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10499 W Innovation Dr, Wauwatosa, WI 53226-4817 (Watertown Plank)
+1 414-259-0793
07:00 - 21:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 07:00 - 14:00
Mon - Fri 06:00 - 21:00
Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lamant provided excellent service throughout the forum and was attentive to the needs of participants. Attended wioa forum December 1 from 8:30 a to 3:30 p

Thank marshazych
Justus S, Manager at Innovation, responded to this review

Marshazych I am happy to hear Lamont provided you the level of service we strive for here at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West. Thank you for taking the time to recognize him. I will pass your review on to Lamont and the rest of our team. Thank you Justus More 

Elmhurst, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While staying at the Crowne Plaza we had the opportunity to start our day with breakfast at the Innovation Restaurant in the hotel. WE had the buffet which was excellent. AND ...they also prepared eggs or omelettes to our desires. That's an nice service to those who who rather have something other than scrambled eggs. Also ... the pastries were... More 

Thank Bernard C
Justus S, Manager at Innovation, responded to this review

Bernard I am glad to hear you started the day off right with breakfast at Innovation Restaurant. Thank you for taking the time to leave your kind remarks we truly appreciate it. Justus S More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and service was outstanding!!!! They have a wonderful selection of food, even homemade desserts. The price was under what I would expect for that type of buffet. My family will definitely be coming back again next year.

Thank lynnsmith2016
Ellicott City, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Dined here for dinner in Nov 2016. Food quality was good but nothing extra-ordinary. Drinks were not strong enough. Quite pricey but convenient since I was staying at Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West.

Thank patelpommy
Lititz, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

While staying at the Crowne Plaza this week I enjoyed three dinners at this restaurant. The menu is varied and is supplemented with a very reasonably priced dinner special every evening. During my first evening I enjoyed the freshly-made cheese stuffed ravioli in a marina sauce. The second evening it was the fried chicken with real mashed potatoes, green beans,... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We have relatively frequent lunches and dinners here (the Medical Center is just down the street) and it always seems like something is "off": if it's not poor service it's incorrect order, things like that. They do quite well for meeting buffet-style sandwiches, etc. but the restaurant itself seems a little unkempt.

Thank RickMarshall
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The breakfast buffet was really good, NIce and hot. I really enjoyed how the eggs were cooked and even the oatmeal was nice and creamy.

Thank sdjorges
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Fantastic service, fantastic food. Had a group of around 30, everyone of us felt like we were the only ones there. Friendly staff, one of the best I've had

Thank 527PFS
Gilbert, Arizona
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Nice small menu.good sweet potato chips. Great appetizers. Huge sandwiches we shared one time. Breakfast buffet great according to friend who joined us.

Thank jiggs140
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We tried the all you can eat cod fish fry here last night. Cod can be deep fried or baked. It included choice of potato: baked, fries, potato pancakes. Green beans were also included on the plate. It includes the "Market Bar", salad with fixings, hush puppies and some of the best corn bread we've tasted. Add some cheese and... More 

Thank Hal D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Television, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10499 W Innovation Dr, Wauwatosa, WI 53226-4817
    (Watertown Plank)
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Wauwatosa
  • Phone Number: +1 414-259-0793
Upbeat and exciting. The place to gather. To see or be seen. There's a new trend in town - and it's where you want to be. As soon as you walk through the door, you'll know what we mean. The hip, energized lounge -- the center of the hubbub -- inspires a dazzling line-up of signature Flight Clubs, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. Gather, Dine & Celebrate for an altogether contemporary and classically upscale American experience. The décor is sleek and casually upscale, vibrant and inviting with dark copper and gold metallics, plush seating, sculptural fixtures and subtle Kinetic lighting throughout. And whether you're dining indoors at an intimate table in full view of the Open Kitchen, or outdoors with a summer breeze, you'll savor our genuine, attentive service and flavorful, inventive cuisine and delectable desserts. Rotating menus use only the freshest locally grown produce - and with an extensive wine list to match.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?