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The Copper Trout

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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We are a seasonal restaurant in downtown Bayfield, serving fresh fish, gourmet pizza, delicious pasta and Black Angus Beef steaks.
US$12 - US$30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Italian, American
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, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I stopped here on vacation. Since the name was Copper Trout, we ordered trout. It was excellent, and the service was great.. After our vacation, we decided that this was one of our best meals on the trip.The Apostle Islands were beautiful...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Karl B
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We were pleasantly surprised by this small but absolutely fantastic restaurant. Made reservations for 5:30 and when we arrived, we were seated immediately. For choices varied offering something for everyone's taste. The food was wonderful. Service was great. And the entire staff went out of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jerrypW9800XD
Reviewed 24 October 2018

During Bayfield Apple Festival we were lucky to get in at the Copper Trout. We were not able to make a reservation so we timed it perfectly as a walk in. We had the Lake Superior Whitefish and Trout. It was delicious. Small quarters, cozy...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Krissy_Roberts
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Had a wonderful meal here while visiting Bayfield and the Apostle Islands. We had to wait a bit to get in, as it was a perfect summer weekend but the food was worth it! We had pizza, pasta and salad and everything was made to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank carriembrandt
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Variety of pasta and pizza dishes serving fresh caught fish ! Not a lot of seating so if you're there during an event or Summer, it's best to make reservations.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank hbos65
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We had the basil pesto and the tortellini - both were very good choices. The whitefish chowder was a pleasant surprise. Always impressed when a restaurant in a tourist area is busy during the off-season. Would definitely return during a future trip to Bayfield.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank WiskyDave
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

This is a place where you really need reservations. Very popular and small. The owners are on site working, so that is nice. I ate here with several friends and I had the pasta with mushrooms, delicious. Others had a pizza and loved it. Salads...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank lizardMarquette_MI
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped at The Copper Trout during our annual visit to Bayfield. We have never been disappointed with our dining experience. I personally think the Whitefish dinner is excellent. They have a great beer and wine selection which is topped off by excellent wait staff....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank norby49
Reviewed 24 September 2018

The Copper Trout is new this year to Bayfield. It is family owned and it has become our new favorite spot.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank josephlippert
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is fantastic. The service was amazing. Make a reservation to make sure you get a table. The food was delicious. The white fish was the best ever. And fresh pie for dessert. A must stop in Bayfield!

Date of visit: September 2018
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