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Pier Plaza Restaurant & Pickled Herring Lounge

1 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5018
+1 715-779-3330
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pickled herring” (43 reviews)
“fish fry” (33 reviews)
“whitefish” (60 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5018
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

My wife and I ate several meals at this restaurant. Dress is casual, and the building looks over one of the harbors in Bayfield. Things were once a bit chaotic, but the servers are attentive and nicely took care of our needs. I highly recommend...More

Thank Eric R
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Our south Lake Superior shore visit brought us to Bayfield, WI for lunch and window shopping. We picked the Pickled Herring because we also had our dog with us and their deck patio was the perfect overlook of the harbor and people watching. Our Lake...More

Thank 2Guys2014
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

My husband had the chicken vegetable cous cous soup - it was great! I had the smoked salmon naan, I wouldn't order it again, but we'll definitely be back to try a burger!

Thank AngieRG12
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We had a great view of the Lake and enjoyed a nice meal. Staff was friendly and the atmosphere was relaxing. Food was good.

Thank Travis C
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We had a great experience on a Saturday night here-- was 4-1-17 so wasn't crowded by any means and the staff was great and the food was delicious--our 3rd time here and always great service and food!!!!

Thank 164ellis
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We were staying next door to The Pickled Herring so going there for a meal was a given. The food was good home cooking, nothing pretentious or "fluffy". The hamburgers we ordered were done exactly the way we like. The homemade chips were extremely tasty...More

Thank bubbleandsqueak2293
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We stopped by for a quick, small bite. Our soup and salads were delicious. The service was wonderful and the views from inside overlooking the water are awesome.

Thank FamilyofBoys
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This was a fun and tasty Friday Fish Fry type meal in a laid back informal restaurant right in the heart of downtown Bayfield. We enjoyed some drinks at their Pickled Herring Lounge, while we were waiting for a table, so then were really ready...More

Thank Lance B
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Had a very good all- you-can-eat Friday fish fry, which included very tasty garlic mashed potatoes & gravy with excellent coleslaw!

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 17 February 2017

My husband and I came up the weekend after Valentine's to "get away" from life. All I wanted was a fish fry, and boy did we find a good one here. Their website will tell you they are open On Fridays from 11-9:30; unfortunately this...More

Thank Carly J
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8 September 2015|
Response from SharCJ |
Yes, leashed dogs are allowed on our outside patio!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 08:00
11:00 - 08:00
11:00 - 08:30
11:00 - 08:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5018
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Bayfield
  • Phone Number: +1 715-779-3330
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