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$12 - $30
American, Italian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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We stopped into The Copper Trout after a long day of travel. The food was great, everyone in the family enjoyed their meal.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 6 days ago

The wait is long, but it's long everywhere, not just here. We got a beeper and walked around town and stopped for a drink before heading back to The Copper Trout. We ordered the alfredo with whitefish and the whitefish with italian salsa. Both were...excellent. Got a decadent chocolate cake with ice cream for dessert. Oh my! Get the beeper, take a walk, and come back for a great dinner.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great menu featuring specials that use locally sourced ingredients, pizza and other Italian specialties, sea food...etc. Friendly and spot-on service! Beautiful maple woodwork in the dinning areas. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent fresh food with friendly service. Had a great meal here with two teen kids. Salads and lighter options mixed well with especially great mac n cheese and cheese curds. Everything we ordered was wonderful. Staff was friendly, attentive and welcoming. We would eat here...again.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I love the surf and turf meal which consists of a steak and whitefish along with potatoes and asparagus. I order it every time and love it!

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed June 29, 2021 via mobile

We had to wait a bit for a table(beating a rush even) , but then everything came together. Our Shrimp puttanesca and wild mushroom pasta were quite good. A decent wine list was available and our appetizer was a smoked trout bruschetta which was just...ok. Overall we had a nice meal in a pleasant and busy atmosphere. I’d recommend.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed June 19, 2021 via mobile

My daughter and I were in Bayfield for the weekend and went to the Copper Trout for dinner. We got seated right away on the patio. We ordered the supreme pizza without mushrooms. The pizza was very good, the space was nice and the staff...attentive and friendly. We enjoyed our experience!More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed June 17, 2021

We chose to eat at this location due to other reviews, and we were impressed. The menu has good choices for most tastes. You can tell that the cook staff takes pride in their work, big flavors and great taste combinations. The atmosphere is pretty...chill and the staff was friendly and eager to make our dinner enjoyable. The pre meal bread came with oil and balsamic. We split a salad and pesto pasta dish, the portions were well sized, enough to fill you up but not so big that you felt overstuffed if you finished it all.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed October 21, 2020

Had their excellent pizza and burgers, also sampled some of the regional beer! Our waiter was excellent and friendly.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed October 19, 2020

Bayfield is limited with its size and now Covid. We were happy to find this little gem of a restaurant during our stay. Waitstaff is masked and Covid protocols in place. Not only did we feel safe, but the food was delicious. Because they are...so limited with their seating these days we had a bit of a wait, but it was well worth it. Everyone was pleasant and worked hard in this family business to make our dining exceptional.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Response from Angaleta9 | Reviewed this property |
No, only those places with outdoor seating are dog friendly.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Copper Trout

Yes, The Copper Trout offers takeout services.

Yes, The Copper Trout offers delivery services.

The Copper Trout is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5