Your Guide to Wisconsin’s Best Waterfront Dining Destinations

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Food always tastes better when paired with beautiful scenery. Wisconsin is home to waterfront establishments where the views and the food are simply delicious. Head to one of these restaurants and enjoy a night out with friends, a romantic dinner for two or simply end the day with an unforgettable meal and an amazing sunset. Here are some destinations where the views are as tasty as the entrees. Your table is waiting.

Stevens Point Area

Home to the iconic Wisconsin River, Lake DuBay, and more than 40 other rivers, lakes, streams, and flowages, the Stevens Point Area has numerous places to enjoy an outdoor meal. You’ll find upscale dining, bar & grills, coffee shops and cafes on or near the water’s edge. The area is popular with boaters and paddlers and fisherman here catch everything from musky to channel catfish. Plan your next watery adventure before dessert! (See waterfront restaurant listings below).

Vilas County

There are 1,300 lakes in Vilas County, not to mention 73 rivers and streams. You can barely drive a country mile in this place without catching a view of a beautiful Northwoods lake. So, if you’re looking for waterfront dining, you’ll find plenty of options. Vilas County is covered by vast forests that are rich in wildlife so you may see loons and ducks enjoying the lake as you enjoy your entrée.

Boulder Junction

The Musky Capital of the World has riverfront dining close to the trails, lodging, and perhaps the next record musky catch! In Sayner-Star Lake, you can enjoy upscale dining with a gorgeous sunset view. Head east to Conover to find waterfront dining near some great outdoor recreation. There are plenty of waterfront dining options in scenic Eagle River and you can also find a meal with a perfect view in St. Germain. (See waterfront restaurant listings below).



Bahamas Lounge – Stevens Point

Bullheads Bar & Grill – Stevens Point

Club 10 – Stevens Point

Dock of DuBay – Lake DuBay

Lakeside Bar – Stevens Point

Landmark Coffeehouse – Amherst

Ruby Coffee Rosters – Nelsonville

Rusty’s Backwater Saloon – Stevens Point

Shipyard Bar & Grill – Lake DuBay

Tiki’s Bar & Grill – Lake DuBay



Bauer’s Dam Resort – Conover

Braywood Resort Bar & Grill – Eagle River

Chanticleer Inn – Eagle River

Dublin Sports Bar – Conover

Eddie B’s White Spruce Restaurant & Tavern – Eagle River

Four Seasons – St. Germain

Headwater’s on the Manitowish River – Boulder Junction

Lumpy’s Sports Bar & Grill – Eagle River

Pirates Hideaway – Eagle River

Pitlik’s Sand Beach Resort – Eagle River

Wild Bear Grill and Pub – Eagle River

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