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Bluefront Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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includes kettle chips or side of the day
Substitute Soup or Housemade Fries
Substitute a House Salad
Substitute Gluten-Free Bread or Bun
Maple Street Grilled Cheese
2-year cheddar, baby Swiss, tomato, roasted red pepper, Dijon mustard on grilled sourdough bread
Walleye Sandwich
cornmeal-crusted & pan-fried walleye, topped with crunchy dill slaw on grilled sourdough
Fish Tacos
egg-battered Pacific cod, 2-year cheddar, chipotle sauce, shaved cabbage, cilantro salsa, corn tortillas
Bluefront Burger
grilled half-pound Waseda Farms, grass-fed beef- topped with grilled onions and choice of cheese (2-year cheddar, baby Swiss, pepper jack, American, provolone, or blue)- brioche bun
Homemade Meatloaf
Waseda Farms organic beef and pork, served on Sunflour Artisan Bakery's jalapeno-cheddar bread with ranch mayo
Vegetarian $10.95
Grilled Smoked Turkey and Brie
Nueske's turkey breast, brie cheese, fresh spinach, homemade cherry jam on grilled sourdough----- Vegetarian - brie, apples, toasted almonds, fresh spinach, cherry jam, marinated red onions, sourdough
Vegetarian Portobello Reuben
roasted portobello mushrooms, baby Swiss, sauerkraut, thousand island dressing, grilled rye
Asian Noodle Bowl
Steaming sweet & spicy ginger-miso broth over organic soba noodles and lots of veggies - topped with roasted cashews, sesame seeds, and wontons - choice of Banh Mi Pork or Organic Marinated Tofu
Curried Chicken Salad Sandwich
Coleman Natural chicken breast, sweet curry dressing, toasted almonds, celery, and raisins
Vegetarian muffaletta $9.95
Nueske's ham, salami, provolone, housemade olive relish, telera roll
Authentic with Neuske's liver pate & jalapeno $11.95
Tofu banh mi with organic baked tofu and jalapeno $10.95
Banh Mi
5-spice marinated & grilled pork brisket, pickled daikon & carrot slaw, cilantro, cucumber, Sriracha-lime mayo on a French baguette----vegetarian Banh Mi available with baked marinated organic tofu
Vegetarian wrap $8.95
Asian Chicken Wrap
grilled chicken breast, sesame slaw, spinach, broccoli, cucumber, edamame, roasted cashews, sesame-ginger dressing
Vegan Veggie Sandwich
Herbed cashew cream cheese, seasonal veggies, pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds on organic sprouted multigrain
Roast beef and horseradish-cheddar sandwich
slow-roasted beef, our horseradish-cheddar spread, pickled red onion, greens on rosemary ciabatta
add grilled Coleman Natural chicken breast or marinated organic tofu...... $4.50
Thai Quinoa Salad
crunchy cashews, organic quinoa, cilantro, and lots of fresh veggies served on a bed of mixed greens, peanut-ginger dressing
Asian Salad
baby greens, broccoli, cucumber, scallion, carrot, edamame, cashews, crispy wontons, sesame-ginger dressing
House Salad
mixed greens, veggies, sunflower seeds, Sicilian lemon vinaigrette
Susan's Tossed Salad
mixed greens, fresh kale, organic quinoa, toasted pecans, dried cranberries, pumpkin seeds, blue cheese, balsamic onions, seasonal veggies, homemade croutons -tossed with our Sicilian lemon vinaigrette
Curried Chicken Salad
our homemade curried chicken salad served on a bed of greens with toasted almonds and apples
Bluefront Winter Salad
Greens, fresh pear, butternut squash, red onion, toasted walnuts, Montamore cheese, Neuske's bacon, croutons, and Maple Dijon Vinaigrette
Made from scratch
Cup $3.95
Bowl $5.95
Soup of the Day
served with crackers
$9.45 Served with a cup of soup or small house salad. Your choice of one of the following half sandwiches:
Curried Chicken Salad
Asian Chicken Wrap
Asian Vegetarian Wrap
Muffaletta (Meat Version)
Banh Mi
Tofu Banh Mi
Ages 10 & under please
Peanut Butter and Jelly
served with carrot sticks and chips
Grilled Cheese
served with carrot sticks and chips
a finger food assortment including ham, cheddar cheese, fresh fruit, carrots, and veggie straws
From freshly prepared soups to homemade desserts, you will find everything to be of the highest quality. Organic and locally-grown products used whenever possible. Large selection of craft beers and wine to accompany your meal. Casual menu with soups, salads, and sandwiches for lunch.
US$9 - US$15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
American, Cafe
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews fish tacos banh mi asian chicken wrap muffuletta brie salad homemade fries burger soups door county great place for lunch fresh ingredients service was great stopped for lunch the wait staff thai portobello
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Reviewed 16 February 2019 via mobile

We had lunch and were very pleased with the food and service. The food choices were varied and creative. The beer choices were amazingly good, but after all this is Wisconsin. Would definitely go again when in the area.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank rbradley0731
Reviewed 17 January 2019

never have had a bad meal, whether with friend ,couple, family eat here a lot always good food. Limited menu and options but love their fish tacos and meatloaf sandwich great salads!!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bhfoodie2017
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

The menu has some really great choices for food. I went with the walleye sandwich and it was amazing. Plenty of food to fill you up! My wife went with the fish tacos and mentioned that it was really good. The staff was very friendly...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank James F
Reviewed 2 December 2018

This is a small, but very busy, restaurant. As with most restaurants in Door county, the service was unreliable. It started off decent but went progressively downhill. Dirty plates left on the table (and on many other tables) even though staff passed by several times...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Headwindtom
Reviewed 30 November 2018

A cut above the rest! Probably our favorite place in Sturgeon Bay to eat. Everything is good! Love their salads.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rh1979
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

First thought, too, too bad they do not serve dinner! Great food, great service, nice, casual atmosphere. Inventive wine and beer list.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kevinfL8002EY
Reviewed 17 October 2018

We stopped in during the blizzard last April 2018, and were relieved find them open. The server was friendly and the atmosphere was appealing. We tried a Curried Chicken Salad Sandwich (Coleman Natural chicken breast, sweet curry dressing, toasted almonds, celery, raisins on organic oat-nut...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank NomadicPixie
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Three of us had lunch here on a fairly busy Tuesday. The beer cheese soup was the best ever. Our sandwiches were each delicious - ham on a pretzel bun, muffaletta, and curried chicken, The variety of items on the menu was excellent. The clientele...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TravelingDave72
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We had the cherry pulled pork sandwich “the special sandwich of the day” and it was very good along with a side salad with the house lemon vinaigrette dressing. The salad was very colorful and fresh. Great choice for our Saturday afternoon lunch! The whole...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 607lindad
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The menu is a nice variety and what I ate was good. BUT when are they open? Their hours are so sporadic. They actually were closed the Saturday evening of St Bay Days. So I hesitate to tecommend them to anyone because they may not...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mary Lou S
bluefrontchef, Owner at Bluefront Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

We don’t serve dinner. We serve lunch Tuesday-Sunday 11-3. We are open year round except for the month of January.

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Gluten free bread and buns for an up charge. Very accommodating.
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