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“Wonderful Experience”
Review of Carnevor

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Ranked #58 of 1,520 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: Wisconsin
Description: Milwaukee's premier steakhouse, Carnevor is one of Wisconsin's most acclaimed fine dining destinations. Our steak menu offers exquisite wet- and dry-aged USDA prime beef – a distinction afforded to less than two percent of all American beef – as well as daily selections of the coveted Wagyu, imported from Japan to guarantee the most succulent and tender beef. And with a wine list featuring more than 750 selections, you'll always find the perfect bottle to uncork with your meal.
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Wonderful Experience”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

We had a great experience. We started with a few drinks at the bar,
Then we proceeded to our table. We order the crab cakes for an appetizer
we thought it was good. It would have been better if they made two small crabcakes rather than one large one. The bread they brought out had garlic and herbs were very good.
Our friends ordered scallops on the half shell. They loved it. We then moved to the lobster
Bisque which was divine. It was really good with just the right amount of seasoning. We both
Ordered the Fillet 8oz. It was prepared perfect. They had 8 different sauces to choice from.
I had the shitake mushroom with brandy. The steak was a good cut of stead, however it does
Appear a bit flavorless without one of their sauces. We all enjoyed the truffle potatoe
And the butternut squash risotto. “Excellent”. We had the chocolate truffle mouse for dessert
With marshmallow ice-cream. It was excellent. Overall the dinner was great, however make sure
To bring your wallet with you because you will spend a small fortune to eat here. Service was
Excellent and had a great time.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank Kristine B
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English first
Mequon, Wisconsin
Level 4 Contributor
44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Best Steak Dinner”
Reviewed February 21, 2013

My husband and I go to Carnevor to celebrate special occasions and we are never dissapointed. We are really spoiled to have such a great steak restaurant in Milwaukee. Whenever we have eaten steak at another restaurant, whether in Naples, or New York we always compare it to Carnevor!

Visited January 2013
Thank Charlie53092
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Macerata, Italy
Level 6 Contributor
263 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed January 15, 2013

One of the best steak (newyork strip!) I'd never eaten, nice wine (australian shiraz) and very professional service. Average price.
The only thing I didn't like has been the light: too low, almost impossible to see into your dish.

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Thank dylan38
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Bay View, WI
Level 6 Contributor
215 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed January 9, 2013

The whole experience was amazing. Starting with great martinis and wine,my boyfriend and I chose a "special" platter to partake in a few different steaks with sauces. All three that we had were wonderful as well as the mushroom ragu which accompanied the steaks. Dessert was a decadent display of donuts with special dipping sauces. Not only was the food fabulous, the staff/servers we wonderful as well. Superb night all around!!

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank MurWI
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Boulder, Colorado
Level 6 Contributor
251 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“Nice Staff, Cook Atmosphere , good food”
Reviewed January 1, 2013

The food was definitely nice. I don't think the steaks were to par with the top steak houses in town - but it came close. This is not a chain and it comes with creativity, cool interior design and super nice staff. There are some medium priced items on the menu which are excellent as well . I found the bar neon lights somewhat annoying to stay there for a extended period of time. Some spots are also noisy in case you want to have a conversation. So it is a very nice place - but does not quite live up to its expectation...

  • Visited April 2012
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Thank Mike B
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