After a long day of vacationing fun, it is always nice to wrap up your evening with a meal prepared by someone else. Wisconsin is absolutely loaded with delicious restaurants and pubs, but what if you are wanting something a little more upscale and classier? The following are four of the finest of fine dining restaurants Wisconsin has to offer for any occasion.


Located in downtown Milwaukee in the stylish Cudahy Tower, Bacchus is a fine dining experience that really brings to life the upscale vibe you are looking for in a fancy restaurant, complete with views of the lake. Bacchus boasts the most expansive wine list in all of Milwaukee and was named one of America’s Top 100 wine restaurants by Wine Enthusiast in 2017. Their menu includes many classics as well as some savory treats such as rabbit and veal. If you cannot decide what to order you may request the Executive Chef’s signature tasting menu paired with beverages, available as a five or seven-course selection.


Located in Green Bay, Chefusion boasts “formal dining with a casual attitude” at their upscale restaurant with a pub feel. They have multiple awards spanning over the past few years and for good reason. Chefusion takes gastronomic to a whole new level with their creative and funky dishes, available on your choice of a formal menu or a casual menu. They also have live music regularly in their upstairs lounge. Check out Chefusion for upscale dining at its most modern potential.

Crazy Water

Crazy Water in Milwaukee is a unique treat in the fine dining world with its New American-European fusion menu. They source their ingredients locally whenever they can with their menu rotating with the seasons as ingredients are available. Many of their sources are also organic, ensuring you have the most fresh-tasting and delicious meal possible. To ensure a table, be sure to call for a reservation, especially during the summer where the host the option of sitting out on their covered patio with a luscious green garden.

Seven Seas

Enjoy the beautiful lake country just East of Milwaukee in Hartland, where The Seven Seas restaurant awaits. If you are looking for the perfect picturesque place for your wedding, search no more. The beautiful grounds are surrounded by trees and host beautiful gazebos, lush gardens, terraces, and patios. The restaurant itself serves up a delectable surf and turf style menu with a list of over 500 different wines to choose the perfect pairing. From the restaurant, you will be privy to the best year-round sunset views over the gorgeous Nagawicka Lake. They also regularly host live music for your enjoyment so check their website to see who will be entertaining on any specific night.

Whether it is a specific style of cuisine or atmosphere you crave, Wisconsin has something for you and their fine dining restaurants are no exception. Whether you are celebrating an engagement, honeymoon, or anniversary, you will always be met with courteous staff with a willingness to serve. Therefore, Wisconsin should be your top choice of places to visit and experience renowned cooking and world-class dining.