Where to Get Awesome Seafood in Wisconsin
Think you have to visit the beach to get awesome seafood? How about visiting Wisconsin instead? They may not have the ocean but they have plenty of Great Lake beaches and seafood restaurants that are guaranteed to satisfy your seafood cravings. Here are the top 5 places in Wisconsin to get awesome seafood.
- St. Paul Fish Company 400 North Water St. Milwaukee, WI 53202
St. Paul Fish Company is a place that locals and tourists both love for fresh, quality seafood. Fresh fish and seafood are flown in daily to make up fantastic menu selections for enjoying in the restaurant or for visiting their retail case to take home and prepare yourself. Match that with a fun atmosphere and plenty of daily food and drink specials, this should definitely be on your restaurant list when in Milwaukee. Do not miss out on their yummy lobster rolls!
- Harbor House 550 N. Harbor Dr. Milwaukee, WI 53202
If you’re looking for upscale seafood with an incredible view of Lake Michigan, then look no further than Harbor House. Harbor House boasts beautiful views, an unbelievable wine list, and exceptional seafood dishes. They are open for lunch daily and offer an exceptional brunch on Sundays. If you can make it on a weekday between 4:00 – 6:00pm, take advantage of their amazing happy hour with beer, wine, and mixed drink specials, along with incredible seafood at happy hour prices.
- Newport Shores 407 E Jackson St. Port Washington, WI 53074
Previously listed in Coastal Living Magazine as one of America’s best seafood dives, Newport Shores is a come-as-you-are place with something for everyone on the menu. Yes, they have killer seafood and daily food specials, but they also offer scrumptious ribs, steaks, burgers, and sandwiches so everyone can dig in and get full. To get a true Newport Shores experience go for the Wisconsin Friday Fish Fry. You cannot visit Wisconsin and not sink your teeth into a Walleye sandwich from a Friday Fish Fry! Newport Shores also offers live music several nights a week, along with friendly staff and great drinks.
- Tempest Oyster Bar 120 E. Wilson St. Madison, WI 53703
When in Madison, you do not want to miss the fantastic seafood at Tempest Oyster Bar. Located not far from the Capitol, Tempest Oyster Bar offers a delicious happy hour, dinner, and late-night menu that is out of this world. Besides the fabulous seafood, Tempest offers live music several nights a week and an extensive beer, wine, cocktail list. Make sure you try the conch fritters during happy hour or off of the late-night menu!
- The Fox and Hounds Restaurant and Tavern 1298 Friess Lake Rd, Hubertus, WI 53033
Want something rustic and romantic with unbelievable seafood? The Fox and Hounds Restaurant and Tavern has been satisfying the thirst and appetites of their customers since 1933. Still serving hungry customers today, The Fox and Hounds offers up daily food specials, drink specials, and live music on Saturdays. Don’t miss their authentic Friday night, all you can eat fish fry offering your choice of cod, pollock, perch, lobster, or shrimp.
The next time you’re visiting Wisconsin and are thinking seafood, give one of these great restaurants a try!