Door County Restaurants

Old Post Office Restaurant

  • 10040 Water St. (Hwy. 42) Map It
  • Ephraim
  • Scandinavian

Published 05/21/2015

Fodor's Review

Just like its name suggests, this was once a post office. Today it's a popular spot for fish-boil dinners, an Upper Great Lakes tradition, particularly in Scandinavian circles. Chunks of Lake Michigan whitefish are boiled with salt and red potatoes in a large kettle. Warm butter is ladled over the fish just before serving. A theatrical demonstration of the process is hosted by boil master Earl Jones in the restaurant's backyard Monday through Saturday evenings. Slices of cherry pie end the meal on a sweet note.

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The Edgewater Resort, 10040 Water St. (Hwy. 42), Ephraim, Wisconsin, 54211, United States

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Published 05/21/2015


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