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Smyth In The Iron Horse Hotel

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Walker's Point
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500 W Florida St, Milwaukee, WI 53204, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1534 (6th Street)
+1 414-831-4615
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 14:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Richfield, Wisconsin, United States
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had our Christmas party dinner for our business and all stayed at the hotel. The restaurant is very chic and classy, but I found the menu a bit odd, and the portions were very small. Some of our guests were hungry a short time later after we went out after dinner. The menu was odd from the standpoint that... More 

Thank David B
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is fabulous (see review) but I think you can definitely find better dining options. The menu is small without a lot of options. My wife ordered a steak medium to medium well and what we received was a small piece of overcooked leather. We also ordered the grilled asparagus as a side. $12 for a few asparagus spears... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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244 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Smyth is located in the Iron Horse Hotel, offering great coffee, a good tea selection and good local breakfast fare as well as healthy food options (for example, egg white omelettes). I opted for the egg white omelette with mushrooms spinach and ham, which rye toast and cheese grits (home fries and fruit were other side options). All food was... More 

Thank AMToronto29
Portland, Oregon
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72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I don't eat meat so 1/2 the menu was out for me - but service, ambiance, and mimosas were awesome. I sat at the bar because I was solo on business. Tiramisu Pancakes were to die for! Will dream about these again! Order one pancake at a time!

Thank Julie C
Santa Rosa, California
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

The food was good and you got a lot, but for a breakfast it was very pricey. The hotel didn't give a breakfast.

Thank debbie95407
Wales, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I rather liked their theme of old heavy weathered wooden plank and beam, and ironwork of nouveau urban edge. While their Old Fashioned could be the stuff of legend, it’s not enough to save the experience. Their menu is thinly populated. Some of the selections sounded interesting, but there were simply not a great deal from which to choose. There... More 

Thank Mary Z
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived quite early and had to wait for the restaurant to open. Nicely designed operation. I had the Cioppino and loved it. Portion was small but delicious. The ladies both had steaks and loved them. One came with their version of hassellback potatoes and it was terrific. Skipped dessert due to time constraints. Wine list needs improvement.

Thank James B
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We heard so many fantastic things about the brunch, we had to go! Huge selections, no more endless Mimosas, there is a limit now. Wait staff is friendly and prompt to refill drinks. Very clean. Slightly overpriced but can't beat the atmosphere!

Thank JenDanAsh16
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This was my birthday celebration pick for my husband and I to have a night out. I cant say enough about the food and drinks! We had the cheese board to start with, oh my goodness, I had a hard chedder cheese with honeycomb on it the mix of the cheese and honey is spectacular. The crackers were actually a... More 

Thank Gina P
Charlotte, North Carolina
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86 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I loved everything about this place. The ambiance, the food, the drinks, etc. I stayed at the Iron Horse for business and the restaurant was perfect for meeting trendy clients -- and get interior decorating ideas for home! Stop in! Milwaukee does food right!

Thank BookOfTravel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$55
American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 W Florida St, Milwaukee, WI 53204, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1534
    (6th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Walker's Point
  • Neighbourhood: Walker's Point
  • Phone Number: +1 414-831-4615
  • This restaurant is at Iron Horse Hotel
The quintessential experience in Rustic-American cuisine. From individual dining to groups of all sizes - lose yourself in the comfort of the finely appointed dining room, the warm and friendly service, and the beautiful Iron Horse Hotel.

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