The Best Door County Restaurants You Need to Experience

What’s a vacation without indulging in delicious, gourmet foods? Come to Ephraim, Wisconsin, and you can find just that. There are tons of incredible Door County restaurants that you have to try when in Ephraim. Before you introduce your palate to the unique flavors of fresh, local dishes in Door County, reserve your getaway at Hillside Inn of Door County. Our elegant inn is ranked as one of the top five bed and breakfasts in the country by Select Registry, and for a good reason! 

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What Are the Best Door County Restaurants?

Restaurants in Ephraim


Trixie’s is an excellent dining experience that offers delicious food and wine. The best part is that it’s just a short walk from Hillside Inn. Once there, try some of their fantastic, natural wines. Each wine captures the essence of the part of the world where the grapes were grown. 

Accompany your wine with a beautiful, locally-sourced meal. Select from delicious, fresh foods including whitefish ceviche, cacio e pepe, saganaki,  homemade potato gnocchi, and more depending on which ingredients are in season. Do take note that Trixie’s closes on Tuesdays.

Chef’s Hat Cuisine and Wine Bar

Enjoy a meal with a breathtaking view of Eagle Harbor when you dine at Chef’s Hat Cuisine and Wine Bar. If you’re looking for comfort food, Chef’s Hat is the perfect cafe for you. Wake up with a seared tuna breakfast wrap for breakfast, so you can have the energy to explore Ephraim for the rest of the day. 

Restaurants in Ellison Bay

Wickman House

For delicious, locally sourced meals that are bursting with flavor, you have to visit Wickman House in Ellison Bay. You can find this gourmet restaurant on Mink River Road near the bay. Have a craft cocktail in the outdoor seating area, or try a delicious cioppino sandwich for a fantastic culinary experience.

Restaurants in Fish Creek

Alexander’s of Door County

Make a reservation at Alexander’s of Door County for a phenomenal meal in Fish Creek. It’s right near Peninsula State Park, so you can work up an appetite with a hike during the day, and visit Alexander’s for dinner at night.

You can dine for brunch on Sunday or for dinner any day of the week. While there, enjoy tasty tenderloin gorgonzola along with a craft cocktail or wine. 

Then, indulge in a rich chocolate peanut butter torte or creme brulee because dessert is a must when you’re on vacation!

Return to Your Elegant Suite at Hillside Inn of Door County

The best feeling after a delicious meal is having a good night’s rest. Return to Hillside Inn of Door County for a relaxing night, and experience world-class elegance with small-town charm. Our award-winning bed and breakfast is the perfect destination for an enchanting getaway, stunning wedding, or a relaxing retreat. No matter what your reason for visiting, Hillside Inn will feel like your home away from home.

Reserve our Day Lily suite, and enjoy gorgeous views of Eagle Bay from the second story veranda. Then, get cozy by the warming fireplace with a delightful cup of coffee.

If this sounds like your dream getaway, check our availability, and book your stay today!