By the Numbers:
Dining in Door County
By the Numbers: Dining in Door County
The dining scene in Door County is an exciting and ever-changing area, with restaurants serving as annual family traditions to new destinations that are sure to offer you something interesting and delicious. Whether you are looking for supper club savory or a healthy grab-and-go, there’s a location for every situation.
Check out the facts below for an introduction to all that Door County dining has to offer. Ready to find your next dining destination? Use our helpful dining guide to filter for what you are looking for.
The peninsula and Washington Island contain more than 100 dining establishments with varying levels of formality:
16 fine dining locations for a special occasion, date night, or night out
77 places you’ll find casual dining
31 places to enjoy a delicious breakfast before a busy day
Specialty Items Galore
3 the number of local cheesemakers who sell award-winning cheeses and supply local restaurants with fresh, delicious cheese
Cherry pies are normally produced with around 250 cherries, but Seaquist Orchards packs them in with more than 300 cherries in one pie, meaning that a standard slice contains 50-plus cherries!
Speaking of pies, Sweetie Pies sells 500-550 pies per week in the summer months! Last year they went through 125 pies the day before Thanksgiving alone.
10 weekly farmers markets that take place in and around Door County, offering local produce, products, handmade items. and more
50 - the number of states that Door County Coffee ships their specialty coffee to after it's made and packaged in Carlsville
Dining in the Great Outdoors
51 places with outdoor dining options—from patio to rooftop to lakeside
Don’t let the water out of your sight with 30 places with waterfront or water-view dining
8 places offering an authentic fish boil complete with a boiling kettle
Quench Your Thirst
10 places to grab your morning (or afternoon) cup o’ joe
0 the number of stand-alone chain coffee shops in Door County. All of our coffee shops are owned by local, independent coffee roasters, bakers, chefs, and baristas.
33 pubs to satisfy your 5 o'clock somewhere sips or post dinner libations
Door County is home to: 4 Breweries, 9 Wineries, 2 Distilleries, and 1 Cidery
Time To Get Cozy
11 supper clubs to serve you classic Wisconsin cuisine and brandy Old-Fashioned’s
200 pounds of perch - the amount of fish the Sister Bay Bowl goes through on a Friday fish fry during the summer!
1922 - the year John and Paul Bertschinger opened the Alpine Resort and its Hof restaurant. The resort and restaurant is still run by the Bertschinger family today.
64 places open in winter for off-season dining
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