Supper Clubs in Pewaukee
Supper clubs have a long history in Wisconsin, some dating back to the 1920s as prohibition roadhouses, and each are a unique cultural dining experience. Travel Wisconsin has recently started an advertising campaign featuring many of Wisconsin’s supper club treasures. Pewaukee has four supper clubs worth trying.
The Butler Inn of Pewaukee is a traditional supper club with a casual atmosphere that eludes elegance and class. The restaurant is owned by Louie and Peggy Markopoulos, who are known for providing extraordinary cuisine, exceptional service and live entertainment, satisfying all of their guests.
The menu at The Butler Inn features classic American steaks, seafood and daily specials. On Fridays they offer a variety of fish fry options including cod, orange roughy, shrimp, salmon, lake perch, walleye and a fisherman’s platter. During the warmer months, you can dine outdoors on the screened in patio.
The Butler Inn is located at 742 Glacier Rd. in Pewaukee and is open Monday-Thursday 4pm-9pm, Friday and Saturday 4pm-10pm and Sunday 4pm-8pm. To make a reservation call 262-691-0840.
The 5 O’Clock Club’s location was once a summer farming retreat and the farmhouse was converted into a steakhouse in the 1920s. Currently owned by the Knutson family, the club still retains a homey Lake Country appeal with rustic casual dining rooms filled with family collectibles and memorabilia.
The menu at the 5 O’Clock Club features classic American steaks, ribs, pork chops, chicken and seafood. A children’s menu is available as are lighter options like salads and vegetarian dishes. Tuesday through Saturday diners can experience a delicious Wisconsin-style fish fry. During the warmer months you can dine al fresco on their open-air deck.
The 5 O’Clock Club is located at N28 Peterson Dr. in Pewaukee and is open Tuesday – Saturday from 11:30am to 10pm. To make a reservation call 262-691-9960.
Located on Pewaukee Lake, The Golden Anchor is a quaint seafood and steak restaurant recently renovated and revived by Chaz Hastings, Josh Neureuther and Ride Entertainment Group. The décor highlights nostalgic Pewaukee Lake memorabilia and casual dining.
The menu features a wide selection of steak and seafood options as well as sandwiches, soups, salads and pasta. On Fridays they offer a Wisconsin fish fry with cod, poor man’s lobster, perch and walleye.
The Golden Anchor is located at N26 W30227 Maple Ave. in Pewaukee and is open Tuesday – Thursday from 3pm-9pm, Friday and Saturday 3pm-10pm and Sunday 11am-8pm. To make a reservation call 262-361-4235.
Michael’s House of Prime is owned by the Anderson family and is located in Pewaukee. When you visit you will be graciously treated like a guest in their home with warm hospitality in a casual dining atmosphere.
Features on the menu at Michael’s House of Prime are the house specialty, slow-roasted roast prime of beef as well as American steakhouse classics like veal, steaks, pork chops, chicken and seafood.
Michael’s House of Prime is located at W278N2316 Prospect Ave. in Pewaukee and is open Tuesday – Saturday from 5pm-10pm. Call 262-691-9960 for reservations.