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The Anchorage

$$ - $$$American, ,
4700 N Port Washington Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53212-1041
+1 414-962-4710
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good19%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“red snapper” (12 reviews)
“seafood” (18 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Gastropub, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
4700 N Port Washington Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53212-1041
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71 - 80 of 241 reviews

Reviewed 21 April 2015

This restaurant is attached to the Holiday Inn Milwaukee River. It looks as if it has been recently remodeled. It looks nice. It over looks the Milwaukee river. To be honest, in the middle of April. The view of the river looked a little rough....More

Thank JeffreyTravel
Reviewed 16 April 2015

We'd eaten at the Anchorage while it was part of the River Hilton many times and the food, service and atmosphere was all first class. Decided to try the 'new' Anchorage last night. What a disappointment. There no longer IS atmosphere there. Felt like we...More

4  Thank Trish S
Reviewed 15 April 2015

My wife and I spent two night at the Holiday Inn Riverfront and decided that after seeing The Anchorage we didn't have to go out for dinner and drinks. Great staff food and the prices are reasonable. Worth staying in!

Thank dudec
Reviewed 27 February 2015 via mobile

Your ship has come in, Milwaukee...the new Anchorage rocks the boat! Still features lots of seafood but everything's new and better. Had the Mahi burger and loved it.....insider tip: they have siracha ketchup which makes the fries ridiculous. Brian the host makes you feel right...More

Thank GraniteSAM
Reviewed 27 January 2015

Set on a river and attached to a hotel (used to be hilton), this is one excellent restaurant. What can I say more about a place that offered impeccably cooked Walleye pike encrusted in pecans and the best fillet mignon my wife and I have...More

1  Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 20 December 2014 via mobile

We ate breakfasts in The Anchorage throughout our stays at the hotel it's part of, The Milwaukee River Inn. We enjoyed the buffets , as well as entrees available to start our days. The scenic panoramic views overlooking the river provided an excellent background diversion...More

Thank Larry D
Reviewed 4 September 2014

The restaurant is next-door to the Hilton River and is excellent for sea food. We ordered fish and also a paella. The food was great and the river behind gave us a wonderful view. It was cold and we couldn't seat outside, that is probably...More

Thank JosySilvaMattos
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Breafast was buffet or off-the-menu; food was delicious and affordable; waitress was attentive and friendly.

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 1 August 2014

I stayed at the Milwaukee River Inn during a business trip and constantly went to the Anchorage for food and drinks. Sandy, the bartender, basically ran the entire show! She paid attention to all her customers and made sure that they were well taken care...More

Thank Jennie S
Reviewed 23 June 2014

My mom was visiting from out-of-town and we wanted to treat her to a nice dinner. We sat for 15 minutes and never saw a server. The bus boy poured us water and that was the first and last time anyone stopped by our table....More

3  Thank Magdalena K
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Questions & Answers
Larry C
25 April 2017|
Response from Tom A | Property representative |
Larry, We do not have a dedicated Sunday brunch. Our hotel offers a breakfast buffet daily and on Sunday's it is available until 11:00.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, Contemporary, Gastropub, Seafood, Pub
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
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6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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
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  • This restaurant is at Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront
The redesigned Anchorage restaurant and River's Edge Lounge uses high quality locally sourced ingredients to enhance all their dishes.
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