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Harbor House

550 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5601
+1 414-395-4900
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (47 reviews)
“seafood” (102 reviews)
“branzino” (16 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
550 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5601
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious dinner and a gorgeous view of Lake Michigan, even as the sun was setting behind us. My husband and I thought we had our minds made up until our server told us that evening's specials. We each ordered the same special...More

Thank buhrma
Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW!!! The food here is top notch, but expensive! The service team was very polite, and also had a wonderful knowledge about the food and menu. Service time was quick. Again, Prices are a bit high and servings are small. However, the food was very...More

Thank Krish S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I come back a few times a year for our special occasion dinners. Were seated by the window as requested and got approached by our waiter. Ordered Manhattans we enjoyed so much the last time we're there. The Manhattans are now served...More

Thank Lilly L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch. We had a reservation but arrived early but we were accommodated although it was quite busy. There is valet parking here which is nice. We had a wonderful tomato and cucumber salad with feta cheese and clam chowder to start....More

Thank Tonypose
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very solid spot for business or pleasure. It's a neat location and attracts many large parties so can be noisy. The food is "good" but wouldn't say anything was exceptional. The service was very good and an extensive wine list. Worth the visit just...More

Thank Steven G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was called The Pieces of Eight until taken over by the Bartolotta group. Upscale furnishings. Good view of the lake. Can be very noisy and crowded. The seafood buffet is top notch, a bit expensive but worth it. Unfortunately, fish, not beef is...More

Thank wwenerowicz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best oysters in town, they have like 8 different kind of oysters and all of them were great. Service was great too. My fish wasn't the best they over cook it, but was fine.

Thank Garminte
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wife and I shared two apps (shrimp cocktail & crab cake) both delicious! Then we shared the trout almandine very good as well, we could not resist sharing a desert so we had the key lime pie, it was to die for! Unfortunately after spending...More

Thank blasterjack
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Being from the East Coast shore I tend to be skeptical of seafood unless I know the restaurant. I had one of the finest dishes in some time at Harbor House. Cooked perfectly (Halibut), strangely over pasta but the dishes worked tremendously, with little beck...More

1  Thank DavidU4444
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently visited the Harbor House for my daughters and husbands birthday. We had a table for 6, The service was excellent and so was the food. 4 at our table had the Filet, 1 had the crab legs and 1 had the lobster. All...More

Thank Becky V
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Are you having an Easter brunch?? And what is the price per adult and a child?? Txs!
5 April 2017|
Response from Joe B | Property representative |
Harbor House as well as many of our restaurants are offering an Easter brunch. The brunch at Harbor House is a Station Buffet from 9:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. on Sunday, April 16, 2017. The price is $44.95 for adults and $19.95... More
Theresa S
How wheelchair friendly is harbor house?
9 May 2016|
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Response from KLMMadison | Reviewed this property |
Agree. Very
can I see the dinner menu?
4 March 2015|
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Response from Jim M | Reviewed this property |
Just go to their website!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$52
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 550 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5601
    (Harbor Dr & N Lincoln Memorial Dr)
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-395-4900
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Harbor House is a bright, spacious New England-style seafood restaurant Milwaukee residents and visitors love, set on the shore of Lake Michigan. The restaurant is a result of a partnership between local businessman and philanthropist Michael Cudahy and The Bartolotta Restaurants. After opening in 2010, Harbor House quickly rose to become one of the city's top restaurants.

Harbor House offers a premier lakefront dining experience and the freshest seafood flown in daily from both coasts. The interior features a three-sided bar, a raw bar, an open kitchen and a private dining room available for special events and parties. An outdoor patio features a full bar, Adirondack chairs and unparalleled views of the lake, the Milwaukee Art Museum and Milwaukee's skyline.