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Boathouse on the Bay

10716 N Bay Shore Dr, Sister Bay, WI 54234-9596
+1 920-854-3223
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10716 N Bay Shore Dr, Sister Bay, WI 54234-9596
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

Found this driving by-- Enjoyed a lovely Perch Dinner and Lobster Roll meal. Lobster Roll as good as any I've enjoyed in New England. Locals were friendly and husband enjoyed local craft beer. Whitefish Chowder was wonderul- Wish I'd gotten the recipe.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank KerriSTL
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Second time at this place this fall. Love it. Met one of the owners, Mike, who was very friendly and enjoyable to speak with. The bartenders are always fun to talk to and everyone is there for a good time. Lobster rolls are amazing. And...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mrstewart
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

First night of a long weekend up north. Oysters, lake perch and Pinot Grigio! Fun place with great views of the bay. Met Sharon, mother of the owner who charmed us with her family stories. They also own the “Bowl” just up the street. Wisconsin...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Larry R
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

This was our first time here and we were very pleased with our meals. The hostess seated us immediately ( on a Friday night in Sister Bay this is hard to find.) Our waitress was friendly and efficient. Since it was Friday night we all...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank northwoodsgal61
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We had a delicious meal, great drinks, decadent dessert & good coffee—while sitting outdoors,mere steps from the beautiful Sister Bay shoreline & marina! Great waitstaff!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 24emmie
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Great casual food in a perfect waterview location. Wonderful selction...highly recommend the lobster roll house special

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Nomad592758
Reviewed 28 September 2018

We stopped in for lunch and were not disappointed. The lobster roll has to be comparable to any you would find on the east coast - so, so good!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Pam S
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped for lunch while staying at the Yacht Club in Sister Bay and were very disappointed. We sat inside and while the server was great the food and the flies were not. The door to the deck had a broken or disconnected closer so...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank GaryG657
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Went out for a couple night. Food was great, I had Cajun catfish, wife had salmon. Price reasonable. Noisy with a good crowd at the bar. Not a romantic couple place or easy place to have quiet conversation. Music cancelled due to windy weather, plays...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank charlesf834
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Come for the sunset and the food. Unbelievable view of the sun setting over the water as you eat a delicious meal. We started with the pineapple salsa and chips concluding with the shrimp basket. Generous portions and a friendly staff. Service was outstanding. This...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Dan G
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Response from Mike O | Reviewed this property |
Only for groups of 8.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10716 N Bay Shore Dr, Sister Bay, WI 54234-9596
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Door County  >  Sister Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 920-854-3223
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Come enjoy the fully remodeled restaurant and bar with the best water views in all of Door County. New rooftop dining and rooftop bar. Expanded menu has something for everyone. Welcome to the new hotspot in Sister Bay.
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