Milwaukee is home to some of the best food in Wisconsin and the Midwest. Here are seven must-visit restaurants around Milwaukee!
An east-side favorite for over 70 years, this authentic Italian market is a must-visit. Both a deli and grocer, you can enjoy a meal there or take it home for later! Here you can find all of the authentic Italian food and drink you could ever want all in one place. Deliciousness awaits you at Glorioso’s on Brady Street. Stop in and see why this East Side institution has been making mouths water for more than seven decades.
Easy Tyger brings together Asian and American cuisine in an authentic Asian Fusion way. With an emphasis on seasonal and local ingredients, the creative menu options are sure to please everyone. From authentic ramen to the new pork-belly burgers, you’re sure to have a happy belly when you visit Easy Tyger on Brady Street.
Dumplings and noodles are the main events at Momo Mee. Milwaukee’s only place to have the famous Xiao Long Bao soup dumplings, individually hand-made pork dumplings filled with soup and served in a bamboo steamer dating back to early 19th century China; you won’t be able to forget these soup dumplings. Momo Mee also features a diverse mix of Asian food, including Cantonese clay pot dishes. Be sure to stop here next time you find yourself in the Walker’s Point neighborhood!
The outside of the building says, “Good Mexican Food” and that’s probably an understatement. It should say, “The BEST Mexican food in Milwaukee.” One of Milwaukee food’s hidden gems, Mr. Senor’s, is a walk-up Mexican restaurant with a simple and satisfying menu. Go here hungry as the portion sizes will leave you with ample leftovers, and the nachos are so good, they have been rumored to make some cry tears of joy. Check out Mr. Senor’s and say hello to Dude, the owner, and man behind Milwaukee’s best Mexican food. Located on Murray Ave and open late, be sure to stop here if you are having a night out and want some of the best Mexican food you will ever eat.
Beans and Barley
For vegetarians and meat-eaters alike, Beans & Barley features healthy homemade food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. What began in 1973 as a small health food store, Beans & Barley, has grown into an essential East Side eatery. Come for a healthy meal and take home some delicious food from the deli and market at 1901 E North Ave.
What Milwaukee restaurant has served Ronald Reagan, John f. Kennedy, Frank Sinatra, Laurel and Hardy, Kanye West, Audrey Hepburn, and Vince Lombardi? Mader’s, of course. Founded in 1902, Mader’s has been serving authentic German cuisine since before the Model-T was invented or the Wright Brothers first took flight. Right across from the Fiserv Forum in the heart of Milwaukee, see for yourself why Mader’s is Milwaukee’s oldest and arguably most famous restaurant.
Kopp’s Frozen Custard
Satisfy your sweet tooth at Kopp’s Frozen Custard. With two new flavors of frozen custard every day, you can try something new every visit! Also known for their jumbo burgers, Kopp’s Frozen Custard is a must for classic American food with a sweet finish. With three locations around the Milwaukee area, you’ll never be too far from Kopp’s!