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Black Kettle

8660 N 107th St, Milwaukee, WI 53224-2224
414-354-8950
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Ranked #420 of 1,392 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 am
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Established in 1963! Ideal for a business luncheons, dinner or family gatherings. American cuisine, impeccable service & top quality steaks & seafood.
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English first
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

I have at at the Black Kettle on many occasions with work and with my wife and we have never had a bad experience. From the servers to the bartender Dede who makes the best old fashion ever. We started off with the Portobella and Blue Cheese appetizer that was sent out perfect and the flaming jack cheese. The dish... More

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Wisconsin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

The Black Kettle has the most generous meal in town. We stopped in on a Saturday night and found the place almost empty, usually not a good sign. I'm so glad we stayed! They have an all you can eat prime rib special that won't disappoint. The soup was tasty but a bit salty. The salads are big enough for... More

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

I recently went to this restaurant with a group of co-workers. It is in an old house with very nice décor. The food was very good; everyone liked their food. The kettle chips were very good. My only complaint is that it was freezing cold in there! And I am a big guy who likes it colder than most people.

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Germantown, Wisconsin
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

On a recent dining experience i enjoyed a wonderful meal with good service, it was when i returned home that evening and discovered my math was not up to the same level. I computed the tip at almost 50% of the bill. I am not cheap but it was obviously an error. I immediately contacted the restaurant with all the... More

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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

The Black Kettle has been around for more than 35 years. It has not been updated in that amount of time in my opinion. It is a more formal dining atmosphere and has been a very successful place for a long time.The food was just so so for lunch as we had sandwiches. The specials sounded really good. A bit... More

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Woodbridge, Virginia, USA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

I was in Milwaukee a few weeks ago visiting a friend, and he always raved about the Black Kettle Restaurant, so we went for his birthday. I emailed the restaurant for reservations, and I got an immediate response. We started off with the cheesespread with crackers, which was delicious. My friend had the French Onion soup which looked great. The... More

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Wilmington, Delaware
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

I felt like I was in a time warp when I entered the restaurant... it was just different than what I am used to. The atmosphere is certainly dated and there might have been a bit of a strange odor I adjusted to after my entry but once I was acclimated it was no problem. Kettle chips were great and... More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

Really wanted to like this experience. Onion strings were very good, although I rarely eat that sort of thing. The salads were weak, all the steaks were ordered medium rare and came out closer to medium. There were only two occupied tables on a Saturday night, couldn't help but think kitchen nightmares. Really hoped that it would be as good... More

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Grand Rapids
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

This was most surprising. A small house on a ragged roadway. Inside - a quaint house, wallpaper, fireplace, wood floors, a pub bar. A welcome to join us atmosphere. The dinner I had was excellent. I am NOT a steak eater. This was wonderful. Attention to flavor. It included a salad (or soup) and choice of potato (I had the... More

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Germantown, Wisconsin
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85 reviews 85 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

We ate at the Black Kettle recently on a Friday evening. My wife got salmon and I got their fish fry. For the price, the salmon was just o.k. The fish fry was mixed. The breading was heavy and too sweet. The homemade german potato salad was good. For the price, there are other restaurants in the area that provide... More

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