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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 good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
201 Main St E, Ashland, WI 54806-1725
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Not a big place, but the food and service very good. I had a very tasty chicken sandwich and it was reasonably priced.

Thank rubyspringer2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic dining experience at 2nd Street Bistro! There was a musician playing the harp and it was just a lovely accompaniment to the meal. We enjoyed the Bloody Marys very much (and we are Bloody Mary connoisseurs!). We ordered pasta entrees with...More

Thank Coltraine M
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Recently we had stopped on Friday 4/19 about 5:00pm for there Friday Fish Fry only to find they had no fish and were not sure when the fish would get there! Now what restaurant would advertise a meal as their special but not have it....More

Thank Kevin J
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Though I had passed by this restaurant many times, I was very unaware that it was anything more than a local bar. I was surprised when a visitor in town told me they had eaten at the Bistro in Ashland. I've lived here 14 years...More

Thank Candy P
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

The food, the service, the harp - everything was great. We really enjoyed ourselves here. Thanks for talking us into the rum cake!

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 26 February 2018

My son and I dined at 2nd Street Bistro on the cold winter night before the American Birkebeiner ski race. We'd had a pleasant dinner here two years ago on the same weekend and were pleased to see that this place still offers a great...More

1  Thank Joseph R
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Hands down the best harp player around. I've never really listened to a harp before, but it makes great background music. The food and service are all solid, and the seafood is pretty good for the midwest, but it's really a live harp player that...More

Thank edcooperson1985
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I had heard great things about this restaurant and was looking forward to eating there. My friend lives in Bayfield and recommended this place. We went, very quaint and that is where it ends. We had made reservations due to the Applefest going on and...More

Thank JosieMB007
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Always make point to stop and eat at 2nd Street when I'm touring thru Ashland. Very enjoyable dining with live harp music and wonderful service...

Thank Curtis P
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
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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
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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