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The Cookery Restaurant & Wine Bar

) #3 of 20 Restaurants in Fish Creek $$ - $$$ American, , Soups
4135 Highway 42, Fish Creek, WI 54212
+1 920-868-3634
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“potato salad” (40 reviews)
“ginger ale” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Wine Bar, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4135 Highway 42, Fish Creek, WI 54212
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Called ahead and put on waitlist. Got a table right when we arrived with a party of six on a Saturday evening. Service was decent and so was the food. Everyone liked their food, except the pork chop- it's more like a ham steak. Large...More

Thank sprogge
Reviewed 6 days ago

The staff was very welcoming and fun! The menu was perfect for a late afternoon lunch and the view from the outside deck was perfect for watching the sunset!

Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Arrived close to closing time. Ordered their specialty cherry ginger ale. Received regular ginger ale, but paid for cherry. Food was pretty good, but our server was definitely in a hurry to leave. Felt extremely rushed while eating outside on a beautiful summer night in...More

Thank Ellen P
Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit to this restaurant, though 20+ year part-year residents of the peninsula. We generally (okay, always) avoid tourist-centric venues, but today we were in Fish Creek with friends and needed to have lunch somewhere. It was raining and we opted to forego the long...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not as good since it opened after the fire. Swanky décor means higher prices and we miss all the open faced sandwiches they used to offer. On a better note - they still have the best whitefish chowder we have found.

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had both lunch and dinner here during our visit to Door County. Food was great. I was pleased that their kids menu provided more variety than pizza and chicken fingers. Prices were very reasonable for the quality of the food. Will definitely come again!

Thank kstar06
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Cookery is our favorite breakfast spot in Door County. Their outdoor seating and happy hour specials are also great. If you want a great whole Cherry Pie, Cherry Crisp, or Chocolate tollhouse pie, they sell them at the front counter plus many more awesome...More

Thank Travelingfam228
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food...and I mean great food. Awesome atmosphere and staff. May be a bit of a wait for the table but go ahead and wait, You won't be disappointed.

Thank kd11mvp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the whitefish and the perch very much. Service was great. Enjoy the cherry crisp! I must admit that I found the prices high but perhaps that is due to the seasonality of the location.

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I went here for breakfast on our trip and it was amazing. Very clean and elegant feeling

Thank Kali1203
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What are the operating hours??? Are they closed in the winter?
2 February 2016|
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Response from Tiffanyjim | Reviewed this property |
I think they are closed during the winter, try the white gull inn for breakfast its very good
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wine and Beer
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4135 Highway 42, Fish Creek, WI 54212
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Door County  >  Fish Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 920-868-3634
  • E-mail
The Cookery is a family run restaurant and wine bar in Fish Creek since 1977. Serving "fresh food, expertly prepared" (Midwest Living, Best of the Midwest). Our menu features American fare with a creative twist, all menu items are made from start to finish in our kitchen. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served daily. Also offering a nice selection of vegetarian entrees and gluten free items.
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