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Greunke's First Street Inn & Dining

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17 Rittenhouse Avenue, Bayfield, WI 54814
+1 715-779-5480
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06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 06:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We were there for breakfast and the food was good, service was great! The pancakes were huge and thick! I ate one in the stack of three!

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Thank Jody_ydoj
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

My friend and I really enjoyed the broiled white fish with fresh zucchini and a potato for $19. It is an eclectic decorated restaurant with antique chairs, old movie stars pictures on the walls and we even sat in a small pew. We had good service. I think i would try another restaurant when we are in Bayfield though.

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Thank minnesotans4
Owatonna, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Lots of old photos of 60's-70's. Good food at a good price for a tourist area. 4 of us each had a different item and all was good.

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Thank Carl W
Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch with friends. Food was good but the tourist prices were a little hard to take. Really neat atmosphere though with all the historic celebrity memorabilia. A limited selection of seasonal craft beer and wine. Nothing to get really excited about but I wouldn't be against a return visit.

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Thank rglisczinski
Owatonna, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Another trip to Bayfield to attend Apple Fest and wanted a good sit down lunch instead of eating from one of the many food booths so once again went to Greunke's. We had the roasted turkey with mashed potatoes, dressing, gravy and coleslaw...for lunch! It was great!! The portion wasn't huge but just about right. It was more than we... More 

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Thank scooterpieMinnesota
Chicago, Illinois
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74 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

The menu options aren't vast, but what is there is tasty and scrumptious. Great bacon! Staff was very nice, but don't eat here if you are in a rush, they are on the slower side.

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Thank Danielle S
La Pointe, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Grunkees is kind of my backup when my usual spots are all busy, but I am always pleased when I eat here. I often find breakfast to be plentiful and good, but I always forget and remember this time of year they have a turkey dinner on the menu. I am a sucker for Turkey stuffing and gravy! I hear... More 

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Rochester, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Our extended family ate here for a fish boil and it was great! They have what appears to be a steaming cauldron of fish that they stir with a big paddle--very spooky and steamy on a rainy Saturday night. You then eat buffet style--lots of bread, fish and corn with delicious raspberry shortcake dessert. I was a bit surprised that... More 

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Thank sazoram
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch, it wasn't too busy. It was my husband, father and our daughter. I ordered a Reuben and about 10 mins later, the waiter came out to tell me that they didn't have any corned beef. So I went with a Rachel (just turkey instead of corned beef). 45 mins later we finally got our food.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We came off an islands cruise 7:30-7:45pm and wanted to grab a quick bite to eat. Service was quick to seat us, burger and Rachel sandwich both were good. Prices are high for what you get, seating is very tight. Very eclectic type setting. Yummy apple pie to go.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 21:00
Monday
06:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:00 - 22:00
Saturday
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Rittenhouse Avenue, Bayfield, WI 54814
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Bayfield
  • Phone Number: +1 715-779-5480
Description
Located in the heart of Bayfield, Greunke's has been serving food to locals and visitors alike since 1940. Our fun, funky, and eclectic décor sparks memories for all generations and we are family friendly! Our fabulous staff makes your experience even more memorable. The menu offers a variety of burgers, sandwiches, salads, steak, pasta, and of course, FRESH fish from Lake Superior. Be sure to try the "Greunke's Original"--Whitefish Livers!

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