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The Cookery Restaurant & Wine Bar

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4135 Highway 42, Fish Creek, WI 54212
+1 920-868-3634
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

The whole family liked the food. We went at around brunch. The restaurant makes an attempt to bring local ingredients into the menu. The waitress recommended the chicken salad. It was served on a whole grain bread with a hint of curry, delicious. We wanted to go to the white gull but it was crowded with an hour wait so... More 

Thank JeffsView
Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

The atmosphere has remained very nice even though they expanded quite a bit. The food was of a high quality, came out quickly, and tasted fantastic.

Thank Jason M
Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Incredibly fresh and tasty food! Outstanding service! The breakfast is outstanding! Loved the happy hour great wait staff

Thank windjm
Kansas City
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

A great stop after an afternoon at the Peninsula State Park. Our group tried the Perch, walleye, whitefish and pork chop. All were delicious. Gluten and dairy free options were easily accommodated except for appetizers and desserts, which is not unusual. The cubre libra, local beer and cherry lemonade were fantastic. Be sure to read the history of the place... More 

Thank Barbandjerronthego
north port, florida
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

My husband and I loved this restaurant! We visited the restaurant several times during our 5-day stay in Fish Creek. I loved sitting upstairs on the balcony and enjoying an appetizer and a glass of wine. We also enjoyed an excellent dinner. The dishes were very appealing and tantalized the taste buds. Everything we tried was wonderfully prepared - quesadillas... More 

Thank Tammy S
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

At this point, I never make a trip to Door County without going to the Cookery. The food is always consistently delicious with changes in the menu occurring regularly. They have always had a tasty house-made potato salad as a consistent side dish. Eggplant fries are our favorite appetizer. Last time we ate up our first order so fast we... More 

Thank sab730
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108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

This place was very accommodating of a large group. We sat upstairs and it was a great view of downstairs restaurant and outside street and water. Homemade ginger ale was tasty and their food seemed made to order. I'd recommend this place to try and would come here again. I didn't get a chance to try their desserts so I... More 

Thank Xpressive
Chicago, Illinois
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We've been a few times and always are so happy. It's light and really good fare w/out that heavy feeling. The atmosphere is great - casual but a bit upscale. The crabcakes were great and so was the salad. My kids had burgers which were also all thumbs up. The outside eating areas are really nice, the music (Frank Sinatra)... More 

Thank hawkhoos
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5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Loved the homemade ginger ale and appetizers. Lunch salad and sandwich was very good. Excellent service, and great atmosphere. Recommend!

Thank Julie T
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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Everything was delicious and beautifully presented. The coffee was outstanding. Thanks to our great server, the cups were never empty. We had a little of everything on the menu from cherry pancakes to the eggs in whitefish gravy. Wonderful jams available for purchase also. We bought the cherry and the strawberry rhubarb.

Thank DStevcpa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Wine Bar, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4135 Highway 42, Fish Creek, WI 54212
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Door County  >  Fish Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 920-868-3634
The Cookery is a family run restaurant and wine bar in Fish Creek since 1977. Serving "fresh food, expertly prepared" (Midwest Living, Best of the Midwest). Our menu features American fare with a creative twist, all menu items are made from start to finish in our kitchen. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served daily. Also offering a nice selection of vegetarian entrees and gluten free items.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?