Restaurants in Milwaukee + Lake Michigan Area

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Holding fast to the area’s Swedish heritage, Al Johnson’s meatballs and pancakes are notable, and so is the restaurant’s grass roof... Read More

For seasonal fare, trundle over to this local foodie favorite. Its specialty is—what else—a cheese platter with artisanal Wisconsin cheeses. Read More

What It’s Like: On a bluff high above Lake Michigan, Lake Park Bistro serves sophisticated but unfussy French fare under the guidance of executive... Read More

The large “big-apple” pancake serves three. Read More

Enjoy pubby comfort food (think big burgers and serious salads). Weather permitting, grab a table on the outdoor patio. Read More

Homemade fresh pasta and custom-cut steaks are hits. The giant portions mean hearty leftovers. Read More

Housed in a Frank Lloyd Wright–inspired (and haunted!) building that is a Wisconsin historical site, Heaven City serves gourmet food (think... Read More

Stop into this institution (since 1954) for a family-style Italian dinner. Don’t miss the garlic bread! Read More

Go for family-style ribs and pulled pork. Read More

Retro wood-paneled Spud's dishes up creative comfort food, like Reuben pizzas. Read More

The area’s famous fish—walleye pike—is used in classic northern Italian dishes. Read More

Experience a fish boil at the inn, where you can learn about and watch the preparation of Lake Michigan whitefish over an open fire. Read More

The shop sells beer-and-cheese flights pairing Wisconsin blue Affinée, Gruyère, sharp cheddar, and Bellavitano with local Sprecher Special... Read More

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