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Bartolotta's Lake Park Bistro

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3133 E Newberry Blvd, Milwaukee, WI 53211-3473 (Lake Drive)
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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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
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came back since it had been a few months since we were here. Once again EVERYTHING was PERFECT. Service food EVERYTHING is always great. GREAT view. There were at least 3 weddings going on that day. It is always a pleasure to be here.

Thank Ron M
New Berlin, Wisconsin
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79 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A night to remember at the wonderful Lakefront Bistro. This was the first time we sat at the “kitchen table”, where you are offered a unique opportunity to interact with the chefs and staff. It also provides an interesting vantage point, observing all the entrees being plated and inspected. Our party of four began the evening with an appetizer plate... More 

1 Thank MKEMike
Bettendorf, Iowa
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having booked a reservation a few months in advance for a special celebration we were advised once we arrived that they take first come on that area of their restaurant with a view. Their next best option was a hour wait or to be tucked into a corner. Please figure out your reservation policy and honor it or do away... More 

Thank JackHenderkott
Menasha WI
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64 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So many memories from childhood and the food stands on its own merit. I have been here so very many times and the food is always outstanding. I am especially fond of their Sunday brunch. Their coffee is so incredible: smooth and rich. The service is always outstanding; very attentive and intuitive yet unobtrusive. The view and interior is so... More 

Thank ElleMenashaWI
Highland Park, Illinois
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We live 68 miles from this restaurant, in a northern suburb of Chicago, but HATE driving into Chicago - red light cameras & speed cameras everywhere - so have basically given up dining in the city. But, we like to eat well, so we've been looking...and I think we've found something great. We had a wonderful meal in a beautiful... More 

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to celebrate our wedding anniversary with another couple here. As an adventure, we reserved the Kitchen or "Chef's Table." This 4 top table is in an isolated location, away from the rest of the crowd, near the kitchen. This is where the sous chefs facilitate the dishes plated in the nearby kitchen and set them up for delivery... More 

1 Thank Joe C
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61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We had a lovely weekday lunch at Lake Park Bistro. They offer a fixed price option. We just LOVE their French Onion soup and feel it is the best of any French restaurant we frequent.

Thank chloeWisconsin
Chicago, Illinois
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Elegant, comfortable, restaurant on an amazing view overlooking Lake Michigan! The dining room overlooking the lake or eating at the bar are my favorite spots. One of the best deserts also.

Thank IuriGoncanves
Madison, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We went to Milwaukee from Madison to celebrate a special birthday and enjoy the great food, service, and view of Lake Michigan. The food was fantastic and the server, Chris, was exceptional. The menu is large and the choices are great. We always look forward to finding a good reason to going to Bartolotta's.

Thank kent733
Miami, Florida
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

we were there for our anniversary. Great location beautiful view of Lake. Food is great. service was phenomenal! gnocchi app is great! great wine selection!

Thank Food C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $40
French, American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Scenic view, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3133 E Newberry Blvd, Milwaukee, WI 53211-3473
    (Lake Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: 14149626300
Serving authentic, rustic French cuisine in a bustling bistro setting, the restaurant features a menu that ranges from traditional to more modern and a chef's menu that changes with the seasons. The view of Lake Michigan from the two lake rooms in the Bistro is unrivaled by any other restaurant in the city. Plenty of free parking and a gorgeous park setting make Lake Park Bistro an appealing choice for any dining occasion. Lunch is served Monday through Friday, with guests able to choose from an a la carte menu or from the Menu d'Affaire, which offers a 2-course lunch for $19 and a 3-course lunch for $22. Sunday brunch is among the best in the Midwest, featuring three courses with champagne or a mimosa. Dinner is served nightly, and special events like wine dinners and the annual Black Truffle Dinner are highlights for guests and staff alike.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?