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Crazy Water

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$$$$
Walker's Point
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839 S 2nd St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1822
+1 414-645-2606
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Madison, Wisconsin
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82 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sweetheart and I had an all-day meeting in Milwaukee, with an early start. So drove to Milwaukee the night before with the hopes of getting a nice dinner and a good night's sleep before the meeting. We also invited our friends from Racine to come up and join us for dinner, so it was going to be a pleasant... More 

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Paphos, Cyprus
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Booked for dinner Sunday evening arrived at the appointed time. The only table free was near the front door so we declined. Staff were frankly rude. Tried to organise a drink while waited for a table to be free. After being ignored for about 10 minutes we walked out. My fiends, to whom I had raved about crazy water, now... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

Am I writing this review as someone who was genuine excited to try Crazy Water. If only I had known our class would prevent us from getting seated in the order of our reservations and treated as guests. My boyfriend and I came down from Appleton to have a weekend getaway and try some of the great offerings the chefs... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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150 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

This place has a terrific cozy atmosphere. It was and often is packed. The food is phenomenal, the Hangar steak was cooked to perfection, the sides were tasty. The veal is succulent, and a colleague who is vegetarian had a delicious pasta dish. Somewhat higher priced but worth it.

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Matthews, North Carolina
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51 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

This small, cozy restaurant puts out some serious food. We only saw two chefs/cooks in the kitchen, but they hustled some delicious meals to a packed restaurant on a Friday night. We had a table of six and were seated in the back, which was perfect, a little more quiet than the front room. I had the shrimp with chorizo... More 

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Thank kimbecknellwilliams
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this little gem and will make it a regular whenever we are in Milwaukee. The decor is warm and cozy. The staff is welcoming. I loved the pillows and banquettes - even a high banquette at the end of the bar, perfect for two. Most importantly, the food was outstanding. A seasonal menu including fresh salads and... More 

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1 Thank KatMoran14
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

A great local restaurant ... A small house converted to a business, Very small kitchen and acoustics a little loud, BUT .... The food and service was outstanding! Each of our 3 diners had a different entree and we all raved about it. I had the halibut and can honestly say it was one of the best pieces of fish... More 

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Crazy Water has become one of our favorite restaurants. It is small but cozy and the food and service is excellent. Last night I had the steer tenderloin special - the sauce was phenomenal. My wife had the scallops. Key lime pie for dessert and a triple chocolate mousse.

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Mequon, WI
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421 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Went here on a Sunday evening with my wife and the director of alumni from my alma mater after not having been in years. Suffice it to say, it was still wonderful. It is still a tiny kitchen behind the bar but the place has a covered outdoor patio that allows more folks in to partake in the great food... More 

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Waterford, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

We went for my wife's birthday. We were there ahead of our reservation, which was at 7. They seated us and by 730 they were full. The bacon wrapped date appetizer was very good. We ordered the encrusted halibut and the crazy shrimp for dinner. Both meals had a great mix of flavors and the service was great. I had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fusion
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?