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Things to do in Wauwatosa

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Zoo
“The Milwaukee County Zoo is a zoo in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, operated by the Milwaukee County Parks Commission. The zoo houses 1,800 animals and covers an area of 190 acres. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Globally inspired American breakfast & lunch fare plus carry-out coffee & pastries in art deco digs.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bar
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“Belgian beers & comfort-food fare served in a European-style cafe with outdoor seating. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bakery
“This place will make you wonder how you lived without their fresh baked goods for so long. Their croissants are the flakiest, most delectable around. The Tosa Sourdough, baguettes, and whole grain bread are phenomenal. My kids also love their Macaroons. Honestly, I haven't had anything from there that I didn't like!”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Combo business offering donuts & breakfast sandwiches till noon, pizza & Friday fish-fries after.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bar
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“Homey bar/eatery with signature burgers, large pretzels & a long beer list in a historic venue.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Café
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“Charming bistro offering French cuisine, pastries & a full bar in a historic, 2-story bank building.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
“This northwoods themed bar has an upper deck outdoor seating with a fireplace. Great view of the area. Food options include appetizers and pizza. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Local Grocery Store. 🛍️🛍️ Store Hrs. 6am - 11pm Holidays may effect store hours”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“In an old-world setting, this German tavern offers beer, Bavarian-style pub fare & soccer on TV. Outdoor seating during the summer months. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Stylish yet relaxed Mexican joint offering creative cuisine & a large selection of tequilas. $2 Tuesdays and Thursdays select tacos, Mexican taps and mystery tequila shots, dine in only. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Store
“THIS IS OUR FAVORITE COFFEE!! So smooth and easy to drink black. You should definitely check it out!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
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“They have some of the best bartenders that aren't "bartenders" they are real people who give a shit about you, and how delicious your cocktail is supposed to taste. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Outdoor mall with outlet shops for national brands plus 5 good restaurants (French, Mexican, sports bar, Corner Bakery, Burgers/Shakes and Whole Foods”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Laid-back, modern diner serving classic & updated American fare, plus beer & wine. Great local restaurant that offers breakfast options. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Cinema
“Movie theater with a new release feature that can be watched sitting on a sofas or comfy chairs with a snack and beer!”
  • 6 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Globally inspired American breakfast & lunch fare plus carry-out coffee & pastries in art deco digs.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bar
“Belgian beers & comfort-food fare served in a European-style cafe with outdoor seating. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bakery
“This place will make you wonder how you lived without their fresh baked goods for so long. Their croissants are the flakiest, most delectable around. The Tosa Sourdough, baguettes, and whole grain bread are phenomenal. My kids also love their Macaroons. Honestly, I haven't had anything from there that I didn't like!”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bakery
“Combo business offering donuts & breakfast sandwiches till noon, pizza & Friday fish-fries after.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bar
“Homey bar/eatery with signature burgers, large pretzels & a long beer list in a historic venue.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Café
“Charming bistro offering French cuisine, pastries & a full bar in a historic, 2-story bank building.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
“This northwoods themed bar has an upper deck outdoor seating with a fireplace. Great view of the area. Food options include appetizers and pizza. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
“In an old-world setting, this German tavern offers beer, Bavarian-style pub fare & soccer on TV. Outdoor seating during the summer months. ”
  • 16 locals recommend

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