The south tends to have a reputation for having amazing restaurants in unexpected and unusual places, but they don’t have a monopoly on it. Here in Wisconsin we love a good small-town airport restaurant, and we’ve got some amazing food hiding in gas stations and strip malls. You have to be a bit adventurous – or maybe have a friend who will test things out before reporting back and recommending spots. Lucky for you, we’ve got amazing readers always looking to suggest new places and turn us on to their favorite hidden gems. Here are 12 little-known restaurants in Wisconsin that you should definitely make a point to visit.

Have you been to any of these little-known restaurants in Wisconsin? Which ones should we add to the list? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below!

Looking for more great hidden gems? Check out our previous article: 13 Under The Radar Restaurants In Wisconsin That Are Scrumdiddlyumptious

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What are the best hidden gem restaurants in Wisconsin?

There are so many amazing hidden gem restaurants in Wisconsin. All you do is journey off the beaten path! For some comforting American fare, visit Village Bar in Madison. Pair your tasty eats with an old fashioned, and you’ll be in heaven. If you loved this place, you’ll also want to visit Flying Hound in Fitchburg. This under-the-radar tavern has all of the delicious food you crave. It’ll soon become your go-to watering hole.

What are the best seafood restaurants in Wisconsin?

Looking for fresh seafood in Wisconsin? Search no further. All you have to do is go to Salty's Seafood in Fond du Lac. This little fish shack serves mouthwatering meals that you won’t be able to get enough of. Be sure to kick off your meal with a hearty bowl of clam chowder. This creamy and flavorful dish is so good, you’ll have dreams about it. For more tasty eats, visit check out Barnacle Bud’s in Milwaukee. In addition to their mouthwatering fried fish, this amazing eatery serves refreshing cocktails in a laid-back setting. Eating here feels like a mini vacation!

What are the best supper clubs in Wisconsin?

Wisconsin is known for its supper clubs, and there are so many amazing places to discover. While you can never go wrong with the famous places like Black Otter, we always recommend people check out the little-known supper clubs tucked inside Wisconsin’s small towns.

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