By Lori Fredrich Senior Writer & Dining Editor Published Nov 12, 2019 at 12:15 PM

After 13 years in business, Devon Seafood + Steak announced today that they have closed their Milwaukee location at the Bayshore Town Center, 5715 N. Bayshore Dr., effective immediately.

The announcement was broadcast on the venue's Facebook page. 

"Making the decision to close a restaurant is always the last option," the posting reads. "Devon Milwaukee was challenged with high rent and increased operating costs, which ultimately led us to the difficult to decision to close, effective immediately. We are doing everything possible to minimize the impact to affected team members. Management is out to competitors in the area on their behalf. We appreciate your loyal patronage through the years."

Devon's Seafood + Steak opened its Bayshore location in 2006, building a reputation for serving some of the freshest seafood in the city, as well as their willingness to cater to the specific needs of their Wisconsin community.

Lori Fredrich Senior Writer & Dining Editor

Lori is an avid cook whose accrual of condiments and spices is rivaled only by her cookbook collection. Her passion for the culinary industry was birthed while balancing A&W root beer mugs as a teenage carhop, fed by insatiable curiosity and fueled by the people whose stories entwine with each and every dish. She’s had the privilege of chronicling these tales via numerous media, including OnMilwaukee and in her book “Milwaukee Food.” Her work has garnered journalism awards from entities including the Milwaukee Press Club. 

When she’s not eating, photographing food, writing or recording the FoodCrush podcast, you’ll find Lori seeking out adventures with her husband Paul, traveling, cooking, reading, learning, snuggling with her cats and looking for ways to make a difference.