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The Packing House

900 E Layton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-5237
+1 414-483-5054
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish fry” (61 reviews)
“prime rib” (26 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
900 E Layton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-5237
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Reviewed today

My traveling companion found the Packing House online, and we gave it a try while in Milwaukee. It was just what we expected; nothing too fancy, but everything done well. I had barbecued ribs that fell off the bone, were meaty without too much fat,...More

Thank Wil003S
Reviewed today

We always enjoy coming here. Penny does a great job serving. Have gone here for years and always happy to return.

Thank Departure753455
Reviewed today via mobile

We’re not from Wisconsin and my 27 yr old son wasn’t familiar with Supper Clubs. I wanted to find one that wasn’t too far, so I found The Packing House. We loved it! The service was very attentive and helpful. The food was great! We...More

Thank Odysmom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told by our hotel this was a good place to get "MEAT". Upon arrival ( Wed night 6:30) we were asked if we had a reservation, said NO (restaurant 3/4 full) and were seated right away at a corner table for two. Water...More

Thank herbieBme
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful review and compliments. We wish we had another location in Phoenix! Nonetheless, we look forward to serving you the next time you’re in Milwaukee. Thanks for spreading the word. Also, you can always count on our support of...More

Reviewed 5 weeks 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
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 8 September 2018

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

Thank 818rickeyc
Chris W, Owner at The Packing House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the four stars!

Reviewed 23 August 2018

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 23 August 2018

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 20 August 2018

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 21 August 2018

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

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11 March 2017|
Response from Chris W | Property representative |
Yes we do! Thank you. Please call to make yours. 414-483-5054
27 November 2015|
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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
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$45
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, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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