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Harbor House

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550 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5601 (Harbor Dr & N Lincoln Memorial Dr)
+1 414-395-4900
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Fort Mill, South Carolina, United States
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The food was fantastic and the view was amazing but the staff made it a rather unpleasant visit. The Maitre'D looked at us like we were street urchins though we were dressed in business attire and our waiter pretty much ignored us. I've been to far more expensive places where the staff was much better trained.

Thank Rebecca G
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Brunch was fantastic! Expensive but great. Service was spot-on and the selection of food was wonderful and they have a wide variety of items to choose from.

Thank Nancy J
Waterloo, Illinois
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79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent fresh fish in a nautical setting on the lake. Great Lake views or excellent view of skyline. Good for business or a date.

1 Thank kiyaker
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

A very good seafood restaurant, but definitely the best place to get oysters. Go at happy hour and enjoy great wine list and selection of multiple fresh oysters.

Thank IvanMilwaukee
Merrill, Wisconsin
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105 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I went here with a party of four. Exceptional food, from the king crab to the exceptional ribeye. The service was top notch. Well done folks!!!!

1 Thank Jeff S
Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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82 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Was here for lunch on business last month, and the Harbor House easily earned their 5-star review. The food was 5-star, the staff was 5-star & the setting was 5-star. Gets my highest recommendation if you are dining in Milwaukee.

1 Thank Harry__Hood95
Chicago, Illinois
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The food was fantastic with service to match. What a great place for Sunday brunch with your favorite girl, friends or family! We love this place and always try to stop when we are visiting!

1 Thank mcervini
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

One of the best seafood restaurants in the city. I've never had a bad meal here. Great views of Lake Michigan and the city skyline. Full bar, wine list and craft beers. The desserts are outstanding.

1 Thank Todd B
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Elegant atmosphere with lovely views of Lake Michigan. Our lunch was very good. A bit pricey but overall an enjoyable experience.

Thank Jackie G
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

With my son we visited my daughter in Marquette and plan this dinner. Our reservation was for 8pm we arrived 45 minutes prior and we were told we will be seated around our reservation time. Restaurant was noticeably busy. We decided to wait at oyster bar admiring Ryan in art of opening so many oysters. We order drinks and of... More 

Thank Tomasz S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 52
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 550 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5601
    (Harbor Dr & N Lincoln Memorial Dr)
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-395-4900
Harbor House is a bright, spacious New England-style seafood restaurant Milwaukee residents and visitors love, set on the shore of Lake Michigan. The restaurant is a result of a partnership between local businessman and philanthropist Michael Cudahy and The Bartolotta Restaurants. After opening in 2010, Harbor House quickly rose to become one of the city's top restaurants.

Harbor House offers a premier lakefront dining experience and the freshest seafood flown in daily from both coasts. The interior features a three-sided bar, a raw bar, an open kitchen and a private dining room available for special events and parties. An outdoor patio features a full bar, Adirondack chairs and unparalleled views of the lake, the Milwaukee Art Museum and Milwaukee's skyline.

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