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Where Are the Fish Boils in Door County?

Fish Boils are a longstanding tradition in Door County supper clubs. You really can’t go wrong with any of them, so here is a roundup of the restaurants that are hosting fish boils. For more information about what a fish boil is — and mind you this is not to be confused with another great Wisconsin tradition, the Friday Night Fish Fry — go to the Mad Traveler blog post which features some fiery photos and the story of how one works.

door county fish boil

Egg Harbor:

Log Den
6626 Hwy 42, Egg Harbor
(920) 868-3888

Ellison Bay:

Viking Grill
12029 Hwy 42
(920) 854-2998
April-Fri night
Serving Tues, Fri & Sat in May from 4:30-7pm
Serving nightly from June 19th through October 18th from 4:30-7pm


Old Post Office Restaurant
10040 Water St & Hwy 42
(920) 854-4034
First boil of the season is May 16th.
May & June: nightly except Sundays at 5:30pm & 6:45pm
July & August: 5:15pm, 6:30pm & 7:45pm
Sept. & October: 5:15pm, 6:30pm, Fri. & Sat. at 7:45pm

Fish Creek:

Pelletier’s Restaurant
Founders Square, Fish Creek
(920) 868-3313
Serving May 16th through October 18th nightly from 5pm to close every half hour

White Gull Inn
4225 Main St
(920) 868-3517
Serving Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Summer- May 14th-Aug 31st at 5:45pm, 7pm & 8:15pm
September & October – call for times
Serving Fish Boils every Friday in the Winter at 7pm

Rowleys Bay Restaurant and Fish Boil
1041 County Road ZZ, Rowleys Bay
(920) 854-2385

Sturgeon Bay:

Waterfront Mary’s Bar & Grill
3662 N. Duluth Ave, Beach Harbor Resort, Sturgeon Bay
(920) 743-3690

Mill Food & Spirits
4128 Hwy 42/57 N, Sturgeon Bay
(920) 743-5044

Scaturo’s Baking Co. & Cafe
19 Green Bay Rd., Sturgeon Bay
(920) 746-8727

Sure, it’s a bakery, but it also serves great breakfast, lunch and dinner — and a fish boil with whitefish on Fridays.

Are you a Supper Club fan? Check out this excellent book by Wisconsin travel writer Mary Bergin:

Kevin Revolinski

Author, travel writer/photographer, world traveler. Writes about travel, hiking, camping, paddling, and craft beer.

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