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Ranked #36 of 1,695 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Cuisines: Fusion
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Walker's Point
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

It’s very hard to exceed my expectations for food and service. This places shines every visit. One of my favorite and top 10 restaurants in the U.S. grilled oysters are perfection. Whole grilled branzino was perfect. This is a must restaurant!!!

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank richardbS1203FQ
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Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

This place had great reviews and a member of our party raved about this place so we were excited to go, but did not have a good experience. We were a party of 5 and ordered different appetizers/entrees. The food was served in extremely small portions- fufu food (honestly after we left we all ate popcorn and cookies when we got home because we were still hungry!). The food was on the sweeter side; the crazy shrimp was crazy sweet as well as the “biscuits” and tortellini. The biscuits were more like baked bread- not flakey or biscuit like. When the food was severed 2 dishes were hot and the others lukewarm or cold. I think it’s because the kitchen is really small... The meal was average and the food overpriced for the small portions you receive. Our server didn’t add to the experience at all as she was unpleasant. The member of our party who suggested this place initially was shocked at our experience and felt horrible for suggesting it. Maybe just an off night? Nonetheless will not be returning.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank lisajP3483RH
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

This was a first time visit to Crazy Water Restaurant. I made a reservation on line, and upon arrival we were cordially welcomed. Atmosphere, helpful staff and delicious food exceeded our expectations. Will definitely recommend this place to our friends and will come back again.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed June 27, 2018

We dined at CW this past Saturday night. We got in last minute to sit in at the bar after we did call and ask if seats available at the bar. The couple in the middle two seats, of 6 set off a pretty awful vibe at the bar. Sadly.
Lovely Anna at the bar was a wonderful tender and server to us our entire stay. She was busy and sweet and did pay attention.
We ordered the signature bacon wrapped stuffed dates in a smoky red sauce. Not my "bag", but glad we tried. I love dates and my husband likes smoky - we ate them all.
Next, we ordered the seasonal lemongrass glazed salmon with fresno coulis - our oily sauce was red but was very oily - we should have said something, however, they were super busy and the fish was cooked to out liking - tender and still flaky/good piece of fish. Our snapped pees were undercooked and tough, and the scant potatoes sat in the oil.
Not the best meal we have had but, we liked some of the vibe and the space.
Owner & Chef Peggy Magister gets good press for good reason and she works really hard. She serves dishes and does the dishes when need be.
We were able to have a really nice talk with Peggy as we were about to leave.
We will be back and make sure to go in early or late or have a reservation.
Thanks Peggy, Anna and cook staff. Kudos to the Crazy Water Team.
Sincerely M&N W.

Date of visit: June 2018
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1  Thank Mary W
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

We thought we had a reservation, but did not, so we had to sit at the bar even though we arrived at 5pm opening. I’ve been here a couple of times before, and I’m more impressed with the quality and value of this place each time.
The short rib dumplings were shared, causing special sounds to be emitted from each of us - spectacular!
The branzino plate was excellent, with each of us helping to get every morsel off of that fish’s bones.
The two salads that we ordered were also savored.
I love the lack of pretension here, just commitment to quality in a small, fun restaurant.
Go to this place, but get a reservation!

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank keithn315
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