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Final Approach

4959 S Howell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-5923
+1 414-744-7060
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good49%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
4959 S Howell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-5923
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located near the airport, Final Approach still had the feel of a neighborhood place. Excellent selection of beers on tap, as well as a 22oz Bloody Mary! All of the food was excellent (try the cheese curds and French Onion soup)!! Friendly, helpful wait staff...More

Thank Dan-Tastic1126
Reviewed 10 March 2018

My wife and I went there for a Friday fish fry. What a disappointment! Everything was very greasy. Why is everyone rating the (potato pancakes) a 5. They were terrible only 1/4 “ thick and greasy. If someone wants real old fashion potato pancakes, try...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We went for a girls night out. The service was fantastic. I had the Chicken Parmesan and you sure do get a good size chicken breast! I wish there would have been more sauce on the pasta, but I find that in a lot of...More

Thank Barb S
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Stopped on way home for fish fry for the wife and myself. Waited 10 minutes in the drive thru. Service was quick, food was good, price was ok. Def recommend for those who want to take food home in the airport area.

Thank Rick_and_Sandy_R
Reviewed 9 January 2018

i have eaten here multiple times. reasnable prices, lots of food and great drink specials.Bartender is very attentive and knowlegable.

Thank ryanzerk
Reviewed 4 January 2018

After many years of passing by this restaurant, we decided to stop at Final Approach for dinner prior to our daughter's evening flight. We were pleasantly surprised. A warm greeting, an offer of our choice of a table or booth, and a quick introduction to...More

Thank Skiblzr
Reviewed 22 December 2017

When going to Milwaukee to visit - this is our stop on Friday night for their fabulous fish fry. Great food, great service.

Thank jrnow
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Staying at the Hyatt for the night before a flight. Found this place on restaurants close to hotel. We walked about ten minutes to a place with a airplane on the roof and a huge steer with a chefs hat on in the parking lot....More

Thank robren88
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Had such a good time here. Happy Hour with $2.00 rail drinks & $1.00 off drafts. Had met people at bar & had fun visiting. Good food. Good place to stop when flying out next day. Close to Clarion Hotel.

Thank Jean B
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a quick dinner after picking up my daughter from the airport. Great, friendly, professional service with delicious food made this a great choice. Two of us had perch, and my daughter had salmon. They were all delicious, and my daughter said the salmon...More

Thank Mary B
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8 January 2018|
Response from llwid | Reviewed this property |
They do have a separate room but I don’t know if they reserve it for private parties.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4959 S Howell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-5923
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-744-7060
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