Zesty’s is a family restaurant serving great burgers, fries, daily made fresh frozen custard, and much more. Kids meals come in a neat 50’s style car and can have a fruit side option! Our Greene Ave location off of hwy 172 in Allouez is open year round. Our Riverside drive location in East De Pere is open seasonally.
Drawing from nearly four decades of sub-building experience, literal cousins and Cousins owners Jim Sheppard and Bill Specht boast a notable knack for pairing crispy vegetables and juicy meats between flaky mounds of bread. The menu features culinary classics bolstered with sweet and savory ingredients such as sandwiches ($4.59–$4.99), salads, and fries. Try the Italian special padded with coteghino bologna, cappacolla ham, genoa salami and provolone ($4.79) or the Philly cheesesteak slathered with thinly sliced steak, provolone, sautéed mushrooms, green peppers, onions, and tomato sauce ($4.99).
They may be seated close to one another at the United Nations, but the similarities between Italy and El Salvador tend to be few and far between. Tell that to chef Sandra Vieau, however, and she is likely to disagree. Vieau recently purchased Cassandra’s Ristorante, a traditional Italian restaurant that she proceeded to transform into a melting pot of Italian and Salvadoran cuisines. Today, the menu is the very definition of eclectic—a meal that begins with an empanada appetizer is likely to end with a roasted turkey and avocado sandwich or a spicy seafood paella. Fine paintings and mosaic-topped tables lend a hint of the exotic to the interior, as does a map that shows the best places to spot a jaguar in Italy.
Regatta 220 regales jaded restaurant veterans with a singular, elegant menu full of freshly assembled New American fare constructed from locally harvested produce when possible. Gluten-free edamame works great as a shareable starter ($3.99), and a veggie-flanked 10-ounce Angus sirloin awaits those on a meaty un-diet ($18.99). Baked cod served with spinach hashbrowns lands its succulent hooks into diners' taste buds ($15.99), and burgers such as the jalapeño-laden firecracker burger ($8.99) or the barbecue bacon cheeseburger ($8.99) tempt with tasty variations on the most American meal outside of flag-pin pudding. Vegetarian options abound, such as the portobello mushroom sandwich ($9.49), and an extensive wine list lets guests sip a glass of 2009 Canyon Road chardonnay to loosen their tongues before limericking their way out of awkward conversations ($5).
Joan Mitchell, owner of Bake My Day, has been topping diminutive cakes with creamy ripples of dulcet frosting for more than 30 years. Customers compose a dozen by drawing upon any combination of almond-flavored white cupcakes and devil’s food chocolate cupcakes that delight party guests or lure them back out from under the futon. Aromas drift from the warm depths of the bakery's oven, tickling nostrils with flavors such as red velvet and chocolate rum. Like the dreams of a still-life painter, lemon and key-lime confections launch tart expeditions across taste buds.