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B.J. Wentker’s Historic Fine Dining

230 Milwaukee Ave, Burlington, WI 53105-1800
+1 262-767-1514
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (8 reviews)
“salmon” (4 reviews)
“fish fry” (5 reviews)
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11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Steakhouse, International, Pub
230 Milwaukee Ave, Burlington, WI 53105-1800
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I made a beeline to BJ Wentkers for a good dinner and a glimpse of a historic building. We were not disappointed with either experience. I had the surf & turf which was prepared perfectly and presented well. My wife has a...More

Thank DetailsByBill
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I really wish this restaurant could make a go of it. It is a beautiful historic setting. We ordered the surf and turf that was excellent and the filet Oscar which left much to be desired. The bernaise sauce was to salty...More

1  Thank Cindy Y
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We have never had a bad meal, and it's one of the only finer dining restaurants in Burlington. I tend to get their steak every time, but my husband will get the drunken ribeye, steak a la oscar or a seafood dish. Never have had...More

Thank Love2Ctheworld1117
Reviewed 15 August 2017

BJ Wentker's should be packed with diners. It's not busy unfortunately as this old time bar is totally cool inside. The "new menu" was disappointing to us. Kohlrabi noodles and overpriced entrees. We thought the establishment would serve their clients better with gourmet burgers or...More

Thank Cam8880
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Friday for dinner. Not very crowded and no waiting for table. But from sit down to walk out there was a lot of waiting: for drinks, salad, then entrees. The bread was warm, the salads were good. I had the Steak Oscar,...More

Thank Marcos L
Reviewed 28 June 2017

My husband and I are new the community and received a coupon for this place in a welcome package, it was about to expire so we decided to check it out. We decided to take the kids with us on a weekday night. The restaurant...More

Thank BadgerChica
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I called the day before to make reservations and was assured it was not necessary, but I insisted as I was meeting a friend from out of town. When I arrived the place was empty but for one couple huddled in a very secluded corner...More

Thank Jeffrey S
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We made the reservation for a large party. But when we arrived we had to wait for 10 minutes to "get your table ready". When we were seated we realized we waited for 3 individual round tables to be moved next to each other. Ok...More

Thank kioara
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ate here in mid February when he was in town for business and we returned last week because we enjoyed it so much. Live music and half price bottles of wine on Wednesdays make it even better! The staff is friendly...More

1  Thank jconcienne
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I have been to this fine restaurant several times. The history of the building is amazing, the decor preserved, with a very fine bar. The menu changes every so often but it is always delicious with nice portions (not too small, not too big). There...More

1  Thank Sandra O
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mary k
10 May 2016|
Response from Hillary C | Reviewed this property |
Not that I noticed. It would be better to call and ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 Milwaukee Ave, Burlington, WI 53105-1800
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 262-767-1514
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