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Greunke's First Street Inn & Dining

17 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814
+1 715-779-5480
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“rueben” (5 reviews)
“shortcake” (10 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Not a good experience at all. My meatloaf was thin and very dry and tasteless. My husband ordered a whitefish BLT....it came without bacon. People at table next to us also had a bad meal/taken back to the kitchen and came back no good again.

Thank Arian K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Captain suggested whitefish livers as part of our 10:00 tour, and we found the spot that claimed to be the best. Sautéed with onions and peppers and served with tartar sauce. . . Very good if you like liver! My husband preferred his Ruben—...More

Thank 262DianeV2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great local eating establishment well known for its local cuisine and great menu. Ya gotta stay and participate in the weekend fish boils. The food is great and the show is worth the price - If you likke whitefish We've met people who have...More

Thank viking226
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looked at menu on-line which was the deciding factor in going. Found an item on paper menu not on-line. It was a sampler of sorts that included white fish, trout and white fish livers. If you are a fish eater, this is the dish for...More

Thank 2Runks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the minute we arrived the staff made us feel welcome. The lodging was very adequate and worked just fine. A clean and well run inn. It lived up to its billing and provided us a good night's rest. The fun thing is that they...More

Thank mnguy50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was sold on the history of the place and the motif. My wife and I enjoyed the evening in the Manitou Suite, and then enjoyed breakfast prior to going on the Grand Tour of the Apostle Islands. My egg's benedict were very tasty, the...More

Thank pirminator
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner around 10 in the evening so the fish boil was no longer available but they still had some grilled whitefish and that was tasty. The decor was funky and very relaxed, After a long day, I appreciated that casualness. Unfortunately, the service...More

Thank carlinda6665
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had breakfast this past weekend. I had the biscuits and gravy and it was very good, not like most restaurants that use the powder. Good flavor. Service was very good and friendly. Will go back again someday.

Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This has always been my favorite breakfast spot in Bayfield. The food is always good, and the service is usually good, too. All their breakfasts include meat, but you can get around that by ordering off the ala carte menu. I had scrambled eggs, hash...More

Thank Jolsongoude
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

What a classic! Ms Judith is the hostess extraordinaire and the drinks are good and the food local and delicious. Thanks very much for being such a wonderful part of our anniversary celebration!

Thank Laurie W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Bayfield
  • Phone Number: +1 715-779-5480
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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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