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Wild Rice Restaurant

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84860 Old San Rd, Bayfield, WI 54814-6002
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Who would ever believe that the road through the woods (Old San Road) leads to the beautiful Wild Rice restaurant. Although the menu is limited and can be pricey (some entrees up to $60), the setting and ambiance is unique. If you do not want a full meal, patrons are welcomed in the bar and can order a selection of... More 

Thank alcand
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the week following the 4th in Bayfield. For dinners, Wild Rice was our best experience. We had been there with a large group of friends maybe ten plus years earlier. Glad we returned. Service was super attentive and friendly. Food was great for all four of us. Nice wine list. Expensive, like you would expect. The layout and... More 

Thank 19papa47
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51 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing place in a hidden, lovely location just south of Bayfield. Beautiful building, friendly professional staff, delicious and beautifully presented food. Expensive but worth it.

Thank karenhvb
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow...this was a find in Wisconsin. Lovely location. Great service. All of us loved food. I had scallops and lobster...yum! Definitely will return.

Thank Rhonda S
Thunder Bay, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner at Wild Rice to celebrate a significant birthday. It was wonderful from start to finish! We received a warm welcome, along with a birthday greeting, and were shown to our table promptly. Our waiter and the wine steward provided provided excellent service; both were friendly and professional, at the same time. The pate de foie gras appetizer... More 

Thank bigthunder34
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Wild Rice our first night in Bayfield. What a way to start our vacation. It was outstanding. The drinks, the apps, the dinner and dessert were all 5 stars. Can't wait to visit again.

Thank wyliearens
Edina, Minnesota
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I visited here for the first time on a weeknight. I ordered the prix fixe 3 course dinner while my wife ordered off the menu...a wise choice for her because her meal was much better than mine. I had the bitt salad (OK) and for the main course the Alaskan halibut in miso sauce. Dessert was basically... More 

Thank ron s
Woodbury, Minnesota
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have a vacation condo in Bayfield and we try to dine at the Wild Rice at least once a year. The two of us had a wonderful dinner there on July 1st. Wild Rice is a dining establishment set in the middle of mature woodlands with a nice view of Lake Superior. The architectural design is beautiful and the... More 

Thank TravelerKJB
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We had a delicious dinner last week at Wild Rice, a restaurant we went out of our way to visit. Our last time in Bayfield was 4 years ago and we had a spectacular dinner at Wild Rice. So, we eagerly awaited our return visit. The meal started with us sitting in the bar/lounge before going to our table. Surprisingly,... More 

Thank LudingtonMi
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I have dined at Wild Rice several times in the past and had the opportunity to go again after several years. I was not disappointed! The staff was amazingly friendly and attentive and the food was perfection. (And this is a foodie talking here!) We loved the tarte flambe, the cheese plate, the scallops, the trout and whitefish and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84860 Old San Rd, Bayfield, WI 54814-6002
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Bayfield
  • Phone Number: 715-779-9881

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