The Bartolotta Restaurants March And April 2020 Listings
MILWAUKEE, WI – Throughout the months of March and April, The Bartolotta Restaurants invites guests to enjoy exclusive wine pairing dinners, a bourbon pairing dinner, Late Night Happy Hour gatherings, and more at its locations throughout the Greater Milwaukee Region.
THE BARTOLOTTA RESTAURANTS
The Bartolotta Restaurants is a nationally acclaimed restaurant and catering organization co-founded by restaurateur Joe Bartolotta and his brother, two-time James Beard Award-winning Chef Paul Bartolotta.
Guests can become a member of Bartolotta Rewards, where they can earn one point for every dollar spent on food and beverage at any of the participating, award-winning Bartolotta venues, which translates to 10% back on all food and beverage purchases when dining, hosting a private function, or attending a special event at participating locations. As a Bartolotta Rewards member, guests are also eligible to receive various rewards throughout the year and are notified about special promotions like the opportunity to buy advance tickets to Bartolotta events and select shows at the Pabst and Riverside Theaters throughout the year. Guests can sign up on The Bartolotta Restaurants website or by downloading the Bartolotta Rewards app to their smartphone.
CELEBRATE EASTER WITH THE BARTOLOTTA RESTAURANTS
The Bartolotta Restaurants invites families to spend Easter Sunday, April 12, at Bacchus – A Bartolotta Restaurant, The Grain Exchange, The Italian Community Center, Harbor House, Joey Gerard’s, Lake Park Bistro, Mr. B’s – Brookfield, Mr. B’s – Mequon, and Ristorante Bartolotta dal 1993.
Make a reservation for brunch or dinner online at bartolottas.com/easter.
BACCHUS – A BARTOLOTTA RESTAURANT
Bacchus – A Bartolotta Restaurant is located within the Cudahy Tower in Downtown Milwaukee, offering modern cooking in a newly-renovated, vibrant setting, with a menu emphasizing seasonal ingredients and a wine list that is consistently praised as one of the most extensive in the city.
Bacchus – A Bartolotta Restaurant will host an evening to showcase several wines in the restaurant’s Napa Cabernet Series, highlighting Hourglass Vineyards. The dinner will include a four-course menu created by Executive Chef Nick Wirth and his team, paired with the featured wines of Hourglass Vineyards selected by Wine Director and Certified Sommelier Joseph Kane. Guests will also have the opportunity to purchase an additional wine pour of the exceptional 2016 Hourglass Estate Cabernet Sauvignon for $40. Tickets are available for $110 per person plus service charge and tax on Bacchus’ website.
April 12 – Easter Brunch
Executive Chef Nick Wirth has prepared a three-course brunch menu for $55.95 per person. Guests can choose one appetizer, one main course, and one dessert from each menu. Brunch will be served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reservations and menu can be found at bartolottas.com/bacchus/specials/easter-brunch-menu.
BARTOLOTTA’S LAKE PARK BISTRO
Since 1995, Bartolotta’s Lake Park Bistro has served as Milwaukee’s premier dining and special event destination, offering pristine views of Lake Michigan in a historic park pavilion setting and a menu of traditional and modern French cuisine.
April 12 – Easter Brunch
Easter brunch at Lake Park Bistro will include a three-course menu of hors d’oeuvres, a main course, and a dessert course available from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Prices vary depending on your choice of main course. Reservations and menu can be found at bartolottas.com/lake-park-bistro/specials/easter-brunch-menu.
April 25 – Dessert Affair
Bartolotta’s Lake Park Bistro hosts a “Dessert Affair” on April 25, featuring a four-course lunch created by Pastry Chef Courtney Beyer and Chef de Cuisine John Raymond. Imagine stunning views of Lake Michigan on a spring day while course after course of delectable dishes are served to your table with Champagne pairings selected by Sommelier Mariana Popescu. Tickets are $55 (plus service charge and tax) for the four-course lunch with champagne pairings; and $45 (plus service charge and tax) for the four-course lunch without pairings. Tickets can be purchased at the Bartolotta’s Lake Park Bistro’s website.
THE GRAIN EXCHANGE
One of the most memorable banquet halls in Milwaukee, The Grain Exchange is located within the historic Mackie Building and is serviced by Bartolotta Catering & Events. The three-story, nearly 10,000-square-foot space is ideal for weddings, receptions, corporate gatherings, and more; and showcases soaring ceilings, frescos, handsome granite, limestone, and sandstone, with a 175-foot centerpiece bell tower that helped the building earn a spot on the National Register of Historic Places.
April 12 – Easter Brunch Buffet
The Easter Bunny is coming to the Grain Exchange! Celebrate Easter with brunch from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and bring the kids to meet the Easter Bunny. The brunch buffet will feature an appetizer station, omelet station, crepe and waffle station, carving station, kid’s station, and dessert station; as well as made-to-order benedicts from the kitchen and a bottomless mimosa fountain. Easter Brunch is $59.95 for adults and $18.95 for children ages two through 12 (kids two years old and under are free). Reservations can be made by calling 414-727-6980 and the full menu is available at
Milwaukee’s premier lakefront dining destination, Harbor House is a bright, spacious New England-style seafood restaurant on the shore of Lake Michigan, offering the freshest seafood flown in daily from both coasts.
March 4, 11, 18, and 25 – Late Night at Harbor House
On Wednesday nights in the month of March, Harbor House will be hosting Late Night at Harbor House, where guests dining between 10 p.m. and midnight can enjoy the sous chefs’ late-night bites to pair with a nightcap, or two. Guests can visit the Harbor House website for the full menus and additional information.
April 12 – Easter Brunch Buffet
Executive Chef John Korycki is serving up an Easter Brunch Buffet at Harbor House with a complimentary glass of champagne, mimosa, or orange juice for every guest. The Brunch buffet is $59.95 for adults and $24.95 for children 12 and younger. Reservations can be made by calling 414-395-4900 or online at
THE ITALIAN COMMUNITY CENTER
Bartolotta Catering & Events serves as the exclusive caterer for The Italian Community Center, Milwaukee’s premier venue for the preservation and celebration of Italian-American heritage and culture.
March 3 – Donna Leon Meet and Greet
Acclaimed Venetian mysteries author Donna Leon will visit The Italian Community Center on March 3 to discuss her haunting new novel, “Trace Elements.” Guests can purchase tickets for $35 online and price includes admission, all taxes and fees, a copy of “Trace Elements,” and light appetizers. A cash bar will also be available.
Celebrate Easter at The Italian Community Center with a brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. featuring an appetizers station, breakfast station, pasta station, carving station, bambini station, and dessert station. The brunch buffet is $36.95 for adults (plus tax and service charge), and $15.95 (plus tax and service charge) for children ages two through 12 (kids two years old eat free). Reservations can be made by calling 414-223-2800 and the full menu is available at
JOEY GERARD’S – A BARTOLOTTA SUPPER CLUB
Joey Gerard’s – A Bartolotta Supper Club combines classic supper club menu options, including steak, cocktails, and ice cream drinks, with the superior service and hospitality that defines The Bartolotta Restaurants
March 1 through 31 – Steak*tacular
Joey Gerard’s is hosting Steak*tacular throughout the month of March, with an exciting menu of specialty meats, steak options, and other exclusives. Guests can make reservations at the Joey Gerard’s website or by calling 414.858.1900.
April 12 – Easter Brunch Buffet
Joey Gerard’s is hosting Easter Brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 12, featuring a buffet of appetizers, carving dishes, breakfast plates, desserts, and more! The brunch buffet includes a glass of champagne, mimosa, or orange juice; and is $39.95 for adults and $17.95 for children ages four through 14 (kids four years old and younger eat free). Reservations can be made by calling 414-858-1900 or online at
B’S – BROOKFIELD
Located in the idyllic Milwaukee suburb of Brookfield, Mr. B’s – A Bartolotta Steakhouse is home to one of the region’s most extensive selection of prime steaks. Recognized as “One of America’s Top 20 Steakhouses” by The Daily Meal and a Distinguished Restaurants of North America (DiRoNA) winner, Mr. B’s delights in a versatile setting that features a lively bar with a daily happy hour, a seasonal outdoor patio, and three event-sized rooms – Breezeway, Red Room, and Green Room.
April 5 – The 13th Annual Beefsteak Dinner at Mr. B’s – Brookfield
The 13th Annual Beefsteak Dinner at Mr. B’s Steakhouse in Brookfield is one of our most popular events. Enjoy all-you-can-eat meat and sides during this traditional feast that dates back more than a century. Executive Chef Amanda Strandt will prepare a four-course feast with all the traditional beefsteak fare. There will also be beer, wine, and cocktail specials selected by our Sommelier, Vince Halpin. In the tradition of The Beefsteak, we challenge you to eat all you can hold! Seatings for the 13th Annual Beefsteak Dinner can be scheduled between 4 – 7 p.m. Tickets are $69 (plus service charge and tax) for adults, $25 (plus service charge and tax) for children 12 and under.
April 12 – Easter Brunch Buffet
Mr. B’s – Brookfield will host an Easter Brunch Buffet on April 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The buffet will have cold station, hot station, and dessert station options; and includes a glass of champagne, mimosa, or orange juice. Gluten-free options are available. Easter brunch is $43.95 for adults and $17.95 for children 12 and under. Reservations and full menu are available at bartolottas.com/mr-b-s-steakhouse/brookfield/specials/easter-brunch-menu.
B’S – MEQUON
Located in the city of Mequon, just a 20-minute drive from downtown Milwaukee, Mr. B’s – A Bartolotta Steakhouse pays tribute to the look and feel of classic steakhouses, with a menu of prime steaks cooked to perfection in a high-heat, wood-burning oven, and one of the most extensive wine lists in The Bartolotta Restaurants portfolio.
April 12 – Easter Brunch Buffet
Mr. B’s – Mequon will host an Easter Brunch Buffet on April 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The buffet will have a Bloody Mary bar, stationary appetizers, a carving station, breakfast station, a la carte, and dessert options; and includes a glass of champagne, mimosa, or orange juice. Gluten-free options are available. Easter brunch is $43.95 for adults and $17.95 for children 12 and under. Reservations and full menu are available at
RISTORANTE BARTOLOTTA dal 1993
Nestled in a historic brewery building in downtown Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, Ristorante Bartolotta dal 1993 is the flagship restaurant in The Bartolotta Restaurants portfolio.
March 5 – Umbrian, Lazian and Tuscan Wine Dinner
Ristorante Bartolotta dal 1993 is hosting the Falesco Wine Dinner at 6:30 p.m. featuring a five-course menu created by Chef Juan Urbieta. The evening will include four pairings, and will be hosted by Giuseppe Rosati, US Brand Ambassador for Falesco / Famiglia Cotarella. Tickets will be available for purchase online for $95 per person, plus service charge and tax.
Executive Chef Juan Urbieta has prepared a three-course brunch menu with gluten-free, vegetarian, and dairy-free options available. Guests can choose one first course, one main course, and one dessert from each menu. Prices vary depending on your choice of main course. Brunch will be served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reservations and menus can be found at bartolottas.com/ristorante-bartolotta/specials/easter-brunch-menu
Note: Ristorante Bartolotta will be closed for dinner on Easter Sunday.
THE RUMPUS ROOM – A BARTOLOTTA GASTROPUB
Located in the heart of Downtown Milwaukee on bustling Water Street, close to the Theatre District and Riverwalk, The Rumpus Room – A Bartolotta Gastropub combines approachable food with a solid craft beer and cocktail program to create a laidback and appealing downtown destination.
March 10 – Sake Seminar with Sake Samurai, Monica Samuels
The team at The Rumpus Room is excited to host a “Sake Seminar” for guests to learn more about this celebrated spirit from Japan. Leading the event will be Monica Samules, Sake Samurai, who will share her in-depth knowledge and love of sake with guests. Executive Chef Andrew Koser will prepare light appetizers to pair with the various tastings of sake. Tickets are $35 per person, plus service charge and tax, and can be purchased on The Rumpus Room’s website.
April 29 – Single Barrel Bourbon Dinner
Guests can enjoy The Rumpus Room’s Single Barrel Select Bourbon Dinner in late April, where the restaurant hand-selected some of the most coveted bourbons on the market, including: Weller Antique 107, Four Roses, Buffalo Trace, Knob Creek Rye, and Blanton’s. Bottles from these special barrels have been reserved for the evening and half-ounce pours will complement a five-course menu created by Executive Chef Andrew Koser. Following the dinner, guests will have the opportunity to purchase bottles of the bourbons featured throughout the evening. Tickets can be purchased for $95 per person (plus service charge and gratuity) on The Rumpus Room’s website.
ABOUT THE BARTOLOTTA RESTAURANTS
The Bartolotta Restaurants is a nationally recognized restaurant and catering organization co-founded by restaurateur Joe Bartolotta and his brother, two-time James Beard Award-winning Chef Paul Bartolotta. Since the opening of its flagship restaurant, Ristorante Bartolotta dal 1993, The Bartolotta Restaurants group has grown to become the premier culinary brand in the Greater Milwaukee region, offering first class service and cuisine across a portfolio of 17 one-of-a-kind restaurants and catering facilities, including fine dining, upscale casual, upscale food hall, pizzeria, and quick-casual concepts. Additionally, its presence as a forward thinking, respected, and community minded company has produced a charitable arm, Care-a-lotta, which supports numerous nonprofit organizations throughout Milwaukee. More information can be found at bartolottas.com.
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