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“Fresh and Fabulous”
Review of Bluefront Cafe

Bluefront Cafe
Ranked #2 of 85 Restaurants in Sturgeon Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $25
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: From freshly prepared soups to homemade desserts, you will find everything to be of the highest quality. Organic and locally-grown products used whenever possible. Large selection of craft beers and organic wines to accompany your meal. Casual menu with soups, salads, and sandwiches for lunch and dinner.
Richfield, Wisconsin
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134 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Fresh and Fabulous”
Reviewed July 2, 2014

We had just arrived in Sturgeon Bay, picked up the key to our rental cottage, and decided to get some lunch. We asked the rental proprietors, "where do you go for good food." They mentioned several places, including Bluefront Cafe. What a find! We were seated immediately and both the service and the food were outstanding. I had the Southwest salad, which was made with the freshest ingredients: greens, corn salsa, black beans, cucumber, avocado slices, and a light dressing on the side. My husband had the Bahn Mi, a sandwich that included pulled pork, liver pate, jalapeno peppers and Asian peppers. It, too, had a dressing on it. My husband raved about it, including the fact that the liver pate was outstanding. We both enjoyed an iced tea that tasted like...iced tea rather than colored water! We were going to return the following day, but decided to try another one of the recommendations we received. We'll definitely return to try some of the many other fresh and descriptive items. We may even try one of the microbrews Bluefront serves.

  • Visited June 2014
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Downers Grove, IL
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Excellent Food, prepared by people who care.”
Reviewed July 1, 2014

Bluefront Cafe earns a rating of excellent simply because of the food. Yes, it's a storefront. Yes, the atmosphere is not that of a supper club. But the food is the reason to eat here. My wife and I shared a salad and a burrito and it was a much better meal than we had another night at an expensive 'lodge'. It's hard to rave about a salad but it seemed like the greens had just been picked from the garden. The burrito was delicous with a nice balance of flavor and tasted like the kitchen had set aside everything else to make it just for us. No hint at all of using ingredients prepared hours ahead of time. Additionally, for a nominal charge they split the order on separate plates. That's a nice touch; so much better than leaving patrons to do it themselves at the table.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Walter S
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Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“One of the best in the area”
Reviewed July 1, 2014

The Bluefront is one of the most popular restaurants in the area, with good reason. The food is always fresh and top-notch. Their fish tacos are the best I've ever had, the rest of the menu is varied enough for everyone, and the ever-changing varieties of soups and desserts always add interest. The atmosphere is uplifting, and staff is friendly and attentive. It's one of our top favorites to go back to, again and again.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Virge T
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Chicago, Illinois
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“LOVE BLUEFRONT CAFE !!!”
Reviewed June 30, 2014

We go to Bluefront at least three times during our typical week stay in Door County. We have tried many items on the menu and everything is always wonderful. Polenta lasagna, Fish Tacos, all the delicious entrees and salads and sandwiches. We have never been disappointed! Staff is great. Restaurant is just a short drive over the steel bridge to mainland Sturgeon Bay. Make the trip...you will love this restaurant.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Myrna S
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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142 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Banh MI, the sandwich I can't stop thinking about!”
Reviewed June 22, 2014

I am a cheeseburger and fries kinda guy, but the Banh Mi sandwich is just out of this world! I couldn't tell you what was all on it beyond the pork, but it was magically delicious, we'll definitely be stopping again on our next time thru Sturgeon Bay.

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank volkswagendriver
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