Parkside 23 offers a wide variety of classic American dishes.
Enjoy a drink with your dinner — this restaurant has a full bar to serve up a glass of wine, beer, or more.
Gather the whole family for a trip to this restaurant — everyone will find something to like (even the pickiest little eater) on the menu here.
Parkside 23 offers a free wifi hot spot — perfect for surfing the web or getting a little work done.
For some fresh air during the non-winter months, dine outside on Parkside 23's patio.
The dress code at Parkside 23 is as relaxed as the ambience, so wear whatever suits you.
Meeting the gang for a movie? Pick up some food from this restaurant.
Drivers will jump with joy when they find out about the free parking in the lot next door.
Parkside 23 makes bikers feel at ease with the multiple storage racks outside.
Taste the greatness Parkside 23 is serving up with meals around $30.
There's a classic American dish waiting to be made for you at Parkside 23.
There's no doubt about it. A satisfying meal can always be found at Parkside 23.
Enjoy freshly baked bread, muffins, cakes and more at Panera Bread.
It's simple to treat your body well when you dine at Panera Bread, where gluten-free, low-fat, and vegan dishes are listed throughout the menu.
During the summer months, don't miss out on Panera Bread's outdoor patio seating.
Surf the web from your tablet or laptop on Panera Bread's complimentary wifi.
Panera Bread will be able to accommodate your large party.
Be prepared to raise your voice, though — the bakery can get noisy.
Fancy-schmancy attire is not required; in fact, guests are told to keep things casual.
If you're hoping to make a smashing impression at your next soiree, you can also have Panera Bread cater for you.
If you need to get somewhere fast, the bakery also serves up grub to go.
Save time and money on parking when you take advantage of the open lot next door.
When you are craving some homemade bakery items, head on over to Panera Bread and get your fix.
Serving a range of tasty food and drink, Pinto's Mexican Grill in Brookfield will have you thinking about seconds (or thirds).
Parking is accessible and not far from the restaurant.
What's the best kept secret around? It's how Pinto's Mexican Grill keeps their food reasonably priced without sacrificing taste.
Load up a pizza with all of your favorite toppings at Brookfield's Papa Murphys Take n Bake.
If you need to get somewhere fast, the pizzeria also serves up grub to go.
Patrons are provided with sufficient parking nearby.
Switch up your normal pizza routine and head on over to Papa Murphys Take n Bake for a new take on pizza.
Dressing up the traditional sandwich, Subway is a go-to lunch spot in Brookfield's Brookfield district.
Fill up on healthy and vegan fare at Subway.
Don't spend time or money shopping for a new dinner outfit
Subway's laid-back vibe accepts jeans, T-shirts, and everything in between.
Catering from Subway will take your party to the next level.
At Subway, diners will receive complimentary parking at the lot next door.
Listen up, penny pinchers! Subway serves lip-smacking dishes that are full of flavor for next to nothing.
Spend your morning, afternoon, or evening at Subway, where guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
A good sandwich always hits the spot. So, when you need a quick bite to eat, stop by Subway.
Grab a seat and dig in! That Coffee Place in Brookfield offers tasty eats everyone will enjoy.
Wanna soak up the sun? Come grab a bite at That Coffee Place and sit out on their gorgeous patio.
Hop online in no time using That Coffee Place's free wifi.
Diners will appreciate the quick and easy parking options located near this dining establishment.
In a city famous for brats, fried cheese curds, frozen custard, and beer, trying to eat and drink healthy can seem daunting—impossible even. After all, you’re more likely to stumble into a bar than a grocery store in the state of Wisconsin. But there are ways to enjoy your dining experience without the phrase cholesterol levels, acid reflux, or food coma running through your brain. Read on to learn how to eat light in Milwaukee restaurants.
Embrace Your Inner Veg Head
The words vegetarian and healthy aren’t mutually exclusive. (Vegetarians who subsist solely on pasta and cheese pizza prove this point.) Luckily, some of the best restaurants in Milwaukee are vegetarian-friendly and serving up their fair share of salads, fresh-squeezed juice, and nutritious sandwiches.
Where to go: Riverwest Co-op Café cooks all of its food from scratch, using the same local, organic ingredients sold in its store.What to get: Start the day off with housemade maple granola and bananas, or go for bi bim bop, brown rice topped with steamed veggies and kimchi, for lunch or dinner.
Where to go: Beans & Barley, like Riverwest Co-op, doubles as a specialty grocery store and café.What to get: Try the always-fresh garden salad for a light lunch or fill up with a fan-favorite sweet-potato and bean burrito.Go for Small PlatesThe Midwest is known for its generous, some might say gargantuan, portion sizes. Enter tapas-style dining for those looking for high-quality food that doesn’t require a high-capacity stomach. Just remember: sharing is caring.
Where to go: La Merenda offers globally inspired small plates made with seasonal ingredients; cooks can often be seen plucking fresh herbs from the restaurant’s outdoor garden.Sample dishes: Rushing Waters pan-seared trout, prosciutto salad with arugula, seasonal tart of the day, and patatas bravas with chorizoWhere to go: Odd Duck serves a constantly rotating menu of small plates in four parts: Cheese, Charcuterie, Animal, and Vegetable.Sample dishes: Seared scallops, grilled bavette steak, gouda-stuffed Medjool dates, cucumber gazpacho, and maitake-mushroom crepesStock Up at a Local Farmers’ MarketWith more than 20 farmers’ markets in Milwaukee County, there are endless options to find locally culled fruits, vegetables, meat, dairy, and whatever else you might need to cook tonight’s dinner, or enjoy a healthy snack while on vacation.
Where to go: West Allis Farmers Market, located about 6 miles southwest of downtown Milwaukee, has been around since 1919.When to go: noon–6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 1 p.m.–6 p.m. Saturday, May through NovemberWhat you’ll find: fresh radishes, asparagus, rhubarb, strawberries, raspberries, zucchini, squash, peas, snap beans, potatoes, corn, herb plants, and eggsWhere to go: The pup-friendly South Shore Farmers Market, which offers stunning views of Lake Michigan thanks to its location in South Shore Park.When to go: 8 a.m.–noon Saturday, mid-June through mid-OctoberWhat you’ll find: local honey, spring rolls, bubble tea, fresh crepes, raw oats and grains, and produce as far as the eye can seeWhen all else fails, get a bacon-stuffed bacon burger from Milwaukee Ale House and eat better tomorrow.Photo: Peach Salad by Ralph Daily under CC BY 2.0.