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Harbor House

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Menu

APPETIZERS
$17.95
Sea Scallops
Sweet Potato Purée, Bacon Lardons, Sautéed Mushrooms
$15.95
Maryland-Style Blue Crab Cake
Remoulade Sauce, Carrot and Celery Salad
$16.95
Steamed Mussels
White Wine, Cherry Tomato, Sweet Herbs, Toasted Baguette
$15.95
Classic Shrimp Cocktail
Cocktail Sauce, Lemon
$15.95
Oysters Rockefeller
Creamed Spinach, Bacon, Pernod, Bearnaise Sauce
$13.95
Fried Clams
Lightly-battered New England Clams, Tartar Sauce, French Fries
$12.95
Fried Calamari
Marinated in Garlic, Marinara Sauce
$15.95
Grilled Shrimp
Roasted Bell Peppers, Capers, Tomato, Lemon, Basil
SOUP & SALADS
$6.95
$9.95
New England Style Clam Chowder
Bacon, Potato
$7.95
$10.95
Shellfish Bisque
Lobster, Shrimp, Crab, Cream
$8.95
Mesclun Greens
Mixed Greens, Tomato, Cucumber, Radish, Carrots, Rice Wine Vinaigrette
$9.95
Classic Caesar Salad
Romaine Lettuce, Croutons, Parmesan, Anchovy Dressing
$10.95
Wedge Salad
Bacon, Tomato, Red Onion, Croutons, Blue Cheese
$16.95
Crab Salad
Jumbo Lump Crab, Fresh Spinach, Avocado, Apples, Walnuts, Chickpeas, Citrus Vinaigrette
FISH
$39.95
Whole Roasted Branzino
Fingerling Potatoes, Roasted Cauliflower, Anchovy Vinaigrette
$36.95
Block Island Swordfish
Caramelized Brussels Sprouts, Sweet Potato Purée, Curry Butter
$32.95
Plymouth Springs Rainbow Trout
Brown Butter, Lemon, French Beans, Toasted Almonds
$35.95
Grilled Tuna
Fresh Spinach, Avocado, Honeycrisp Apples, Walnuts, Chickpeas, Citrus Vinaigrette
$29.95
Grilled Salmon
Celery Root-Potato Purée, Spinach, Red Wine Butter
SHELLFISH
$35.95
Sautéed Sea Scallops
Roasted Rainbow Carrots, Sweet Potato Purée, Bacon Lardons, Sautéed Mushrooms
$55.95
Steamed Alaskan King Crab Legs
Red Potatoes, Spinach, Lemon
$34.95
Cioppino
Clams, Mussels, Scallops, Shrimp, Fish, Tomato-Wine Broth, Spinach, Herbs
$55.95
Grilled South African Lobster Tails
Buttered Red Potatoes, Spinach, Lemon
Market Price
Whole Steamed 2 Lb Maine Lobster
Buttered Red Potato, French Beans, Drawn Butter
PASTA
$18.95
$24.95
Linguine with Clams
Manilla Clams, White Wine, Clam Broth, Fresh Parsley
$18.95
Cavatappi Pasta
French Beans, Roasted Cauliflower, Cherry Tomato, Chickpeas, Basil Pesto
One Tail $35.95
Two Tails $55.95
Lobster and Spaghetti
South African Tail, Cherry Tomato Sauce, Garlic and Chili Flake
COMBINATIONS
All combinations served with a Filet Mignon, Potato Purée, Sautéed Spinach, and Béarnaise Sauce
8oz Filet $65.95
6oz Filet $55.95
Whole 1 Lb Maine Lobster
8oz Filet $54.95
6oz Filet $44.95
Sautéed Sea Scallops
8oz Filet $52.95
6oz Filet $42.95
Grilled Shrimp
8oz Filet $50.95
6oz Filet $40.95
Grilled Salmon
8oz Filet $63.95
6oz Filet $52.95
South African Lobster Tail
8oz Filet $51.95
6oz Filet $41.95
Crab Cake
$48.95
Strauss Veal Chop "Oscar"
Center Cut Veal Chop, Jumbo Lump Crab, Celery Root-Potato Purée, Brussels Sprouts, Béarnaise Sauce
8oz Filet $63.95
6oz Filet $53.95
Steamed ½Lb Alaskan King Crab Legs
LAND ENTRÉES
$39.95
8oz Filet Mignon*
Potato Purée, French Beans, Red Wine Butter Sauce
$44.95
Center Cut New York Strip
Fingerling Potatoes, Sautéed Mushrooms, Brussels Sprouts, Béarnaise Sauce
$22.95
Roasted Semi-Boneless Chicken
Sweet Potato Purée, Caramelized Cauliflower, Lemon
SANDWICH
$13.95
Charbroiled Cheese Burger
Choice of Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato, Red Onion, Sciortino's Bun, French Fries
$17.95
Great Lakes Perch
Fried Perch, Sciortino's Bun, Coleslaw, American Cheese, French Fries
$24.95
Maine Lobster Roll
Old Bay Mayo, Celery Salt, Bibb Lettuce, Brioche Bun, French Fries
$25.95
Lobster and Avocado BLT
Bacon, Bibb Lettuce, Vine Ripe Tomato, Old Bay Mayo
$18.95
Crab Cake Sandwich
Coleslaw, Argula, Sciortino's Bun, French Fries
About
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
PRICE RANGE
US$12 - US$52
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Seafood
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, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Absolutely the best scallops I have had and that is a statement considering I have had seafood from coast to coast. The drinks were fabulous as was the service!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Cultured2013
Joe B, Owner at Harbor House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for sharing your experience! We're happy to hear you enjoyed the scallops.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had have heard a lot of positive recommendations from Harbor House so a co-worker and I decided to treat ourselves to a holiday dinner. I am not typically into the fine dining restaurants or seafood so this review will reflect my experience and not...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Joe B, Owner at Harbor House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for dining with us! We're happy to hear you and your co-worker enjoyed your holiday gathering.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant in on the lake so the views are great. It's a beautiful restaurant. It's expensive but the service is fabulous. We had two servers that worked as a team so we had plenty of attention. The food was very good but the venue...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank thatredhead
Joe B, Owner at Harbor House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for dining with us! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this restaurant. Located on the lake, amazing views even for the December month. Stopped in for a late lunch snack. Ordered shrimp cocktail, half dozen oysters & crab cake sandwich, sans the bun. Food was delish!!! The bartender even made a special drink for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Chudzmf
Joe B, Owner at Harbor House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for dining with us! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your lunch, and look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed December 13, 2018

Loved the Harbour House. Had a great steak and salmon combo dinner. Service was great, the views were amazing, and the vibe was awesome. Would recommend this to everyone.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank RSmitty12
Joe B, Owner at Harbor House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for dining with us!

Reviewed November 23, 2018

We have dined at Harbor House several times and it has always been good. We often stop in for oysters and wine. The oysters are the best and always a great selection of both east and west coast varieties. Almost always try to stop in...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tdw41
Joe B, Owner at Harbor House, responded to this reviewResponded November 26, 2018

We're happy to hear you enjoy our oyster selection! Thanks for stopping in.

Reviewed November 22, 2018

Our first visit was on a Friday night. We arrived a few minutes early and the hostess said we couldn't be seated because they hadn't started dinner service yet. So our table sat empty and we stood until it was the right time for us...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Elizabeth M
Joe B, Owner at Harbor House, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2018

Thank you for dining with us, Elizabeth. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

Went with family for lunch, food was great but took a long time to get to the table. Were given a round of free drinks for the delay.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kate S
Reviewed November 9, 2018

As a group of five we visited the Harbor House last night. I highly recommend requesting a booth facing the lake in your reservation, as they are generous and the views are stunning. It easily fit five of us. We started with a variety of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank EBruce0831
Reviewed November 6, 2018

was there with customers, around 4:30pm. Valet for the parking, Oysters from West and East Coast, also a nice Happy Hour Menu. Calamari, tartares, fries, and so on... great beers and mules.service is good. the view is amazing, the decoration too. worth a stop.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Vincent84110
Joe B, Owner at Harbor House, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Thank you for stopping in! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your visit over happy hour.

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Allison S
October 24, 2018|
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Business casual is best.
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July 6, 2017|
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Response from abhumphrey | Reviewed this property |
Harbor House is open till 10pm on Fridays and as it should take you 17 minutes from Mitchell Airport you'll be fine. Dress code is flexible, though the clientele here tends to dress better than at most places. As long as... More
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April 5, 2017|
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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
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