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Bartolotta's Lake Park Bistro
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Ranked #18 of 1,566 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: French, Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Lake Drive
Description: 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.
Reviewed October 22, 2013

The Bistro is of course a lovely place to visit; food & service is always excellent.But I enjoy lunch there the most. More relaxed; and you can really enjoy the wonderful lake view.

Thank Janice M
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Reviewed October 22, 2013

Upon visiting family in the midwest we decided to indulge in a brunch overlooking the lake. We had been warned to not expect the best service, but that the view would compensate for what the dining room lacked. We were however quite pleasantly surprised by not only the service, but the overall experience. The food was fresh and focused, our server was very knowledgable and graceful in helping with decisions. It was overall a great afternoon, a place that I would recommend to anyone looking for a special brunch

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1  Thank jronngmil3232
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Reviewed October 4, 2013

The Dover Sole was good but would suggest you ask for the butter sauce on the side, mine was drowned in sauce . Also be careful although they will debone at the table for you, watch out for the odd bone yourself.

Thank wizardj007
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Reviewed September 28, 2013

A girlfriend and I decided to treat ourselves to a special brunch a few Sunday's ago. Lake Park Bistro boasts one of the best views of Lake Michigan and is known as one of the best restaurants in town. We were seated at the coveted window overlooking the lake. What could go wrong? Wear to start? Water took 10 minutes. Coffee became cold when the promised cream never arrived. Our aloof waitstaff appeared annoyed throughout and I noticed the manager talking to another table near ours apologizing. Our entrees were plentiful and good but again because the service was lacking, they were warm-ish and our moods bummed out. I think it was just an off day for them. My hope is that a return visit will deliver much improved service.

2  Thank welltraveled00
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Joe B, Public Relations Manager at Bartolotta's Lake Park Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2013

Thanks for your feedback from your brunch with us. If you'll e-mail media@bartolottas.com, we'd like the opportunity to follow up with you. Thanks!

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Reviewed September 22, 2013

We enjoyed a leisurely lunch on the bluffs overlooking Lake Michigan. The service was friendly and caring and measured the arrival of our food with the pace we requested. We enjoyed a bottle of French wine while we visited with our son who had just arrived from Hawaii for a reunion.
I savored a dish of sea bass with mussels and potatoes baked in parchment. It was delicious. After we ate we walked the grounds and enjoyed the flowers surrounding the restaurant. I would gladly return there again.

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1  Thank Laurel S
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