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“Always our first stop after the drive up”
Review of JJ"s La Puerta

JJ"s La Puerta
Ranked #16 of 37 Restaurants in Sister Bay
Cuisines: American, Mexican
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Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Description: Great casual place to eat and socialize with others. The food is great-best chips/salsa and margaritas in Door County. House shot: The Bernie. Ring the bell! Sugar Shack Tiki Bar on the water located behind JJ's for sunset!
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Like clockwork, our first stop for food when we make up to Door County is JJ's in Sister Bay. Great Mexican food! If you make it up on a Thursday they have a nice crab leg special. Unlike some of the other reviews here, we have never had bad service, all the wait staff has been friendly, and the food comes out promptly. They have great variety on the menu, and the chips and salsa are great. If you are looking for a nice country restaurant that has delicious Mexican food, give JJ's a try.

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Reviewed 3 May 2014 via mobile

This was the first time I had been at JJ's in Jacksonport although my family has been here before and they insisted that we go here for some good Mexican food. Well the food was amazing! We had enchiladas for the main course, and their salsa was incredible -- we could taste the freshness with every chip. We didn't save room for the fried ice cream but we got it anyway and of course we finished it. It's a casual place so jeans or whatever are perfect and the environment is cute. We went to the Jacksonport location but I'm sure the location in sister Bay is just as good. Delicious!

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Reviewed 13 April 2014

JJ's has very consistent Mexican food and, after a few days of starches, you are going to want some spice. Their hot salsa is chipotle amazing; chipotle amazing is a higher grade of amazing than traditional amazing, if you didn’t know. My family votes that the fish tacos are marvelous and my Mom swears by the Chicken Enchiladas.

The service is a little spotty, so entertain yourselves with the excellent chips and salsa. JJ’s is a reliably busy place (unless it is crazy cold, like it was when we were there). People come there for the Mexican food, but also the burgers (yes JJ’s has burgers), the view of the water and the drunkity margaritas. All in, you should make it a stop on your vacation.

Thank Erica319
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Reviewed 17 February 2014

This review really comes belated because we've been enjoying JJ's for many years now. While there on our last visit to Door County, I noticed that they weren't in the top 5 on trip advisor...truly, I was shocked. We never miss a chance to dine there when in Door County...we look forward to it! It's the best Mexican in the county, hands down. Best nachos, love their salsas, really everything we've ever had, we love. It is always busy, especially in the summer. They have two sites..one in Sister Bay, one in Jacksonport. Both are wonderful. Friendly staff, great bartenders, fun atmosphere. Casual dining at its best:) For fine dining try,"The Waterfront" (owned by JJ as well) excellent food and beautiful sunsets!!

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1  Thank Susan C
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Reviewed 26 January 2014

Last night had another fine Mexican meal at JJ's. Terrific Margarita's made it feel a lot warmer than the 5 degree temperature outside.
They make wonderful fresh guacamole and salsa, too.

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Thank GWG428
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