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Greunke's First Street Inn & Dining

17 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814
+1 715-779-5480
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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17 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stopped here about 3pm (skipped lunch and were getting hungry). We were the only people there; the server quickly seated us and was quite good about being responsive. I had a whitefish sandwich, which I enjoyed.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came into Bayfield in the middle of the afternoon on a Sunday and not much was open. Greunke's offered great food on short notice! Right downtown close walking to other shops. Highly recommended!

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great pizza dinner and enjoyed talking with the owner and staff then had a comfortable stay.

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I remember coming here as a child -- it has always been a fixture in town. Last year they changed their menu. We tried it once last season, and the vegetarian in are party could not find anything to eat, all of our favorites were...More

Thank Onessa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After two days of Coffee shop breakfasts on the island we were happy to find Greunkes by the ferry for a full heartly breakfast. Loved the Rock and Roll decor.

Thank Bike2
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Greunke's is like taking a step into a "Norman Rockwell" Painting! A time machine that takes you back to a time where service and great food were ALWAYS dished up! They cook from scratch and the food and beverage is the very BEST in this...More

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 13 February 2017

It was pure awesomeness. The hotel - very cozy, very clean. Location perfect. Dining outstanding. It has its own priceless atmosphere. The owner is cool. Try the boiled fish event! It is a must!

Thank DillDeal
Reviewed 23 January 2017

First time visiting, staff was very helpful plus we enjoyed the fish boil. Met some interesting people at the fish boil. We would frequent again.

Thank pmricelake
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We were there for breakfast and the food was good, service was great! The pancakes were huge and thick! I ate one in the stack of three!

Thank Jody_ydoj
Reviewed 27 October 2016

My friend and I really enjoyed the broiled white fish with fresh zucchini and a potato for $19. It is an eclectic decorated restaurant with antique chairs, old movie stars pictures on the walls and we even sat in a small pew. We had good...More

Thank minnesotans4
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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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!
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