famous Swedish pancakes

mmm-mm delicious…served in minutes, always hot…try ‘em with butter, maple syrup, lingonberries, or powdered sugar

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help wanted - Employment - all positions

wear Swedish clogs to work and have some fun, too…we need Butik sales associates and Restaurant staff, all positions

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downtown - Goat Parade - sister bay

Saturday, June 13, 12:30pm is the day for the third annual Roofing of the Goats Parade, down Hwy 42, Sister Bay

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great chefs - Uncork Summer - food & wine fest

Door County’s peninsula-wide small plate extravaganza by local chefs, held in Ellison Bay, Saturday, June 27, 10am-5pm

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Learn the history of Al Johnson's from the family themselves!



Al Johnson's master baker, John Ostran, is renowned by customers and staff alike for his inventive creations!



One-of-a-kind, traditional and modern Scandinavian gifts to appease everyone! 

Al Johnson's Goat Cam

The two web cameras mounted on a rooftop peak of Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant are pointed in slightly different directions, so they reveal 95% of the sod roof’s surface.

If you can’t see the goats in one picture, look closely at the other…it’s a rare day that you can’t see the goats somewhere on the roof…unless it’s night-time, of course, because the goats are brought down each evening and spend the evening in a peaceful barn on the outskirts of Sister Bay.

Note that the goats are NOT on the roof in winter! They usually go onto the restaurant’s sod roof at the start of each tourism season, in late May, continuing through mid-October.

Goat Cam

Check out what's Happening


There's always something fun or interesting happening in Door County!

Stay current and you'll be able to time your next trip to coincide with the Half Marathon in May, the Roofing of the Goats Parade and Uncork Summer in June, Sister Bay's Fall Fest in October, Al's Annual Butik Sale in November, our traditional Swedish Julbord dinner in December, and much more.

All year long – even in winter – Door County is the place to be for a relaxing getaway in beautiful northeastern Wisconsin!

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