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Michael's House of Prime

) #9 of 70 Restaurants in Pewaukee €€ - €€€ American, Steakhouse, Soups
W278N2316 Prospect Ave, Pewaukee, WI 53072-5218
+1 262-691-1450
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“crackers” (7 reviews)
“prime rib” (31 reviews)
“ham salad” (4 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Soups
€€ - €€€
W278N2316 Prospect Ave, Pewaukee, WI 53072-5218
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The new ownership has made an excellent restaurant even better. We enjoyed the lighter brighter atmosphere the craft cocktails and personable bartender. The new York Strip was better than a similar steak that I recently had at Mr. B's steak house. My wife ordered the...More

Thank kurt442
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Great food and ambiance! Portions are large so worth the price and everything is served hot. They provide valet parking since there are not many places to park. This is a good place to go for a special dinner.

Thank kywomn49
Rick B, Owner at Michael's House of Prime, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you for your kind review. Our team works hard to serve you great food and drink backed up with friendly service. We appreciate your visit.

Reviewed 23 May 2017

We were celebrating a friends birthday and 5 out of the 8 of us love prime rib. The prime rib was excellent!! The baked potatoes are kinda small and if you choose the asparagus instead of spud you only received 3 stalks. I ordered the...More

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Rick B, Owner at Michael's House of Prime, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

We are glad you enjoyed your celebration at our restaurant. We appreciate your comments on our food, and yes the portions are large. With the prime rib we attempt to give every diner a portion that has a bone. We will look into a 6...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017

Our family had a awesome meal! From the fabulous cocktails with extra large ice cubes to the scrumptious desserts in mason jars the evening was a stand out. Michael's is blending the best of a classic steak restaurant with fresh current culinary trends. My teenage...More

Thank sarahespencer
Rick B, Owner at Michael's House of Prime, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you for your kind comments. The 72 hour pot roast is off the menu for the summer but will return in fall. Look forward to having you in again to try out our other goodies.

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We've been going to Michael's since the '70's together, with friends, or business guests. Always great service, plenty of food including complimentary cheese & ham spread to start you off. If you have the prime rib order the house cut unless you are Really hungry....More

Thank Leslie M
Rick B, Owner at Michael's House of Prime, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you for your kind comments. We are pleased you enjoyed your meal and experience. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 26 April 2017

The new owners and new chef at Michael's is a win win. First of all the new decor is a big and welcome change for the bar and restaurant. It is so clean and I know there are more things to come for the walls...More

Thank zelzorch
Rick B, Owner at Michael's House of Prime, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thank you for your positive comments. We are working hard keep the wonderful traditions and history of the restaurant and food, yet creating a fresher atmosphere with many new and lighter menu items. We look forward to having you visit again real soon.

Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We received a gift certificate for Michaels and used it tonight. We started with the onion straws which were amazing. The cheese amd crackers were good, as well as the salad. The prime rib was much larger than we expected. It wasn't one of the...More

Thank JohnB59686
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I have been going to Michaels for more than 15 years. Unfortunately, the food quality had been slipping recently. The new owners are implementing consistent improvements across the board. The staple of the prime rib is back to rivaling any Chicago steakhouse. The cocktail and...More

Thank jpO9616GW
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I ordered the 24 ounce prime rib and it was good. Came with horseradish but I would have preferred broth. Smallest salad I have ever been served. It was just a few bites but it was delicious. French Onion soup was unimpressive. The cheese was...More

Thank Darryl L
Rick B, Owner at Michael's House of Prime, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2017

Thanks for coming in and sharing your comments which are helpful. We have been working on improving our salad moving from just iceberg to a blend of various greens. We apparently have the taste but need to work on the volume. We do put some...More

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Friends invited us to join them for dinner. We visited this restaurant a few years ago with them and remember it to be excellent food and service. Soon found out when we arrived on this visit that ownership changed in December 2016. I ordered the...More

Thank Michael K
Rick B, Owner at Michael's House of Prime, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thank you for sharing your concerns about your meal. Yes, we did take over the ownership of the restaurant in December, keeping the entire staff and suppliers. Being active diners, I know how disappointing it can be when the food or service is not what...More

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roger j
15 February 2016|
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We are closed Mondays. Please come by any other week night.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$20 - US$89
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: W278N2316 Prospect Ave, Pewaukee, WI 53072-5218
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Pewaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 262-691-1450
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Michaels House of Prime has been a family owned and operated restaurant for over 90 years. While specializing in bringing our diners delicious slow roasted prime rib and mouth watering steaks and seafood, Michael's also delivers on a wonderful Friday Fish Fry and a great variety of appetizers. The changing menu reflects the change in seasons and the availability of produce from area farmers and providers.

The bar chefs are constantly creating new drinks to entice you from leaving an old favorite for something new. They also make a wide variety of good old Wisconsin ice cream drinks.

Tuesdays is Smokehouse night that along with our full menu the chefs use the backyard smoker to create some wonderful BBQ.
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