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Best Places to Eat in Milwaukee

“Where are the best places to eat in Milwaukee?”

Milwaukee’s Walker’s Point neighborhood has tons of places for you to grab a bite to eat.

Finding a spot by yourself is typically pretty easy, right? If you’re trying to  agree on a place with numerous people, that can throw a wrench your gears. Luckily for you, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is home to many terrific restaurants!

Coffee and Breakfast

If you’re looking for a solid cup of coffee to start your day or pick up a lethargic afternoon, stop into Anodyne, Stone Creek, or The Coffee Bean. If you would prefer more of a sit-down breakfast spot, give the folks at Toast, Engine Company No. 3, or The National Café a visit.

Lunch and Dinner

Seekers of soul food must take a seat at the Smoke Shack! Here you can find superb Southern cuisine right here in downtown Milwaukee. The Smoke Shack’s smoker runs non-stop, 24 hours a day seven days a week. This is not a place for barbecue enthusiasts to skip!

If you’re searching for a lovely lunch or dinner spot for the sweetheart in your life, check out Cavas, Aperitivo, or Onesto. Cavas serves upscale Spanish and Latin plates while Aperitivo and Onesto offer immaculate Italian cuisine.


Even if you all you want is simply good pizza, there’s places for you, too. You’ll have to stop into both Sal’s and Ian’s and pick a side of the legendary pizza rivalry. Brick 3 is a little piece of the Big Apple in the 414.

Here you can find no-nonsense service and a New York Slice while surrounded by Bucks’ memorabilia and nostalgia a block away from the Milwaukee River. If a pub or bar and grill are more your speed, grab a stool at Riverfront Pizzeria Bar & Grill or Fixture Pizza Pub.

Chinese Delivery

Shoot, if you don’t feel like going out and you don’t feel like cooking, you can even keep it simple and order some Chinese delivery in the Fifth Ward as well. Call DanDan if you want Chinese with “a midwestern sensibility” or give Jing’s a ring if you’re looking for authentic Chinese.

Once you’re in the mood to venture out, pay a visit to the sweet people at China Taste and China Gourmet. Both of these places have earned a reputation of serving up “timeless” and “traditional” Chinese with the finest ingredients.

If you really want to experience Milwaukee’s honey hole of Chinese food, make your way into Lucky Liu’s. Don’t let the exterior fool you, this is the hidden gem in plain sight for your Chinese and Japanese cravings!

“Where are the best places to eat in Milwaukee” you say? Well, there’s no short answer to that question. In time, after you’ve tried all these places, you’ll be able to have your own, original answer to give to your friends, family, or strangers next time the question arises!

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