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The Shoreline

12747 State Highway 42, Ellison Bay, WI 54210-9792
+1 920-854-2950
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
12747 State Highway 42, Ellison Bay, WI 54210-9792
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

I have never had anything bad out of this restaurant. The views are amazing, however if you want a window view, get there early and stand in line. I wish they opened at 4 instead of 5, I know they would have plenty of customers,...More

Thank Barb S
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We must have had an off night. Tuesday night for dinner. Place was full. Pan fried walleye was ok. Portion was very small. They serve it with these special cut veges and fruit that you could barely see the fish. It was maybe 6 oz....More

Thank NancyP100A
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I'm so glad we came here! I had a delicious Whitefish wrap that was very unique. The view is fantastic and the service was excellent. I highly recommend it.

Thank LCB72
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Went with family at 6pm. No reservations unless there's 10 or more, so had to wait for a table. Not a long wait and got a great table by the window with great view of the water. Food selection was good and food was tasty....More

Thank OpaHal
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Welcoming staff, great food and views! Stopped for lunch. Enjoyed cold Spotted Cow, whitefish sandwich and a smoked whitefish wrap. Beer battered French fries, fresh coke slaw and fruit. We'll be back!

Thank Tami S
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We visit Door County a couple of times a year and never miss the Shoreline. No reservations but a beautiful view as you wait for your table. Wonderful food and a warm atmosphere.

Thank Jim N
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Two people recommended the spot at the upper tip of the county. We were told Friday is the best day to go because of that day's special...pan fried perch which the 3 of us had. It was good but other choices on the menu looked...More

1  Thank Bill M
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Worth the drive to The Shoreline. Beautiful view on Lake Michigan. Food is great- pies are even better!

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped for dinner with my 3 yr old granddaughter on a Friday night. I had a grilled chicken sandwich, my granddaughter had the Mac and cheese kid meal. It was delicious. Service was great, waitress attentive. View was amazing!

Thank roadranger22
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

My bride and I stopped in for lunch this past weekend! As we usually do we grabbed a spot at the bar and ordered a cocktail and looked over the lunch menu! My Bloody Mary was good and garnishes were perfect without being to extravagant!...More

Thank mpg0815
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12747 State Highway 42, Ellison Bay, WI 54210-9792
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Door County  >  Ellison Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 920-854-2950
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