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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 - 9:30 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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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a great view of the Lake and enjoyed a nice meal. Staff was friendly and the atmosphere was relaxing. Food was good.

Thank Travis C
Woodbury, Minnesota
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great experience on a Saturday night here-- was 4-1-17 so wasn't crowded by any means and the staff was great and the food was delicious--our 3rd time here and always great service and food!!!!

Thank 164ellis
Rice Lake, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying next door to The Pickled Herring so going there for a meal was a given. The food was good home cooking, nothing pretentious or "fluffy". The hamburgers we ordered were done exactly the way we like. The homemade chips were extremely tasty and a great texture and consistency. Heck I could have a made a meal just... More 

Thank bubbleandsqueak2293
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98 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2017

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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188 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed March 3, 2017

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
Reviewed February 27, 2017

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
Reviewed February 17, 2017

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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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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
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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114 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
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

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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
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
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?