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The Anchorage

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Contemporary, Gastropub, Seafood, Pub
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4700 N Port Washington Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53212-1041
+1 414-962-4710
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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17:00 - 21:00
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Beach City, Ohio
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

From what I've read, the Anchorage used to mean something in milwaukee. It used to be a reputable seafood restaurant where folks would go for a fancy night out. That's sad, because this restaurant is light years away from that illustrious time. Attached to the holiday Inn riverfront, they also provide room service to the hotel. After a Late check... More 

Thank Gwenevere M
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186 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the exterior the Anchorage is a non-descript building attached to a Holiday Inn. Inside is spacious and inviting with a great view of the river. We were there on a weekday for lunch and the place was near empty, which is a shame because the food and service are very good. The Anchorage is not exciting but it delivers... More 

Thank John L
Saint Michael, Minnesota
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105 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All appetizers, except for the soup are half price during Happy Hour. The chicken wings are tough to beat, but the quesadillas are very good, as well.

Thank Frank T
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

What a pleasant time we had! Ladies lunch......sitting by the river. The food was tasty, the service attentive, and the environment was modern, hip, and clean! I'd come back now that I've made the first visit! The spacious tables on the river is an excellent way to have an intimate yet bright and cheery atmosphere! Looking forward to those great... More 

Thank GlennaCB
Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

A hidden gem - quiet, great for meetings. The staff - especially Tammy and Kevin - are great! The food is very good - thanks to Jason and Ramon (chefs). Thank you.

Thank Jason G
northeast wisconsin
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

attached to holiday inn riverfront great place to eat and drink a little pricey but the food was delicious

Thank billnanci
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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212 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We stopped by the Anchorage for a fish fry this past Friday. We had made a reservation online, but it was obvious that we didn't need it. . When we arrived, there was only one other couple in the restaurant at 5:30pm. The decoration of this place reminded me of someplace back in the early 50's. This restaurant is right... More 

Thank Curly H
Glendale, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Based on Kevin's recommendation, our party of three decided to check the Anchorage's Friday fish fry out. We found it to reasonably priced and of good quality. Kudos to the chef and to Kevin for his outstanding recommendation.We'll be sure not be strangers! We'll be back!

Thank flanagandennis
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Great food Beautiful setting overlooking the Milwaukee River Outside setting perfect for weddings, groups, relaxing, viewing the river and other environments

Thank Rogers O
Costa Mesa, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Breakfast was amazing hot and fresh good variety !plenty of fresh fruit! Call you orders into kitchen no problem eat on the beautiful patio or in the bar area very comfortable and clean

Thank greenvalley365

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, Contemporary, Gastropub, Seafood, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
View, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4700 N Port Washington Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53212-1041
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-962-4710
  • This restaurant is at Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront
The redesigned Anchorage restaurant and River's Edge Lounge uses high quality locally sourced ingredients to enhance all their dishes.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?