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The Anchorage

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$$ - $$$
American, Contemporary, Gastropub, Steakhouse, Seafood, Pub
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4700 N Port Washington Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53212-1041
+1 414-962-4710
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Today
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Eagle River, Wisconsin
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Holiday Inn Express hotel a few weeks ago and ate around noon time at the restaurant. I was in the mood for breakfast and even tho they had stopped serving breakfast at 11:00 am the cook Edwardo, cooked up an eggs over easy bacon and hash browns and toast breakfast which I was just in the... More 

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Thank thalerton
minnesota
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140 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Kids ate free. Hardly eat anything anyways, so that was good. Coffee was horrid. Breakfast brunch had a lot of options but was too high priced.

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Thank erameram
Fox Lake, Illinois
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have a great breakfast buffet with a good selection and excellently cooked breakfast. You also can order off the menu if you choose.

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Thank Andrew C
Punta Cana
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

How convenient to eat in the hotel. Food was excellent. I believe Chris was our server in the bar area and I cant rememebr who the gentleman was who brought our room service and I wish I did becuase he literally ran all the way to the kitchen and brought us back up ketchup and mustard for our burger and... More 

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Madison, WI
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134 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We use this restaurant a lot for business meetings. Service is good; lots of choices for breakfast. Quiet enough for meetings. Breakfasts are very good (huevos rancheros!!). I would skip the buffet as food seems to stay our a bit too long as many do not order the buffet and it is not always as hot as it could be.... More 

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Thank KLMMadison
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was visiting from out of town. I went to the Anchorage expecting a nice seafood lunch like I used to get. It turns out the restaurant no longer specializes in seafood. It changed hands a year or so ago. I was very disappointed. The server (Tammy) that waited on me and my party was the only thing that made... More 

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Okemos, Michigan
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Sunday evening dinner of fish and chips, cheese curds, clam chowder. Loved the cheese curds,other food OK. Nice ambiance, attentive waitstaff, food good, prices average to high. Friday night's fish fry is popular.

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Thank lizpahl
Beach City, Ohio
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

From what I've read, the Anchorage used to mean something in milwaukee. It used to be a reputable seafood restaurant where folks would go for a fancy night out. That's sad, because this restaurant is light years away from that illustrious time. Attached to the holiday Inn riverfront, they also provide room service to the hotel. After a Late check... More 

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Fairfield
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196 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

From the exterior the Anchorage is a non-descript building attached to a Holiday Inn. Inside is spacious and inviting with a great view of the river. We were there on a weekday for lunch and the place was near empty, which is a shame because the food and service are very good. The Anchorage is not exciting but it delivers... More 

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Thank John L
Saint Michael, Minnesota
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63 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

All appetizers, except for the soup are half price during Happy Hour. The chicken wings are tough to beat, but the quesadillas are very good, as well.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Contemporary, Gastropub, Steakhouse, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4700 N Port Washington Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53212-1041
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-962-4710
  • This restaurant is at Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront
Description
The redesigned Anchorage restaurant and River's Edge Lounge uses high quality locally sourced ingredients to enhance all their dishes.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?