The Commodore - A Bartolotta Restaurant-Pleasant View Pavilion

The Commodore Accepting Event Bookings

The Commodore – A Bartolotta Restaurant–a highly anticipated 2024 opening on Nagawicka Lake, in the heart of Lake Country–is now accepting wedding and event bookings for May 1, 2024, and beyond.

The Commodore, operated by The Bartolotta Restaurants, the premier restaurant and catering group in the Greater Milwaukee region, will take up residence in a historic property that was built in 1902, which opened as Hasslinger’s Pleasant View Hotel & Resort in 1905. The venue will be a multi-level fine-dining restaurant and events destination.

“For 30 years The Bartolotta Restaurants have been destinations for celebrations and events. We have been honored to share so many life moments with our guests and we look forward to continuing this tradition as we expand into Lake Country with The Commodore – A Bartolotta Restaurant,” says Chef Paul Bartolotta, The Bartolotta Restaurants owner and co-founder, in a press release. “Between the immaculately reimagined space and the breathtaking views of Nagawicka Lake, it is our hope that The Commodore – A Bartolotta Restaurant will be the destination of choice for celebratory gatherings, both small and large.”

The Commodore - A Bartolotta Restaurant -Fountain Patio

In addition to high-end cuisine and first-class service, the destination will host both indoor and outdoor event experiences for an array of occasions, including weddings, presentations, galas, reunions and other celebrations. Bookings for events taking place May 1, 2024, and beyond are available for the following spaces:


The Grand Heritage Room – In the 1970’s, the property was known as Heritage on the Lake and Spirit of ’76 Resort & Disco, and it was known to host celebratory and lively parties. This ballroom space on the top floor provides a spectacular view of Nagawicka Lake and has over 4,600 square feet of space to accommodate up to 220 guests for dinner and dancing.

Baldwin Lounge – Named for the owner of Heritage on the Lake and Spirit of ’76 Resort & Disco, Dave Baldwin. The Baldwin lounge is located on the second floor, off the north side of the ballroom space.

Nagawicka Suite – Serves as a bridal suite and is named for the lake on which the property is located, a bespoke suite for brides and special guests to prepare for events. The Nagawicka Suite accommodates a capacity up to 12 guests.


Pleasant View Pavilion – Named for the original property, The Pleasant View Hotel & Resort, which was run by John Hasslinger and opened in 1905. The Pleasant View Pavilion accommodates a capacity up to 220 guests.

The Fountain Patio – This is a quaint space next to the Pavilion with a fountain. Perfect for small ceremonies and cocktail receptions. The Fountain Patio accommodates a capacity up to 100 guests.

For more information, visit

1807 Nagawicka Rd.
Hartland, WI 53029

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