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The Packing House

900 E Layton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-5237
+1 414-483-5054
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fish fry” (57 reviews)
“prime rib” (28 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 288 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made reservations but decided to stay in the welcoming bar area for dinner and happy hour and live music. Fillet was wonderful and dinner was timeless. You just don’t see this any more

Thank Maria J
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for joining us and for the great review! Please continue to spread the word about us and your excellent experience. We hope to serve you again soon.

Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Didn't feel like dining in so called in an order to go. Was very specific in what I wanted and everything was in there and packed perfectly. I had the king cut of prime rib medium and it was temped perfectly. The best part for...More

1  Thank Rubypumpkin B
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Thanks you so much for the wonderful review! We are so honored to have earned your loyal patronage and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 1 November 2017

Stopped here for a meal while in town on business and was pleasantly surprised! The menu was filled with options and the staff was more than willing to explain any questions we had. The portions were as expected for a steakhouse and the prices also...More

Thank AndyDanica2016
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thanks so much for the review! We are so happy you enjoyed your experience with us. We do feature live music in our lounge four nights a week, Wednesday through Saturday. We hope to serve you the next time you’re in Milwaukee!

Reviewed 30 October 2017

We came to get a great steak on our 40th Anniversary and were completely disappointed. My wife ordered a Filet and me a Rib Eye. Both steaks were ordered medium and came burnt. Our waitress said that because of the high fat content in Rib...More

Thank reinhardg377
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Thank you for your review. I’m truly sorry and disappointed to read this. I can honestly say that we are consistently rated at the top of the list for best steaks in the Milwaukee area because we have consistently produced high quality steaks for over...More

Reviewed 26 October 2017

Overall an ok meal. I was staying at a local hotel and had to grab dinner. I noticed it was the highest rated on TA in the area. I had a ceasar salad and a filet. The steak was good and the caesar also. Overall...More

Thank Anthony C
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Thank you for the review! We hope you give us another opportunity to serve you the next time you’re in Milwaukee!

Reviewed 12 October 2017

The Packing House is only minutes from the Milwaukee Airport (MKE). I visited with a colleague at the recommendation of the Marriott Courtyard and we were delighted. The food was outstanding and prices unexpectedly reasonable ($102 for the two of us including the tip. They...More

Thank Walter W
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review! We are located right across the street from Milwaukee’s Mitchell International Airport (MKE). Proud to be owned and operated by the same family since 1974. We feature great local musicians four nights a week, Wednesday through Saturday nights in...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

My family and I make a point of dining here every time we pass through Milwaukee. The dining experience here meets every expectation including lovely music in a supper club environment and a well constructed wine list. For travelers, it is conveniently located near the...More

Thank justsue2u
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We are so happy that you consistently choose to dine with us when passing through. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 5 September 2017

My husband and I along with another couple just visited the Packing House for a fish fry. We were all disappointed except for the eggplant appetizer. The other couple wanted to order an appetizer and split a fish fry. They told us that to split...More

Thank Travelers2415
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you for your review. We are proud to be family owned and operated for 43 years. The same family, same recipes and same dining room set up since day one. We are also fortunate to have the same chefs in the kitchen for well...More

Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Absolutely love the Packing House. Cool Wisconsin Supper Club vibe. Fantastic live music. A REAL coat check with a bowl full of match books! Fantastic drinks (barrel aged Manhattan is a must). Best prime rib in town. Fantastic service. This is old school in such...More

Thank dentalmediator
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thanks so much for the wonderful review and your long time patronage! We are proud to have served Milwaukee for over 43 years and counting. Join us for dinner every night of the year, lunches Monday through Friday, and live music in our lounge Wednesday...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

On asking a local on the best places for a steak, the Packing House was in his list despite location not being downtown Milwaukee. It suited us great as we were staying near the airport and this is literally 5mins away. For somewhere out of...More

Thank Daniel G
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thank you so much for the beautiful review! We have been proud to serve generations of Milwaukeeans and visitors alike for over 43 years. Still owned and operated by the same family all that time. We serve dinner every night of the year and lunches...More

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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
Dinner, Lunch, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
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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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