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Harbor House

550 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5601
+1 414-395-4900
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (77 reviews)
“seafood” (128 reviews)
“branzino” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
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LOCATION
550 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5601
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1 - 10 of 971 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went here for a meeting over lunch and was really impressed with the Sunday brunch set up - really good food (especially the East Coast oysters). Fantastic views out from the West Coast of Lake Eyrie.

Thank Sapper909
Joe B, Owner at Harbor House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We set there for dinner on Sunday. The view is spectacular, the steak was good but the sea food was average. They served the food arrived before our drinks. There is no free parking, which is kind of annoying with such an expensive restaurant. After...More

Thank Nelly Z
Joe B, Owner at Harbor House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for dining with us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was highly recommended as a top restaurant for both the food and view of Milwaukee. I had made our reservation several months back requesting a table by the windows. This was our last stop on a trip to Milwaukee. The food was amazing!...More

Thank Patty K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, the restaurant and the setting are lovely. It was fun to watch the art museum Burke Brise Soleil wings flap at noon (it takes 5 minutes for those wings to do one full flap). The menu seems limited for lunch and portions quite small;...More

1  Thank SunshineFun07
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Harbor House was recommended to us by friends who live in Wisconsin. It is a very popular dining option in Milwaukee with spectacular views over the harbor toward the Milwaukee Art Museum. We happened to be there on a Thursday evening and saw the...More

Thank Sharon G
Joe B, Owner at Harbor House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for dining with us, Sharon. We're happy to hear you enjoyed your meal and the view. We hope to see you next time you're in the area!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First, the view from the Habor House is arguably the best in Milwaukee, especially on a nice night. The food is also great, I had the filet and lobster and it was perfect in portion size and had great taste. The one thing I was...More

Thank tgainer03
Joe B, Owner at Harbor House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for dining with us. We're happy to hear you and your group enjoyed your double date and we're looking forward to welcoming you back soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for Sunday Brunch and it was just okay, Thank goodness the server was excellent, he was very attentive during the whole time we spent there. (When we returned with our food, we discovered we had no silverware or napkins which took a few...More

Thank Jane Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful place to have dinner. The food is very nice. Large wine selection. Excellent service. Views are amazing! Take a romantic walk afterward. Great place for happy hour as well!

Thank Michelle S
Joe B, Owner at Harbor House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for dining with us, Michelle. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed September 12, 2018

Our best neighbor took my best wife & me out for dinner for her birthday. We went to The Harbor House. Formerly the Pieces of Eight restaurant at the lake front. Great valet parking. Great view at our lakeside seats. Lisa, Bryce & Justine we’re...More

1  Thank Joseph H
Joe B, Owner at Harbor House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for dining with us, Joseph! We're happy to hear you and your group enjoyed your meals. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

My Husband and I had reservations here for the first time. We love seafood and were looking forward to it. The weather didn’t cooperate, and we had a grey, rainy view of the lake, but that was secondary. The restaurant had a nice ambiance, it...More

Thank Sue O
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Traveler1305
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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svetapayson
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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Theresa S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$52
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, 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, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
Description
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.
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