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Pier Plaza Restaurant & Pickled Herring Lounge

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
1 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814
+1 715-779-3330
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish fry” (32 reviews)
“whitefish” (58 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
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1 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered fish & chips and asked that our fish be fried crunchy. It was wonderful and just the right amount of food for an evening meal looking out over Lake Superior. Ask to sit on the deck and go in the evening. You will...More

Thank jandlcryer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a friday afternoon in September. The sun was out and it was a wonderful fall day to sit on the patio and look out over the water. We only ordered drinks and apps, but were very pleased. Our server was great, as...More

Thank MNLisa1960
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The combinations of flavors is truly a treat. Best food I've tasted in a while, and we travel a lot across the world. Thanks!

Thank brandyrm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were at the bar on a Friday evening and were told that it was the best whitefish in Bayfield. I had the all you can eat...so I reordered and had plenty. My salad with raspberry vinaigrette was very good. There was kale and the...More

Thank 107darlene
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After going on the late afternoon Grand Tour of the Apostle Islands and withstanding a vigorous rain storm out on the water, we got back into port and were informed we could get 10% off with our ticket stubs across the street at the Pier...More

Thank Johne C
Reviewed 17 August 2017

My wife and I had the whitefish sandwich for lunch and it was great! You can sit on the deck and enjoy the view of lake superior. Or, this time we had take out and went and sat on a bench next to the lake....More

Thank UWPPioneer
Reviewed 16 August 2017

My boyfriend and I enjoyed the atmosphere of this place and really enjoyed the food too! I don't really care for fish, but the fish and chips my boyfriend had from this place may just change my mind! It was amazing! Get the fish and...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a white fish and trout platter with a nice glass of sangria. View of water and the boats was relaxing. A short wait but a cocktail at the bar made the time go quickly.

Thank clc772
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We stayed right next door at the Bayfront Inn and ate at Pier Plaza 2 out of our 3 nights we stayed in Bayfield because our food was SO good. The staff was so friendly and our overall service was fantastic. Their fresh fish is...More

Thank Shelby H
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We ate here twice while staying in Bayfield. Can't beat the location, outdoor seating over looking the lake. What got us over to the restaurant was the 10% off food bill coupon on the back of our Apostle Islands cruise tickets. I'm happy for the...More

1  Thank Dana L
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8 September 2015|
Response from SharCJ |
Yes, leashed dogs are allowed on our outside patio!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 08:00
11:00 - 08:00
11:00 - 08:00
11:00 - 08:00
11:00 - 08:00
11:00 - 08:30
11:00 - 08:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Bayfield
  • Phone Number: +1 715-779-3330
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