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26 E Oak St, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-2722
+1 920-746-0600
Sun 08:00 - 14:00
Tue - Thu 16:30 - 20:00
Fri 16:30 - 20:30
Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointed because house specialty tamales, not available. Enchiladas just ok. Enchiladas, rice, beans, lettuce and sauce served in a pile. Plenty of food, but there is another small Mexican restaurant in town that does a much better job with authentic ethnic food.

Thank rjr e
Kanosh, Utah
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115 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Went for breakfast. I had Eggs, sausage and toast. It was good. I also had a bit of someone else's Denver omelet. It was good too. The coffee was good and the cups never went empty. The folks were extremely nice.

Thank TedRecupero
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This is right up there with breakfast heaven. You have got to treat yourself with great service and really good good. Try the hash brown sandwich. You will not be disappointed.

Thank patriciaheller51
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Small restaurant serving fresh food with large portions. Friendly service. We always have food leftover to take home. We have also been here for breakfast--it's all good!

Thank D J
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64 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

I've been to Hot Tamales a few times now, and Thought the food was great! One of the owners waits on the tables and she's always friendly. It's a very casual atmosphere. I saw some reviews mention the prices, but the servings are very big and they use a lot of meat. I just had the pork burrito special. The... More 

Thank hipster4
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Best, fresh homemade Guacamole - best I ever had. EVERYTHING IS YUMMY <3 cheese enchiladas today too.

Thank Linda G
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

A meal here, anytime is great. I love the friendly casual atmosphere and the food is always good- fresh ingredients with lots of cilantro.

Thank patriciaheller51
Detroit, Michigan
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Great service and very good food. Enchilada Suisse were delicious and packed full of chicken. One would have been a good meal.

Thank Chris H
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

I ate here once and that was plenty. I had a meal that was about as bad as the atmosphere. There were 2 booths that were litterally jammed full of the restaurants paper work. For what they charged you would think they went to Mexico and brought your food back but it is not tasty

1 Thank John M
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

Never had a bad meal here. The food has great flavor. Staff will prepare the meal the way you want without attitude.

2 Thank jimmyboyaz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:00
16:30 - 20:00
16:30 - 20:00
16:30 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 E Oak St, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-2722
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Door County  >  Sturgeon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 920-746-0600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?