Milwaukee is known the country over for it’s food. From traditional favorites to classy cuisine, Milwaukee has something for every palate. But where it town can you have your cake (or cheese) and eat it too? Along with sharing the best garage door repair Milwaukee WI company in the business, here are the most fun places to eat in Milwaukee.
The Best Places to Eat and Drink
- Mader’s Restaurant/The Knight’s Bar
You’ll take a trip back in time when you visit Mader’s Restaurant. Mader’s has been serving up the best handmade pretzels in the state since opening way back in 1902. The German-themed eatery also goes the extra mile with the outfits worn by the servers and staff, and hanging out in The Knight’s Bar is an experience unlike any other. You can dine and drink surrounding by a collection of medieval art valued at over $4 million. Suits of armor dating back to the 1200s is just part of the incredible display. You can visit Mader’s Restaurant and The Knight’s Bar at 1041 N. Old World 3rd St in Milwaukee.
If you’ve ever dreamt of playing James Bond in real life, then the SafeHouse is for you. The SafeHouse is a spy-themed restaurant down to the smallest detail. The entrance is hidden in an alleyway and you must know the secret password to get in. Patrons can enjoy food and drink specials during “Undercover Hour”, take in a show at the Magic Bar or accept their musical mission during “Covert Karaoke”. The super-secret location of the SafeHouse is 779 N Front St.
- Bryant’s Cocktail Lounge
Bryant’s Cocktail Lounge is the oldest watering hole in all of Milwaukee. Established in 1938, the lounge features exotic lighting, velvet walls and music from a vintage McIntosh system. Bryant’s is perhaps best known for having no menu at all. Bryant’s team of bartenders mix a drink based on your mood and preferences. Located at 2423 N Murray Avenue, visitors can enjoy Old Fashioned Cocktail Hour every Sunday-Thursday from 5 p.m.-8 p.m.
- Lakefront Brewery
Beer enthusiasts will be in heaven at the Lakefront Brewery. Lakefront has captured over 200 awards during its 30 years of brewing. They offer a wide selection of year-round, seasonal, organic and limited release beers. You can even get sample six or 12-pack boxes of beer to take home. There’s also plenty to eat too, as the menu features homemade recipes that use ingredients from Wisconsin farms and other local entrepreneurs. Appetizers include soft pretzels, fried cheese curds, beer cheese fondue and fried Brussel sprouts. Lakefront Brewery is located at 1872 N. Commerce St.
You’ll find a blend of comfort and casual when you visit Ardent on the east side of Milwaukee. The cuisine is by award-winning chef Justin Carlisle, who was named the best chef in the Midwest by the James Beard Foundation. There’s an entire sample tasting menu, which includes bean terrine, smoked trout, corn cob, buckwheat cherry blossom and white clam sauce spaghetti with seaweed. You can find Ardent at 1751 N. Farwell Ave. Dinner is served Wednesday through Saturday.