We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Greunke's First Street Inn & Dining

17 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814
+1 715-779-5480
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“rueben” (5 reviews)
“shortcake” (10 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
17 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (418)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 415 reviews

Reviewed 27 October 2017

I'd read reviews of Greunke's before my trip to Bayfield, and decided to have a 'hearty' breakfast one morning before an afternoon of hiking on Madeline Island. As I traveled mid-week, the place was nearly empty for a late-morning 10 a.m.) breakfast. I was promptly...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 25 October 2017

sat at the counter, after walking around 2 dining rooms which got full. came here specifically for the ORIGINAL Whitefish Livers plus had Judith (the owner) make me a chocolate malt! Both were FLAVORFUL! a MUST visit place to eat in Bayfield

Reviewed 25 October 2017

Good food, good service and lots and lots to look at....the place is usually quite busy, so plan on staying a while.

Thank Hemlockheights
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We ate here three times while in Bayfield. Twice for breakfast and once for dinner. The breakfast were especially good. I had the eggs benedict and my husband had steak and eggs. Both were very good. I especially enjoyed the American potatoes. For dinner, I...More

Thank Debbie495
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Not a good experience at all. My meatloaf was thin and very dry and tasteless. My husband ordered a whitefish BLT....it came without bacon. People at table next to us also had a bad meal/taken back to the kitchen and came back no good again.

Thank Arian K
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

The Captain suggested whitefish livers as part of our 10:00 tour, and we found the spot that claimed to be the best. Sautéed with onions and peppers and served with tartar sauce. . . Very good if you like liver! My husband preferred his Ruben—...More

Thank 262DianeV2014
Reviewed 7 October 2017

A great local eating establishment well known for its local cuisine and great menu. Ya gotta stay and participate in the weekend fish boils. The food is great and the show is worth the price - If you likke whitefish We've met people who have...More

Thank viking226
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Looked at menu on-line which was the deciding factor in going. Found an item on paper menu not on-line. It was a sampler of sorts that included white fish, trout and white fish livers. If you are a fish eater, this is the dish for...More

Thank 2Runks
Reviewed 5 October 2017

From the minute we arrived the staff made us feel welcome. The lodging was very adequate and worked just fine. A clean and well run inn. It lived up to its billing and provided us a good night's rest. The fun thing is that they...More

Thank mnguy50
Reviewed 1 October 2017

I was sold on the history of the place and the motif. My wife and I enjoyed the evening in the Manitou Suite, and then enjoyed breakfast prior to going on the Grand Tour of the Apostle Islands. My egg's benedict were very tasty, the...More

Thank pirminator
Nearby Restaurants
Candy Shoppe
205 reviews
.15 km away
Pier Plaza Restaurant & Pickled Herring Lounge
454 reviews
.09 km away
The Bayfield Inn Restaurant
232 reviews
.07 km away
Maggie's Restaurant
689 reviews
.31 km away
Nearby Attractions
Bayfield Maritime Museum
78 reviews
.29 km away
Stone's Throw Art Gallery
24 reviews
.17 km away
Brownstone Trail
28 reviews
.64 km away
Eckels Pottery & Fine Craft Gallery
17 reviews
1.10 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Greunke's First Street Inn & Dining staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Bayfield
  • Phone Number: +1 715-779-5480
  • E-mail
Located in the heart of Bayfield, Greunke's has been serving food to locals and visitors alike since 1940. Our fun, funky, and eclectic décor sparks memories for all generations and we are family friendly! Our fabulous staff makes your experience even more memorable. The menu offers a variety of burgers, sandwiches, salads, steak, pasta, and of course, FRESH fish from Lake Superior. Be sure to try the "Greunke's Original"--Whitefish Livers!
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing