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205 W Highland/ 106 W Wells, Milwaukee, WI 53203
414-276-7447
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3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Milwaukee, WI
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6 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

They make you buy your tickets in advance and you can only get a refund if you cancel 72 hours before. Boat took off while we were waiting to exchange for a ticket after we already paid. You cannot just print tickets at home for easy boarding and avoid any lines. It is a big scam. They haven't heard the... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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239 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wanted to see Fiesta Italiana's fireworks display differently this year. Had a nice cruise on the Milwaukee river that headed out to the inner harbor. Very scenic waterfront views. Prime area for the show. Cash bar and decent public rooms with plenty of seating. Inside first level was air conditioned.

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Illinois
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19 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was an enjoyable and informative trip down the Milwaukee River and into Lake Michigan around the harbor. I saw areas of Milwaukee I didn't know existed despite living there the first 35 years of my life. I would highly recommend this tour for visitors to the city as well as residents.

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Fort Payne, Alabama
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't do a tour with food. I booked the tickets the day before we went. I highly recommend booking ahead. Beautiful views of downtown Milwaukee. Tour was hour and 20 minutes down Milwaukee River and the bay area of Lake Michigan. Tour guide was excellent.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I was supposed to take this cruise on Memorial day weekend but thanks to customer service as they advise me not to book in advance & when I called them again before cruise they told there is only one seat left, so I would recommend that one should book in advance. Finally I took the tour on 06/12/16!!!! There is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

This was more than anyone in our group expected. We did the Saturday evening Margarita Taco Cruise. The margaritas were all you can drink and good. The tacos were all you can eat. You also got to build your own taco. The cruise was very fun and an excellent view of the city from the river. It was a great... More 

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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

We have been on the sat beer and brat cruise for years , Good food and beer and I never tire of the view of Milwaukee from the river. The first cruise for 2016 is in early June and we will be on it. We always make a weekend of it by staying in a hotel near 3rd street and... More 

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Thank Schoeff
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

On a Tuesday noon our bus group of 27 was scheduled for a luncheon cruise with Edelweiss. It was a cold, blustery day and having done a number of cruises in cities throughout the MidWest, I was thinking this was going to be a miserable couple hours. How wrong I was! We boarded the immaculate boat, Miss Wisconsin, the tables... More 

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Baldwyn, Mississippi
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

The Oktoberfest Dinner Cruise on 10/31/15 was a most joyful experience! Only three of us had signed up for this cruise and, believe it or not, they didn't cancel for the lack of ticket sales! THE CREW WAS GREAT THE SERVICE WAS SUPERB THE DINNER WAS TRULY A DELIGHT, NOT ONLY FOR THE TASTE BUDS BUT FOR THE EYES AS... More 

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Grant-Valkaria, Florida
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44 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We were on the Saturday afternoon river cruise, and had a really great time. It was a fun family trip, and the cruise was just right. No food was involved, just a few brews from the upstairs bar. Beers were priced fine, as expected. There was a tour guide telling the history of some sites, but really wasn't listening because... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$41 - $80
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday
3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 W Highland/ 106 W Wells, Milwaukee, WI 53203
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: 414-276-7447

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