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Ward's House of Prime

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American, Steakhouse, Wine Bar
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540 E Mason Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3805 (Jackson)
+1 414-223-0135
17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a graduation family dinner at Ward's. The food was fantastic. Best prime rib and steaks anywhere. All of our group were extremely pleased with their meals. The service was top notch. Yes the prices are high but worth every penny for a special occasion.

Thank hhsup
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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195 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

DISCLAIMER: I am an overweight, older male who likes to eat. I've only encountered serving portions I couldn't handle just twice in my life. For all of you vegetarians, Vegans, and gluten-free-ites, please stop reading this review now. Nothing personal, but I don't write for your dietary preferences. I never indicate my choice to write reviews to Trip Advisor, as... More 

Thank Stu T
Oak Creek, Wisconsin
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69 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a date night. Had fun talking to the bartender ahead of the meal. When we were seated we were comfortably seated and well served. All of our food was good from the cheese rolls to the lobster bisque to the house salad to the sides of twice baked potatoes and mushrooms. We had the prime rib and we... More 

Thank llwid
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had heard great things about Ward's so when we were in Milwaukee this week we made a reservation. We walked into a chaotic, noisy bar area and looked around for someone to seat us. After five minutes someone showed up. We told her we had a reservation and she could not seem to find it. But it was so... More 

Thank robbinbobbin
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Visited Wards and ate a 16oz Prime Rib with twice over potatoes. The food was amazing the service was wonderful!! I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Mark J
Brookfield, Wisconsin, United States
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52 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We have attended specialty dinners where they pair and prepare food with scotch, tequila, wine and more. Each time has proven to be exceptional. We recently went just for dinner (and to pick up an order of wine from an earlier wine tasting) and were, once again, impressed. We have gotten to know Brian and Julie well and they greet... More 

Thank Jack S
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96 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

My brother was visiting from out of town and told me to pick a restaurant for dinner before a show at the Pabst, his treat. I had never been to Ward's, and easily made a 7p.m. Reservation fir a Saturday night. From the ambiance, to the service to to food, everything was top notch! I will highly recommend this establishment... More 

Thank Zahava
Yorkville, Illinois
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Probably the best prime rib I have ever eaten! I cannot say enough good things about the place! It's the king of place you have to go back to for dinner, and bring a few close friends.

Thank Tourontwo
Chesterfield, Missouri
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Reservation process was simple and they called to verify our reservation the day of. Our main server was not very good. She acted very rushed and was not very attentive. The other two servers in the room seemed far more personable and attentive to their tables. The bus staff was excellent. Maybe we just got a bad server. We had... More 

Thank Kevin D
Appleton, Wisconsin
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161 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I have been here a few times. The prices are reasonable for a Milwaukee Supper Club. The food and drinks are amazing. Simply can't go wrong visiting this place.

Thank KAK828

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 50
American, Steakhouse, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 540 E Mason Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3805
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 414-223-0135
Open weekdays for lunch 11am-2pmDinner 5pm-10pmLounge 4pm-1amClosed Sunday

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?