The Best of Door County


Places We Love!

We are pleased to share our Best of Door County 2018 ” highlighting some of the wonderful assets of ‘Door’…


Welsings Foodland - Valmy Hwy 57 and Whitefish Bay Road- Valmy -  Fresh meats and more!

Bley’s Grocery – Downtown Jacksonport-920.823.8188

Paula and Wayne Bley are good friends, with a great resource we love to support. We don’t know what we would do without their store! They have a ‘little bit of everything’ including Wayne’s local chicken, beef, and pork, delicious brats, and don’t miss Wayne's homemade sausage on your favorite cracker!

Waseda Organic Farms – Jacksonport -920.339.9823

Just a short distance off Highway 57, north on Logerquist Road, Certified Organic Waseda Farms has outstanding organic meats and produce in season in an exceptional setting on 300 acres. Check ahead for their hours-open daily. Treat yourself to a great steak, fantastic eggs and chicken that doesnt even taste like chicken, and their bacon…

Main Street Market – Downtown Egg Harbor-920.868.2120

In central Egg Harbor, among really nice shops on Main Street Market (Hwy 42)

Greens and GrainsEgg Harbor-920.868.9999

Organics and good lunch/coffee

Steep Creek FarmSturgeon Bay-920.743.5527

Not certified organic, but no pesticides! Farm on ‘S’ south of Sturgeon Bay. Beautiful, clean food….



The English Inn-Fish Creek-920.868.3076

The English Inn offers a great menu, and is consistently enjoyed by many of our guests. Reservations recommended in season.

Glidden Lodge-Donny’s- On Glidden Drive north of Sturgeon Bay-920.746.9460

Beautiful waterfront setting on the Lake Michigan side, excellent food. Reservations recommended in season.

Whistling Swan – Fish Creek-920.868.3442

Fine dining, charming setting in the oldest inn on the peninsula

Wickman House – Ellison Bay-920.854.3305

Fresh local ingredients, beautiful spot; a renovated lodge from the 1920’s



Town Hall Bakery –Jacksonport-920.823.2116

Charming ambiance, delicious breakfast/bakery and lunch

Good Eggs – Ephraim-920.854.6621

Breakfast burritos – so good – delicious menu

Wild Tomato Wood Fired Pizza and Grill –Egg Harbor-920.868.3095

Great for lunch or dinner, outdoor seating - Really good gluten free pizza option.

Mr. Helsinki’s Restaurant and Wine Bar –Fish Creek-920.868.9898

Slightly upscale, but still can get a burger…good menu; or just have appetizers at the bar!

Stillwater’s Grill by the Bay – Fish Creek-920.868.9962

Fast food Door County Style – Burgers and Dogs – Fun for the kids

White Gull Inn – Fish Creek-888.364.9542

Beautiful setting, great for breakfast or lunch

Blue Front Café – Sturgeon Bay-920.743.9218

Great lunch stop in Sturgeon

Door County Coffee & Tea Co-Route 42 and County I

Really good food/sandwiches/salads/coffee/tea and gifts

Sister Bay Bowl-Sister Bay-920.854.2841

North on 57 in downtown Sister Bay (about 17 miles), you’ll find ‘Sister Bay Bowl’, Great food, very fresh fish/Friday Night Fish Fry in a casual atmosphere. Weekends can be busy during the season, but worth the wait.

Door County Bakery – Sister Bay-920.854.1137

Don and Jean make exceptional baked goods, breakfast and lunch – outdoor seating too

Top Shelf Catering and Cafe – Uptown Sister Bay-920.854.5040

Eat in, or get goodies for a picnic



Wilson’s – Ephraim-920.854.2041

Tourist favorite in a special spot on the bay. lunch and fun for kids.

Ice Cream Factory – Sister Bay-920.854.9693

We think this is the BEST ice cream – homemade – Try Death’s Door Chocolate!!!


FRESH FISH – (Take out)

Baileys Harbor Fish Company-920.839.2136

Just north of Baileys Harbor on Ridges Road near the yacht club for "fresh caught" (probably that morning) and smoked fish. Throw it on the grill!

GALLERIES – Absolute favs-dozens to choose from…….

Plum Bottom Gallery-Between Jacksonport and Egg Harbor on ‘V’ (Plumbottom Road)

Fine Line Designs Galleries – Sister Bay

Edgewood Orchard Galleries – Fish Creek

TR Pottery – Fish Creek – Great Coffee Mugs

Blue Dolphin House – Ephraim

Woodwalk Gallery – Egg Harbor


GOLF COURSES                                                                    PHARMACIES

Pennisula State Park-Fish Creek                                        CVS – 1407 Egg Harbor Rd-Sturgeon Bay (north side of Sturgeon)

The Orchards-Egg Harbor                                                    Walgreens – 808 S. Duluth Ave –Sturgeon Bay

Idlewild-Sturgeon Bay

Cherry Hills-Sturgeon Bay


COFFEE STOPS                                                               HOSPITAL/IMMEDIATE CARE

Little Bit of Coffee - Jacksonport

Kicks –Sturgeon Bay                                                       Ministry Door County Medical

Glas Coffee House –Sturgeon Bay                                 323 S. 18th Ave, Sturgeon Bay              

Leroy’s Water Street Coffee – Ephraim                          Urgent/Emergency Care – 7 days/week



Sister Golden - Fish Creek - Beautiful and creative accessories and unique gallery

Nathan Nichols – Baileys Harbor – Exceptional, unusual, inspirational if you love design

Stone Cottage – Ephraim- Fabulous, vintage and new, repurposed, unique souvenirs

Maxwell House – Egg Harbor – Love this creative mix of accessories, art and furniture