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Wickman House

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11976 Mink River Rd, Ellison Bay, WI 54210
17:00 - 22:00
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Thu - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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New Berlin
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I couldn't have asked for a better place to celebrate my birthday. It was a perfect setting with the fireplace warming the cold evening and the food and service was top notch. Quite a memorable evening at such a lovely farm home turned restaurant.

Thank Sally F
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

The food is delicious and it has to be to stand up to their amazing cocktails. Seriously the best cocktail menu I have ever seen and they're as fantastic as they sound. The service is friendly and knowledgeable, too.

Thank ColdBeverage87
Waukesha, WI
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

My husband and I went to Wickman House for dinner on Thursday evening and had one of the most memorable dinners in the 45 years we've been going out together. We shared the crab boil special which was done perfectly, and a delicious Caesar salad. I ordered an old fashioned and I have to say it was THE BEST I... More 

Thank Doorcountytravelers
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31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Being the off-season we were able to book a reservation with relatively short notice. We shared the featured appetizer and each ordered an entree. My wife had the cioppino and I had the featured fish of the day. Both were outstanding. Finished off the evening with one of the featured deserts. A great evening - will definitely be back. And... More 

Thank Eugene2433
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

My wife and I received a gift certificate from our kids. GREAT food and wonderful atmosphere. I had cioppino and my wife had the special rib eye steak. Both were prepared perfectly and with gourmet-level sides. Will definately visit again!

Thank AldrichJim
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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278 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Enjoyed a meal here with our daughter; Nick N. was an excellent server - we were impressed with the 'team approach of the experience' e.g. The bartender grabbed dirty plates when bringing our drinks. Enjoyed a flight of oysters, cheese plate, Caesar Salad, the fish of the day which was salmon, steak frites and Ravioli. All were very good except... More 

Thank Ann W
Chicago, Illinois
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Intrigued by the craft cocktail menu I saw online, I was intrigued and made it a point to dine here on our quick weekend. (It was the only place I really cared to check out this particular weekend, the rest of the meals, we just grabbed something wherever we ended up at that time.) The setting was very warm/cozy and... More 

Thank aeb317
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135 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We recently ate at Wickman House for dinner on our first trip to Door County. The setting of the restaurant is beautiful, set back in the woods, not far from the center of town, in a historic home. We sat in the porch area, viewing the outdoor fireplace. The drink menu was extensive with a very large craft cocktail list.... More 

Thank bigsur221
Appleton, United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This place is fantastic! We drove up not knowing what to expect and we were excited to see a converted home that is now a great place to enjoy a drink and dinner. The mixologist's who made our drinks are awesome and the Old Fashions and Manhattans are out of this world.

Thank Joseph P
Chicago, Illinois
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116 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had the pork cops & the salmon stuffed trout - both were delicious. Great service in a handsome, historical farm house. We'll be back!

Thank architect1961

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$29
American, Healthy
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11976 Mink River Rd, Ellison Bay, WI 54210
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Door County  >  Ellison Bay
  • Phone Number: 9208543305
Wickman House is located in a historic lodge in Ellison Bay, Door County. Offering sandwiches from Paying tribute to the property's original owners and namesake, this historical landmark was reborn as Wickman House in 2012. The renovation and design of the property are dedicated to restoring its history with an eclectic blend of original decor from the early 1920's. Also true to the property's original purpose: the restaurant's focus is on sustainable agriculture, featuring a menu inspired by fresh, seasonal ingredients sourced from local farms and gardens. Finally, the property's enhanced space strives to be a true gathering place, much like The Ellison Bay Lodge was nearly a century ago. The proprietors, chefs, and staff at Wickman House strive to provide their guests with the ultimate dining experience through professional service and the use of only fresh, sustainable foods. All seafood is humanely harvested and sustainably considered. Nearly all ingredients not arriving from the sea come from local Wisconsin farms, artisans, and growers. All baked goods, desserts, sauces, stocks, and soups are made in house from scratch, just the way the Wickman Family would have wanted.

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