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“Best fish fry ever” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Birmingham Bar & Cottages

Birmingham Bar & Cottages
Ranked #45 of 85 Restaurants in Sturgeon Bay
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Menasha, Wisconsin
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Best fish fry ever”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2014

I have been going to this place for fish ever since I was a little kid. 30 years later it is still my favorite stop when I go to visit the area.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Derrick T
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English first
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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156 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
“Old Wisconsin Charm - Good Food & Service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2014

If you've ever wished you could find a restaurant with great food and service, look no further than this popular, well establish bar and grill. Birmingham's is a favorite in Sturgeon Bay Wisconsin, tucked away along the shoreline just north of town. The bar is a meeting place for locals - friendly and inviting with old style charm. The dining room is simple in decor. This is eating at it's best (not dining). Service is excellent. Home made salad dressings. Steaks that other restaurants 'used to' serve. Baked chicken (not fried) that is excellent. Pork Chop(s) that are tender and thick. No nonsense servers that give great recommendations and service. Cash only. No credit cards. Appropriate for children. A pretty drive from northern Door County along the shoreline. We have been here 4 times in the last 2 months. We like it that well. Nothing too fancy, but it's very Wisconsin and very charming in many ways. A solid performer with nice people - patrons and servers. We'll add pix in a future visit.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Racine, Wisconsin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Friday Night fish Fry”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014

They have the best pan fried perch fish fry, and not only in Door County!! I have been eating fish mu whole life (60) and nothing can compare to what Birmingham's offers!!! Great place with friendly owners and excellent food!

Visited May 2014
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Thank jjboatrider
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Sturgeon bay
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Best burgers in sturg”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2014 via mobile

Hands down, the best burgers in door county! Limited kids menu and service is nothing to brag about. We have always been happy with food but have had undercooked frog legs.

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Thank ParrotFamily101
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Overall a very nice experience!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2013 via mobile

Stopped in for late night burgers. Cooked to perfection, lived that it was served on soft bread instead if a bun. The homemade fries were of a generous portion, and golden brown. I can see why this is a local favorite- the bartender knows many if the patrons , and gives a friendly greeting when you come in the door. I'll be coming back for their Friday perch, another winner. The potato salad and slaw are simply the best. I give Bifminghams a definite many thumbs up!!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Littledoorharbor
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