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2nd Street Bistro

201 Main St E, Ashland, WI 54806-1725
+1 715-682-6444
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
201 Main St E, Ashland, WI 54806-1725
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

My friends said their sandwiches were great. I wish I had the same experience. My soup was curdled and bland. I had a hair in my soup. Our server, probably the owner, insisted the 3/4 inch long black hair I took out of the chowder...More

Thank inspctr13
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The proprietor was super helpful in recommending a terrific lunch for each person in our party. The food came out quick and was very well prepared. The quaint atmosphere was warm and inviting on a cold winter day.

Thank Brrrh
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

My daughter had a burger and fries that was awesome. I had lobster ravioli worth a brown butter sauce. I did not like the sauce but the lobster bites and ravioli were god. Service was also good. I will try again.

Thank 2chipper
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Loved the harp music, great food, good service, lovely atmosphere. I had the butternut squash ravioli and the duck wontons. The teres major my husband had was incredible. What a neat place.

Thank Corinne B
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The best squash meal I've had. It was the sauce---????poulet...I forgot the name of it! Everyone at my table had to taste it and agreed that it was the best meal any of us had ordered. Then there was the healing harp music!! Beautiful!! Some...More

Thank Carol K
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I've yet to have a bad meal in Ashland. The menu is nothing fancy, but the food was very good and the service was timely. It's probably "average" by Ashland standards, but frankly, compared to the meals I've had in the Twin Cities lately, it...More

Thank MidwestUSA62
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We had good seafood and nice service. Fairly quiet in the restaurant, which is unusual, of course. Fairly usual prices.

Thank Lori N
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We walked out of this restaurant once we'd been seated for less than three minutes, because of the overwhelming smell of mold. Both my husband and I were shocked by how strong it was, and he left with an immediate headache. It's too bad, because...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 14 September 2016

My first review of this spot was pretty positive. This is not. It is purely about one product.....their crab cakes, which many in the far reaches of Northern Wi consider fabulous, including the owner of the establishment who basically ignored us after I asked if...More

Thank Bradford W
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

I would not go back based off of the server. She was crabby,short and just plain not nice. At all!!! Now the food was great. My burger was cooked perfect. My wife's pasta dish was awesome. It's a shame that great food get put out...More

Thank bradsheri
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28 July 2016|
Response from Bradford W | Reviewed this property |
Well, trip advisor, this is your problem, not mine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Main St E, Ashland, WI 54806-1725
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Ashland
  • Phone Number: +1 715-682-6444
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