Milwaukee has a rich tradition of Asian American and Pacific Island heritage. Found everywhere from our art galleries to our restaurants, Asian American and Pacific Islander cultures have helped shape the city, making a major impact on the Greater Milwaukee area. As we celebrate National Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, use this guide to discover festivities, events and more.

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Asian Restaurant Week

Get a taste of Asian American and Pacific Islander cultures with Asian Restaurant Week, May 14 - 20. Through a concerted effort by ElevAsian, an advocacy group located right here in Milwaukee, sample a range of cuisines and celebrate the month with a local favorite or discover a new one at one of these participating locations.

Check out any one of the many restaurants listed below to find out what each business has to offer!

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Asian Markets

Did you fall in love with one of the dishes you tried during your dining adventure? Try making it at home! You can pick up ingredients at any one of these markets around Milwaukee.


Bharat Mart      Viet Hoa Supermarket      TAJ Grocery 

Pacific Market      Mei Hua Market      BEST FOOD


Learn more about AAPI cultures

Japanese      Hmong      Chinese      Korean      Filipino      Hmong      Asian Indian