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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.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Steak, Seafood, Steakhouse
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
$50 and over
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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.
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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