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About Carnevor

Milwaukee's premier steakhouse, Carnevor is one of Wisconsin’s most acclaimed fine dining destinations. A restaurant consistently topping year-end “Best Of” lists, Carnevor has been lauded for its variety of culinary tastes – from our luscious barrel-cut beef to mouthwatering New York Strips and bone-in fillets. Our steak menu offers exquisite wet- and dry-aged USDA prime beef – a distinction afforded to less than two percent of all American beef – as well as daily selections of the coveted Wagyu imported from Japan. And with a wine list featuring more than 750 selections, you’ll always find the perfect bottle to uncork with your meal. But it’s not merely the “meal” you’ll enjoy at Carnevor. It’s the entire experience: service, music, menu, and more. To top it all, herbivores are always welcome.

718 N Milwaukee St
Milwaukee, WI 53202
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Steak, Seafood, Steakhouse

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Sundays 4pm-9pm

Cross Street:
Wisconsin

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

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

Phone Number:
(414) 223-2200

Website:
http://www.carnevor.com/

Parking Details:
Due to the Milwaukee Streetcar construction, the valet stand is currently located on the intersection just south of us on N. Milwaukee Street and E. Wisconsin Avenue.

Executive Chef:
Mario Giuliani

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

As one of Wisconsin’s most acclaimed fine dining destinations, Carnevor creates a premier dining experience featuring exquisite steaks and an extensive wine list with more than 750 selections. Carnevor has private and semi-private dining options for cocktail hours or formal dinners for up to 30 guests.

Carnevor Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.6

ambience

4.5

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (60)
Good for a Date (44)
Romantic (43)
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Good for Anniversaries (39)
Notable Wine List (38)
Business Meals (29)
Good for Birthdays (25)
Fit for Foodies (21)
Worth the Drive (21)
Pre/post Theatre (20)
Handcrafted Cocktails (17)
Good for Groups (14)
Cozy (12)
Creative Cuisine (10)
Quiet Conversation (10)
Local Ingredients (9)
Bar Seating (8)
Hot Spot (7)
Casual (6)
Fun (5)
Paleo Friendly (5)
People Watching (5)
Authentic (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Seasonal (4)
Disabled Access (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Healthy (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Neighborhood Gem (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Great Beer (1)
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 (Atlanta)·Dined 3 days ago

I was in Milwaukee on business and Carnevor was recommended for dinner. The atmosphere, the food, wine selection and service all met my expectations, especially the service. It is now my go to restaurant in Milwaukee.

Tags: Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive
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·Dined 5 days ago

It was amazing, I have never been there before but would highly recommend it!

Tags: Cozy, Romantic
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined 6 days ago

Excellent was definitely one of the best places I’ve ever eaten in Milwaukee! The food was impeccable the service could’ve been better! Highly recommend!

Tags: Seasonal, Worth the Drive, Vibrant Bar Scene, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, Tasting Menu
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·Dined 6 days ago

We were there for the first time and loved it. The food and service were amazing. The only issue that we had was that we were seated near the door and every time the door opened we got a frigid blast. We found it very uncomfortable and distracting. Next time we make a reservation, we will request a table away from the door.

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined 7 days ago

Our time at Carnevor was amazing! Walked in and were seated immediately at our reservation time. A nice window seat and exceptional waitstaff. Tuna Tartare was ordered foe an appetizer. Filled by the Lobster Bisque (wow, Amazing) and the Beet salad. I’d suggest both. We finished with the Filet Oscar and it was delicious. Always a special time at Carnevor.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Don't sit anywhere near the door on a cold night..... We were mildly chilled during the entire meal. The girl at the table next to us had her jacket on for most of their meal.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Our group was seated immediately, drink orders taken, and water poured. Our server went over the specials for the evening. We had the beef tartare appetizer, then followed it with a variety of salads and the lobster bisque. All were very good. Our steaks were prepared as asked and were tender and delicious. The sides were smaller then usual and it seemed as though not all were able to have some of each. The restaurant treated our birthday guest to a dessert. It was a great time and a very good meal.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 3, 2017

We had a group of 4 and we split several appetizers and entrees. This was hands-down the best meal we have ever had in Milwaukee, and one of the best we've had anywhere. A week earlier, we had been to one of the famous steakhouses in Chicago, and Carnevor was better by a mile. Everything, from the decor to the service (Will is a terrific waiter) was top notch. The steaks were outstanding and the sides (truffle mashed potatoes, brussel sprouts, crab legs) were some of the best we've had. Wine list is massive, with options at every price point. This will now be our regular place when in Milwaukee.

Tags: Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Great service and atmosphere!

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Steaks were phenomenal...great wine list...somewhat noisy for our table of six.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Love the steaks and lobster mashed potatoes. Fairly quiet and nice decor.

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·Dined on November 14, 2017

Very cool ambiance. Waiter’s spiel was impressive but long. Steak I had at Capital Grille had less fat. Wine (Caymus) was excellent but expensive ($185/bottle vs. $22/glass) at Capital Grille. Twice-baked potatoes and brussel sprouts were good, as was thick cut bacon. Steak fries were not very good. Very expensive, but nice business meal. Might have been loud, but we got a lucky table away from other groups.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Business Meals
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 12, 2017

By far one of the best steaks that I have eaten in the land of a city filled with steakhouses. I had the Chef ‘s cut ribeye for $100. It was worth every bite! No regrets. My guests had the fillet mignon, and were so pleased with there steaks. From the wine, appetizers, main courses and side dishes to the dessert, the dining experience was one that has me wanting for more.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Romantic, People Watching, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Went here for my boyfriend’s birthday and it was absolutely incredible. Best steak I’ve ever had by far and the service and overall ambience was impeccable. They even personalized the menus for the birthday and we got to keep them. Definitely worth the money. I would go again in a heartbeat.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 12, 2017

If you’re going for steak this is the place to go. The sides were just ok but large enough to split between 2-3 people, giving you the option to order and try more than one side dish.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Carnevor consistently offers an exceptional dining experience. The service is as phenomenal as the food. We have celebrated numerous occasions at Carnevor, dined before shows and taken out of town guests for dinner. No matter the event, they always go out of their way to make it a special evening.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Local Ingredients, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Perfectly prepared Steak and Lobster and wonderful wait staff.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Way below expectations set by reviews. Went to Carnevor for business dinner on travel. Have expensive steakhouse meals a few times a month (usually Flemings or Palm). Never had calamari that tough and chewy. Bread had overwhelming seasoning. My steak (dry aged NY strip) was overcooked, dry, with tough, thick crust, and very gamey taste (even with crust cut off). Lobster tail well presented but super salty. Partner's wet aged filet was overcooked but pretty good. His crab legs were too salty to eat. Service okay but busy and didn't seem to care if we liked the food at any course. Ambiance too loud to hear straight across the table.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on November 6, 2017

As someone who is allergic to shellfish, steakhouses are my go to when traveling through cities. This venue did not dissapoint, and the food was fantastic. Better than the name brands (Ruth Chris, Mortons, etc....).

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 6, 2017

We had a wonderful meal and great service by the friendly staff. We will definately come again.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Fun, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 5, 2017

We came here to celebrate our first anniversary, and the staff went above and beyond to make us feel special! They had "Happy Anniversary" printed on the menu, made sure to congratulate us in person, and brought out a special dessert on the house. The food was fantastic, with my ribeye being perfectly cooked and seasoned, the drinks were tasty, and the environment perfectly romantic for my husband and I.

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

Food was amazing, best steak and shrimp I have ever had. The atmosphere was great as well. Only two negatives was it was a big noisy in the section I was seated in and the chairs were sort of uncomfortable.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 29, 2017

We eat here with every visit to Milwaukee. Best steak you can ever get!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 27, 2017

We had a lovely time at Carne or! Fantastic food and wine and terrific service.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups, Hot Spot
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Food and menu were exceptional

Bone Marrow and Steak Tartare are phenomenal

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on October 26, 2017

The food and service are outstanding. Pricing is high but is offset by consistently high quality. Ideal for special occasions.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Food was great! The steak was truly mouthwatering and lived up to expectations. Service was friendly and efficient.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 22, 2017

The food and service was exceptional, it was our wedding anniversary and they had "Happy Anniversary" printed on our menus and treated us to a great dessert.

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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Food was very good but expensive. Ambiance was too dark, We could not read the menu without using the flashlight feature on our phone. The service was very good and the waitress did a great job.

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 (Des Moines)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Service was mediocre. Had a reservation set, and the hostess made us wait at the bar for 15 minutes while only half the tables were full. Food was okay. The steak was good, but everything was way too salty. For a $250 dinner for a special occasion, I learned that money could be much better spent elsewhere in town.

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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Awesome Sauce! We loved it! Perfect for the occasion. #datenight

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 21, 2017

The food was wonderful. My husband and I were celebrating his birthday. When we walked up, we were nervous because the street appeared dark and desolate. When we walked into the restaurant, it was packed...and for good reason. Everything was wonderful. I particularly loved the wedge salad and 8 oz filet. My husband loved his ribeye and the truffle mashed potatoes. We'll definitely be back.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 19, 2017

HI the food was wonderful but place was very noisy and we had a rowdy table of businessmen behind us. But food was exceptional ... Potawatomi first and you guys are 2nd

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·Dined on October 16, 2017

A very beautiful ambiance. Personal is very kind and willing to treat you well. Prices are above average, but worth pauing for. Excellent beef!!!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Romantic, Notable Wine List
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Favorite Milwaukee steakhouse. Bone-in filet and lobster mashed are phenomenal. Service is always top notch.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Great steaks, great service, and a memorable Anniversary dinner! Thank you Carnevor!

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Great, great restaurant. We celebrate special occasions here and love it. Great steaks and crab legs

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on October 10, 2017

We dined here for our anniversary and it was amazing. I have been here several times and each visit has been top notch. The filet and most of the steaks come from a local Wisconsin Farm the restaurant owns and is one of the best steaks I have had and I have dined at restaurants across the country. They made the experience special by printing special menus just for us, with happy anniversary printed in them. They also sent them home with us in a nice folder for a keepsake. The service was spot on. I don’t have anything but compliments for the restaurant. Superb.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre, Hot Spot, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Local Ingredients, Business Meals, Romantic, Good for a Date, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on October 8, 2017

We were seated immediately upon arrival. We were delayed outside because the valet parking was no longer in front of the restaurant. It was raining as well. We had cocktails, then ordered the wedge salad. It was so good. Lots of delicious bacon on top, not too much dressing, and great flavor. I had the barrel cut 8oz filet and it was cooked perfectly and so tender, juicy. The truffled mashed potatoes were great, buttery, so good. We also had a side of the sautéed spinach. Again, so good. My husbands steak was prepared perfectly as well. Carnivore had taken over as our favorite steak place in the city. It’s consiistently wonderful. We’ll be back.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Good food. A bit pricey for comparable menu. Love the sparkling pear martini. Pretty dark in the dining room which was a bit past ambiance.

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