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“Wonderful experience”

Harbor Fish Market & Grille
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Distinctive waterfront dining in the heart of Door County. Serving breakfast, lunch & dinner seven days a week spring through fall. Outdoor, garden, waterfront dining in season. Healthy kids' menu. Full bar with exceptional wine list. Creative menu using locally sourced ingredients. Great gluten free and vegetarian options. Wonderful historic building right on the water in downtown Baileys Harbor, Door County, Wisconsin. Reservations encouraged and can be made on our Facebook page or on our website for groups of 4 or less. Fantastic Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter and Mother's Day buffets. Closed January 1 through Good Friday.
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Usually we patronize the grill for a light lunch. This visit we made a reservation for dinner. I’m so glad we did. We arrived early and decided to relax on the porch with a cocktail. We were them shown to a window table overlooking the water. My husband had the lobster boil (fabulous) and I had the sea bass (impeccable). Our server Brian made excellent suggestions and exceeded our expectations. The cherry bread pudding was a great way to end our meal. We will definitely go back. Don’t miss this!

Date of visit: June 2018
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Karen B, Owner at Harbor Fish Market & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2018

We sincerely appreciate this great review! We believe that making everything from scratch using local ingredients really makes things extra special -- and what's not to love about our location right on the water! Please do return again soon!

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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Set right on the lakeshore. Beautiful view. Garden and deck for outdoor seating. Ample dining room and comfortable full service bar indoors. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served. We have tried lunch and dinner. The walleye on the dinner menu is delicious. Simply prepared in a butter sauce. White fish chowder was delicious, but depending on the serving you may find more potato than fish. One afternoon we tried the gravlax, another time the whitefish club. Everything has been fresh, nicely prepared and composed on the plate. Wine list has a good selection and offers value. Local products are featured throughout the menu. Cherry pie for dessert is a must. Friendly accommodating service. They also offer a lobster boil on certain evenings. We saw the cooking going on outdoors but didn’t try it.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Karen B, Owner at Harbor Fish Market & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Descriptive reviews like this are so very helpful! We love serving local and healthy foods in unique and people friendly ways -- and wouldn't have it any other way. This time of year we are serving 35 to 40 lobster boils each night we serve the lobster boil so we hope that you will try that on your next visit! Thanks so much for the great and coveted 5 star review -- it means the world to all of us!

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Having ate the wonderful Mother’s Day Brunch we decided to bring visiting family here for lunch. It was a mistake. The lobster bisque was tasty but really thick. Homemade potato chips were over cooked. My guests burger was burnt. The fish sandwich was good as was a fried fish fillet. The other order a turkey melt sandwich was just ok. If fast food restaurants cook better, go there.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Ruth P
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Karen B, Owner at Harbor Fish Market & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Wow -- it does certainly sound like we should have prepared things better for you! I will be speaking with the kitchen today about your concerns. We do take your comments seriously and this disappoints all of us. Generally, we have excellent reviews and I don't have any excuses for your lackluster visit with us. We do instruct servers to check on their tables and replace/redo any items that might be of concern so I am hopeful that we had a chance to do that for you. Thanks so much for taking the time to write such a detailed review here. Since you visited us on Mother's Day and enjoyed our food then, I think you are aware that your experience is not our norm. I hope that you will visit us again sometime so we can have a chance to leave you with a better impression.

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

We liked this place so much that we enjoyed eating breakfast here daily during our vacation. recommended

Date of visit: October 2017
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Karen B, Owner at Harbor Fish Market & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Wonderful! So glad that you enjoyed your time with us! Nothing is more complimentary than having people return again and again! Thank you!

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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a late lunch and it was excellent. Sat outside and had a view of Lake Michigan. I had the shrimp basket and my husband had the fish perch basket. It was done great with a lot of food. A bit pricey but worth it. Would defined go back

Date of visit: June 2018
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Karen B, Owner at Harbor Fish Market & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thanks for the lovely review and I am glad that you enjoyed your visit with us! Making food from scratch using local ingredients is always a little bit more costly, but I am glad that you found it was worth it! We think it is also -- we love working with the local farmers, fishermen and fruit growers!

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