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The Packing House

900 E Layton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-5237
+1 414-483-5054
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish fry” (61 reviews)
“prime rib” (26 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Soups, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
900 E Layton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-5237
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1 - 10 of 317 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The guest of honor wanted her birthday dinner here. She is an old Milwaukee resident and could've picked any restaurant. We were a party of six and had a round table in the back corner which was quieter. Three of us ordered the smaller filet...More

Thank Explorer632692
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I ate dinner here while waiting for our return flight home. It was busy and hard to find parking, so we had to park and walk a little ways. When we went inside, there was a live band playing. That was in...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a group of 7 of adults coming in for a late lunch prior to flying out at Milwaukee airport. This is a really nice, clean and modern restaurant specializing in any kind of meat/poultry/seafood or Italian cuisine. The interior was surprisingly modern looking...More

Thank dminehart
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for stopping by to see us! We really appreciate the excellent review and very kind words. We do serve lunch weekdays from 11am-3:30pm. Dinner is served nightly beginning at 4pm. Join us in our relaxing lounge and enjoy hand crafted cocktails...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were in the Milwaukee area a choose to try this restaurant for lunch and really enjoyed the experience and the menu offered something for us both. The restaurant us quaint and the service very good. Our waitress gave us the specials...More

Thank DEL K
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you! We appreciate the nice review and insight on the Brew Town shrimp. We appreciate another opportunity to serve you. We do serve lunch weekdays and dinner nightly. Our Friday fish fry is served all day on Friday. Enjoy live music in our lounge...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

First time eating there— Very close to airport Really good Penny our server was great — recommended dinners for our group Steak,Wally eye and scallops were excellent Fresh veggies Worth the stop

Thank pho2
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Thank you so much for the excellent review and kind words. We hope this visit won’t be your last! Thank you for your patronage.

Reviewed 7 August 2018

I wanted to try this iconic Milwaukee restaurant while I was in town for a few days. The Friday evening that I was there I did not have reservations and could not get in. They were also holding a fundraiser to assist the family of...More

Thank weezlikestotravel
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you so much for your review! Unfortunately you came by on an unusually busy day, due to the fundraiser for the slain Milwaukee police officer. We are consistently named Milwaukee’s favorite fish fry, so Fridays do tend to be busy regardless the time of...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018

This place is a hidden gem. It is not an elegant restaurant, but the food served is worthy of the more luxurious restaurants I've been in. Likewise the service is very good, prompt and attentive. Our table had several different types of entrees, including the...More

Thank Milovan N
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you so much for the kind words and great review! We appreciate the opportunity to serve you and hope to see you many more times in the future.

Reviewed 1 August 2018

Good news first. Ambiance was fine. This is a steakhouse after all. Now where to start...price of drinks were average but weak and watered down. Now to the MEAT of the review. We were a party of six. We all had beef, some ordered medium...More

Thank RonW763
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

I am truly sorry for what sounds like an absolutely horrible experience. I have no insight in how your evening could have gone so wrong. I deeply apologize and would appreciate another chance to redeem ourselves. This time on us. Please contact me at the...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018

Order your brandy old fashioned and steak and you won't be disappointed. Popular place for eat in and take out Friday Fish Fry of a Milwaukee tradition. Has survived the years where other clubs have gone under. Service orientated as a supper club must be....More

Thank pa510wi
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thank you so much for the kind review! We are proud to continue the Supper Club tradition. We have been family owned and operated since we opened in 1974 and are honored to still provide the best experience for over 44 years. We hope to...More

Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

My sister was visiting from Arizona, and we all went as a family for a Friday night fish fry. The food was top notch, and it certainly comes with a lot of extras! Our waitress was excellent, never had to ask twice for anything, and...More

Thank pocketmama56
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thank you so much for joining us! We are all honored that you enjoyed our Friday fish fry and hope to serve you again soon.

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MadCityDiner
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Response from Chris W | Property representative |
Yes we do! Thank you. Please call to make yours. 414-483-5054
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Response from Mary M | Reviewed this property |
Packing House has Prime Rib on Wed,Sat and Sun. The prices are: 16oz King Cut for $37.99 and/or 12oz Queen Cut for $33.99
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$45
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 E Layton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-5237
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-483-5054
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Description
Family owned & operated since 1974. We have something to please even the most discriminating diners! Ribs, steaks, seafood, poultry & veal. Weekday lunch, dinners nightly. Prime Rib on Wednesday, Saturday & Sundays. Friday fish fry. Live music in the lounge Wednesday thru Saturday nights.
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