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Carson's Prime Steaks & Famous Barbecue - Milwaukee

4.5
4.5
1251 Reviews
$30 and under
Barbecue
For dine-in reservations, please call (414)-223-3311. For take out, please visit us at ribs.com.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Order delivery or takeout

Other options

  • Order online

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Barbecue, Steak, American

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Thu, Sun 11:30 am–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:30 am–11:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (414) 223-3311

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Kim Baldwin

  • Catering

    Contact our Party Planner Nick directly at (323)540-4888 or email him at nick@ribs.com

  • Private party facilities

    Contact our Party Planner Nick directly at (323)540-4888 or email him at nick@ribs.com

  • Private party contact

    Nick@ribs.com: (414) 223-3311

  • Neighborhood

    Milwaukee

  • Cross street

    N Old World 3rd St

  • Parking details

    We offer $12 Valet. We also credit you with a $10 beverage credit. Validate with the manager, please.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 1,251 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on all time ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 4.3Value

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  1. O

    Obdoc

    Las Vegas

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on September 11, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent!!! Would recommend. Can't wait to come back again.
  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Milwaukee

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on September 5, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing, as always!
  3. F

    Foodie

    St. Louis

    6 reviews

    2.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on September 4, 2020

    overall2food2service2ambience2
    We out a lot at fine dining restaurants. The food wasn't great at this place. I sent my supposed-to-be medium rare steak back - it was at best medium. The next one came out better, but still grainy and overcooked. I know a good steak when I eat one. Waiter was not very friendly and argued that the steak was fine. I have no problem paying $50 for a well cooked steak; but this was not a well cooked steak. I would not recommend this place. Overpriced for quality.
  4. KC

    KeyonnaC

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 4, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We visited for our 9th wedding anniversary. Everything was on point. From the waitress to the food.
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Milwaukee

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 30, 2020

    overall5food3service5ambience5
    The waiter offered the best customer service I’ve had in such a long time. He was patient and gentle and very knowledgeable with a keenness to his patience and observation skills. The Rib tips were a bit tough and could’ve been smoked more to tenderness but it was a great experience.
  6. R

    Ruthee

    Milwaukee

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 29, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had a wonderful first time experience dining at Carson’s last weekend. Our food was delicious and everything we expected. My husband had the Filet and it melted like butter in his mouth. The BBQ Ribs and Chicken were very tasty, not to sweet, just perfect! Had their Greek Potatoes for the first time and would highly recommend them! Outstanding!
  7. l

    lrs1221

    Milwaukee

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on August 29, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lunch date
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Milwaukee

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 25, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My wife’s birthday and favorite spot everything was great from the hostess to the chef and the service food is phenomenal!!!!!
  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on August 23, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The service at Carson’s is impeccable! The staff are friendly and knowledgeable about their cuisine. The cornbread is outstanding! It is served warm from the oven with just the right amount of sweetness! We can’t wait to go back!
  10. SS

    ScottS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 23, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Second time here with some of my peers and can honestly say that it has been one of the BEST restaurants in downtown Milwaukee and is a must if you plan on visiting. The environment is so exquisite and professional and the food simply tops that in display and taste!
  11. t

    terrih

    Milwaukee

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on August 21, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    One of our favorites!
  12. B

    Brittni

    Milwaukee

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 19, 2020

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    We had an amazing night at Carson’s. Service was outstanding, Amanda was our server and she went above and beyond for us. Food was outstanding as well.
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Milwaukee

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 16, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Excellent service food is always plentiful and tasty
  14. G

    Grant

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 15, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Incredible experience. Came for an anniversary celebration and were treated like royalty. Eric was fantastic, food was delicious. Carson's is a great place to celebrate an occasion. Will return soon.
  15. TK

    TiaK

    Milwaukee

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 13, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Carson’s have Great food ! Quick & Friendly service as well !

    Carson's Prime Steaks & Famous Barbecue - MilwaukeeResponded on August 19, 2020Thank you so much, Tia. We appreciate you taking the time to let everyone know about our delicious food and friendly service. Thank you for the 5 stars & We hope to serve you again very soon.

  16. DR

    DenitaR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 9, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Nice atmosphere. Great ambiance. Fun staff. Felt like i was at home.
  17. W

    West

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 9, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food a lil more expensive but it’s definitely will be worth it. I will be back soon 😊
  18. JC

    JasonC

    Chicago

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on August 8, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent BBQ. The ribs are great, but the double thick-cut BBQ pork shops are amazing.
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Milwaukee

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on August 4, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I always enjoy Carson’s.
  20. M

    Mere

    Milwaukee

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on August 2, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything about our dinner on Saturday night was fantastic! We had a great server. The hostess was great. The music was great. Most importantly the food was amazing. It couldn't have been any better. My husband said it was the best steak he'd ever had anywhere which means something because he's very picky. I would highly recommend. They were enforcing face masks and social distancing while moving within the restaurant which I very much appreciated.
  21. TS

    TimS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 2, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Awesome night. They did a great job. I will for sure be going back.
  22. LM

    LisaM

    Houston

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on August 1, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food. Great service.

    Carson's Prime Steaks & Famous Barbecue - MilwaukeeResponded on August 4, 2020Hello Lisa. Thank you so much for leaving us a 5 star review. We appreciate you letting everyone know about our great food and service. We are thrilled you loved your dining experience with us and we hope to see you again soon.

  23. CF

    ChiFoodJunkie

    Chicago

    48 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    48 reviews

    Dined on July 29, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing as usual. Great to see this establishment continue to provide amazing food and generous portions at great value
  24. J

    Jaycee

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 21, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    our waiter was awesome very informative made good suggestions on things we should eat

    Carson's Prime Steaks & Famous Barbecue - MilwaukeeResponded on July 22, 2020Thank you for this kind 5 star review, Jaycee. We appreciate you taking the time to let everyone know about our awesome staff and the positive dining experience you had with us at Carson's Milwaukee. Take care and we hope to see you again soon.

  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 17, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Love Carson’s ribs, great food, ribs are consistent on flavor and quality and downtown Milwaukee location service it’s top notch. Will recommend.
  26. A

    Amelie

    Detroit

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 11, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We booked our table at Carson's to celebrate a birthday. The food certainly did not disappoint. We ordered a starter, a 20 oz. steak with two sides, and a salmon caesar salad all to share. This was more than enough food for the two of us! Steak was ordered medium rare and came out perfectly. I'd certainly recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for flavorful food and steak that is correctly cooked to order.

    Carson's Prime Steaks & Famous Barbecue - MilwaukeeResponded on July 15, 2020Thank you so much for this awesome 5 star review, Amelie. We are so glad that you chose Carson’s Milwaukee for a birthday celebration and enjoyed your dining experience. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to let everyone know about our quality, flavorful food and generous portions. We hope to serve you again soon.

  27. F

    Fred

    Milwaukee

    232 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    232 reviews

    Dined on July 7, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great meal, as always. Thank you for re-opening and providing a relaxing and COVID responsive environment.
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 2, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Anniversary
  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 21, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was great we got sat right when we got there and the food and atmosphere was great!!
  30. JM

    JohnM

    Milwaukee

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on June 20, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Their pork chop is the best thing on the menu! This is one of our go to restaurants in Milwaukee.
  31. ZZ

    ZaalZ

    Milwaukee

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on June 20, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food and service was great as always!
  32. NB

    NessaB

    Milwaukee

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 17, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    This place is very good , great for groups and when you just want to do a date night
  33. GH

    GeraldH

    Milwaukee

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 16, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was great. Caesar was our server and he was outstanding. It was our anniversary.
  34. RC

    RitaC

    Chicago

    26 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    26 reviews

    Dined on March 14, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food as always, and the service was excellent.
  35. c

    charlie

    Chicago

    230 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    230 reviews

    Dined on March 11, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The lettuce salad with the sour cream/anchovy dressing was excellent, as were the 12 oz. fillets. The ribs were absolutely the best I have had at any Carson's in a long, long time; they were sweet and succulent. What made the whole dining experience even better was the service of Carlos; he was extremely attentive and willing to do whatever we asked. I was also impressed by the fact that, when we were leaving, every staff person we passed thanked us for coming and wished us a good evening.
  36. LK

    LauraK

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 8, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always consistent! Best ribs and best corn bread in the Milwaukee metro area!
  37. DW

    DenisseW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 8, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Glad we were able to enjoy Carson's with friends and family. The service and food was great and definitely will come back.
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 8, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was amazing! Food was fantastic and the surprise birthday dessert was even better.
  39. MS

    MonicaS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 7, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Prime Rib Sandwich-save yourself reviewing the menu and make your stomach oh so very happy. YUM!
  40. P

    Parker

    Milwaukee

    20 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on March 7, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I took my friend for dinner at Carson’s. Her first time at Carson’s. She was impressed and had stated that this was the best meal she has had in a long time. Carson’s did not disappoint.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff is vaccinated

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Carson's Prime Steaks & Famous Barbecue - Milwaukee using the Order Online button. Carson's Prime Steaks & Famous Barbecue - Milwaukee also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (414) 223-3311.

Carson's Prime Steaks & Famous Barbecue - Milwaukee is rated 4.5 stars by 1251 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Order delivery or takeout

Other options

  • Order online
Google Map for Carson's Prime Steaks & Famous Barbecue - Milwaukee

301 West Juneau Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203

Additional information

  • Cross street

    N Old World 3rd St

  • Neighborhood

    Milwaukee

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Thu, Sun 11:30 am–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:30 am–11:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Barbecue, Steak, American

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    We offer $12 Valet. We also credit you with a $10 beverage credit. Validate with the manager, please.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Kim Baldwin

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (414) 223-3311

  • Catering

    Contact our Party Planner Nick directly at (323)540-4888 or email him at nick@ribs.com

  • Private party facilities

    Contact our Party Planner Nick directly at (323)540-4888 or email him at nick@ribs.com

  • Private party contact

    Nick@ribs.com: (414) 223-3311

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