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Bartolotta's Lake Park Bistro

3133 E Newberry Blvd, Milwaukee, WI 53211-3473
414-962-6300
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Ranked #9 of 1,393 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: French, Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Lake Drive
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English first
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

My husband and I came to Lake Park Bistro to celebrate a big milestone in our lives. The combination of casual elegance, great food, and great service makes me so happy to return to this old favorite, Our server Ellie was very friendly, efficient, and helpful. The steak frites with my choice of sauces (2) was just what I was... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

While the location is beautiful, we were underwhelmed with our 20th anniversary dinner here. We dined early, and were met with a card congratulating us on our 20th along with a lake-view table. Nice start. Things then went downhill. My husband informed the staff that we were gluten-free when he made the reservation. We figured this, being a fancier, truly... More

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Joe B, Owner at Bartolotta's Lake Park Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment. I would love to follow up with you about your experience. Please e-mail media@bartolottas.com. More

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

If it is not for the incredible scenic park setting overlooking Lincoln Memorial Drive and Lake Michigan, or the classic white pillar architecture of the building and perfect layout of the restaurant into 4 sublime sections, the bar, main dining room, north room and south room, it's the menu ... at Lake Park. It's all this wrapped up into a... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

we want a very special evening for our 25th anniversary and we were not disappointed. We had everything from the steak tartare to filets to seafood and it was all perfect. thank you for a perfect evening.

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Green Valley, AZ
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I have been to this restaurant probably about 40 times. I am not sure how it got bad reviews. Everytime we have been there EVERYTHING has been excellent. I can't give you certain dishes, because I have never been let down. This restaurant also has wonderful memories for me, memories of friends I loved and lost, but I shared wonderful... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Beautiful location to have dinner and/or drinks by the lake on a summer evening! Seemed loud and pricey for dinner inside at the restaurant - setting really not that formal.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I hadn't been to Lake Park Bistro for a while, took an out of town friend to lunch. Convienent location, quiet, pretty setting and a surprisingly good lunch menu (2 courses for $20 or 3 courses for $25). We had salads, the roasted beet and the goat cheese, both fresh, delicious and perfect on a sunny summer day. We also... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Almost always have been pleased with the food. The bread-always great, and I love good french bread. The service is a mite stuffy sometimes, but usually attentive. Pricey, but worth it 90% of the time.

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Wisconsin
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57 reviews 57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The food is generally good. I had the apple fennel soup last night and it was really good. It was creamy, hot and had just enough fennel flavor to enhance the apple with out over powering it. The cheese plate was nice, but I wish there has been a little more of each selection. But the best item of the... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My husband and I arrived for dinner around 8PM and were promptly seated at a table so tight I could reach over and pick off of the gentleman's plate, seated next to me. After waiting about 10 minutes, a waiter, Christopher finally came over, introduced himself and started the ordering process. Once our entrees arrived, my husband cut into his... More

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Joe B, Owner at Bartolotta's Lake Park Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us. We’d love to follow up with you about your experience. Email us directly at media@bartolottas.com. More

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