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“Best brunch in Milwaukee!!”
Review of Kil@Wat

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Ranked #53 of 1,520 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $38
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Contemporary
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Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: Water Street
Description: Expect a dining experience that's nothing short of electrifying at Kilawat, the signature restaurant of InterContinental Milwaukee. The menu runs the gamut from traditional favorites to exotic happenings with each unique selections prepared with a distinctive flair.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
“Best brunch in Milwaukee!!”
Reviewed April 3, 2013

My daughters and I did a Saturday morning outing and decided to try Kil@wat's brunch because we had heard great things about it....and we were more than satisfied! I loved the Gerber Daisies on the tables and the fantastic view of the city from our window booth. Patrick was very attentive and made sure our meal was prepared to our liking. The manager Jay was wonderful and very sincere in ensuring we had a fantastic experience. It's the little things like that, that keeps guest coming back, and we most definitely will! Not to mention it held up to its reputation of an amazing brunch!

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank JanetL79
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JenBloomer, Public Relations Manager at Kil@Wat, responded to this review, April 17, 2013
Thank you for ranking us “Best Brunch in Milwaukee,” JanetL79! I’m so pleased you and your daughters enjoyed your experience with us; I truly appreciate you pointing out your “attentive” and “sincere” service from Patrick & Jay. We would be honored to serve you again, hope to see you soon!
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Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
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“Perfect Date Night Place”
Reviewed April 1, 2013 via mobile

This restaurant has great food and great atmosphere. It's a perfect date night especially when you combine it with a night's stay at the Intercontinental Milwaukee Hotel and a show at the Pabst theater...they're all in the same building! I highly recommend this restaurant for a spontaneous nigh out on the town.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank Daloneranga
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JenBloomer, Public Relations Manager at Kil@Wat, responded to this review, April 17, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor! It is wonderful to hear you could pair your date night with an overnight stay at our property and a show! We hope to see you for your next spontaneous night out!
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Connecticut, USA
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“They saved our night!”
Reviewed March 23, 2013

I was out with a LARGE group of friends, and we had a horrible time at another bar and restaurant earlier, and left out of frustration to find somewhere else to eat. By chance we found Kil@wat. The hostess was amazing, waitstaff was fabulous, and the food was great! They totally turned around our night and made it go from terrible to amazing. We told the hostess about our horrible experience at the previous (unnammed restaurant) and throughout the night we were checked on by the restaurant manager and restaurant staff to see that our night was faring better. Not only did they take in our large group of more than 10 people without blinking, but they totally saved our night.

The food was great. I had the banana tiramisu for desert, which was fantastic.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank 396Nicky
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JenBloomer, Public Relations Manager at Kil@Wat, responded to this review, April 17, 2013
It’s so exciting to hear we could save your night! It is so pleasing to hear you and your group enjoyed your experience with us; thank you for taking the time to write such an ideal review on Trip Advisor!
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Madison, Wisconsin
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“Delicious pre-theatre 3 course dinner”
Reviewed March 19, 2013

We were headed for an evening performance of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (luckily, right across the street from the InterContinental Hotel, where Kil@wat is located). We saw the special pre-theatre option-- 3 courses for $30.00--with nice choices among the 3 courses. Superb cooking-- I had the butternut squash soup, the trout, and the chocolate combo--each a real taste treat. Brunch is great there, too.
The service is excellent-- efficient, but you never feel rushed.

Visited March 2013
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JenBloomer, Public Relations Manager at Kil@Wat, responded to this review, April 17, 2013
Thank you for the fabulous feedback! It’s great to hear you could enjoy our pre-theatre menu and then head across the street for some entertainment! We hope to see you back for your next theatre night.
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Middleton, Wisconsin
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“Great food, service and atmosphere for a pre-theater meal!”
Reviewed March 18, 2013

Dined at Kil@wat while staying at the Intercontinental Hotel in Milwaukee. We were heading to a Leonard Cohen concert after dining and this restaurant caters to theater goers. The menu was not extensive but had a nice selection that focused on beef and seafood. They offered a pre-theater dinner special for $30 that included appetizer, entree and desert. My wife and I chose this option and were very pleased with the quality and quantity (midwestern size portions.) We liked that the decor was contemporary yet comfortable. A glass of Bordeaux cost $13 but was excellent. The lighting was subdue and a discreet overhead spotlight made reading the menu easy. Our waitress, Lindsey, was attentive and made sure the meal in sync with our theater times. The manager also stopped by to make sure we were on schedule. While there are probably finer dining experiences in downtown Milwaukee, Kil@wat is a great option. The food, service and decor are all well executed and prices are reasonable.

  • Visited March 2013
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