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The Packing House

) #36 of 1,258 Restaurants in Milwaukee €€ - €€€ American, Steakhouse, Soups
900 E Layton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-5237
+1 414-483-5054
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“fish fry” (54 reviews)
“prime rib” (26 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Soups
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
900 E Layton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-5237
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1 - 10 of 276 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

This place was recommended by the desk clerk at my hotel. It is a nice place--a busy place perhaps. Table cloths, live music in the bar, nice wait staff ect. The menu was ambitious and had some great sounding items. I choose the pork tenderloin...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 3 days ago

I brought a group of 12 people for a late lunch. All of the food was served perfectly; all hot, all at the same time! Bravo to the chef who pulled that off! I will definitely be back to try a dinner special. Our server...More

Thank dlw1420
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We serve lunch Monday through Friday and dinners nightly. We also feature live music from great local entertainers in our lounge Wednesday through Saturday nights. Our fish fry is consistently voted Milwaukee's best and is served dine...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Always has great food but especially love their fish fry. Reasonable prices and good size portions. Will definitely come back.

Thank colleen k
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much! Our fish fry has been a popular staple on our menu for decades. Available dine in all day every Friday and drive through 3-9pm. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped in for dinner (June 2017) one evening. We both ordered the Shrimp Scampi which was delicious. On the side we had a baked potato which was also very good. The gin martini was well prepared. The service was attentive and...More

Thank maloney1969
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your patronage and wonderful review! We hope to have another opportunity to serve you again in the future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family went to the Packing House to celebrate Mom's 88 birthday. On a Friday night, we didn't have a reservation but got in right away. Mom ordered the duck, me baked cod, my husband the filet mignon. It was his birthday celebration too. Food...More

Thank CindyLuWho
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review and for celebrating with us! I'm delighted to hear everything was great. We hope to have the opportunity to serve you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was very pleasantly surprised by the quality of food. Our waitress was very nice and helpful as well. The decor is a bit outdated (think of a 70's swanky steakhouse) but the quality of food more than makes up for the lack of desirable...More

Thank John R
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review! We hope to have another chance to serve you in the future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The desk clerk at our hotel recommended this place as a long standing Milwaukee favorite. Close to the airport, easy access, a nice variety on the menu, good service, and reasonable prices combined to make it a fun event. Our food was well prepared and...More

Thank Jimmo10
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the review and for stopping in! We look forward to serving you again the next time you're in the MKE area.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So so fish fry and poor potato pancakes. My husband really liked his baked cod and my friend Hans thought the fish fry was great. They also take reservations for Friday night Fish Fry which is a plus.More

Thank Suzanne L T
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review. While we are happy to hear your husband enjoyed his entree and your friend enjoyed our fish fry, I'm sorry to hear you didn't enjoy yours or the potato pancakes. Please give us another try and enjoy our many excellent...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by the front desk of the hotel I was staying. I wanted seafood for dinner. I had the baked cod. It was pretty good. I liked the potato pancakes. The service was friendly. They did not have a business card. The...More

Thank Hardrocker8888
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us during your stay! Please join us again the next time you're in Milwaukee!

Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Business dinner and ended up being a great choice. We both ordered steaks and cooked to perfection. Excellent service and will definitely recommend and be back.

Thank Hoopnet4343
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We look forward to serving you again soon.

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MadCityDiner
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Response from Chris W | Property representative |
Yes we do! Thank you. Please call to make yours. 414-483-5054
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Response from Mary M | Reviewed this property |
Packing House has Prime Rib on Wed,Sat and Sun. The prices are: 16oz King Cut for $37.99 and/or 12oz Queen Cut for $33.99
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$45
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 E Layton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-5237
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-483-5054
  • E-mail
Description
Family owned & operated since 1974. We have something to please even the most discriminating diners! Ribs, steaks, seafood, poultry & veal. Weekday lunch, dinners nightly. Prime Rib on Wednesday, Saturday & Sundays. Friday fish fry. Live music in the lounge Wednesday thru Saturday nights.
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