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About Bartolotta's Lake Park Bistro

Lake Park Bistro is located in an historic renovated park pavilion that sits on a bluff overlooking Lake Michigan. The Parisian-style bistro serves authentic rustic French cuisine and is regularly voted Milwaukee's most romantic restaurant. The kitchen is led by Chef Adam Siegel, who won the prestigious James Beard Award for Best Chef Midwest in 2008. The stellar food, gorgeous views and unparalleled service make Lake Park Bistro a most desirable destination for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch as well as an ideal location for corporate and social events. See our menu at www.lakeparkbistro.com/menu

3133 E. Newberry Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
French, Steak, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm, Friday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 8:30pm; Sunday Brunch: 10:00am – 2:00pm

Cross Street:
Lake Drive

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(414) 962-6300

Website:
http://www.lakeparkbistro.com/

Parking Details:
Free parking in our lot.

Executive Chef:
Adam Siegel

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Visit https://www.bartolottas.com/events/restaurant/lake-park-bistro/ to see all our upcoming events!

Bartolotta's Lake Park Bistro Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.7

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

98% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (99)
Scenic View (86)
Good for Anniversaries (78)
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Romantic (72)
Good for a Date (71)
Good for Birthdays (70)
Waterfront (62)
Worth the Drive (55)
Fit for Foodies (48)
Authentic (47)
Creative Cuisine (44)
Notable Wine List (44)
Great for Lunch (39)
Neighborhood Gem (37)
Business Meals (34)
Bar Seating (32)
Great for Brunch (31)
Quiet Conversation (27)
Sunday Lunch (27)
Cozy (24)
Pre/post Theatre (21)
Good for Groups (18)
People Watching (17)
Comfort Food (14)
Local Ingredients (13)
Seasonal (13)
Healthy (9)
Tasting Menu (9)
Handcrafted Cocktails (9)
Fun (8)
Disabled Access (7)
Casual (6)
Vibrant Bar Scene (6)
Gluten Free Options (5)
Hot Spot (5)
Happy Hour (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Great Beer (2)
Tapas (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Live Music (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Vegan (1)
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined 3 days ago

The menu is extensive and the food is outstanding. The servers are very attentive without hovering.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined 6 days ago

Service is very good and ambience is truly special. We’ve been coming here for brunch on an annual basis for 10 years to celebrate family birthdays. Over this time period the experience has become less special as there is fewer wait staff, changes in menu options (more alacarte) and lower overall food quality. I would recommend it if you’ve never been to Lake Park Bistro as it is in a unique setting with good service and tasty food, just not great food.

Tags: Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Seasonal, Great for Brunch
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·Dined 6 days ago

We absolutely loved the whole dining experience from the warm greeting by manager ( I am ashamed to say I didn’t ask his name), to our wonderful servers Sara( sp) and Omar, to the delicious food.
This was our second experience dining at a Bartolotta’s restaurant ( the Harbor House being the first) Lake Park Bistro is a hidden gem and one that we will revisit.

Thank you for making us feel so special.

Sandee Heine

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Scenic View, Romantic, Good for a Date, Authentic, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined 6 days ago

Noisy and the acoustics make conversation difficult. The food is good, sometimes great, and pricy. The wine list is excellent if you know French wines but ignores wines from other parts of the world that produce excellent wines. The service is attentive and the servers very helpful.

Tags: Authentic, Scenic View, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays
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 (Cleveland)·Dined 6 days ago

The wait staff were very helpful without bothering us too much. The food was excellent and beautifully presented; and rich with complex flavors. The duck liver starter, in particular, is recommended. Our little table by the window offered a romantic view of the lake.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Romantic
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined 6 days ago

Always a great place to have a meal at the bar. Food and service very good & consistent. People watching also always interesting.

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·Dined 7 days ago

Brunch options were exceptional. We were celebrating a birthday and Lake Park Bistro made it very special. Every dish we ordered was excellent. The Brioche French toast was the best I ever had. The crème brulee was outstanding!

Highly recommended!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Great for Brunch, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Romantic, Authentic, Great for Lunch, Waterfront, Worth the Drive, Business Meals
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 10, 2018

As always, Lake Park Bistro did not disappoint , delivering it al... food, service and atmosphere. So grateful for this gem in Milwaukee! Every time I visit I am transported back to Europe! Exceptional as always.

Tags: Scenic View, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, People Watching, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Waterfront, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Authentic
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·Dined on January 7, 2018

Last minute change to our reservation for 7 on a busy Sunday brunch called 20 minutes before a 12:15 reservation to change to 1:15 No problem When we arrived the restaurant was packed No delay walked us right to our table in a perfect spot and had a fantastic brunch Always the finest service and food quality

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Good food but lacks creativity. Service was what you would expect at a good restaurant. Exceptional wine list.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Every part of our evening was memorable. Excellent service, incredible food and wonderful atmosphere. Dover Sole is worth every penny. Not to be missed. Attention to detail was evident from beginning to end.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, People Watching, Fit for Foodies, Waterfront, Scenic View, Romantic, Cozy
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Lake Park Bistro is one of my favorite menus so I chose to go there on my birthday. The service is outstanding even though it was quite busy. The noise levels were so loud it was hard to have a conversation at our table. This was the first time that I was disappointed with my entree. I ordered the skate as I usually do. The texture was almost gummy. It was odd. The potatoes under it seemed like they had been there a long time. I ate about half of the meal and had the rest boxed up. I opened the container the next morning to give my dog the leftovers and the smell was horrid! This has never happened to me anywhere before let alone at such a first rate restaurant. My dinner companions were happy with their food. Our wine was fantastic. So was the mushroom soup. We will be back but, I'll not be ordering the skate.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 7, 2018

The service and food was exceptional, the noise level was a bit higher than I would have liked, but it's to be expected for a Saturday night.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on January 6, 2018

My wife and I went to Lake Park Bistro to celebrate my birthday. It was an amazing experience. The food was outstanding for all four courses. We had a great table near the window with a view of Lake Michigan. The restaurant was perfectly lit and gave off such a warm and cozy feel. Our servers (Elizabeth and Brian) were also very good and treated us to an extra dessert because we had such a hard time choosing only one to share. Can't say enough...it was a memorable experience for both my wife and I.

Thank you LPB

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Never a disappointment.
One of our favorites and will remain so.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Waterfront, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Lake Park Bistro continues to be a wonderful restaurant with attentive staff and excellent food. The prices however are continuing to go beyond affordable with the same menu items over the years. I plan to go there far less often because of this issue.

Tags: Scenic View, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Great for Lunch
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 4, 2018

Exceptional experience. Fantastic service, very good food, beautiful evening environment, with soft, lovely lighting. We had a party of 11, celebrating a 90th birthday, and the staff was supremely accommodating. Highly recommended.

Tags: Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 3, 2018

This is our favorite celebration restaurant. In the winter, we particularly like lunch and a window table to see Lake Michigan. Always good in every aspect.

Tags: Waterfront, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 3, 2018

We had a wonderful lunch with friends. Food, as usual, was wonderful, wine list (by the glass) is adequate, and the service was well paced, i.e. not rushed, but always attentive.
I definitely recommend this restaurant.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Bar Seating
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Our group of 6 friends had a wonderful New Year's Eve dinner. The restaurant offered some very nice fixed menu choices, and the service was prompt and professional.

Tags: Scenic View, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Our staff was superb. The environment was clean and pleasant. The food was good, well presented and hot. We never did get offered the tasty bread:(

Tags: Waterfront
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Brunch is always a favorite! We had steak and eggs, salmon and crab Benedict along with the mushroom soup du jour. The mushroom soup has truffle oil and is a purée with fine chunks of mushrooms. A winter favorite of ours. All of the brunch food was fabulous as usual and the bernaise sauce was of perfect consistency and flavor. The croissants are unlike any others in the area. We dined on New Years Eve afternoon and the Lake Room was full. However, given the crowd, the service was impeccable.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Great Sunday brunch. Nice view of Lake Michigan from many tables. Very good wine list.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Seasonal, Scenic View
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 31, 2017

A good experience as always. We go here once a year, usually for dinner. However, this time we tried brunch and it was just as good as dinner.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Attractive decor with shaded hanging fixtures, very professional and attentive service, peppercorn filet and hangar steak both very good, baked onion soup outstanding, very popular place for good reason.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We arrived early and had drinks at the bar. The bartenders were very nice and made great drinks. But being close to the kitchen made it very noisy. I had the chicken which was delicious. My husband had the duck (at the suggestion of our server) and it was tough.

Tags: Seasonal
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 31, 2017

A very nice restaurant with great service and excellent food. It is definitely on the pricey side, however, with an extensive and expensive wine list.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

We like to go to a nice dinner once a year around New Years. For over $200, we were expecting the same amazing experience we always get at lake park bistro. Unfortunately, we were extremely disappointed. We have been here many times but have not been in about a year. We recommend it to all of our friends and family because the steak is usually melt in your mouth amazing. We both ordered the filet medium rare. My husbands was half fat and mine were both done different. One filet was around medium well and one was done well. Absolutely no pink. For paying over $200 for a meal and having previous amazing experiences, this was a great disappointment. I can’t say we will be returning even though this was by far our favorite steak place in the city... such a bummer!

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Excellent as always. My favorite! The atmosphere, service and food is always delicious.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Good for a Date
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·Dined on December 30, 2017

What a wonderful night!

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Promptly seated next to the windows overlooking a tranquil winter scene with fresh snow. The service was attentive, and the veal special was delightful, only to be topped by the lava cake dessert with cherries.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Authentic, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Scenic View, Worth the Drive
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 28, 2017

This was our 3rd (or 4th?) celebration at Lake Park Bistro for my dad's birthday (this was his 91st) and the food is consistently wonderful, as is the service. I recommend the escargot especially, but everything was delicious!

Tags: Special Occasion, Scenic View, Creative Cuisine
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 28, 2017

The food has so many layers of incredible flavor. The service is wonderful. I feel like I've been whisked away to France for dinner. This is our favorite restaurant in Milwaukee!

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Scenic View
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Our favorite dining experience in Milwaukee due to the consistency and quality of the food and service. Outstanding wine list as well.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Local Ingredients, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Great dining and wine selection for our anniversary! Great ambience, service, food was superb and terrific wine list and cocktails. We have dined here on many occasions. The staff also delivered complimentary champagne as we celebrated a special occasion. Thank you!

Tags: Healthy, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Waterfront
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vip
 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Wonderful evening, beginning to end! From the friendly greeting from the coat check girl to the thanks and good night from every employee we passed on the way out, this place does it all right! We dined for a birthday celebration and were greeted by hostess and servers with “happy birthday” and a hand-written card. Food was amazing. Splurge and get the baked French Onion. Best ever!

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 24, 2017

The whole family was in for an extended stay during Christmas. I needed at least one day off from cooking so we all went to my favorite restaurant, Lake Park Bistro. They did not disappoint. The menu is varied, so there's always something for every palette . Seating was a little tight, (there were 8 of us at a table in the middle of the dining room), and it was a bit hard for the servers to maneuver through the chairs of all the other diners but since we had a 7 PM reservation it didn't take long before the dining cleared out a bit and gave everyone plenty of space. The food was great and the service was excellent!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Waterfront
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Going here 15 years our favorite. Waiter was a professional that made a great location and great food even better.

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·Dined on December 22, 2017

If you're looking for a place where individuals wear tiny hats, this is your jam. Steak was dank.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 22, 2017

First class service. Fabulous food! Highly recommended.

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