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The Packing House

900 E Layton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-5237
+1 414-483-5054
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish fry” (61 reviews)
“prime rib” (29 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
900 E Layton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-5237
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Does the Packing House have a new fish fry recipe? The regular fish fry and the perch fry were heavily coated. Like it had been double dipped to make it crunchy. Quantity does not mean quality. They do give you a very generous portion of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dolores F
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dolores, thank you for your review and insight. I can promise you we have not changed our recipe since we began serving fish fries over 40 years ago. However, we did notice after it was too late this past Friday that some of our breaded...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Who would ever slave over a hot oven and stove for a week when you could be served a sumptuous platter (yes, platter size) meal of all your TG favorites! This turkey dinner was prepared perfectly, with moist meat, potatoes and sweet potatoes, stuffing, green...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank murtaughmcm
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so very much! We take great pride in what we do, especially during important traditions like Thanksgiving. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed Thanksgiving with us. Please come back and see us any day of the year for the same wonderful experience....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We raise our own Angus beef and I am very picky. I was there a year ago and had the prime rib, and this time I had the Filet Mignon. Both were outstanding. My brother had the beef Wellington and he really enjoyed it. the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank allene698
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for the high praise! We are so happy you’ve enjoyed your dinners with us. We hope to serve you many more times in the future.

Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Five of us left a meeting and wanted to stop for a very early dinner before flying back home to Toronto. We asked our driver for suggestions given that it was only 4:30 in the afternoon. Our driver suggest the Packing House so off we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the great review! We are honored by the opportunity to serve you and are so happy you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope to serve you again if you find yourself in Milwaukee.

Reviewed 23 October 2018

This is a nice place, inviting and intimate atmosphere. Got ok service with decent food. They are especially good with steaks. Can definitely recommend this place!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Yurivds
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Thanks so much! We have an extensive menu sure to please all. Please join us again soon.

Reviewed 17 October 2018

My traveling companion found the Packing House online, and we gave it a try while in Milwaukee. It was just what we expected; nothing too fancy, but everything done well. I had barbecued ribs that fell off the bone, were meaty without too much fat,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Wil003S
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Thank you so much! You captured exactly what we try to provide every day and have been doing for over 44 years. We hope to have another opportunity to serve you in the future.

Reviewed 17 October 2018

We always enjoy coming here. Penny does a great job serving. Have gone here for years and always happy to return.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Thank you so much! We appreciate your loyal patronage and look forward to serving you for many more years to come.

Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

We’re not from Wisconsin and my 27 yr old son wasn’t familiar with Supper Clubs. I wanted to find one that wasn’t too far, so I found The Packing House. We loved it! The service was very attentive and helpful. The food was great! We...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Odysmom
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Thanks for choosing us! We appreciate the great review. We do feature live music in our lounge Wednesday through Saturday nights. Look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Reviewed 4 October 2018

We were told by our hotel this was a good place to get "MEAT". Upon arrival ( Wed night 6:30) we were asked if we had a reservation, said NO (restaurant 3/4 full) and were seated right away at a corner table for two. Water...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thank you so much for the wonderful review and compliments. We wish we had another location in Phoenix! Nonetheless, we look forward to serving you the next time you’re in Milwaukee. Thanks for spreading the word. Also, you can always count on our support of...More

Reviewed 12 September 2018

The guest of honor wanted her birthday dinner here. She is an old Milwaukee resident and could've picked any restaurant. We were a party of six and had a round table in the back corner which was quieter. Three of us ordered the smaller filet...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Explorer632692
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thank you so much! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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MadCityDiner
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Response from Chris W | Property representative |
Yes we do! Thank you. Please call to make yours. 414-483-5054
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Response from Mary M | Reviewed this property |
Packing House has Prime Rib on Wed,Sat and Sun. The prices are: 16oz King Cut for $37.99 and/or 12oz Queen Cut for $33.99
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 45
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 E Layton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-5237
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-483-5054
  • E-mail
Description
Family owned & operated since 1974. We have something to please even the most discriminating diners! Ribs, steaks, seafood, poultry & veal. Weekday lunch, dinners nightly. Prime Rib on Wednesday, Saturday & Sundays. Friday fish fry. Live music in the lounge Wednesday thru Saturday nights.
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