Milwaukee October 09, 2017
Here Are The 9 Dishes You Have To Eat In Milwaukee Before You Die
Milwaukee’s food scene is absolutely booming. With new restaurants popping up all around, it can be hard to choose where to eat. From classic custard to a slice of pizza, and everything in between, we’ve picked out the dishes you absolutely must try. Here are nine Milwaukee dishes that you won’t want to pass up.
1. A sundae from Leon's Frozen Custard.
Frozen custard is a staple here in Milwaukee, and
Leon's does it best.
Stop into this iconic spot for a famous sundae or a cone of butter pecan custard! You haven't truly experienced Milwaukee until you've had some old fashioned frozen custard.
Leon's is located at 3131 S. 27th Street, Milwaukee.
2. Sausages at The Vanguard.
These sausages are unlike any other, and there's so many of them! Serving a long list of sausages with unique toppings and twists, you'll never get bored. This Bay View spot even has a vegan menu full of vegan sausages for our plant-based friends.
The Vanguard is located at 2659 S. Kinnickinnic Avenue, Milwaukee.
3. Cheese curds at Camino.
Milwaukee is full of cheese curds; you can probably get them at any restaurant. Camino's cheese curds are absolutely to die for. This Bay View bar offers some of the best bar food, and their deep fried cheese curds are made fresh with Clock Shadow Creamery cheese curds, which is located just down the street!
Camino is located at 434 S. 2nd Street, Milwaukee.
4. A Bloody Mary from Sobelmans.
Milwaukee does Bloody Marys unlike any other, and the Bloodys at Sobelmans are an experience to be had by all. Whether you're looking for a classic Bloody, or looking to turn it into a whole meal topped with cheese burgers and fried chicken, this is the place to be. These Bloody Marys have been featured on shows like
Man vs. Food, so they take a lot to tackle, but rest assured they never disappoint.
Sobelmans Pub & Grill is located at 1900 W. St. Paul Ave. and 1601 W. Wells St. in Milwaukee.
5. Alberto's tacos at La Casa De Alberto.
Homemade Mexican food hits the spot unlike anything else, and Alberto's tacos are straight from his kitchen! If you're only going to one Mexican restaurant in Milwaukee, let it be the eclectic south side spot.
La Casa De Alberto is located at 624 W. National Avenue in Milwaukee.
6. Corned beef sandwiches from Jake's Deli.
You can travel near and far, but you'll never find a corned beef sandwich like the one at Jake's. Ask anyone around; this is a local favorite.
Jake's Deli is located at 1634 W. North Avenue, Milwaukee.
7. Pie for dessert at Honeypie.
Honeypie's ever-changing pie list will leave you coming back for more. This dessert is absolutely delectable, and so is their cheesecake, and food, and brunch... okay, Honeypie is amazing all around, but the pie is to die for.
Honeypie Cafe is located at 2643 S. Kinnickinnic Avenue, Milwaukee.
8. Homestyle meatloaf from Comet Cafe.
Home cooked meals are hard to find when you're not
actually at home, but this meatloaf will give you that warm and fuzzy feeling you only have after a made-from-scratch meal! Comet serves great homemade food in a modern-feeling space, and they have great vegetarian and vegan options too. This homestyle meatloaf with beer gravy will have you fully satisfied.
Comet Cafe is located at 1947 N. Farwell Avenue, Milwaukee.
9. A classic slice of pizza from Ned's.
This beloved south side pizza spot is one you can't miss. Many pizza joints claim to be homemade, but none seem to taste as fresh as Ned's. You must try a slice!
Ned's Pizza is located at 3246 S. 27th Street, Milwaukee.
These are just nine of our favorite dishes in MKE. What would you add to the list? Share your thoughts in the comments below!