Restaurants in Milwaukee, WI

Beer, of course, is a big deal in the city that’s been home to Blatz, Pabst Schlitz, and Miller. Artisan breweries now abound, too. Milwaukee also is proud of its creamy custard and butter burgers — Wisconsin IS the Dairy State! — as well as authentic ethnic food from around the world. It is a great corned beef city; for the ultimate in hash, Reubens, and corned beef with cabbage, the neighborhood bar called McBob’s can’t be beat. McBob’s also hosts a fabulous Friday night fish fry — a ritual that is a big deal in virtually every Milwaukee restaurant, from corner tavern to the stadium-sized Serb Hall and the Pottawatomie casino.

Milwaukee’s Most Famous Dishes

A huge hunk of puffy-crisp crusted fish is perched on a bed of thin truffled French fries

Fish & Chips

Seafood platter is loaded with fried shrimp, scallops, oysters, flounder, plus deviled crab and hushpuppies

Seafood

Two smooth white scoops of frozen custard perch atop a cone

Custard

Bakery-fresh loaf of Italian bread, resting on the bag it was sold in

Bread & Rolls

Milwaukee’s Best Restaurants

Speed Queen - Ribs
Speed Queen

MILWAUKEE, WI

Nite Owl Drive-In - Parking Lot
Nite Owl Drive-In

MILWAUKEE, WI

Mr. Perkins’ Family Restaurant - Fried Perch
Mr. Perkins’ Family Restaurant

MILWAUKEE, WI

Three Brothers - Roast Lamb
Three Brothers

MILWAUKEE, WI

Jo’s Cafe - Hoffel Poffel
Jo’s Cafe

MILWAUKEE, WI

Karl Ratzsch’s

MILWAUKEE, WI

Klinger’s East

MILWAUKEE, WI

Jake’s

MILWAUKEE, WI

Gilles Frozen Custard

MILWAUKEE, WI

Watts Tea Shop

MILWAUKEE, WI

Leon’s

MILWAUKEE, WI

Mazos - Cheeseburger
Mazos

MILWAUKEE, WI

Iron Grate BBQ

MILWAUKEE, WI

Solly’s Grille - Butter Burger
Solly’s Grille

MILWAUKEE, WI

Milwaukee Brat House

MILWAUKEE, WI

Uncle Wolfie’s Breakfast Tavern

MILWAUKEE, WI

Mader’s

MILWAUKEE, WI

The Wurst Bar/Foltz Family Market

MILWAUKEE, WI

Serb Hall

MILWAUKEE, WI

McBob’s | Best Corned Beef & Fish Fry | Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE, WI

Real Chili - Marquette Special
Real Chili

MILWAUKEE, WI

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Filled Sunshine Cake

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