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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

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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 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
Most recent review
We eat here often!

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Ferrouswoman
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

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
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Three of us really enjoyed this great dining establishment just before Christmas. It is a little out of the way but we had an excellent meal in a very pleasant atmosphere. My only complaint was that the menu was somewhat limited. Service was excellent and the food great.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I've eaten at Meritage numerous times and have NEVER had a bad meal. Every meal I've tried has somehow surpassed the last. My dining companion and I are able to have 2 drinks each, one appetizer, 2 entrees and one dessert for approximately $120....a bargain considering how amazing the whole experience is. The staff is knowledgeable and pleasant. Dietary needs... More 

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This is a smallish restaurant. Good wine list. Service was good. Everyone at my table ordered something different -- trout, shrimp, steak and chicken. All were pleased with their dinner.

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Menomonee Falls
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

we had wonderful appetizers. The steak was disappointing (rare does not mean raw). Lamb was not as expected (a bit tough). Trout was very tasty....

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My wife and I had the pleasure of visiting Meritage at our nephew's urging. Thank goodness we had reservations. The food is quite good, - lamb chops and a steak. Wine selection quite ample. My only gripe is that everything is on top of everything else. No separation between bar and tables. And with the overflow crowd, it was quite... More 

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Wind Lake, Wisconsin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

It is a small restaurant with tightly packed tables. The menu changes often and is limited. There are also specials. High end food presentation and taste at a moderate price. We will be back.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
162 reviews 162 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

My wife and I enjoyed our dinner at Meritage. We hadn't been there for a while and were glad that it still had a good friendly atmosphere with creative and relatively healthy offerings. Meritage seems to be aiming more for the "foodie" crowd, which really isn't our thing. That's still fine, although the menu choices were fairly limited. (That said,... More 

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Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a small intimate place with outstanding food. The menu items are not like anything you would find elsewhere. Very creative and very good.Great service completes a wonderful experience. Also ask for a punch card...it will get you a $20 certificate after spending $200.

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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?