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Crazy Water

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839 S 2nd St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1822
+1 414-645-2606
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“scallops” (26 reviews)
“hanger steak” (14 reviews)
“endive salad” (3 reviews)
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American, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
839 S 2nd St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1822
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We thought we had a reservation, but did not, so we had to sit at the bar even though we arrived at 5pm opening. I’ve been here a couple of times before, and I’m more impressed with the quality and value of this place each...More

Thank Keith N
Reviewed 5 days ago

Love the vibe here, and the wee kitchen in front puts out incredible food, especially considering its...weeness. Our 6-top last night all really liked the food - we tried most of the stuff on the menu. They were out of a few things already at...More

Thank ThawShay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can see why the mixed reviews are here. Food for the most part was pretty good, wine list was small but decent. Service was a little slow, although it was busy and the kitchen is small.

Thank bkp21
Reviewed May 7, 2018

Making a reservation two weeks in advance, we thought, would get us a nice, out-of-the-way table = we asked for one - but we were told we had to sit at the table right in front of the door = the one everyone bangs into...More

2  Thank sheboygannancy
Reviewed March 19, 2018

This was our third visit to Crazy Water over the last year or two. Each time we are more impressed than the last. The first two visits we were seated at the bar, and I highly recommend it. It allows you to watch the two...More

Thank ZsaZsa
Reviewed March 16, 2018

dinner at Crazy Water-- endive salad, beet carpaccio salad, beef wellington, it was good but didn't knock my socks off. Endive salad overpowered by the dressing. The wellington was average for me.The meal was just ok. I am amazed that they are able to cook...More

Thank 6tribes
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Let me get this out of the way. It is loud, small and packed. It has one four top right at the door to winter. O.K., you've made it past that. Nice wine list, and a really interesting menu. It's one of those places where...More

Thank In50by50
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have been coming here for 10+ years. We don’t get here as much as we use to, but are never disappointed. The atmosphere is cozy, and the food is great. Looking forward to coming in the summer and enjoying their patio.

Thank tkvolley
Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

We were seated in the main dining room. It was cold! Everyone that come or left made it even colder. I had the lamb shank. It was good, but the risotto was soupy. My wife had beef Wellington, it was very good but a little...More

1  Thank David R
Reviewed December 16, 2017

This is a fantastic restaurant -- terrific food in a warm, unique, inviting atmosphere. Impressive attention to detail. Staff couldn't be more welcoming and gracious. We had a roast chicken, lamb shank, squid ink ravioli that were really delicious and impressive. Perfect for a casual...More

Thank jeffreypk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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: +1 414-645-2606
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