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5921 W Vliet St, Milwaukee, WI 53208
(414) 479-0620
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
    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
A nice meal in a nice atmosphere

This is a small, friendly, neighborhood restaurant with a nice patio. We both had one of the specials - rock fish and pork. Both were excellent. Our server was attentive.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

This is a small, friendly, neighborhood restaurant with a nice patio. We both had one of the specials - rock fish and pork. Both were excellent. Our server was attentive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This is my second visit to this wonderful restaurant. I live in Brooklyn but grew up in Milwaukee. I celebrated my birthday here and sat in the delightful back patio. The meal was fantastic and I particularly loved the banana bundt cake. This is now my go to fave in Milwaukee

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

This is my first time dinning at Meritage, the service and food was fabulous. I have a new favorite dish!!! Patty Pan Squash Gratin, amazing, delicate, and addictive.

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Milwaukee, WI
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28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is the second time I have been to Meritage. The first was in the winter. The second time was right after they debuted the new summer menu. Maybe they needed a little more time to tweak some things because the three of us were a bit underwhelmed with the entrees and appetizer we chose from the summer menu. It... More 

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New Berlin, Wisconsin
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We tried the Meritage on a recent Saturday night to celebrate our anniversary. We were not disappointed. We had reservations but I really don’t think we would have needed them since there were a few open tables. They have some very interesting cocktails to select from and they kept me happy with Sprecher Hefe Weiss beer on tap. We started... More 

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20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Even though it looks unassuming from the outside, Meritage is a small neighborhood option that offers much more than expected. We went for the Wednesday 4-course meal, which was kind of a Chef's-Favorites-Through-the Decades theme, including an appetizer, salad, main dish, and dessert. Each was carefully prepared and beautifully presented. While they weren't massive piles of food, it made for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I was in the area to try Nouri next door which was highly rated but it had closed. I went into Meritage which is a pleasant restaurant with an eclectic American menu. I couldn't make up my mind so I chose the Prix Fix (British Columbia) menu. It started with delicious Chinese lacquered beef served on a Kimchi pancake, moved... More 

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Milwaukee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Nice intimate setting on the edge of Milwaukee and Wauwatosa. We were there on Wednesday when they have a special regional price fixed menu- Alsace the night we were there. I had the pork chop- it was good but not as great as the waiter told me. Two people had bison. Mixed reviews on the entree. Two people had the... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Great cocktails, seasonally changing menu, with great daily specials. Sometimes I don't get to all the Menu items because I am always ordering the specials. Tuesdays are Tapas night and a great way to try things on the cheap. Outdoor dining in the summer makes for a nice change.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I was pleasantly surprised by Meritage. I had read many good reviews but the nondescript building had me fooled. I made a reservation and upon arrival, every staff member we interacted with was bubbly, helpful, and really made the experience wonderful. The wine selection was lovely, but we went more for the food. They did have interesting seasonal beers on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5921 W Vliet St, Milwaukee, WI 53208
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: (414) 479-0620

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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