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Carson's Prime Steaks & Famous Barbecue of Milwaukee

301 W Juneau Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203-1110
+1 414-223-3311
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
301 W Juneau Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203-1110
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This high end restaurant is know for its bbq ribs and steaks. The bbq rib were ok but not the best i have tasted. I guess each to his own. But the bakckened salmon on a cedar plank with steamed broccoli was wonderful. The waiter...More

Thank Rob J
CCarson, Manager at Carson's Prime Steaks & Famous Barbecue of Milwaukee, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback and dining with us Rob. Carson’s Prime Steaks and Famous Barbecue is a family owned and operated restaurant has kept true to our original authentic slow smoked BBQ recipe since 1977 of No boiling, No liquid smoke, No dry rub,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Carson's Prime Steaks & Famous Bar does not understand portion control. Each meal was of sufficient portion to fill the hungriest appetites.....and when you order dessert be ready for a real treat.More

Thank mdcutting
CCarson, Manager at Carson's Prime Steaks & Famous Barbecue of Milwaukee, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you VERY much for your Excellent review of Carson’s. We loved reading that your experience was Fantastic. Thank you for being an awesome customer and sharing your thoughts about our large portions and desserts! We will look forward to serving you again anytime! Sincerely,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My first experience here was a decent experience. We were a group of 6 dining before the Kevin Hart show. Our reserved table was ready and waiting for us when arrived. Our waitress Sam was very attentive and super funny. All of our food was...More

Thank Heather H
Reviewed August 8, 2018

If your love thick, tender, juicy pork chops then you need to go Carson's. Start with their beet salad a real healthy tasty way to begin the meal. If pork chops are not your thing the their award winning ribs will make your heart flutter....More

Thank anthonyrosemaryv
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

My husband says this is the best prime rib ever! Massive serving! I watched a rib of cow disappear! Would come back to be sure! Very kitchy and great service to boot! Attached is quarter way through!

Thank CassieNol
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to Carsons a number of times, mostly on work lunches or meetings. Not only is the service great, but the food is even better. I always leave ready for a nap because the portions are great & the food is filling. For what...More

Thank Abby L
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

We love Carson’s. The food is amazing, the pork chop is the best I have ever had. The staff were very kind and great service. If we come back to Milwaukee this is the place to eat, worth every dime.

Thank Hollyhawkskitchen
Carson C, General Manager at Carson's Prime Steaks & Famous Barbecue of Milwaukee, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2018

Hi Holly! Thank you for the excellent 5 star review! Carson's Restaurant is thrilled you enjoyed our delicious pork chop and service. Thank you for taking your time to write this ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

I love the atmosphere at this restaurant! I ordered the Lisa Lisa, which was delicious, and the salmon which was probably the best salmon I've ever had!More

Thank CourtneyLuuuuv
Michelle F, Manager at Carson's Prime Steaks & Famous Barbecue of Milwaukee, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2018

Thank you for the awesome 5 star ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ review CourtneyLuuuuv! As a family owned and operated restaurant, Carson's strives to be the best. We really appreciate you taking your time to tell us about your experience. Happy to hear you enjoyed the Lisa Lisa and...More

Reviewed June 18, 2018

I went to Carson's for my Father's Day celebration and to my surprise there was no air conditioning. The temperature that day was in the 90's and under normal circumstances I would have just left and gone back home but greeter there made me an...More

Thank maurices2018
Michelle F, Public Relations Manager at Carson's Prime Steaks & Famous Barbecue of Milwaukee, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2018

Thank you sticking it out with us on Father's day. We have the air conditioning fixed. We hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Set there spontaneously, and the food was really good!! It seems someone in the kitchen knows what he is doing! It's a little bit overpriced but the service is good!

Thank Nelly Z
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Questions & Answers
July 7, 2017|
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Response from Carson C | Property representative |
Hi Stacie, Carson's absolutely does not use MSG in any food!
Barb H
June 23, 2015|
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Response from Carson C | Property representative |
yes Carson's is handicap accessible!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 W Juneau Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203-1110
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-223-3311
  • E-mail
Carson's serves America's #1 BBQ since 1977. A Family Owned and Operated Restaurant with delicious hearty portions of Famous Award winning BBQ Ribs, Char Grilled Steaks, Chops, Salmon... Fantastic sides like Au Gratin potatoes and Original Cole Slaw are included! Great salads and wonderful desserts. Carson's 200 N Waukegan Rd in Deerfield, IL is perfectly located for a cozy night out close to home. Upscale dining ambiance yet Value priced for generous meals and drinks. Fabulous for special family events and date nights.
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