Milwaukee Lunch Spots


Looking to get lunch? Downtown Milwaukee has plenty of lunch options, from a grab n' go lunch to sit-down spots to enjoy a leisurely midday meal. Check out some of our favorite restaurants and let's do lunch!

Lunchtime Favorites

  Name Category Description
AJ Bombers Milwaukee Burgers P-Nuts, Burgers & Beer! That sums up this fun restaurant & bar.
Bavette La Boucherie Cafe, Deli & Markets Contemporary butcher shop & cafe offering sustainable meats, plus a daily lunch & dinner menu.
BelAir Cantina Milwaukee Latin & Mexican Best margaritas! Enjoy tasty tacos, fresh salsas & nearly 100 tequilas.
Botanas Latin & Mexican The best moles in MKE. A special variety of dishes. Outdoor patio. Parking.
Cafe at the Plaza American A charming, retro cafe located in the heart of The Plaza Hotel. Serving breakfast, brunch and lunch from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. daily.
Cafe Benelux European Known for its extensive bier selection, brunch & amazing rooftop view.
Cafe Hollander Milwaukee European European Grand Cafe known for its Belgian bier, scratch cooking & brunch.
Capital Grille Milwaukee Steak Sophisticated, traditional steak house specializing in Dry-Aged steaks.
Cubanitas Ethnic Cubanitas is MKE's first Cuban restaurant & bar serving authentic food.
Elsa's on the Park Burgers Trendy restaurant serving burgers & martinis in a lively, funky venue showcasing rotating artwork.
Jack's American Pub American Professional drinking establishment for beer barons, bootleggers & patriots
Kopp's Frozen Custard Glendale Burgers Landmark famous for delicious frozen custard & equally tasty jumbo burgers.
Mader's Restaurant German Serving world famous German cuisine, steak & seafood dishes.
Major Goolsby's Burgers Group meetings/Special Event spaces available. 2 state of the art video walls & 55 plus HDTV's. Daily Food & Drink Specials. Site of sporting event & concert ticket giveaways on a regular basis. Offering Bus Trip Packages To All Home Packers Games.
Miller Time Pub & Grill American Craft burgers & beers. Sophisticated pub & grill menu for lunch & dinner.
Milwaukee Brat House Bar Professional drinking establishment for Beer Barons, Bootleggers & Patriots
Milwaukee Public Market Cafe, Deli & Markets Year-round indoor market featuring the freshest & most delicious products.
MOTOR Bar & Restaurant BBQ Bold American classics that celebrate the taste of life on the road.
Old German Beer Hall German Representing the spirit of the Hofbräuhaus München. German festival foods.
Onesto Italian A modern twist on Italian fare. Fresh, handmade, flavorful cuisine.
Smoke Shack BBQ Certified humanely raised meats dry rubbed, slow smoked & sauced by you.
Sobelman's Pub & Grill Burgers Home of MKE's Best Burgers.
Who's on Third Sports Bars Classic American pub focusing on local & domestic craft beers & food.
Oak Barrel Public House American Whiskey, local craft beer & comfort food.
The Wicked Hop and Jackalope Lounj American Open early, serving late! Brunch, lunch, dinner & dessert, cocktails & fun.
Blue Bat Kitchen & Tequilaria Latin & Mexican Varied casual menu priced for everyday dining. Outdoor riverfront seating.
Daddy's Soul Food & Grille American Eat like you're at home, from our kitchen table to yours! Family owned & operated.
Central Standard Crafthouse & Kitchen Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries Distillery & Tasting Room in MKE, creating craft spirits & cocktails.
SportClub Sports Bars Highlighting the celebration of sports through champagne, food, and drinks.
Camino MKE Bar Camino is an American craft beer bar and eatery located in Milwaukee's historic Walker's Point neighborhood.
Zocalo Food Park Latin & Mexican Our mission is to cultivate partnerships with food entrepreneurs and create an ecosystem that connects people in our community through food.
Crossroads Collective Food Hall A unique, culinary-driven food hall with multiple micro-restaurants is now open in Milwaukee. Each vendor is an independent, local, and chef-owned business. All ingredients are local when possible and all food is made from scratch.
The MECCA Sports Bar & Grill Sports Bars The "MECCA" name references the arena where the Bucks played for 20 year, including their heyday in the 1970's. The iconic floor design was used to inspire special edition jerseys this season.
Twisted Fisherman Beach Bar & Restaurant Seafood A coastal style beach bar & restaurant offering a variety of fresh seafood, steaks, ribs, sandwiches and signature drinks. For a private event, we have The Canal Street Yacht Club, next door available.
Shah Jee’s Pakistani Cuisine - East Town Ethnic Since 1995, always fresh & healthy Pakistani cuisine.
Buckley's Restaurant and Bar American The intimate, casual atmosphere makes your experience here unforgettable.
Proof Pizza Pizza Features Neapolitan-style pizzas that bake in less than two minutes in an 800-degree brick oven.
600 EAST Cafe & Business Center Cafe, Deli & Markets Made to order coffees, breakfast, lunch and catering using the freshest locally sourced ingredients from Wisconsin's finest purveyors.
BB's (Build-a-Breakfast / Build-a-Burger) Breakfast & Brunch You crave it, we build it!!
Buck Bradley's Saloon & Eatery American Our restaurant features a diverse menu & The Longest Bar in WI.
Gyro MKE Ethnic Gyro MKE is a Mediterranean fast food restaurant serving traditional Greek Gyro, Middle Eastern Shawarma, chicken Shawarma, Falafel, Hummus and a variety of salads.
The Explorium Brewpub Southridge Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries We are a locally owned brewery and restaurant offering 24 taps of house-made beer in a comfortable family-friendly environment at Southridge Mall in Greendale.
SafeHouse American Experience the most unique spy restaurant & bar in Milwaukee. Expect intrigue and surprises. Good food, fun drinks, and adventure.
Artisan Ramen Asian Bringing fresh made noodles, sushi and poke to downtown Milwaukee.
Bottle House 42 American Bottle House 42 is an approachable and modern restaurant and event space. We serve upscale brewhouse favorites and a selection of great beers and craft cocktails.
Fuel Cafe Walker's Point Cafe, Deli & Markets Offering killer coffee & espresso drinks, great sandwiches & snacks.
Good City Brewing Westown Tap & Tasting Rooms Our newest location in the heart of the Bucks' Entertainment District includes a taproom, restaurant, and 350-seat private event space. It houses our pilot brewing system and wile ale program.
The Explorium Brewpub Third Ward Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries We are a locally owned brewery and restaurant offering 24 taps of house-made beer in a comfortable family-friendly environment in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward.
The Brown Bottle American Grab a Schlitz beer on tap and try to find every Schlitz relic in our cozy restaurant.
Doc's Commerce Smokehouse BBQ BBQ | Bourbon | Beer
Shake Shack Burgers Modern day "roadside" burger stand known for simple, high-quality food.
Tupelo Honey American Tupelo Honey offers scratch-made and responsibly-sourced Southern food and cocktails with a creative twist.
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery American Brewpub serving beer brewed in house and upscale bar food.
Allie Boy’s Bagelry & Luncheonette Breakfast & Brunch Milwaukee’s preeminent Bagel Shop serving up hand rolled gold, posh noshes, and fresh coffee Wednesday through Sunday.
On Tap American Great customer service, Wisconsin inspired pub food, and ice-cold drinks to keep you coming back.
Tua Pasta Italian High quality of fresh pasta, fresh Gelato, fresh salad. “Crafted by you” with high quality ingredients.
Anytime Arepa Latin & Mexican Authentic Venezuelan Arepas, gluten-free food. Find us in our two locations: Zocalo Food Park and 3rd Street Market Hall
Black Sheep Wine Bars Industrial chic restaurant serving craft wines on tap, cocktails & elevated bar fare in a sleek, modern interior.
Brothers Bar & Grill Sports Bars Clean & beautifully renovated sports bar & grill. Beer, spirits and a full American fare food menu. 5-minute walk to the Deer District.
Fiddleheads Coffee BMO Tower Cafe, Deli & Markets Founded in Thiensville, WI, Fiddleheads is a family-owned specialty coffee company with multiple cafes, a small-batch coffee roastery, and artisan bakery.