10 Best Restaurants in Sister Bay

10 Best Restaurants in Sister Bay

The town of Sister Bay, nestled in Door County, offers a range of dining experiences. From delectable seafood dishes to mouthwatering pizzas, the charm of Sister Bay restaurants can be felt in every bite. Below are 10 local dining establishments, each known for their exclusive menus and ambiance.

Waterfront Restaurant

Waterfront Restaurant in Sister Bay is one of the few fine dining establishments on the water in Northern Door County. From their tempting starters to their decadent desserts (the carrot cake is divine!), each seasonally-sourced dish embodies coastal luxury. Waterfront is the perfect location to grab a specialty cocktail or a glass of wine from their extensive list while taking in the legendary sunsets over the bay.


Just south of bustling Sister Bay, Thyme Restaurant offers a classic and casual dining experience. Known for fresh local ingredients and traditional cooking techniques, Thyme is open year round next door to its sister wine bar, Twelve Eleven. The kids menu and a variety of flatbread pizzas also make this a great stop for families.

Grasse's Grill

Grasse's Grill feels like a rendezvous for food lovers who cherish the warmth and nostalgia of homemade dishes. Every dish on their menu is lovingly prepared to order and served in a fun, friendly atmosphere. From gourmet burgers to locally-sourced vegetarian dishes, there is something for everyone at Grasse’s Grill in Downtown Sister Bay.


At LURE, the aroma of fresh seafood, seasoned to perfection, fills this unique space. Their new menu features small plates, sushi, fresh fish and seafood, and many other delectable dishes. LURE is also known for its craft cocktails and specials. Be sure to check out this popular spot on Bayshore Drive during the season.

Fat Belly

Fat Belly is a new concept restaurant serving Northern Door County with sushi, ramen, and poke. They are committed to providing fresh food and focus on sustainability and responsible sourcing. Located a little off the beaten path on Highland Road, Fat Belly is a hidden dining gem in Sister Bay.


CHOP Steakhouse is a sanctuary for steak aficionados. Each steak, handpicked and aged to perfection, speaks volumes of the passion and precision that go into its preparation. The warm, rustic interiors, set the tone for a comfortable and relaxed setting. CHOP is a Door County favorite for steaks as well as fish and seafood and is open year round.

Door County Creamery

Door County Creamery brings the fresh flavors of goat cheese to Sister Bay with their hand-made cheeses and delicious gelato. Grab a made-to-order gourmet sandwich or a scoop of your favorite creamy dessert at this specialty restaurant on the main drag of Sister Bay.

Boathouse on the Bay

Boathouse on the Bay has an enviable location across from the marina in Sister Bay and a delicious menu featuring American cuisine. Grab a cocktail at their Fly Bridge Bar or enjoy a fresh lobster roll with fries on the patio. The atmosphere is friendly and relaxed and only open during the season. This is a unique dining spot where you will be able to view Door County’s legendary sunsets.

Wild Tomato

Wild Tomato is a year-round restaurant with a focus on wood fired pizzas. Family friendly and casual, you’ll find lots of great flavors on their wildly popular menu that includes appetizers, salads and pizzas – some specialty pies even include cheese curds! It’s always a fun time at Wild Tomato, who also has a sister location in Fish Creek.


Solago Restaurant and Tequila Bar is a new dining experience in Sister Bay that brings classic Mexican flavors to Northern Door County. From street food to flavorful cocktails, the ambiance is fun and festive. The extensive menu offers tacos, traditional plates, burgers and sandwiches, along with soups and salads.

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