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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:
MON - THURS • 11:30 AM - 2 PM & 5:30 PM- 9 PM
FRI • 11:30 AM - 2 PM & 5:30 PM - 10 PM
SAT • 11 AM - 2 PM & 5 PM - 10 PM
SUNDAY • 10 AM - 2 PM & 5 PM - 8:30 PM

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, 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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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.7

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

97% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (101)
Scenic View (93)
Good for Anniversaries (87)
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Romantic (79)
Good for a Date (74)
Good for Birthdays (70)
Waterfront (68)
Worth the Drive (58)
Fit for Foodies (57)
Creative Cuisine (49)
Authentic (46)
Notable Wine List (44)
Great for Lunch (41)
Business Meals (39)
Neighborhood Gem (34)
Great for Brunch (33)
Cozy (30)
Pre/post Theatre (30)
Quiet Conversation (29)
Bar Seating (27)
Sunday Lunch (27)
People Watching (19)
Seasonal (19)
Good for Groups (18)
Comfort Food (16)
Local Ingredients (13)
Fun (13)
Disabled Access (11)
Handcrafted Cocktails (11)
Tasting Menu (11)
Healthy (8)
Casual (7)
Vibrant Bar Scene (7)
Hot Spot (6)
Gluten Free Options (5)
Happy Hour (5)
Great Beer (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Live Music (1)
Organic (1)
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vip
 (Milwaukee)·Dined 12 hours ago

Amazing... best romantic place in town

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 (San Francisco)·Dined a day ago

Bartalotta's Lake Park Bistro completely missed the mark during our visit for our anniversary. We began by ordering a bottle of Côtes du Jura, Domaine de L'Aigle, En Griffez. A while later, our wine arrived, and I questioned the bottle, as it was a white Bordeaux. The waitress insisted it was "420." I took a look at the wine list again, and we were indeed given a 2016 Chateau Ducasse, which also was labeled "420." It took about 1/2 hour for the wait staff to attend to us again, and I pointed out the issue with the wine (we did not drink any during this time). The waitress immediately apologized and went to get the correct bottle. Some time went by, and she returned and said that they were out of the Côtes du Jura, but that they would comp the Chateau Ducasse. We said that would be satisfactory, but did point out that the wine list showed the Chateau Ducasse as a 2015 (not 2016), so their wine list must not be updated regularly. This was disappointing, as they are a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence winner.

As a starter, we ordered a cheese plate, followed by the Oeuf Mollet avec Champignons. Surprisingly the Oeuf Mollet came out first. It was a brilliant dish. Approximately 1/2 hour went by and our cheese plate finally arrived. It was a good variety with fruit/nut bread, grapes, honey, etc. Before we could finish this course, we were told that our entrees were ready, so we were asked to put the cheese plate aside.

My wife had the French onion soup, and I had the Lentils du Puy. Both had excellent flavor, however both were barely warm. After waiting so long for the wine issue to be resolved, and for waiting so long for our first course, we didn't mention anything about this to the staff, and just chalked it up to a bad experience. The entire meal took nearly three hours for a salad, cheese plate, and two entrees. With all the positive reviews, we were surprised at the issues we had with the wine, the service timing, and the lack of hot food.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined 2 days ago

The food was amazing! Delicious French-inspired dishes. Staff was friendly & helpful. Lovely experience

Tags: Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Scenic View
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·Dined 2 days ago

The food was excellent—perfectly cooked and seasoned. Our waitress/waiter was very friendly and helpful in choosing food and wine. My only complaint was that the food came out fairly slowly—We appreciated not being rushed, but it seemed to take longer than it needed to. Also, my espresso took a very long time—I had already finished my desert by the time it came and it was lukewarm when it arrived. Otherwise is was a great dining experience.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Waterfront, Creative Cuisine, Cozy
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vip
 (Milwaukee)·Dined 3 days ago

Food was great, and service was great. All around great experience.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined 3 days ago

Fantastic cuisine. Some of the best food in Milwaukee.

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined 3 days ago

Absolutely loved the restaurant. Everything was delicious and the service was amazing. Definitely will go back!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Worth the Drive
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined 3 days ago

Very nice for Valentine’s Day

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vip
 (Milwaukee)·Dined 3 days ago

Valentines Day dinner with my wife. I had the Do er Sole for first time. It was excellent! Service was great wine selection incredible

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vip
 (Milwaukee)·Dined 4 days ago

Everything was wonderful! Our server was terrific, a real pleasure.
It was a Valentines Day lunch to remember. 😊

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined 4 days ago

Valentine’s lunch

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined 4 days ago

Our luncheon was very good. The fixed meal would have been great for me but the only fish was mussels, which I love, but would have preferred a fish entrée but couldn't because the day fell on Ash Wednesday! As a diabetic, french fries with the mussels would have been too much. I was disappointed on that issue. This is still my favorite restaurant in Milwaukee!

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined 4 days ago

Me and my girlfriend wanted to have a nice dinner for a pre-Valentine’s day date because both of us were busy on Valentine’s Day. We got more than we bargained for! The food was absolutely amazing and we had wonderful service! Usually at any restaurant whenever you need a waiter it takes forever for them to get to you but here they were always readily available for anything we needed. We had a beautiful view of Lake Michigan and everything was just wonderful. Me and my girlfriend thoroughly enjoyed the food, and the dessert was absolutely delightful! I would recommend this place to anyone looking for a place to have date night.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 5 days ago

Your waiter was outstanding. Exemplary people skills. I'm so sorry I do not recall his name.

Tags: Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined 6 days ago

What an awesome eating experience! Just delightful. The perfect place to eat after a concert with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and while celebrating St Valentine's Day. Could not have been better. Thanks.

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date, Cozy, Romantic, Waterfront, Casual, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Son’s birthday. Valentines Day.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Great food, great service and amazing quality!

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·Dined on February 11, 2018

Excellent dinner. Noisy. Expensive. Pretty location.

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vip
 (Milwaukee)·Dined on February 11, 2018

It is hard to not enjoy your dinner at Lake Park Bistro. There is an excellent wine list, an extensive menu and very good service. It was a Valentine’s celebration and we were not disappointed.

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·Dined on February 10, 2018

Cette soirée était fantastique. Le repas était très bon. La scène du lac et de la neige était parfaite. Pas mal pour un moment impromptu avec la femme. La Suisse serait envieuse

Tags: Good for a Date, Seasonal, Scenic View, Romantic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 8, 2018

Always a wonderful meal impeccably served. We like lunches on a sunny day for the view and relaxed atmosphere.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Disabled Access, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Romantic
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vip
 (Milwaukee)·Dined on February 6, 2018

Our service was exceptional. We always enjoy Lake Park Bistro, but this dinner was our favorite to date.

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 (Denver)·Dined on February 6, 2018

A treat for longtime friends to celebrate a birthday. Fixed price lunch menu consistently a value. 1:00 seating allows time to linger in intimate warm setting when it's cold outside.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Authentic, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy
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·Dined on February 4, 2018

Always the best.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Always a great meal. We go there for brunch which is very tasty.

Tags: Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 2, 2018

We visited Lake Park Bistro on numerous occasions and we have a consistently wonderful experience. Once exception was this most recent visit, where we were blown away beyond our wildest expectations. The food was exquisite and service perfect.

Tags: Waterfront, Worth the Drive, Healthy, Fun, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Seasonal, Authentic, Notable Wine List
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Love this place ! Great daily specials ! Service food and wine are always exceptional

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on February 1, 2018

This is one of my favorite places to go. Great food, great atmosphere, great service. I love to take customers here for dinner. Thank you again for a wonderful dinner!

Tags: Disabled Access, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Romantic, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Wonderful French Bistro food. Dover sole is great. Manager and server were wonderful and added personal touch. Great wine list including some nice half bottles.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Our family gathers annually at the Lake Park Bistro for a special evening out. We have kept this tradition alive for about a decade and we look forward to our visit every year. The service has always been excellent and the food outstanding. From the appetizers to the soups to the entrees and ALWAYS dessert we find this Bartolotta restaurant to be outstanding.

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on January 28, 2018

This is our favorite restaurant. Lunch is very good, dinner is great, and brunch is out of this world. There are so many dishes we love, the Dover sole, the hanger steak, then mix in seasonal choices and we just keep going back.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Disabled Access, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Comfort Food, Scenic View, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, People Watching, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Waterfront, Authentic, Happy Hour, Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Notable Wine List, Fun, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Healthy, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 27, 2018

The food was delicious, the atmosphere was energetic and the service was outstanding.

Tags: Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Joined Saturday Brunch with a girlfriend who visited from Evanston. Mushroom soup Madeira was perfect as was the Salmon Eggs Benedict. Table view request was homored.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Perfect spot for a memorable lunch

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 26, 2018

We were at the restaurant for lunch to celebrate my birthday. The waiter was very attentive when we first arrived but the restaurant soon filled and he was very busy serving other tables. Our French Onion Soup was delicious, however, the entrée was not as enjoyable. The French fries had no taste and quickly became cold and the Bistro Burger was rare, not medium to medium-rare as I had ordered. The waiter never checked back to ask how our food was. We did get to share a small chocolate cake for dessert which was very good. Overall, though, it was not a very enjoyable experience.

Tags: Scenic View
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vip
 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Meal was very good. Two people waiting on the table. I really enjoyed the service and the quality of my meal.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 25, 2018

We celebrated my husband's birthday and I'd let them know through Open Table. They seated us at very intimate window table and had a lovely card ready for him there. The staff each wished him a happy birthday. It was all tastefully done.
I have a gluten allergy and the staff was meticulous about making sure that my food was prepared properly and that I had an option for the bread course they served. The mushroom soup special was amazingly flavorful. We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Quiet Conversation
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 23, 2018

Again, Lake Park Bistro was excellent!
We had such attentive, helpful service, from the moment we arrived.
Food and wine were delicious, and paired well!
Thank you!

Tags: Happy Hour, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Waterfront, Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 22, 2018

Wine selection was outstanding. Appetizers were wonderful. Didn't care for the hanger steak so will order something different next time.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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 (Houston)·Dined on January 22, 2018

Delicious as always with impeccable service. I always like to bring out of town guests here but it is also excellent for special occasions.

Tags: Special Occasion, Scenic View, Waterfront, Good for a Date
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