Get going in the morning with today’s side deal: for $5, you get $10 worth of café fare and beverages at Birdie’s Café on Martin Drive.
Sashay into Birdie’s welcoming confines and fill up on a variety of eats to help propel bone boxes through a gauntlet of daily tasks. Seize the a.m. by noshing on a croissant sandwich with egg, cheddar cheese, and a choice of sausage, bacon, or ham ($5.25), or grab a muffin on the go ($1.95). Seek shelter from gusty fall winds and warm up with a bowl of daily homemade soup served with a mini french roll ($5.25) or sink mouth bones into a cucumber croissant with green onion, cream cheese, and romaine lettuce ($5.25). Catch a whiff of the soothing aromas emanating from Johnson Brothers coffees while admiring the homey atmosphere that seems to be whittled from a cozy French villa.
Five Yelpers give Birdie's Café (under its former name, Highland Park Pies and & Café) a five-star average. It has more than 300 Facebook fans and was featured in a clip for Tim John's gubernatorial campaign. Ninety-four percent of Urbanspooners like Birdie's Café.
- Now known as Birdy's cafe! LOVE THIS PLACE! No other place in teh [sic] area like it. Cozy, great for reading, meeting and hanging out with friends. Good coffee and sandwiches. The atmosphere is great! – c.b., Yelp
- This is a fine example of how utterly charming Milwaukee can be - a great independent bakery/cafe run by one of the sweetest and most interesting women I have ever met. … Ultimately, the atmosphere and an almost guaranteed friendly exchange at Highland Park keeps me going back, but coffee, pie and good lunch fare don't hurt either. – Laura F., Yelp