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Greunke's First Street Inn & Dining

17 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5018
+1 715-779-5480
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“whitefish” (46 reviews)
“rueben” (5 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The atmosphere is really fun. Lots of interesting memorabilia for decor and it may not be what you think it is. Trout was excellent. Service was very good too. Definitely check this one out!

Thank S F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has lots of history and is a great place to browse as well as eat. The decor goes back to the 1940’s and is listed as a Historic Wisconsin Inn. It is an inn with 12 rooms and the restaurant offers breakfast-lunch-dinner. Comfort...More

Thank bluejay6767
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to stop in for a bite while in town as it had started raining. We sat on the back patio and advised the hostess we were there. 20 minutes later we again advised the hostess and she finally brought us water and menus....More

Thank BossLady64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were here for lunch and enjoyed the posters and other items covering the walls. Service was good and cheerful. The food was nothing fancy, but many people really appreciate that! It was well-prepared. I enjoyed my whitefish and am glad I ordered the rhubarb...More

Thank RLane_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this after checking in to our hotel and weren't sure where to eat. It looked "different" so we were intrigued and went inside. The food was fair priced, the wine and tap beer a bit pricey. Were not disappointed with our food...More

Thank Mkoski
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to stay in an excellent location. Bar/restaurant below serves amazing breakfast specials.

Thank Monty L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’m just reviewing the breakfast here. Portions are very large. Service is good. I ordered eggs Benedict and they were quite delicious, served with hash browns. My husband had a tasty omelet. This is a fun place to eat as you are entertained with all...More

Thank northwoodsgal61
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect fish fry. Absolutely way more food than I could eat, but cooked perfectly and delicious. Very nice staff. Retro dinner type establishment with vintage furnishings.

Thank Midwest_Nurse2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This nice restaurant and inn is right downtown in Bayfield. Only a block or so from the piers and ferry. I didn't get a chance to eat there, however the choices looked good. They have a fish boil I wanted to try. I stayed up...More

Thank Reed S
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Prices were reasonable, but the prices matched the quality of food. I had a ham and cheese omelette and it was full of cheese and ham, but very salty and a little overcooked. The sweet roll was better. My wife had the raspberry pancakes and...More

Thank Dan A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5018
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Bayfield
  • Phone Number: +1 715-779-5480
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Located in the heart of Bayfield, Greunke's has been serving food to locals and visitors alike since 1940. Our fun, funky, and eclectic décor sparks memories for all generations and we are family friendly! Our fabulous staff makes your experience even more memorable. The menu offers a variety of burgers, sandwiches, salads, steak, pasta, and of course, FRESH fish from Lake Superior. Be sure to try the "Greunke's Original"--Whitefish Livers!
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