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B.J. Wentker’s Historic Fine Dining

230 Milwaukee Ave, Burlington, WI 53105-1800
+1 262-767-1514
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
4 weeks ago
“Horrible waiting time of a delicious food in a historic place ”
22 Sep 2016
“Very Old Location Lure For History Buffs”
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American, Steakhouse, International, Pub
230 Milwaukee Ave, Burlington, WI 53105-1800
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I called the day before to make reservations and was assured it was not necessary, but I insisted as I was meeting a friend from out of town. When I arrived the place was empty but for one couple huddled in a very secluded corner...More

Thank Jeffrey S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We made the reservation for a large party. But when we arrived we had to wait for 10 minutes to "get your table ready". When we were seated we realized we waited for 3 individual round tables to be moved next to each other. Ok...More

Thank kioara
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ate here in mid February when he was in town for business and we returned last week because we enjoyed it so much. Live music and half price bottles of wine on Wednesdays make it even better! The staff is friendly...More

1  Thank jconcienne
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I have been to this fine restaurant several times. The history of the building is amazing, the decor preserved, with a very fine bar. The menu changes every so often but it is always delicious with nice portions (not too small, not too big). There...More

1  Thank Sandra O
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Very good food; the lobster was great. Excellent fish fry. Top shelf bourbons. Lovely historic place, from the Italian tile floor to the mahogany bar.

1  Thank Amy W
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Cozy place with historical atmosphere and excellent food! Our waitress was super nice and informative too! Will be back!

2  Thank ashley16nicole
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We used to love this beautiful resturant! Came from out of town specifically to eat at this place. The bartender had to read a recipe to make a moscow mule, and told us she hadn't bartended in months, very un professional, on to the waitress...More

1  Thank Shelley N
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Had lunch, including stuffed lobster roll for very reasonable price. Nice menu, with evening offerings appearing to be quite ambitious. Take time to read historical info on menu. It will make you appreciate to decor, which dates back over 100 years.

1  Thank Lee F
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful setting for a dinner with long time friends. Our dinners were so good. My salmon was cooked perfectly with a delicious asparagus risotto. It came with a salad and house made parmesan peppercorn dressing. Great hot bread with butter and roasted garlic...More

1  Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Local tavern with a fine dining fare. Historical atmosphere is fantastic. great place to take clients or pamper that special someone to a more elaborate dinner. Food is delicious, however menu choices and accompanying prices seem to be met for the traveler and not the...More

1  Thank WayneBush
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mary k
Hi. Is your restaurant handicap accessible and is handicapped parking right outside the door?
11 May 2016|
Response from Hillary C | Reviewed this property |
Not that I noticed. It would be better to call and ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 Milwaukee Ave, Burlington, WI 53105-1800
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 262-767-1514
  • E-mail