Eldr + Rime

4.6
105 Reviews
$31 to $50
American
Inspired by the cuisine and techniques of Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland, with influences from American farm-to-table cuisine. The name, which translates to FIRE&ICE.

With an appreciation of those cultures, we invite you to share our food and the simplicity of seasonal ingredients. Offering you a change to spend time together and an opportunity to connect with every meal.

Dinner Tuesday through Saturday evenings
Brunch Sunday mornings
Hygee Time Tuesday through Friday 4p-6p
What 105 people are saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.5
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4.5
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4.7
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4.2
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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LoriS
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Portions were small for the price. Bread basket would've been appreciated.

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Darcham
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a great new place in the area! The service was great. The food was outstanding. And the drinks were very delicious. My favorite was the Rekyr Old Fashion, it came out smoked and was perfectly smooth. Will definitely return!

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XrayVision
Milwaukee
2 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

This is our third time in 4 weeks. This restaurant checks all the boxes for us

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vipKoj56
Milwaukee
53 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

A wonderful Easter meal service always great food uniquely delicious

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KevAnd
Milwaukee
6 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Easter Brunch

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Twinny
Minneapolis
10 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Went here for brunch on a Sunday. Wa seated promptly. Our waiter answered all our questions with the detail we needed. The menu wasn't overly long and the choices were great. The Spiced Mimosa was very good. Service was great, too. Just enough attention to meet our needs.
I would definitely try this for dinner in the future.

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OpenTable Diner
Milwaukee
2 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience. Interesting food choices that were well executed. Cool space and very solid service. Also I nice spot for a drink outside when the weather gets better. Would definitely recommend and go back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Milwaukee
5 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our third visit. The secret to their success is the consistently of service, and food preparation

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NancyG
Milwaukee
2 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Birthday celebration

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vipMilbricks
Milwaukee
5 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Super clean and following all Covid restrictions. A good date night place with great food.

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Angelo
Milwaukee
9 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience4

We have eaten here before and the food was good. Steak was overcooked and the Halibut was just ok

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LaLa
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We were a bit Skeptical since it was attached to a hotel but we were pleasantly surprised with the quality of foods and Metropolitan, hip atmosphere. Service was excellent. My chicken was a bit salty but still had a great flavor. Recommend for a date night or GNO.

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MakishaP
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One the best dining experiences I have had! Service was great, the food was excellent. The cocktails were well thought out and no detail was spared. I can not wait return!

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vipMarc
Milwaukee
10 reviews
Dined on March 18, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

First time to the restaurant, loved the ambiance. Food has a very earthy, danish vibe to it. Burger was best thing we had

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vipKoj56
Milwaukee
53 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful last minute brunch experience the oysters were amazing service always too notch so lucky to have this one so close to home a gem

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JB921
Milwaukee
2 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Not nearly as good of an experience compared to our first visit in January.
Atmosphere is good, service was good, food as just so-so this time.

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vipCherylK
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was outstanding! The sweet potato soup was delicious and loved the rib stroganoff that was perfectly seasoned and not over salted.
Meatball sliders and half a chicken

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Johnh
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience5

Eclectic menu , for people of Nordic
Decent upscale food.

Facility and bar is great, craft cocktails look good,

Traditional drinkers and waters are going to find limited options.

$$$$

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davidm
Milwaukee
10 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Creative craft cocktails - loved the Cardi buns- enjoyed the salmon appetizer & shrimp toast appetizer

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ShellyG
Milwaukee
5 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience4

My husband and I dined here for our 15th anniversary. The space is very nice, and I like the rounded booths which gives just enough privacy. The drinks were good, and the food was also good. We went with the charcuterie to start and Scallops and Beef Stroganoff for our meals which were both good. The biggest reason we wouldn’t go back is the lack of menu options. There were two steaks on the menu, an 8oz filet Oscar for $45 and the Tomahawk 32oz for $95. The other items were average of $26-35. I think at least two more steak options and another fish option of the menu would round it out better and even a printout of the specials would be nice. I had to ask our server if they had any specials. We were served quickly and with a reservation at 7pm we were out the door by 8pm. Perhaps with a larger group we would have lingered longer but our booth faced the back of the restaurant against a wall so there wasn’t much ambiance at our booth.

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NancyB
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on March 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is great..fresh..hot..very flavorable..service has always been great..their menu is so different!!!!

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DanielleH
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience5

I was really looking forward to trying this restaurant. I will say, the atmosphere is very cool, I loved the seating, lighting, everything about the decor. The menu was the most confusing, broken, nonsensical format- we did tell our server about that and he agreed. Apparently, that is being redone- thankfully- it was just strange. I ordered a glass of cabernet for $16. I mean? It was either $16 or $20, no other options. I thought that was a bit ridiculous. Our oysters were excellent, as was the beat salad. The brussels salad was good, nothing amazing. Per the server's suggestion, I ordered the swordfish. It was served over cold tomatoes and spinach and some huge chunks of rye toasted bread that were actually not even edible. Super disappointing. My piece of fish would have been delicious, but it was covered in so much salt I actually just couldn't enjoy it. My fiance ordered the short rib stroganoff which was just ok. Overall, our bill was over $150 for mediocre entrees, one glass of wine, a couple of salads and a dozen oysters. We don't mind paying $150 and then some for dinner when it's amazing... this just fell short and we were definitely disappointed. I don't think we'd go back.

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RobM
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and drinks were excellent. We loved the atmosphere and had a great time.

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levekab
Milwaukee
3 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was excellent. The service was fast and consistent. The restaurant was beautifully decorated.

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Crn2drsq
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely the best meal I have had in a LONG time! From the smoked old fashion the the dessert! I dare say this is my new favorite restaurant- Had the tomahawk- well worth the price. Was enough for my 15 year old son and myself. Just fabulous- Juan was our server- who provided top notch service- A MUST TRY restaurant ! Well done!

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OpenTable Diner
Milwaukee
2 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Food was excellent, service was alittle slow. Over all I would recommend this place.

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jasons
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience5

Our waiter did the best he could, but seemed to be overwhelmed with his section. The fish fry was not as good during this visit as it had previously been. We enjoyed our flourless chocolate cake.

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vipKoj56
Milwaukee
53 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just lovely unique cocktails and entrees beautiful dining room service is first class brunch was yummmy

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vipOpenTable Diner
Minneapolis
3 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Have been here once when it opened, the overall experience the first time was excellent. Was a little disappointing this time 20 min for a greeting, crab bisque for valentines special came out luke warm at best, poached egg for brussel ceaser was cooked hard so no yolk for the dressing to mix properly, drink orders forgotten to be rung in. Ordered a steak for entree and there was a crumpled up piece of plastic (assuming cling wrap of some sort) that I pulled from the top. The assistant refilling water was on point though, never had an empty glass and presentation of food was great. I'll chalk the experience up to being busier for the holiday and a Saturday. We'll give it one more shot.

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vipNicholasR
Detroit
5 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and ambience. Went there for a Valentine's Dinner and would definitely go again.

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LindaM
Milwaukee
7 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Crab bisque could have been a touch warmer but the sea bass was out of this world!

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Jake
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience4

Food and service was great, but later when getting home me and my date got sick.

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OpenTable Diner
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Valentine’s Day dinner

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ShannonW
Milwaukee
6 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful experience. We chose Eldr +Rime to celebrate Valentine's Day. Romantic, attentive staff and the food was excellent!! We will be going back very soon.

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OpenTable Diner
Milwaukee
4 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The Rekyr Old Fashioned is a fun drink to order, it's a bit of an experience. Crab bisque was very good. Scallops were perfectly done.

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CC2017
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

This was a wonderful place to celebrate Valentine's Day early. We loved the bread cheese and scallops and another bowl entree my husband had (sorry it had beef in i can't remember the exact anem). The smores dessert was decadent. Also, loved the Riesling!
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Julia
Milwaukee
2 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was the first time any of our party went to Eldr+Rime, and we used the $20 bonus gift card that came when buying a $100 gift card before Xmas. The building still has that fresh new building atmosphere, and the trees and light fixtures made it an interesting upscale feeling place! It was a Tuesday night and wasn't very busy so the quiet ambience was really comfortable. The chairs are so plush and comfy too.

The menu is very scandinavian inspired, and included a lot of smoky elements. First our drinks arrived and that was a lovely presentation! I'd recommend the old fashioned that comes in a smoky dome or the hot toddy which is in a gourd-type cup with spices on the side. It was a great flavor on such a cold day. The Salmon Three Ways was tasty and there are 3 pieces of everything so it's best for a group of 3. I was surprised I liked the pickled parsnips that come on that platter. I've never had beetroot cured salmon before and it's sweet!

Everyone's entree was a good size for one sitting. The stroganoff had really rich pieces of rib meat and hearty pasta. The fish and chips looked the most filling. The sea scallops had the best presentation with those rings of roasted squash. The Faroe Island salmon had a delicious crispy crust and the porridge surrounding it was excellent - more like a sauce with sunflower seeds and smoked mushrooms. I asked where the Faroe Islands are, and just looked it up for this review that it's between Norway and Iceland. I think our waiter was thinking of the Falkland Islands because he said south of Argentina, and I should have remembered that from watching an episode of The Crown recently! Our waiter Juan was so polite though and did a wonderful job! This dinner was for my dad's 72nd birthday and he was so happy with the creme brulee dessert!
I hope this restaurant makes it through the pandemic just as classy.

Oh yeah, don't forget to check out the cosmic concierge room near the restrooms.

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JenniferS
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Excellent atmosphere and delicious food with unique selections. I think it was a bit pricey for what you got, but otherwise it was a great meal.

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OpenTable Diner
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was perfect. I really couldn't have asked for a better experience. The ambience was beautiful and comfy. Our waitress Emily was so nice and endearing. The drinks were very interesting in the best way possible. And the food was just life changing to say the least. If you really want to impress someone Eldr + Rime is the place to do so. Thank you so much for an outstanding experience. I will be back for more!!

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SessenG
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall3food2service2ambience4

I made reservations for 8:45pm and there is a 20min grace period per the details on opentable. We got there at 9pm and they tried to tell us we could not be seated because they close at 9pm. Then I asked about the grace period which then the manager allowed us to be seated. But then they said the grill turns off at 9pm which meant we can only order from a limited menu so no steak or grilled fish.

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Eldr + Rime is rated 4.6 stars by 105 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.