Midwest supper clubs were born in the early 1930s mostly in rural Wisconsin and became an enticing destination where people would gather for cocktails, supper, and entertainment. Neighborhood camaraderie and a comfortable atmosphere is a commonality all supper clubs hold to this day.
925 E. WELLS STREET, MILWAUKEE
"Bacchus - A Bartolotta Restaurant is set in a sleek, stylish space in the Cudahy Tower in downtown Milwaukee. Its menu emphasizes seasonal ingredients and its wine list is among the most extensive in the city."
550 N. HARBOR DRIVE, MILWAUKEE
"Harbor House is a bright, spacious New England-style seafood restaurant Milwaukee residents and visitors love, set on the shore of Lake Michigan. Our restaurant offers a premier lakefront dining experience and the freshest seafood flown in daily from both coasts. The interior features a three-sided bar, a raw bar, an open kitchen, and a private dining room available for special events and parties. A seasonal outdoor patio features a full bar, Adirondack chairs, and unparalleled views of the lake, the Milwaukee Art Museum, and Milwaukee's skyline."
277 Sheridan Rd., Racine,
Good, old-fashioned Wisconsin supper club atmosphere (have a brandy old fashioned sweet!). Located on the shoreline. "In Racine, but the food was delicious! Fun fact - sometimes you pick up Eastern time on your phone because it is right on the lake. We were sitting right next to each other and ***'s phone showed EST and mine still showed CST."
5601 BROAD STREET, GREENDALE
"Joey Gerard's - A Bartolotta Supper Club is located in the charming village of historic Greendale. Opened in August of 2012, Joey Gerard's pays homage to Joe Bartolotta's childhood and the supper clubs he frequented with his parents growing up."
3133 E NEWBERRY BOULEVARD, MILWAUKEE
"Bartolotta's Lake Park Bistro is honoring history’s French chefs and cuisine while elevating the approach to ‘Haute Bistro’ cooking, bringing both classic recipes as well as signature dishes. Our team is excited to take guests on a culinary journey to France, either through our four-course or a la carte dining experience. Reservations are recommended."