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About Harbor House

Located on the shores of Lake Michigan in Downtown Milwaukee, Harbor House replicates a New England style seafood restaurant commonly found on Cape Cod and Nantucket. The menu features a wide array of fresh seafood, salads, sandwiches, pastas, steaks, and chops. Additionally, Harbor House features two outdoor patios.

550 N. Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, American, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thurs: 11:30am - 9:00pm
Fri & Sat: 11:30am - 10:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm (Brunch served until 2:00pm)
Happy Hour: Mon-Fri 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Cross Street:
Harbor Dr & N Lincoln Memorial Dr

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(414) 395-4900

Website:
http://www.harborhousemke.com/

Entertainment:
Enjoy live music on our patio every Sunday and Monday from 4-7 pm from June through August.

Parking Details:
Valet - $6 dinner, complimentary at lunch and brunch.

Executive Chef:
Andrew Fisher

Private Party Facilities:
Harbor House can create the perfect social or business event for any occasion.

Private Party Contact:
Katelyn Arnold: (414) 395-4900

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Visit https://www.bartolottas.com/events/restaurant/harbor-house/to see upcoming events at Harbor House!

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

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Ring in the new year and celebrate with us. Make your reservation today.

Harbor House Ratings and Reviews

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4
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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.7

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Waterfront (177)
Scenic View (171)
Special Occasion (146)
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Good for a Date (134)
Good for Anniversaries (122)
Romantic (106)
Good for Birthdays (100)
Worth the Drive (81)
Fit for Foodies (65)
Bar Seating (57)
Great for Lunch (56)
Creative Cuisine (55)
Great for Outdoor Dining (52)
Notable Wine List (52)
Business Meals (51)
Great for Brunch (50)
Sunday Lunch (43)
Pre/post Theatre (42)
Good for Groups (39)
People Watching (38)
Handcrafted Cocktails (37)
Fun (36)
Happy Hour (36)
Quiet Conversation (33)
Healthy (31)
Hot Spot (31)
Casual (28)
Cozy (23)
Neighborhood Gem (22)
Authentic (21)
Seasonal (18)
Vibrant Bar Scene (15)
Local Ingredients (13)
Great Beer (11)
Disabled Access (10)
Tasting Menu (10)
Comfort Food (9)
Gluten Free Options (9)
Kid-friendly (8)
Afternoon Coffee (6)
Paleo Friendly (6)
Late-night Find (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Afternoon Tea (3)
Quick Bite (2)
Vegan (2)
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·Dined 3 days ago

Food was excellent. Waitstaff could have been more friendly. A few smiles would have been appreciated.

Tags: Waterfront
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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

It was very good but very expensive; wine list is greatly over-priced.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined 7 days ago

Always a good experience. Brunch as always fantastic!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Waterfront, Great for Brunch
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined 7 days ago

Outstanding Sunday Brunch! The food was absolutely amazing and the bloody mary station impressive.

Tags: Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined 7 days ago

Every visit to Harbor House is as good or better than the last. Dinners, brunch and lunch here have all been outstanding and the ambiance makes it a favorite for special gatherings.

Tags: Business Meals, Great for Brunch, Waterfront, Great for Lunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Sunday Lunch, Seasonal, Scenic View, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined 7 days ago

First time Harbor House brunchers. Will definitely return. Krystal (spelling?) was really great and accommodating. Made celebrating my birthday with friends a great time. Highly recommend the farther back room (it's quieter, and out of the way of the busy brunch crowds). Food did not disappoint! Thank you, team Harbor House.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Hot Spot
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined 7 days ago

Brunch was fabulous. Big variety of food options. Definitely will fill your stomach with yummy food and dessert. Service was excellent. Waitress even brought a special dessert when she heard it was my birthday.

Tags: Disabled Access, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 10, 2017

They have an open kichen and if you are seated near the kitchen it is very noisey and hectic.

Tags: Waterfront
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·Dined on December 10, 2017

The service was great the food was even better. Perfect spot for our anniversary

Tags: Romantic, Cozy, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Waterfront, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on December 10, 2017

My husband and I went for his birthday and we absolutely loved Harbor House. It was very romantic and the food was fantastic from start to finish. We started with a wedge salad and both enjoyed our filet mignon. Mikes lobster was broiled perfection and my king crab claw was moist and sweet. We also loved our drinks, The Amelia and an old-fashioned. The wine list is well developed, too! We will absolutely go back!

Tags: Scenic View, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on December 9, 2017

Can’t beat the lake views, unbelievable oysters and fantastic fish.

Tags: Waterfront, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Scenic View, Good for a Date
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·Dined on December 9, 2017

Atmosphere was beautiful and romantic. Food was great but pricey. Service was outstanding.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Best seafood in the sta

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·Dined on December 7, 2017

From the minute we walked in, we felt welcome. Mary helped with coats and winter "stuff." Heidi, our server was fun, gracious and not overly solicitous, giving us just enough attention to make our delicious luncheon that much more enjoyable. The calamari was the best ever, and the scallops were perfectly prepared. We would not have changed a thing!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, People Watching, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Waterfront, Disabled Access, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Paleo Friendly, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Authentic
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 (Richmond)·Dined on December 7, 2017

We were having dinner out to celebrate my last night in Milwaukee. The servers were wonderful and took care to make the evening special

Tags: Good for Groups, Happy Hour, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Fun
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·Dined on December 6, 2017

Fabulous food and excellent service. Very attentive.

Tags: Great Beer, Scenic View, Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Romantic, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Waterfront, Business Meals, Cozy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 5, 2017

We had a lovely meal at Harbor House. The food was really terrific, and the service was just flawless. Mike did a fantastic job. My husband left his cell phone on the table, and even though they closed at 10, they waited for him to come back and get it about 20 after the hour. Thanks to Christian for that.

Tags: Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Waterfront, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Great food, outstanding service, and simply/ elegantly decorated for the holidays.

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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Excellent food at a great location. Perfect atmosphere for what I was looking for that evening.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Annual Holiday Season event/destination. Superb food and service; never disappointed in past five years.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 2, 2017

We had a lovely birthday meal prior to a show at the Pabst Theater. Location was very nice, waterfront on a gorgeous day. Our waitress, Haley, was outstanding, professional yet sociable and witty. She gave great advice on oyster selections, meals. Danny, the bartender, gave great wine advice and also prodded the not so attentive hostess to get our table. The food was very delicious, had the scallops with butternut squash puree and Brussel sprouts. Others had the rainbow trout, which, although tasty, was not near as good as the scallops. The oysters were delicious and fresh. Coffee was great and we had key lime pie and crème brulee, both excellent.

Tags: Fun, Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Healthy, Waterfront, Worth the Drive
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 2, 2017

One of our top ten restaurants and will continue to come back. Friday night was a tad off with slower and usual service and my Cioppino was spicy and have filled with potatoes instead of seafood...
We'll be back

Tags: Hot Spot, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Authentic, Happy Hour, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Good for Groups, Great Beer
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

Thank You Kaysey for being such a wonderful server!!! We never felt rushed... The food was delicious....The view wonderful...And we coworkers (along with our husbands meeting for the first time) truly had a number get to remember!!! Thank You!!!

Tags: Scenic View, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 28, 2017

Always an excellent experience, and meal. We dine at the Harbor House often when entertaining out-of-town business guests. It shows Milwaukee well, and is always a quality experience.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Food was good, view was amazing, service was “chilly” at best!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Excellent oysters. Very fresh!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Our whole dining experience was fabulous!

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·Dined on November 25, 2017

Overall very good. View is key. Good food, but a little higher priced then should be. It was good but not that good. View made up for pricing. Which makes it a once a year or two, rather than every three months!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 25, 2017

Dad got a job.

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·Dined on November 24, 2017

We took our twins yo celebrate their birthday. The service was impeccable. The server was well educated on the menu items as well seafood in general. The NY strip was buttery sinfulness. the twins were presented desserts without the fuss which they much appreciated. It was gastronomic experience but not a regular date for the pocketbook.

Tags: Waterfront, Special Occasion
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Beautiful view. My daughter enjoyed her Salmon. My husbands said the chicken was dry on his Chicken Caesar Salad. The beet salad was very good.
Service...the waitress appeared annoyed that she was taking orders. We did don’t see her much after our order was taken. Even with reservations and almost empty restaurant we were sat in a middle row table across from the kitchen which was very noisy.
I had to get up to walk over and take the picture of the view, even though there were plenty of empty tables by the windows.

Tags: Romantic, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Cozy, Afternoon Coffee, Scenic View
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

The food was good but presentation was not appealing. If you do go here salt will be your best friend.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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 (London)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Great raw sea food. Oysters are great. Nice view of city. Wine list is very good. Crab legs are among bestbon city if not the best.

Tags: Waterfront, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 19, 2017

I have been a number of times and always wonderful from start to finish. Went to brunch Sunday for first time and fantastic.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Scenic View, Sunday Lunch, Waterfront, Good for Birthdays
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 19, 2017

We we seated at the Chef’s Table.. it was A bit hot and noisy, but the complimentary appetizers made up for it. Two of us were vegetarian and the chef was quite accommodating considering it is a seafood restaurant. We will visit again, but request a regular table.

Tags: People Watching, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Shrimp cocktail and oysters as an appetizer were exceptional, as always. The east coast oysters are a particular treat.

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·Dined on November 18, 2017

Must go for any occasion....highly suggest....on of the best I have ever been too

Tags: Hot Spot, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, People Watching, Bar Seating, Waterfront, Romantic
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

I️ had a special request for chocolate milk and they definitely delivered, didn’t even charge me for it.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 17, 2017

We drove from Madison to Milwaukee to celebrate two birthdays. We couldn’t have picked a better restaurant! The view was amazing, the service was wonderful, and the food was delicious.

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Waterfront, Quick Bite, Good for a Date, People Watching, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Scenic View
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vip
·Dined on November 13, 2017

Huge disappointment! Servers were great. Food was terrible and very expensive. Avoid this place.

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