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“Really good despite a risky tasting menu...”
Review of Sanford Restaurant

Sanford Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 1,533 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$31 - US$40
Cuisines: American, International
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Good for: Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Lower East Side
Reviewed 23 June 2013

The waiter asked how adventurous we were feeling...they served us octopus, alligator sausage (amazing), lamb heart and tongue (ate every bit of it), and duck breast (nothing crazy here).

1  Thank Lisa A
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Reviewed 2 June 2013 via mobile

We frequent Chicago restaurants & Sanford's ranks right up there with the best. We go to Sanford's a couple times a year & have yet be dissappointed. It is a small, intimate place so make reservations. The staff is very well versed with the menu, including wines & consistently make great recommendations for pairings. We have not noticed a difference since the change in ownership. When we were there in February on a slow night Justin came to speak at each table. That was so impressive.

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2  Thank jcaeiouy
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Reviewed 26 May 2013

Celebrated my daughters promotion and was very pleased in every way; service, food and atmosphere. A must for a special occasion.

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1  Thank Anthony V
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Reviewed 23 May 2013

This is our special occasion restaurant. The food is simply amazing. The experience is as close as you can get to special dinner in New York, from the atmosphere to the food. While the food is the highlight, the wine is also not to be missed. If you are fortunate to be there on a night when they have a fixed menu, don't hesitate, order it and get the wine pairings. You will experience food and pairings that you would never consider if you ordered it on your own. Its a real experience and worth it.

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3  Thank nowitsmillertime
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Reviewed 10 May 2013 via mobile

I had high hopes for this restaurant, but it did not live up to expectations. We had the tasting menu, and while there were some good dishes, there was nothing out of the park. We had three seafood courses, without much flavor, followed by pork belly and then quail. I did enjoy the meat courses, but it still left a little to be desired. You could tell a lot of thought and effort went into the perpetuation, but some of the flavors just did not work. Perhaps we caught them on an off night, but I don't think I would go back.

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1  Thank tlooper
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