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The Copper Trout

250 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5046
+1 715-779-0293
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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250 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5046
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We got off of the boat tour really late and only had 7 or 8 minutes to get to the restaurant before they closed. I called and asked if they could accommodate us. The owner was very gracious and we arrived one minute before they...More

Thank Dan A
Reviewed 4 days ago

Delicious restaurant! You must try the wild mushroom bruschetta! Italian dishes as good as the best Italian restaurants in Chicago!

Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was worried when booking a reservation, that things had changed (first clue - you can now make a reservation.) But most happily, our table was waiting, and the food options were similar or close to similar. Our waiter, the owner's son, was absolutely delightful....More

Thank Ruth P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

When I saw Ethel’s was no longer in Bayfield I was sad, but was very relieved when we stopped in to do a to go pizza order that the same friendly owners were there, just the name changed to Copper Trout since last year. Pizza...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Being from Chicago, we seldom expect food of superior quality in remote areas of Wisconsin. We are normally satisfied with Supper Club comfort food. The Brown Trout serves excellent local Lake Superior fish and very authentic Italian dishes. My wife has a pasta with mushrooms...More

Thank Randy1019
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place and eat here every time I’m in Bayfield. The service is great and the staff is very attentive and friendly. My favorite is the wild mushroom pesto pasta. The smoked fish appetizer is also delicious, as is the chowder, the pizza,...More

Thank Erica B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was yummy especially the mushroom bruschettas. Great local place, fresh daily fish and good atmosphere.

Thank Rosanne F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate fish at a bunch of different places and The Copper Trout was unquestionably the best. It was fresh and had the smell, taste, texture, and temperature you come to coastal towns hoping to find. It's a smaller family restaurant that's very popular so...More

Thank Samuel J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved The Copper Trout. Excellent food and wonderful service. Very warm and welcoming atmosphere. Must go!!

Thank btparkinson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had a delicious meal. The menu had so many choices that we had a difficult time making a selection. Fortunately, we had an excellent waiter who offered suggestions and accommodated us. The whitefish was delicious and the chocolate dessert, well let's...More

Thank micaw2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5046
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Bayfield
  • Phone Number: +1 715-779-0293
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We are a seasonal restaurant in downtown Bayfield, serving fresh fish, gourmet pizza, delicious pasta and Black Angus Beef steaks.
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