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.

Baileys Harbor:

Sandpiper Restaurant
8177 Hwy 57, Baileys Harbor
(920) 839-2528
Serving May 21st-June: Mon-Sat at 5:30pm

Mid-June: Mon-Sat at 5:30 & 6:30pm
July – Aug.: Mon-Sat at 5:30, 6:30 & 7:30pm
September: Mon-Sat at 5:30 & 6:30pm
October: Mon-Sat at 5:30pm


Village Cafe
7918 Hwy 42
(920) 868-3342
Fish boils by special arrangements for parties of 30 or more, evenings only.

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


Square Rigger Galley
6332 Hwy 57
(920) 823-2408 or (920) 823-2404
Serving nightly- mid-June through August 5:30pm, 7pm & 8:30pm
Sept. & Oct.: Sun-Wed at 5:30pm and Thurs-Sat at 5:30pm & 7pm
Winter fish boils every Fri & Sat. at 5:30pm
Call ahead for times

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