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Mr. B's - A Bartolotta Steakhouse
Mr. B's - A Bartolotta Steakhouse

Mr. B's - A Bartolotta Steakhouse Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.mrbssteakhouse.com
  • Phone: (262) 790-7005
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm, Friday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Brent Perszyk
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Affiliations: Dine Originals - Member Restaurants
  • Catering: Private dining spaces require a minimum dollar commitment and pre-selected menus are always recommended for private dinging functions. We are available for daytime as well as evening events. Our distinct Italian charm and savory classic menu will entertain guests dining for business or pleasure.
  • Private Party Facilities: Please call for details and availability
  • Private Party Contact: Melissa Schulz (262) 790-7005
  • Entertainment: Our sprawling tuscan patio features a beautiful wood-burning fireplace and lively outdoor bar. We offer our full and extensive menu as well as daily specials.
  • Special Events & Promotions: Mr. B's Brazilian Steak Night "Return of the Gauchos"
    Sunday, June 24th ~ 4:30pm-7:30pm ~ $59.95/person
    The menu for this special event will feature cuts of pork, beef and chicken

    Inaugural Beer, Bourbon, and Barbeque Night
    Sunday, August 19th ~ 4:30-7:30pm ~ $59.95/ person

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Brookfield Rd.
  • Public Transit: From Downtown Milwaukee: Go west on I94 and then north on Hwy 45. Exit west onto 190 (Capitol Drive). Travel approximately 5 miles and Mr. B's will be on the north side.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Spacious self-parking surrounds our restaurant.
    Handicapped parking available.
A word from Mr. B's - A Bartolotta Steakhouse
Mr. B's is a classic Italian steakhouse featuring an array of prime cuts that are cooked to perfection in a custom 1100-degree wood-burning oven. The preparation gives the steaks a caramelized, buttery crust, creating a flavor and texture that makes for one of the best steaks you've ever had.

The restaurant boasts a spacious, handsome dining room, a sprawling outdoor patio with a large fireplace, and a bar that features a popular weekday happy hour. In addition to steaks, the menu at Mr. B's offers fresh seafood and a wide variety of entrees, appetizers and desserts.

Mr. B's is regularly rated one of Milwaukee's top steakhouses and was recently named one of the top 20 steakhouses in America by The Daily Meal.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Diner Reviews
  • "The past two times we've been to Mr. B's the service has been poor. Even though the restaurant was at 50% capacity we felt like we were rushed in and out. This is exactly what happened on our previous visit. Our waiter was not friendly and was very abrupt with us. We were given one roll and then never offered another. In fact, as soon as we were done with the one roll, he removed our small plates. The food was good, however the service overshadowed our visit. We will not be returning for awhile."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "We have mixed experiences at this restaurant. Sometimes the food is exceptional and sometimes we leave disappointed. This is a steakhouse that has too much variability in steak preparation. They used to overcook our medium steaks routinely. The restaurant even went so far to have small table tents explaining to diners that the lighting makes steaks "appear overcooked". Clearly I wasn't the only one complaining. The table tents are thankfully gone but the my last steak was unfortunately completely raw in the middle. After two attempts to correct the temp on my $60 Wagyu filet the manager delivered my well done, shoe leather filet which was completely inedible. The manager comped but should have known better. We won't return."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "We have enjoyed a few date night's at Mr. B's however, our best visit was for a 50th wedding anniversary dinner. With a party of 16 it is hard to have something special on the menu for everyone; yet this seems to be their strong suit! Many premium cuts of meat along with great seafood choices satisfied every party guest. Service was good too - they made sure to get all of the main entrees out very close together so nobody was left waiting."
    Dined on 2/27/2014
  • "My food wasn't hot. You don't get the same dining experience that you do inside than outside. No steak cuts are brought to your table before they cook them. Kinda feel cheated outside but I figured its a health issue. I did enjoy sitting outside."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "First time at Mr. B's and can't believe we hadn't been there before now. Food was absolutely fantastic! Will definitely be back, in fact it will be the first place on our list for that "special occasion"."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "It's disappointing to not be able to order a 6 ounce filet that was prime. Some of us can't eat a lot but prefer a better cut of beef."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "We enjoyed a glass of wine on the beautiful patio on a perfect summer evening. Dined indoors and enjoyed combos of filet and salmon, and filet and bacon-wrapped scallops. Service was excellent in all areas...indoors and out. Food was worth the upper end price tag and very nicely presented. My guest already asked to return to Mr. B's when she visits again."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "not able to review due to weather problem. We will try to re-schedule in the near future. The dinner was to celebrate our first wedding anniversary"
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "A first class experience as usually occurs on our frequent visits did not happen Tried to seat us at the worst table in the restaurant when it was empty at 5:30pm. Waitress seemed put out when we asked for a better table. When meal was served potatoes and steaks were cold. Guess all restaurants have a bad night and this was one."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Everything was fine but our waitress was a bit "stiff". Her service was excellent though. She didn't seem very happy ."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "My husband and I have celebrated our last two anniversary's here. We adore the friendly staff and really enjoy the food. Everything is cooked perfectly and brought out in a timely manner. 5 stars!"
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "We have gone to Mr. B's many times and have always been pleased with our dinner. My husband always gets the porterhouse and I usually get the filet and scallops. This time I got the ribeye and it was a very good size and probably the best I ever had! The waiter and his assistant were very attentive but not obnoxious. The only negative is we were seated by the window towards the patio and when we looked outside we could see the back of the bar and the dirty dishes. We just made a point not to look outside but would maybe suggest some way of blocking that view with a curtain. This would not prevent us from visiting again!"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Mr. B's is beyond compare for steak. You have to be prepared to spend some money on your evening. The steaks are amazing and the potatoes and sauces are flavorful and great accents to the meat and the bisque is the best I've had. While the restaurant is not meant for children, there is an "unpublished" kids' menu that you can request to order from if you are celebrating and don't want to spend $50 on a steak for a six year old. I love coming here for a special occasion and if you can sit outside an a warm night, there is a beautiful deck area. Brunch is also terrific and a little more family friendly than dinner."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "Always a favorite for Steaks. The atmosphere is louder than most, so I would not recommend for romantic occasions. We celebrated a Birthday and it was perfect."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "No stranger to the Bartolatta reputation, I was not surprised at the level of service and quality of food. Some of the best steaks around. They charge appropriately, but it made a birthday celebration that much more special! My only complaint was the noise level started to get overwhelming about 7:30 and it made conversation a little difficult for a bigger group. I would highly recommend Mr. B's!"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "This is my go-to restaurant when I want the best. Oops! Not this time out. Steaks over-cooked, bone in filet was grizzle. No steak was cooked as ordered, and the shrimp scampi was not the best. This is not the usual Mr. B's. Yes, I'll keep going, but it was not a good night for food, and we could've used a bigger table. Asked, but nothing was done."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "We expected it to be crowded and very noisy but it was comfortably busy with no crying children around. The food, as always, was excellent and when the baked potato was unexpectedly bad in the middle, we received a replacement almost immediately. Well done service! No waiting when we arrived for our reservation. Overall, great experience."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "We once again, we had excellent food at Mr. B's, as we always do at Bartolotta restaurants. The calamari and goat cheese appetizers were amazing, the ginger pear martini delightful, and the filet and scallops top-notch. Service in the bar area (Nick) was great, very personable and helpful waiter. Service in the main dining area was quite disappointing for what we're accustomed to at Mr. B's. Our party sat with empty drinks, had to wait too long to order our entrees, rarely got "checked on," and the waitstaff seemed somewhat impatient or too busy to pay us much attention. When you spend over $300 at a restaurant, one expects a little better service. Good thing their chefs were "on" that night - it saved the evening."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "I had the mixed grill special which was a lamb chop, a pork chop and a small filet. Each piece was done exactly as ordered. Along with the Seafood Bisque is was a great meal. My wife had the veal chop and loved it. The drinks were good and the raspberry cheesecake made an excellent desert. Service was exceptional as it always is even though it was very busy."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "The bar was very nice and staff fantastic. The restaurant service and the staff was "ok" but kind of loud. Love this families group of restaurants but this time it seemed lacking."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "If you want a great steak,salad and drink make sure you go to Mr. B's and by the way the service was outstanding."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Wine was good.the steaks were perfection. My wife love burgers, best one she has had, would travel for it."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Mr B's is a great steakhouse, i ahve had one of the betters steaks here. they ocasionally offer brunch in special ocasions like mothers day, which was the last time we went to Mr. B's. It was OK, the food at the expected standard, however it is pretty similar to any other brunch regarding the variety, nothing wow, but good. Mr. B's is still one of my favorities for a nice steak dinner, but not really for brunch."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "I was surprised with the lack of flavor of the steaks at Mr. B's since it is so highly touted in Milwaukee. I found the portions fairly small and the taste was just not there for a top rated steak house. Our waiter was excellent at explaining the menu however the follow up service was spotty at best. It's a lovely place and a nice staff and atmosphere however I was not wowed with anything we ate. We tried the lamb chops, strip steak and sea food plater. None were outstanding. The mushrooms were taste but a bit salty and the desert was not memorable. I expected much better."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "I found the food was average in flavor. I had the Lamb Chops and my wife had the filet and scallops. Both dishes had a wonderful presentation, the look, the smell were both very appetizing. The Chops were good but not outstanding as was the fillet. The scallops were a bit over done but till had a good flavor. The appetizer was the most flavorful item out of our dinning experience which we had the crab cakes. The service was absolutely outstanding. Both servers were extremely knowledgeable and outgoing. I would give the establishment another chance just on the quality of the service alone."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "Great food and outstanding service make Mr. B's a real hit!"
    Dined on 1/10/2014
  • "Nice atmosphere, good service and good food. My wife loved her salmon, but my Angus NY strip steak was good but not great. It was perhaps a bit overdone (more toward medium well than medium), but it was still a nice steak. I was a little disappointed in the red wine sauce. Our waitress said the sauces would "complement, not overwhelm" our entree, but I would have liked a little more taste/substance; it was a bit too bland for me."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "We were there for Father's Day - decided to sit on the patio at 7 p.m. (unfortunately we were seated by the back door looking out over the parking lot). We had 3 servers but service was very slow for some reason, almost like they forgot we were there. The salads, steaks, brussels sprouts and rosemary potatoes were all delicious. We often go there for their happy hour menu for food and drinks, especially in the nice weather so we can sit on the patio but this is the first time we have had dinner since they moved to this location many years ago. We will be back."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Mr. B's never lets us down. We go there regularly and have ALWAYS had a great experience. Friendly and attentive staff to the amazing preparation and taste of the meals."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "It is always nice to dine at Mr. B's but especially in the summer when you can be out on the patio with the fireplace going."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "I took my husband there for his birthday and he loved it! He said it was the best steak he ever had and we've gone to several other steak restaurants. Everything was wonderful including the service. We will definitely go back."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "What could have been an outstanding experience was marred by subpar service. When dining at an upscale restaurant at these prices, the service should be calm, attentive, and on time. Instead, we found ourselves waiting for the next cocktail, waiting to order, and waiting for every next step. I understand some people like to make a night out of fine dining, but we were in a business dinner. Not rushing, but trying to move things along was impossible. Good food. Steak was extraordinarily good. Sides were above average."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "As always the food and service were impeccable. Will be going back again for sure."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Made our 15 year anniversary a memorable one. Good Food, great service, and clear understanding of manners. Great job. Brian Teerlinck"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Food and Service were outstanding. Can't afford to do this every week, but for special occasions, it is ideal."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Love to come here for our anniversary. The food is outstanding. The steaks are cooked just right and flavorful and the lamb chops are wonderful! The soups and salads sounded great but I just can't eat that much. The fresh bread was very good and the service was excellent. We enjoyed a Grasshopper ice cream drink for dessert. Yum!"
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "Excellent as usual, great, patient wait staff and food was prepared as requested. Dinner was paced well so that our group could enjoy conversation."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "Have awesome steak and lobster. Service was a little slow that evening so they comp'd my oysters rockefeller. Had a party of 7 in my group. The wagu strip steak is something to return for. It was very enjoyable."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "Such good food.. best meal of my life. Bacon wrapped scallops and filet. Everything tasted amazing and the serves were very kind and helpful."
    Dined on 6/6/2014