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550 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5601 (Harbor Dr & N Lincoln Memorial Dr)
+1 414-395-4900
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11:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We go Harbor House time to time and we love it a lot. Their brunches are very rich and superb. Lunches and dinners are excellent. Of course, their location is unbelievable. In the middle of downtown and next to the lake. View is excellent. We recommend it to others.

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For starters, our round table of 6 by the bathroom/kitchen and booths was just the wrong size and in the wrong place. 3 of us were bumped each time someone walked by and I think some of the staff enjoyed the bumping. The "team" that took care of us didn't introduce themselves to us individually we learned there was a... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I had the opportunity to dine at the harbor house this past weekend. We were with friends visiting from out of town and we recently moved back to the area after being away for years and were looking forward to returning to the beautiful location on the water's edge with good friends and good food. Two out of three worked... More 

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Fort Mill, South Carolina, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food was fantastic and the view was amazing but the staff made it a rather unpleasant visit. The Maitre'D looked at us like we were street urchins though we were dressed in business attire and our waiter pretty much ignored us. I've been to far more expensive places where the staff was much better trained.

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Thank Rebecca G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Brunch was fantastic! Expensive but great. Service was spot-on and the selection of food was wonderful and they have a wide variety of items to choose from.

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Thank Nancy J
Waterloo, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent fresh fish in a nautical setting on the lake. Great Lake views or excellent view of skyline. Good for business or a date.

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milwaukee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A very good seafood restaurant, but definitely the best place to get oysters. Go at happy hour and enjoy great wine list and selection of multiple fresh oysters.

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Merrill, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here with a party of four. Exceptional food, from the king crab to the exceptional ribeye. The service was top notch. Well done folks!!!!

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Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was here for lunch on business last month, and the Harbor House easily earned their 5-star review. The food was 5-star, the staff was 5-star & the setting was 5-star. Gets my highest recommendation if you are dining in Milwaukee.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was fantastic with service to match. What a great place for Sunday brunch with your favorite girl, friends or family! We love this place and always try to stop when we are visiting!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 52
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 550 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5601
    (Harbor Dr & N Lincoln Memorial Dr)
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-395-4900
Description
Harbor House is a bright, spacious New England-style seafood restaurant Milwaukee residents and visitors love, set on the shore of Lake Michigan. The restaurant is a result of a partnership between local businessman and philanthropist Michael Cudahy and The Bartolotta Restaurants. After opening in 2010, Harbor House quickly rose to become one of the city's top restaurants.

Harbor House offers a premier lakefront dining experience and the freshest seafood flown in daily from both coasts. The interior features a three-sided bar, a raw bar, an open kitchen and a private dining room available for special events and parties. An outdoor patio features a full bar, Adirondack chairs and unparalleled views of the lake, the Milwaukee Art Museum and Milwaukee's skyline.

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