Al's Customer Rewards Program

$100 worth of Al’s Gift Certificates gets you a FREE $20 Gift Certificate... $50 worth gets you a FREE $10 Certificate! (Gift Certificates available 11/02/18)


Stabbur Now Closed…until Spring 2019!

We had another great season at our outdoor beer garden, Stabbur. Vacationing families, kids' games on the lawn, Friday fish fries, live bands, new beers to introduce, whew! Click below for a collection of our fondest 2018 memories…

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Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 8, 9-11 am

Bring the kids for breakfast with you-know-who, includes a visit with Santa, a small gift, Child's Swedish Pancakes, sausage or bacon, juice or milk...find out who's been naughty or nice!

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Al's Traditional Julbord Celebration on Dec. 7-8

Make your (required) reservation today, they're going fast! Enjoy Jansson's Temptation, Potatis Korv, and an array of other traditional Swedish Christmas dishes...December 7th & 8th!

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Winter Means…Snow Cam!

When our goats retreat to their cozy barn, the snow howling down Sister Bay Hill, Al's green sod roof turns white and it's time for Snow Cam! Our former Goat Cam cameras…show the snow!

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Swedish Pancakes with Lingonberries

"Heavenly." "Best Thing I Ever Ate." "A Little Bit of Sweden." "Nothing Like Them." "Try to Eat Just One." "Like Grandma Used to Make." "Lingonberries Rule!"


Al's Swedish Butik

With a vast assortment of clogs, clothing, jewelry and foods like imported lingonberries & jams, we've been told our Butik is as Swedish as anything you'll find in Sweden!


Find Us Outside of Door County!

The best grocery stores throughout the Midwest are carrying our Lingonberries and Swedish Pancake Mix – ask for them today!

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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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