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Birmingham Bar & Cottages

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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4709 Bay Shore Dr, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-9735
+1 920-743-5215
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De Pere, Wisconsin
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Stopped in late afternoon. A few locals coming and going. Very good burger served on white bread. Nice bartenders and talked it up a little with the locals in the bar. Did not have to eat the rest of the day. Burger was filling.

Thank Tom B
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Friendly service at the bar, great options on the menu, we had the rib eye combos with shrimp and lobster. The food was fantastic. The place is not big and that is totally ok, it makes it all the better. You will not leave hungry. We are coming back, sure wish we lived closer to make it out Saturday night... More 

Thank 887momof2
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Recently moved to Sturgeon Bay but have been visiting for 40 years. Have eaten here twice recently. Burgers are only so so and I have to say I'm just not a fan of the bread they serve them on instead of a bun. But the last straw was when I was there recently on a saturday night and wanted to... More 

Thank bes1111
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

There's a reason we keep coming back. Excellent food at reasonable prices. I went there with my parents and now I take my kids there! The ribs are the best in the area!

Thank Jim K
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74 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Second time we have had fish fry here and it is still excellent. We had perch and shrimp. The Perch is very light and not fishy, you don't even need to put anything on it, just eat it plain. The shrimp comes with a very zesty cocktail sauce. Fries are deliciously greasy. Full bar. Service is adequate but not super... More 

Thank WisTrippers
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Ok, I really don't like writing a poor review, but I honestly can't give this place a 4/5. We go out for a lot of Friday fish fries throughout the state and do have our favorites that are truly amazing. We asked around were to go for the best Fish Fry in Sturgeon Bay and ended up here but I'm... More 

1 Thank Marjorie S
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Quiet, nice, quaint, clean place where many a locals frequent. Flavorful, greaseless burgers served on good homemade bread. Great Fri perch, great Sunday chicken, good pizzas...

Thank R R
Downers Grove, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Best fried perch I've had in a long time! Not the typical fried battered fish you'd expect from a tavern. This is awesome, lightly pan fried perch. Friendly staff and a great local feel!

Thank grumpysik
Deerbrook, United States
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

We were looking for a good place to grab a burger on our way home from our stay in Ephraim. We saw this on Trip Advisor and thought we would give it a try. The burgers and fries were homemade, and some of the best we have had. We were impressed with how friendly they were. We really felt right... More 

Thank Kelly D
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

We stopped just to turn around in the driveway and decided to go in for lunch. Turned out to be our favorite meal of our trip. We ate our meal sitting at the bar; highly recommend the bar over the dinning room. Brad the owner was super friendly with everyone and we enjoyed hearing the history of the place. My... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4709 Bay Shore Dr, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-9735
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Door County  >  Sturgeon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 920-743-5215

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?