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Crazy Water

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Walker's Point
Fusion
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839 S 2nd St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1822
414-645-2606
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5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Romance
Special occasions

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  • 117
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fusion perfection

A favorite! Have had almost everything on the menu. Great place to take "out of towners". Great service, great food, great wine! Must make a reservation.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
149Lizk
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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172 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

A favorite! Have had almost everything on the menu. Great place to take "out of towners". Great service, great food, great wine! Must make a reservation.

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Wind Lake, Wisconsin
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

There were 4 of us and we shared two appetizers which were amazing. We each ordered a different entree. The presentation was fantastic and the taste was even better. We finished it off with dessert and it did not disappoint. This is now my favorite eclectic/fusion restaurant in Milwaukee.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

The cooking gets done at the bar which made me very skeptical, however the meal was outstanding along with the service. I now consider this restaurant as a leading contender for diner. Do try you will enjoy.

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Wisconsin
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Hadn't been to Crazy Water for some time -- 2+ years. It was even better than I remember it. The only downside, as many have mentioned, is that it gets crowded. They jam a lot of diners in a small space. In a way, though, that is part of its charm. If you have an option choose a table away... More 

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Whitefish Bay, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Went here for my husband's birthday. He had beef wellington, I had a stuffed chicken breast with gnocchi and our daughter had the scallops. We loved everything. Great service and charming atmosphere made for a delightful night.

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Rochester, Minnesota
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is in a unique historic building, but is very small, and a bit too congested for my taste. The entryway is up a steep set of 6 stairs, with no handicap entrance. The food presentation was very good, and the taste was good. The cheesecake was tasty.

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Franklin, Wisconsin
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

My Husband and I choose this restaurant recently for a birthday celebration. We were there last in warmer weather and ate on the patio, which is delightful, and quite different to being inside in the dining room. After initially being seated by a draughty door, we were moved to a table in the main room which was a huge improvement.... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

During a romantic weekend getaway in Milwaukee (yes, it can indeed be a romantic destination!), my husband and I were searching for a memorable anniversary meal. Sadly, we learned that too many top restaurants are closed on Sunday. Happily, we learned that Trip Advisor's #20 (now, I see, risen to #19) was open. And after dining there, we both agreed... More 

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Buffalo
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The Crazy Shrimp is simply crazy good. Also, the Endive Salad and Pork Bellies. As others have said, the quarters are a bit tight but that seems to add to the intimate feel. Wonderful experience.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I started with the burrata and black truffle , they put LEMON on it ! Any acidic food like tomato or citrus of any type destroy the truffle , Truffles need high fat foods to make their presence known, we have been cooking with Truffles for many years and often go to Alba Italy for the truffle Auction . i... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 839 S 2nd St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1822
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Walker's Point
  • Neighborhood: Walker's Point
  • Phone Number: 414-645-2606

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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