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Bistro 42 - CLOSED

5806 State Highway 42, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-9767
+1 920-743-9463
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
3 Jul 2016
“Love wine”
5 Nov 2015
“We waited and waited and then waited some more...”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, American
$$ - $$$
5806 State Highway 42, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-9767
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Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Four of us stopped for lunch after a wine tasting. About 70% of the tables were full but the service was surprisingly slow. Our server was friendly and apologetic but obviously overwhelmed. We waited at least 10 minutes to order, another 15 for drinks, and...More

Thank brierleydt88
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Stopped in for a "quick" lunch mid wine tasting. Had skipped over this place in the past and was looking forward to it. Not sure if it was an off day or time, but all parts of our visit were off. Only a few tables...More

Thank mandeescandees
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stopped and ate lunch here on the way to Sister Bay. The winery is very commercialized and the restaurants food was just ok. We sat outside but it overlooks the parking lot😏. Wouldn't recommend for the price.

Thank rlfordos
Reviewed 18 August 2015

When we first visited Bistro 42 it was GREAT! The food was excellent, which was about 2 years ago. The only complaint at that time was the "Host". This time around in June... the host was great! seated us right away, however the waitress was...More

Thank India K
Reviewed 15 August 2015

The restaurant is a large open room which can get a bit noisy. The food is quite good, better than we expected. The service was good even with a very large group seated near us. Beers are from local Shipwreck brewery and the wines available...More

Thank jorge007
Reviewed 15 August 2015

It has been a year since we first ate at this restaurant located inside the Door Peninsula Winery building. Classy yet unpretentious environment that allows for casual dress and families; outdoor seating available. The restaurant is open from May through October though the winery is...More

Thank MaryWisconsin
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Visited last week in Door County could not believe the storm that came thru. Knocked out power to the north half of the county so headed south till we could find power, maybe some food, and at least a drink or three. First place we...More

Thank trohs
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

There happened to be a power outage when we were there but were very excited to find that bistro 42 was open and that they were kid friendly. We got there and they told us it would be a 35-45 minute wait, no problem under...More

2  Thank kjoso33
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Stopped here after a tasting in the distillery. We just ordered appetizers. The mac n cheese balls were huge! Three per order. They were very good. I can't say the same for the bruschetta. It was lacking cheese and flavor. The brandy old fashioned sweet...More

Thank mami34
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

That's right a trifecta of everything bad. Never felt more unwelcome by a staff as we stood unattended to by anyone when we first arrived. 10 minutes past and we are finally seated, so we order drinks and waters to accompany them. Once we were...More

Thank XBadgerboy
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  • Address: 5806 State Highway 42, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-9767
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Door County  >  Sturgeon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 920-743-9463
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Bistro 42 welcomes you to visit and taste a food experience like no other. Located at Door Peninsula Winery in Carlsville, you will find a classy, yet casual dining experience. Our menu features exceptionally fresh and local ingredients, complex flavors and simple decorative style. Each plate is designed around Door Peninsula Winery's award-winning wines, Door County Distillery's spirits, Shipwrecked's hand-crafted beers, and Fat Louie's flavorful Oils & Vinegars. Fully experience Door County flavors paired with or incorporated into familiar and unique dishes.
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