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Food and restaurants in Wauwatosa

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“A local favorite for breakfast and brunch, there's always a line so be prepared. Order the monkey bread if you visit. You won't be disappointed.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bar
“breakfast, lunch or dinner near the parkway, walking distance to many other cute restaurants, trails along the Menomonee river parkway, and shopping”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bakery
“Even Alton Brown doesn't miss stopping at Cranky Al's for their famous Crueller. My personal favorite is the Crosonut. We also love their muffins and breakfast burritos.”
  • 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
Café
“This spot is a little bit more of a drive but well worth it! Le Reve is located in downtown Wauwatosa which is a cute spot to visit. The food is delicious.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
“We love sitting on Leff's patio in the spring and summer. Kids and adults alike love their patio games. Their wings are fantastic. (I never was a fan of wings until I had theirs.) And the ballpark pretzel is one of our go-to's whenever we visit. The Big Ass Pretzel is fun to get once but it's huge (and breadier) but give it a try if you have a group to share it with. Their Burgers and nachos are also great. Across from Hart Park, there's always something going on there.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
“Camp has a great vibe. The lodge decor is homey and it's very spacious. The prices aren't as cheap as Walters but they make a good old fashioned too. And, if you are in town to see a game, they have a handy shuttle so leave the car and ride with them.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Some of the best Mexican food in the city. If you go on Tuesday or Thursday, go early as the seats fill up fast!”
  • 14 locals recommend

Cafes

Bakery
“Even Alton Brown doesn't miss stopping at Cranky Al's for their famous Crueller. My personal favorite is the Crosonut. We also love their muffins and breakfast burritos.”
  • 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
Café
“This spot is a little bit more of a drive but well worth it! Le Reve is located in downtown Wauwatosa which is a cute spot to visit. The food is delicious.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Feels like an upscale Sentry/Pick’n’Save. Has specialty foods as well as basic food. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Store
“THIS IS OUR FAVORITE COFFEE!! So smooth and easy to drink black. You should definitely check it out!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Café
“Great place to grab a cup of coffee/tea/beer, and a bite to eat. Hang out by either fire place, inside or outside! Free WiFi and a Bublr bike station!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
  • 2 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Hip coffee spot with great sandwiches and salads. Also features delicious treats items from a locally owned bakery. ”
  • 4 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“Even Alton Brown doesn't miss stopping at Cranky Al's for their famous Crueller. My personal favorite is the Crosonut. We also love their muffins and breakfast burritos.”
  • 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
Café
“This spot is a little bit more of a drive but well worth it! Le Reve is located in downtown Wauwatosa which is a cute spot to visit. The food is delicious.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“3 Groceries stores are less than a 10 minute walk or 2 minute drive from us. Outpost, Pick N Save, and Metcalfe's Market.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bakery
“One of the best bakeries in the area!! Wonderful selection of bakery items.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
Café
“Delicious baked goods and breakfast/lunch options. Always some GF and vegan choices.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends