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About Five O'Clock Steakhouse
Rich in tradition and free of trends, the Five O’Clock Steakhouse is nothing short of timeless. Family-owned & independently operated. Five O'Clock specializes in serving the finest steaks paired with a notable wine list, classic cocktails, as well as outstanding, personalized service.
Five O’Clock has been named “One of America’s Best Steakhouses” by TV host Rachel Ray, described as a "Classic Super-Club Setting" by TravelandLeisure.com and was featured on The Travel Channel’s “Steak Paradise 3.” Five O'Clock was voted "#1 Steakhouse in Milwaukee" by Shepherd Express & Milwaukee Magazine. We were also named among the top steakhouses in Milwaukee by OnMilwaukee.com.
The Alley Cat Lounge at Five O'Clock Steakhouse features Milwaukee's best free live music weekly, classic cocktails and a 1940’s retro-lounge ambience.
You’re only a stranger once at the Five O’ Clock Steakhouse!
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Steakhouse, Steak, American
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free live music every Friday night in The Alley Cat Lounge at 8pm. Catch Milwaukee's best jazz, blues, funk, pop & rock. Visit www.FiveOClockSteakhouse.com for this month's live music schedule. The Alley Cat Lounge features a full bar, cocktail service, special events, promotions and no cover charge.
Complimentary valet parking in a secure lot. Street parking available.
Private Party Facilities:
The Alley Cat Lounge is the Perfect Location for Your Next Meeting, Networking or Social Event. The Lounge Features Full HD A.V. Capabilities & Projection Screen, Complimentary Wi-Fi, Private Bar, Customizable Menu Options, Complimentary Valet Parking in a Secure Lot & Is Conveniently Located Less Than 5 Miles From Most Downtown Milwaukee Companies. Call 414-342-3553 or Email dine@FiveOClockSteakhouse.com To Learn More About Meeting & Event Options or to Set Up a Tour.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Private Room, Wine
Five O'Clock Steakhouse Ratings and Reviews
We have been dining at the 5 O'Clock Club since 1985. This has been our first time here since the original owners sold (maybe 10-12 yrs or so ago). It was nice to see that nothing really changed in the service or quality of food (or ambiance). We really enjoyed our dining experience and hope to make it back soon!
We were excited to go for our first time. Disappointed to have a seat under the stairs with a live band above us and next to the kitchen. I don't really want to pay $50 for a steak and feel like Cinderlla! Maybe it was a bad night for them. Not sure if I would go back...
I had heard how great the steaks were so for a special date we tried it. Yes, the steaks were good however what was once I am sure a classy steakhouse where you could have a conversation while you ate is no more! They pack you in and the noise level makes it hard to enjoy your expensive meal. This for me overpowers the quality of the food. If you're looking to eat only and not talk still bring ear plugs and you will be good!
Excellent Steakhouse recommended by the Food Network.
The filet mignon cooked to perfection , and had taste and flavor to match.
Wait staff were top notch , as they could not have served you better.
I would highly recommend to my friends, and I would definitely make a visit again here to savor another cut of steak.
Just hope it compares to my last visit!
4 star review !!!!
A great meal and service for our anniversary. Your traditional Wisconsin supper club experience. Drinks first at the bar where they take your order. Their brandy old-fashioneds are done old school and great. Once your table is ready they come get you and take you to your table where a relish tray, fresh bread and salad bowl with dressings are waiting for you. Porterhouse was fantastic! Exactly as I ordered, medium rare. My wife's jumbo shrimp were just that, JUMBO and 8 of them. Those were great, as well. Brandy Alexander and Grasshopper ice cream drinks after dinner were just as good as dinner.
Wife and I visited Milwaukee for a weekend getaway celebrating my birthday and Mother's Day for her. After doing a little cell phone research we decided that Five O'Clock Steakhouse was the steakhouse that I deserved to be treated to for my birthday. We had 8 pm reservations and arrived 10 minutes early only to be told that to be seated in the main dining room would take about 40 minutes. After a brief exchange about our reservations and why would it take so long we relented and was seated upstairs in a smaller and seemingly detached secondary dining area that dampened our excitement about experiencing the true ambience of this long revered Milwaukee mainstay. We tried to stay upbeat and look beyond that initial disappointment, but then they seated us at the tiniest of all the tables on the second floor propped right up on the staircase railing. So as staff and guests walked up and down the stairs, they literally were right next to us. It was a total distraction and mood killer. Eventually as appetizers were being brought out, we asked to be moved to an available larger table that was still empty and our waiter obliged. Things got markedly better at that point. The food including the salad were on point! Her ribeye and my NY Strip were dee-licious! I will go back for the steaks!!!
At this time I would not recommend. It will be some time before we get brave. Besides sitting down 1/2 hour after our reservation, waitress was constantly gone. Ordered Prime Rib medium rare came well done,tenderloin came luke warm. I could not eat the Prime rib. The manager did come over snd knew before I told him.He had that taken off the bill which definitely helped.
I went here when it was Coerper's back in the day... probably a little over 10 years ago.
While the food was excellent, I felt like the service was really lacking. We made a reservation but still had to wait quite awhile for our table, even though the restaurant wasn't that full. Our waitress forgot my wine and wasn't very warm or attentive. I would compare the service to what you would expect in a diner, not when your spending a fair amount of $$ on a steak dinner.
It just seems to have lost it's attention to details, which was part of what made it so great long ago.
Stuck in the past.
From the reviews we thought this would be a great little spot to have some good ole fashion steak house food. We were pleasantly surprised from the get to. Good live music, albeit a bit loud, warm greetings, and great service.
We were seated in what seemed to be a time capsule to the 70s-80s. Mirrors, christmas lights, dim lighting, dark decor.
The starting salad was actually very good and so was the large portion of warm sourdough bread. Sadly it went a bit downhill from there. My girlfriend ordered the special seafood combo and I ordered the bone in ribeye. My order of medium rare was spot on, which was pleasing. The seasoning was ok, but overall the flavor of the meat was masked when I'd prefer a simpler salt and pepper mix with perhaps some garlic. This seasoning profile was a contrast I really didn't like.
My girlfriends seafood combo consisted of some well sized shrimp and scallops, but a fairly meager piece of what I remember to be grouper. The grouper was dry, bland. The scallops were mildly tough and obviously frozen. The shrimp were cooked well and tasted as expected.
The food alone cost over $100 for two people and sadly the salad and the bread were the tastiest part of the meal.
As a little background I've traveled quite a bit and used to be a chef myself. My girlfriend and I have experienced far better steak and seafood at much lower prices in and around the midwest. Fresher ingredients, a modern approach to seasoning and styling would definitely be welcomed to this establishment.
I know it may sound like everything was horrible but it was mostly the expectations that were ruined by the price for flavor. It was decent. Just not worth the expense when I could have easily out cooked the meals and brought out flavors that weren't so bland.
Good food, interesting concept ordering before being seated! Disappointed to be seated at small table in middle of room and close to other large tables with loud conversations! Table so small the waiter could barely fit salad bowl, cheese tray(app) bread board and entrees!
I read mixed reviews, mostly very good, but I had never been there myself. I was not disappointed and do not agree with any negative comments I read. Given the volume of people I'd say the only possible recommendation I'd make would be to add waitresses. Our waitress was handling her tables, but she was hustling the whole time and did a good job given the number of people. I did not feel there was any waiting long for anything (a comment I read was they had to wait 15 minutes - then go to McD's). It's a bit pricey, but once your food arrives, you aren't thinking about that. Big portions even for smaller cuts; and go online to view the menu, and no surprises then. So worth it in taste!
The steak was absolutely one of the best I've ever had (the other was in Tampa, FL, at Bern's). I'm so pleased I finally had dinner at Five O'Clock and only wish I had gone many times before. I will definitely recommend and certainly will go back as soon, and often, as I can!
I remember taking my parents to this "Old School"---Steakhouse ,reminding us of the late 50,s atmosphere.The steaks at that time were A-1. So I returned and found the atmosphere the same. However, the steaks we ordered were not the same and were just mediocre, for what we paid the value was not there!
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