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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Brewery
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“One of my favorite brewery tours! Also a great spot for a classic Wisconsin fish fry and other tasty food by the river side. ”
  • 77 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Not only does this place spot some good drinks and east it also hosts some amazing views. From the beautiful historic brick building- to the Marina and lake michigan. Its absolutely breathtaking! I suggest sitting on the patio and take a breather. You wont be let down. Favorite Options: Iced/ Hot Latte (try oat milk sub!) Iced Mystic tea with lavender Southwestern Burrito (Vegetarian) Warmed Coffee Cake Edamame Hummus Wrap”
  • 37 locals recommend
Café
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“Unique American food with a twist. Very up-and-coming hipster feel with some great spins on American classics. Delicious pie made daily (the blueberry is my favorite).”
  • 36 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“This tasty cafe also has a large gift and food market to explore while you wait for your table. I like their vegetarian options like the sweet potato and black bean burrito. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Another 5 minute walk gets you to this local Mexican favorite. Enjoy great tacos and other Mexican dishes, tequila, beer and more. Tuesdays and Thursday are crowded due to $2 tacos. If you have to wait for a table, you can head across the street to Fink’s for a cocktail, while you wait for the text that your table is ready.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Bar
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“Head east about 5 minutes on Brady St. to find this popular spot for tapas, small plates, wine and craft cocktails. The food, drink and ambiance are all wonderful. The outdoor patio is dog-friendly. You may even see us at the bar. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“I love the food/drink selection here. Their sweet potato fries are the best! Also love their outdoor patio area.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This is a great spot for Thai dining or take-out. Call in your order and it’s usually ready in 15 minutes. And it’s less than a 5 minute walk from the Jewelebox. The Thai dishes are delicious and the sushi isn’t bad.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“A MUST go to - visit their site to get the passcode to enter, or get ready to do a "dare" to get in!”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Excellent Middle Eastern and full buffet every day of the week Lots of vegetarian options too”
  • 10 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Located on Lake Michigan right next to the Summerfest grounds. Offers outdoor and indoor seating. Ranked as one of Milwaukee's top 10 restaurants specializing in seafood and steaks.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Bright, contemporary restaurant specializing in creative, locally sourced meals for breakfast & lunch.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
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“A great place to go for craft cocktails! Is connected to another bar named Garage that has lots of open outdoor space. Within walking distance.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
“Authentic German bar with a cozy and comfortable environment. Free popcorn!”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This very popular neighborhood pizza place has been around since the 50's. It's cozy with much of the original furnishings. The pizza has a thin crust, the Zaffiro salad is huge and can be a meal in itself and eggplant strips and very good as is the meatball sandwich. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Want to celebrate? Visit this James Beard winning, American Nouveau restaurant for amazing food, exceptional service, and a quiet and refined atmosphere. It’s an easy 15 minute walk or a short drive or ride. Tell Jeff, the manager, that we sent you.”
  • 11 locals recommend