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“Great Farm to Table Restaurant”

Farmhouse Madeline Island
Ranked #6 of 14 Restaurants in La Pointe
Price range: US$6 - US$15
Description: Farmhouse is a from scratch restaurant serving breakfast brunch and lunch daily from 8AM-3PM. We utilize local foods as much as possible from our community for our community.
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Description: Farmhouse is a from scratch restaurant serving breakfast brunch and lunch daily from 8AM-3PM. We utilize local foods as much as possible from our community for our community.
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Four of us ate at The Farmhouse tonite. It was great, and a very special night. It was a "Farm to Table" experience, with a set menu. The menu was: Cauliflower Soup...with a Parmesan Crip (totally a homerun); Kale Salad with a Truffled Lemon Vinaigrette dressing and Toasted Almonds(all but me liked it a lot...I just have never found Kale to my liking...tonite continued my string of dis-liking kale); main course...a choice of a grilled Lamb Chop with a Goat Cheese and whipped Turnip sauce...with Summer Veggies covered in the sauce too (three of us had it, and felt it was one of the best sauces we had ever experienced...and that is really saying something as all are very experienced travellers...and "foodies")..or option # 2...an English Pea, Crayfish Risotto, with Chanterelle Mushrooms (my wife had it, and loved it!)...and the highlight for ALL of us was the dessert...Honey Yogurt Panna Cotta with Summer Berries, Lavender and White Chocolate Cake Roulade with Meringue (one of the most unusual pairings I have encountered...and it was exceptional!) Whenever you are on Madeline, do yourself a favor, and see if The Farmhouse id doing one of their Farm to Table Dinners. Tonites offering was totally amazing to our group of four. Wonderful experience!

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Thank David W
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

The menu on their website looked good, with prices high-ish but not excessive for the Island. Upon arriving, we discovered that food prices were more than 10% higher than posted online. Their burger, the "Fat Mac," was definitely not worth $15. And while I support the principle of automatically adding an 18% tip to all orders, the service doesn't merit it, even when the place is mostly empty. We had to ask for water three times and point out that the server had already brought it to a dog before water arrived to us.

Great idea, but overpriced and underwhelming.

1  Thank TheProseccoLife
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Lauren S, Owner at Farmhouse Madeline Island, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thank You ProseccoLife for your review. We really value customer feedback! I want to make sure that we are representing ourselves properly across all platforms and from time to time have to adjust price based on our cost. We take great pride in offering the quality of food that we have at Farmhouse and our prices reflect all that goes into supporting local farmers, ferry fees, labor and business costs. Every season is a learning experience for us: training new staff, finding new vendors, and navigating the challenges of the island. Our included gratuity is a way for us to gain some stability from season to season with staff and I appreciate your patience while we grow into our best business model.

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Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

The Farmhouse has a very limited menu, and it was a little overpriced for what it was. Very basic options and food was nothing to write home about. Cool atmosphere and close walking distance to lots of shops and the ferry.

1  Thank Taylor B
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Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

My new lunch favorite - Trout Grain Bowl - a trout cake, wild rice and other grains, greens topped with a mustard hollendaise sauce - yummy!

Thank MFChilders
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

Unfortunately, we stopped in at 1:30 p.m. when they were closing at 2 p.m. We were not really greeted (certainly not a warm welcome) and after we sat for quite awhile, a server brought us some water and their fairly limited menu of mostly breakfast foods. Again we waited quite awhile and when the server did not come to take an order, we decided to leave as we were trying to catch the next ferry back to Bayfield.

The place was cute and clean, but unfortunately, we'll never know if the food was good or not.

Thank Lori B
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