Sister Bay, Wisconsin: Goats on the RoofA restaurant roof covered with sod, which the live goats keep neatly trimmed.
Al Johnson's Swedish Restaurant
- 700 N Bay Shore Dr., Sister Bay, WI
- Al Johnson's Swedish Restaurant, Hwy 42, downtown Sister Bay.
- M-Sa 6 am - 8 pm, Su 7 am - 8 pm. (Call to verify)
Visitor Tips and News About Goats on the Roof
The Goats on Roof may not be the same ones, but there's three of them. I'm so intrigued by this -- do they ever get brought down? If they need a veterinary surgeon does he have to get up on the roof?[BereniceUK, 11/19/2009]
Al Johnson's Swedish Restaurant and Butik is an authentic Swedish family-owned restaurant where you can find goats grazing the sod roof. It's quite a sight, and it's made this place one of the most famous restaurants in Door County. Inside the casual, carpeted dining room, young ladies in Scandinavian garb dish out limpa bread and Swedish meatballs.
The menu consists of a variety of Swedish fare, from pancakes with lingonberries to Swedish meatballs, whitefish, sandwiches, salads, and a variety of hot and cold plates.[Jeremy, 04/30/2007]
Reading on one of your links about goats on a rooftop in British Columbia reminded me that Wisconsin had one, too. It's in Sister Bay in Door County on the main highway through town. (Unless my memory's fogged, and it's in another of Door County's picturesque tourist traps.)
A google.com search says it's at Al Johnson's Swedish Restaurant and Butik, 702 Bay Shore Dr., Sister Bay: "This hot spot in Sister Bay features Swedish pancakes with lingonberry sauce (about $5.50)--and a bunch of surefooted goats grazing on the moss-covered roof.[James Janega, 07/04/2002]