for Recreation Program created to raise funds for the Bayfield Rec Center.
If you do not wish to contribute, please ask your server to remove the 1% when you place your order;
We will gladly make the adjustment for you.
LIGHTER FARE‎
Smaller portions for lighter appetites - enjoy!
11.00
First Mate Spaghetti & Meatballs
Lighter portion of our best selling pasta
11.00
Personal Pizza & Salad
7" pizza (your choice of 3 toppings OR a specialty pizza) w/ organic greens salad
11.00
Grilled Chicken Dinner
Boneless chicken breast w/ mixed vegetables & roasted red potatoes
11.00
Petite Grilled Whitefish Dinner
Lighter portion of bayfield whitefish dinner
11.00
Painter Bob's Chicken Parmesan
Lighter portion of chicken over linguini, w/ red sauce & melted cheese
9.50
Whitefish Chowder & Organic Greens
Bayfield's‎ best soup & salad
SANDWICHES AND BURGERS‎
10.00
French fries
Organic greens salad
Onion rings +1.50
Whitefish chowder +1.50
Grilled Whitefish Sandwich
Fresh daily! With lettuce, tomato, tartar or lemon basil mayo
10.00
French fries
Organic greens salad
Onion rings +1.50
Whitefish chowder +1.50
Chicken Club
Grilled chicken breast w/ applewood smoked bacon, melted Swiss, lettuce & tomato
9.50
French fries
Organic greens salad
Onion rings +1.50
Whitefish chowder +1.50
Cheeseburger
Choice of American, Swiss, or Cheddar
9.00
French fries
Organic greens salad
Onion rings +1.50
Whitefish chowder +1.50
Hamburger
Juicy grilled third pound burger (lettuce & tomato by request)
9.00
French fries
Organic greens salad
Onion rings +1.50
Whitefish chowder +1.50
Grilled Chicken
Tender grilled chicken breast w/ lettuce & tomato
10.50
French fries
Organic greens salad
Onion rings +1.50
Whitefish chowder +1.50
Bacon Cheeseburger
Applewood smoked bacon & choice of cheese
10.50
French fries
Organic greens salad
Onion rings +1.50
Whitefish chowder +1.50
Mushroom Swissburger
Fresh mushrooms w/ melted Swiss
Consumption of undercooked beef may increase your risk of food-bourne illness
JUST FOR KIDS!‎
For ages 12 & under
7.00
Milk
Apple juice
Fountain soda
Little Mac & Cheese & a breadstick
7.00
Milk
Apple juice
Fountain soda
Spaghetti w/ marinara or butter, a meatball, & a breadstick
7.00
Milk
Apple juice
Fountain soda
Chicken strips w/ French fries or fresh fruit
7.00
Milk
Apple juice
Fountain soda
7" Cheese or Pepperoni Pizza
FISH - FRESH EVERY DAY!‎
14.00
Bayfield Whitefish Dinner
With‎ mixed vegetables & roasted red potatoes
14.00
John's Pasta Alfredo w/ Grilled Whitefish
Fresh local whitefish & broccoli over linguini w/ Alfredo - delicious!
MACARONI AND CHEESE‎
11.00
Classic MAC
Cavatappi in a delicious cheddar cheese sauce, topped w/ panko
13.00
Cheesy MAC
Cavatappi, chicken, bacon, onion & fire roasted peppers baked in a cheddar sauce
13.00
Veggie Mac
Cheesy Mac veggie style - fire roasted peppers, broccoli, onion, green peppers
FAVORITE PASTAS‎
15.00
Whole wheat
Gluten free penne
Mediterranean Pasta
Kalamata olives, artichoke hearts, tomatoes & Feta tossed w/ olive oil & penne
14.00
Whole wheat
Gluten free penne
Spicy Cavatappi
Pepperoni, Italian sausage, red sauce topped w/ melted cheese
14.00
Whole wheat
Gluten free penne
Chicken Parmesan
Lightly breaded chicken breast topped w/ red sauce & melted cheese over linguini
15.00
Whole wheat
Gluten free penne
Barnacle Bill's Garlic Chicken Penne
Chicken, mushrooms, tomatoes, spinach & Feta tossed w/ olive oil & penne
15.00
Whole wheat
Gluten free penne
Tortellini w/ Italian Sausage
Cheese filled tri-colored pastas & spicy Italian sausage in savory red sauce
13.00
Whole wheat
Gluten free penne
Captain Dave's Spaghetti & Meatballs
Our best selling pasta!
14.00
Whole wheat
Gluten free penne
Linguini al Pesto
Chicken, basil pesto w/ pinenuts, parmesan
JUMBO RAVIOLIS‎
16.00
Portabella Mushroom Ravioli
Topped w/ basil pesto w/ pine nuts
18.00
Lobster Ravioli
Sweet lobster & a delicious blend of cheeses w/ Alfredo sauce
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Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

Popular with locals and tourists. Family run with a particular strength in pizzas and pastas. Expect a wait for a table on weekends.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Cygnus04
Reviewed January 15, 2019

My wife and I stopped here on vacation. Since the name was Copper Trout, we ordered trout. It was excellent, and the service was great.. After our vacation, we decided that this was one of our best meals on the trip.The Apostle Islands were beautiful...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Karl B
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We were pleasantly surprised by this small but absolutely fantastic restaurant. Made reservations for 5:30 and when we arrived, we were seated immediately. For choices varied offering something for everyone's taste. The food was wonderful. Service was great. And the entire staff went out of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jerrypW9800XD
Reviewed October 24, 2018

During Bayfield Apple Festival we were lucky to get in at the Copper Trout. We were not able to make a reservation so we timed it perfectly as a walk in. We had the Lake Superior Whitefish and Trout. It was delicious. Small quarters, cozy...More

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

Had a wonderful meal here while visiting Bayfield and the Apostle Islands. We had to wait a bit to get in, as it was a perfect summer weekend but the food was worth it! We had pizza, pasta and salad and everything was made to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank carriembrandt
Reviewed October 12, 2018

Variety of pasta and pizza dishes serving fresh caught fish ! Not a lot of seating so if you're there during an event or Summer, it's best to make reservations.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank hbos65
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

We had the basil pesto and the tortellini - both were very good choices. The whitefish chowder was a pleasant surprise. Always impressed when a restaurant in a tourist area is busy during the off-season. Would definitely return during a future trip to Bayfield.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank WiskyDave
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

This is a place where you really need reservations. Very popular and small. The owners are on site working, so that is nice. I ate here with several friends and I had the pasta with mushrooms, delicious. Others had a pizza and loved it. Salads...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank lizardMarquette_MI
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

We stopped at The Copper Trout during our annual visit to Bayfield. We have never been disappointed with our dining experience. I personally think the Whitefish dinner is excellent. They have a great beer and wine selection which is topped off by excellent wait staff....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank norby49
Reviewed September 23, 2018

The Copper Trout is new this year to Bayfield. It is family owned and it has become our new favorite spot.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank josephlippert
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