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Pier Plaza Restaurant & Pickled Herring Lounge

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$$ - $$$
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1 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814
+1 715-779-3330
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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98 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by for a quick, small bite. Our soup and salads were delicious. The service was wonderful and the views from inside overlooking the water are awesome.

Thank FamilyofBoys
Woodstock, Virginia
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179 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a fun and tasty Friday Fish Fry type meal in a laid back informal restaurant right in the heart of downtown Bayfield. We enjoyed some drinks at their Pickled Herring Lounge, while we were waiting for a table, so then were really ready for the AYCE FISH! Nicely cooked and flakey portions, with garlic mashed potatoes and cole... More 

Thank Lance B
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a very good all- you-can-eat Friday fish fry, which included very tasty garlic mashed potatoes & gravy with excellent coleslaw!

Thank Richard T
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I came up the weekend after Valentine's to "get away" from life. All I wanted was a fish fry, and boy did we find a good one here. Their website will tell you they are open On Fridays from 11-9:30; unfortunately this isn't the case/ They close at 8:30. We got there at 8, and they only... More 

Thank Carly J
Portage, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

I am so glad I selected Pier Plaza Restaurant for my daughter's birthday dinner ~ the food was DELICIOUS and our servers were excellent and friendly. I can't say enough about this lake view restaurant...we will be returning soon!

Thank ExpectMiracles2017
Bayfield, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

Since we live in Bayfield we have the opportunity to eat here regularly and I have found their food to be consistently good, whether I order off the full dinner menu or just order a salad or burger for take-out.

Thank SteveStSa
Rudolph, Wisconsin
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110 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Stopped in during the Apple Festival weekend. Busy place but were seated promptly and service was was good. The food was very good - we husband had the Gnocchi with pork belly.

Thank CinS280
Kimberly, Wisconsin
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50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

First stop after arriving into town. Immediate seating, nice service, good menu selections (including desserts) and offers outdoor tables.

Thank Bill P
Forest Lake, Minnesota
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

We enjoyed lunch on a very beautiful Monday, and so glad we stopped by before we took the ferry to Madeline Island. It was gorgeous on the patio, busy, but not crazy as it was a few days before the Apple Festival. I ordered the white fish & sweet potatoes and was very pleased with my choice. My husband ordered... More 

Thank Kathy E
Winter Haven, Florida
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76 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Thick and creamy! Excellent flavor and was the right touch for warming up after the boat tour. Very busy but was able to sit in bar area where it was not crowded. Staff were very friendly and prompt.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Bayfield
  • Phone Number: +1 715-779-3330

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