Door County in Wisconsin boasts of 300 miles of shoreline that provides locals and tourists alike with amazing sunrise and sunset views. The place is known for its orchards, art galleries, historic lighthouses, water activities, state parks, and delicious food offerings.
Each of its unique towns has a long line of vacation activities. There are also many condo rentals available in Fish Creek, WI that are great for the whole family. Whether you are staying here for just the weekend or the whole week, be sure not to miss Door County’s top dining destinations.
Villagios in Fish Creek Town
This mother-and-daughter-run restaurant serves delicious Italian fare ranging from hoagies, pizza and classic pasta dishes. They have fish, meat and deli, wonderfully paired with wine from their distinct wine list.
People visiting Fish Creek should not miss the house lasagna, but adventurous souls can go for the angel hair pasta limone, which comes with freshly squeezed lemon and pine nuts. Guests may also request to have grilled shrimp or chicken with their pasta.
The place is decorated with hand-painted scenes and has a glassed-in porch that provides diners with a cozy ambiance. The place also boasts of the largest Door County tree right in the front yard.
Wickman House in Ellison Bay
The Wickman House is a beautiful home built on acres of prairie land in the 1910s. The restaurant focuses on serving local, fresh and sustainable ingredients, many of which are harvested from their on-site garden.
People frequent this place for the best steak frites, which has that melt-in-your-mouth goodness. The menu often varies according to what ingredients are available, and the house has a homemade ice cream sandwich that is popular among the kids. Wickman House also has a creative and tantalizing cocktail menu that visitors should not forget to try.
Door County Creamery in Sister Bay
The Door County Creamery is a mix of retail store, restaurant and a cheese-making facility a few steps from the goat farm. Here, you can find common home-made goat cheeses such as chevre and cheddar, as well as some not so common like marinated feta, wild ramp chevre and cave-aged falltum cheese.
Visitors may buy cheeses and wine from the creamery or choose to stay and dine in the cozy restaurant. They offer tasting plates of meat and cheese combo, and fresh artisan sandwiches. Must try is the cheese curd sandwich, as it comes with a truffle-roasted tomato spread and some fresh curds for the sandwich, and the roasted almond and fig gelato for dessert.
Wild Tomato in Fish Creek
Another place every foodie must visit is the Wild Tomato Restaurant in Fish Creek. Everything here is made from scratch or scoured from farms around Door County. They offer traditional and specialty pizza flavors, which are called the “Donation Creation.” A dollar from each sale of their specialty pizza is donated to a local non-profit organization.
The restaurant also serves great-tasting salads, appetizers and sandwiches. Little kids love a visit to Wild Tomato to watch pizza chefs toss those crusts and create pizzas in front of them.
There is definitely something for everyone to enjoy in Door County, making it an ideal vacation spot or quick getaway destination for the family. It is easy to book condo rentals in ideal locations, too.