231 S 2nd St, Milwaukee, WI 53204
Mon, Thur, & Fri 8am-2pm
Sat & Sun 8am-4pm
Toast is a classic American breakfast and lunch eatery serving up coffee, beer, and Bloody Marys. When the weather is pleasant, meet up with your friends and enjoy the outdoor seating area. Toast is spread out over two floors with high ceilings which gives the restaurant a spacious, open concept. Pick between the counter or a table and marvel in the timeless musician posters hung up all over their walls. Head to their website to follow them on social media, learn about their specials and events, and even book a reservation, order online, or get a gift card!
Engine Company No. 3
217 W National Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53204
Engine Company 3 wants to serve their customers only the freshest, locally found products from sustainable providers. Strong advocates for the Family Farm lifestyle, the staff at Engine Company 3 work tightly with producers in Wisconsin and communities in the area to offer their best. Sister restaurant with La Merenda, Chef Sandroni uses his global upbringing and experiences to bring intriguing flavors to patrons. The Cream City Brick allows visitors a sight into the past of the historic city as well as works as a learning opportunity for the young to learn from the old.
The National Café
839 W National Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53204
Creating almost everything from scratch, The National Café uses local and organic ingredients as much as they can. Originally founded by Michael and Nell, the café has taken over new ownership by two friends that met in kindergarten. Amy and Angela always dreamt of owning a restaurant together, and now that dream has become a reality. Amy has over twenty years experience in the restaurant industry, the latter sixteen managing her family’s restaurant. Angela has spent the last eight years working her way up from morning baker, to cook, to the manager, and now owner at The National Café. Peep their website to check out their events, catering opportunities, and even their presence in the press!
239 E Chicago St #103, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Sat & Sun 7:30am-4pm
Sweet Diner is a modern spot cooking up breakfast and lunch classics while also providing coffee and cocktails, depending on the day you’re having. Just a block away from the water, Sweet Diner is the perfect addition to a stroll by the Milwaukee River. Catalano Square is a perfect spot to take your kids after grabbing some food. With luxurious white leather booths and white granite countertops, Sweet Diner is redesigning the future of casual digs.
346 N Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Café Benelux has done a marvelous job replicating Lowlands Europe. Their Belgian beer options have been recipients of awards while the entirety of their menu is made from scratch. The rooftop patio is one of the best in the city, allowing diners to gaze over Broadway and Saint Paul Avenue. The stained-glass windows and wood floors take you overseas to The Netherlands and Luxembourg all without having to leave the Third Ward.