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“Best of the Midwest”
Review of The Copper Trout

The Copper Trout
Ranked #3 of 17 Restaurants in Bayfield
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $30
Cuisines: American, Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: We are a seasonal restaurant in downtown Bayfield, serving fresh fish, gourmet pizza, delicious pasta and Black Angus Beef steaks.
Reviewed June 11, 2013

We are from Chicago and we are picky about our pizza--but we can attest that the best pizza in the Midwest can be found in a gem of a town on the shores of Lake Superior-- Bayfield, Wisconsin at our favorite restaurant-- Ethel's at 250. We were treated to an incredible taste sensation--Whitefish Pizza--made from the local delicacy of Lake Superior Whitefish, combined with a scrumptious crust and lemon drenched toppings.
As we moved on to our main pasta courses we were equally delighted by the delicious dishes made with the freshest ingredients by a very creative kitchen staff.
Best of all, our dining experience was enhanced by the warm and welcoming reception that we received from the owners Sally and Bill Heytens and their servers, who were very attentive and so responsive to all of our tourist inquiries. They put the icing on our Northwoods vacation!

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1  Thank Giselle_H_Ratain
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sallyandbillh, Owner at The Copper Trout, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2013

It was great to meet you and your family! Thanks for the kind words, and we look forward to seeing you all again next summer.

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Reviewed June 10, 2013

My husband & I ate here and found delicious food with huge portions at a fabulous price!!! The service was awesome and the atmosphere was great! I would highly recommend eating here while in Bayfield.

1  Thank Sarah M
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sallyandbillh, Owner at The Copper Trout, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2013

Sarah, we're glad you enjoyed your experience with us. Thanks for visiting Bayfield!

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Reviewed May 28, 2013

My husband and I went to Ethel's for dinner after an energetic day of sailing. Lucky us, it was ravioli night! I chose the Lobster ravioli with an alfredo sauce and my husband chose a shrimp ravioli with a vodka sauce. Both were delicious and we ended up sharing. The two options together were perfect!. The owners stopped by our table to make sure everything was to our satisfaction. A nice glass of wine added to the experience. Unfortunately we were too full for dessert but maybe next time as we'll certainly be back again!

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1  Thank Gwen052
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sallyandbillh, Owner at The Copper Trout, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2013

Gwen, we're glad you had a great experience with us. Ravioli Night is very popular!!

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Reviewed May 28, 2013

We love to cook and most restaurants disappoint. This was a nice place, very comfortable with a good atmosphere, and the food was good. We will visit again.

1  Thank William W
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sallyandbillh, Owner at The Copper Trout, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2013

Thank you for joining us, William, we hope to see you again on your next visit to Bayfield!

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Reviewed May 10, 2013

The menu choice are great and specialized - we go back year after year and alsway have a great meal no matter if we have the special or a reqular menu choice - Inside is all very clean and the wood features thoughout provide a warm and inviting interior.

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1  Thank curtis54849
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sallyandbillh, Owner at The Copper Trout, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2013

Thank you, Curt, it is really special when guests return year after year. We 're glad you enjoy Ethel's at 250, and we appreciate your support!

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