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Ethel's at 250

250 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5046
+1 715-779-0293
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“pasta” (46 reviews)
“crostini” (11 reviews)
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Italian, American, Gluten Free Options
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250 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5046
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1 - 10 of 364 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ethel's at 250 was purchased recently by Mike and Kerry Ernster. Bill and Sally, former owners, retired after 11 wonderful years. Tonight was Kerry and Mikes first night as the new owners. They did a fantastic job with 2 of their 4 sons helping out....More

Thank sharonkrealty
Reviewed 26 March 2017

If you like pasta you will like this place. Very reasonable in price and good portion sizes. Good wine selection. Bartender friendly but waitperson was a bit unfriendly.

1  Thank ccc423
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This place is just okay. Not too many item's are scratch made. Frozen pizza dough, pre made sauces and just your usual typical food items that are from your nationwide Food Companies. It is not bad, it is just "Middle of the road"!! Prices are...More

1  Thank Martin G
Alexander E, General Manager at Ethel's at 250, responded to this review

Thanks for your input Martin my name is Alex and my family took over Ethel's at 250 this winter. We will be opening in May and have a lot of news ideas for the future of Ethel's. We have been working at improving the pizza...More

Reviewed 9 February 2017

The owners are wonderful, so friendly and accommodating. The food was excellent--the best in town! (But I love Italian food).

1  Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Good atmosphere, cozy, friendly staff, with good recommendations. Topped off a visit to Bayfield and lake Superior. Food: I had a pasta with a pesto and my husband had the white fish. Both expertly prepared and served. looking forward to returning.

1  Thank Baabay
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

1st visit and will return. Awesome food. We had Steak & Chicken Alfredo. Met the owners.... very cool.

1  Thank 4WarmSunSeekers
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went here on a Friday night close to the end of their season. I called ahead and got "priority seating" and I'm glad I did or we would not have gotten a table. I had the mushroom pesto linguine and my...More

Thank Alicia J
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We visited Ethel's during apple fest so it was very busy, but we are glad we waited. the servers were extremely busy, but we never felt neglected. The food was VERY good, with some of the best pasta I've ever had.

1  Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Ethel's is a must-stop every time were in Bayfield! Every pizza we've tried has been awesome and my wife enjoys the pasta... Particularly the lobster ravioli. Delicious! But even better than the food is the company and atmosphere. The owners are so personable and all...More

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Reasonable prices and excellent food. We really enjoyed our meal after a week of camping. I had chicken with wild rice and pasta. My son and grandson had the Black Angus burger. They thought it one of the best ever. They reportedly have fresh white...More

Thank Tom G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5046
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Bayfield
  • Phone Number: +1 715-779-0293
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We are a seasonal restaurant in downtown Bayfield, serving fresh fish, gourmet pizza, delicious pasta and Black Angus Beef steaks.