Clarke Square

This diverse neighborhood is a gateway to Milwaukee’s predominantly Hispanic south side. Many local businesses and restaurants line the neighborhood’s main thoroughfare, Cesar Chavez Drive.

  1. Each year the neighborhood closes city streets to motor traffic for this open streets event that invites runners, walkers, cyclists, and anyone who wants to explore to take over the streets.

    Clarke Square Park
    2330 W Vieau Pl
    Milwaukee, WI • 53204
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  2. El Rey


    El Rey

    Milwaukee’s premier Hispanic grocery opened in 1978. Stop at the flagship store on Cesar Chavez Drive for groceries or to grab prepared food at in-store café, Taco Loco.

    916 S Cesar E Chavez Dr
    Milwaukee, WI • 53204
    (414) 643-1640
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  3. Mitchell Park Domes


    Mitchell Park Domes

    Plants make people happy, and with thousands of wild and wonderful plants growing and blooming inside our tropical, desert and floral domes, it's no surprise that our living museum is one of Milwaukee's most loved destinations.

    524 S. Layton Boulevard
    Milwaukee, WI • 53215
    (414) 257-5611
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  4. Mr. Churro

    Mexican Bakery

    Mr. Churro

    If you ask for the best churros in town, many people will point you toward Mr. Churro. In addition to the popular fried dessert, this bakery serves a full range of Mexican pastries and lunch items.

    2333 W National Ave
    Milwaukee, WI • 53204
    (414) 389-9511
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  5. Phan's Garden

    Chinese & Vietnamese

    Phan's Garden

    This intimate South Side favorite serves up a selection of Chinese-American classics along with some of the city's most authentic Vietnamese cuisine.

    1923 W. National Ave.
    Milwaukee, WI • 53204
    (414) 384-4522
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