The Most Delicious Wisconsin Road Trip Takes You To 5 Hole-In-The-Wall BBQ Restaurants
If you love delicious barbecue, all you have to do is grab your car keys. Wisconsin has some restaurants that offer some of the best ribs, chicken and brisket on earth and they are all just a short drive away. Here’s a road trip that will take you to five of the best hole-in-the-wall BBQ restaurants in Wisconsin. Be warned: you’ll want to pace yourself on this road trip, but it won’t be easy! For some of the best BBQ in Wisconsin, grab some extra napkins and dive into this epic barbecue road trip through the Badger State.
Once you’ve worked your way through these awesome hole-in-the-wall Wisconsin BBQ restaurants and filled up up on ribs, chicken, and slaw, you might need a little dessert. You’re in luck, because you’re in the Dairy State! Here’s the route to the state’s best ice cream.
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What are some of the most unique restaurants in Wisconsin?
Whether you're warming up in winter or chilling out in summer, Wisconsin knows how to give hungry diners a foodie experience to remember. From delightfully quirky themed restaurants to hidden gems housed in unexpected places, here are just a few of the most unique restaurants (and bars) in Wisconsin:
- AJ Bombers, Milwaukee
- Al Johnson's, Sister Bay
- Camp Trippalindee, Madison
- Classic Garage, Eau Claire
- Frank’s Diner, Kenosha
- Georgie Porgie's, Oak Creek and Mount Pleasant
- Mader’s Restaurant, Milwaukee
- PC Junction, Bailey's Harbor
- Rushing Waters, Palmyra
- SafeHouse, Milwaukee
- Tom's Burned Down Café, La Pointe
- Wedl’s Hamburger Stand, Jefferson
Are there any romantic restaurants in Wisconsin?
The perfect blend of ambiance, a gorgeous setting, and impeccable cuisine adds a touch of magic to any special evening. Wisconsin is full of a surprising number of upscale, date night-worthy establishments - often featuring the state's phenomenal farm-to-table cuisine. For a stunning candlelit evening to remember, these beautiful, romantic restaurants in Wisconsin each offer magnificent cuisine and a quiet, cozy ambiance to enjoy with your special someone:
- Apollon, Appleton
- Back When Café, Wausau
- Belfrē Kitchen, Delafield
- Carmella's, Appleton
- Chives, Suamico
- Fireside, Egg Harbor
- Harbor House, Milwaukee
- Immigrant, Kohler
- Lake Park Bistro, Milwaukee
- Le Chateau, LaCrosse
- L'Etoile Restaurant, Madison
- Osteria Papavero, Madison
- Pasta Tree, Milwaukee
- Plae Bistro, Green Bay
- Sebastian's, Racine
- Tuscany, Kenosha
- Vino in the Valley, Maiden Rock
- Whistling Swan, Fish Creek