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Best American Restaurants in Milwaukee


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A photo of Tupelo Honey - Milwaukee restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Milwaukee
Booked 62 times today
Tupelo Honey is a revival of Southern food and traditions rooted in the Carolina Mountains we call home. We craft brunches, lunches and suppers that bring family and friends around the table and allow for conversations and cocktails to linger longer than usual. Please arrive on time with all members in your party present. We will cancel reservations 15 minutes after the scheduled time. The combining of separate reservations will not be honored. We look forward to seeing you soon!
A photo of The Capital Grille - Milwaukee restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Milwaukee
Booked 33 times today
The Capital Grille - Milwaukee is highly celebrated for its quality Steakhouse cuisine. As many reviews highlight, the restaurant is renowned for its "chef-recommended" sliced filet mignon as well as a host of other creative and classic steakhouse options. Customers particularly enjoy the exceptional food, attentive staff, and elegant atmosphere, which together create a memorable dining experience. Many even consider The Capital Grille to be the best steakhouse in Milwaukee, thanks to the perfectly cooked steaks, great service, and extensive wine list. Frequent patrons frequently emphasize the superior quality, saying "the food is decadent, service is outstanding" and that the restaurant "runs like a well-oiled machine".
A photo of Mason Street Grill restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Milwaukee
Booked 20 times today
Mason Street Grill offers an exceptionally delightful experience of American cuisine. Patrons commend the restaurant for its splendid blend of traditional American fare and innovative culinary insights, crafting an enthralling menu that is not overly adventurous, yet delights with its variety. Known for its tantalizing meat dishes, the menu also features a pleasing array of handcrafted cocktails and a diverse selection of the finest beer and wine. Reviewers extol the beautiful plating, with one noting an "interesting twist to traditional steak house entrees like jalapeño relish to go with my herb crusted cod." The warm ambiance, friendly staff, and premium service complete a dining experience that often exceeds expectations.
A photo of SafeHouse restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Milwaukee
Booked 15 times today
SafeHouse is a popular American cuisine restaurant noted for its imaginative menu and delightful dining experience. The restaurant earned high praise from customers for its unique spy-themed aesthetic, along with its variety of dishes like "Brush Pass Brisket Bowl", "Bay of Pigs Mac & Cheese", and "License to Kill Mac & Cheese". Customers rave about their burgers, mac n cheese, and especially the curried chicken, describing them as fabulous. As one guest puts it, "the food was great, everything we ordered tasted fabulous. I have a very picky teenager and he loved the curry chicken." The wide range of fun experiences along with great food makes SafeHouse a must-visit for an authentic and unique American cuisine dining experience.
A photo of ARIA - The Restaurant at Saint Kate restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Milwaukee
Booked 9 times today
ARIA - The Restaurant at Saint Kate has distinguished itself as a phenomenal representation of contemporary American cuisine. The consistency of stellar service and expertly executed dishes are ingredients that underscore its significance. The restaurant receives high praise in reviews, with patrons highlighting its "top-notch food preparation and flavors" and describing their meals as "exceptionally delicious." Moreover, the ambiance and atmosphere draw commendation for their excellent suitability for both dinner and conversation. The standout dishes include the Big Boy Burger, sea bass, duck, and the unique interpretation of midwestern standard dishes. With ARIA, every detail from the food to the service culminates in an unforgettable dining experience.
A photo of Third Coast Provisions restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Milwaukee
Booked 15 times today
Third Coast Provisions is a highly recommended seafood restaurant located in downtown Milwaukee. The restaurant has garnered widespread praise for its unique and skillfully prepared seafood dishes that showcase creativity and a deep understanding of flavors. Some of the standout items include the lobster pot pie and mussels in coconut sauce, described by one diner as the best he's ever had. The freshness of the seafood is consistently highlighted in reviews. Diners also make special mention of the restaurant's extensive and well-curated wine, beer, and cocktail selection. The attentive, amusing, and personable service completes the stellar dining experience, making Third Coast Provisions not just a place for excellent seafood, but also a true culinary adventure.
A photo of Central Standard Crafthouse and Kitchen restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Milwaukee
Booked 18 times today
Central Standard Crafthouse and Kitchen is a highly recommended destination for top-tier American cuisine. According to the multitude of glowing reviews, this place never disappoints with its beautiful ambiance, exquisite food, and craft cocktail selections. Many guests highlight the brunch menu, praising the delicious cocktails, mocktails, and "bisquits and gravy to die for." Their cheddar biscuits and potatoes are significant crowd pleasers as well. The restaurant's attentive service even stands out, with some guests noting that their dishes were pre-emptively split without extra charges. This guarantees that every dining experience at Central Standard will be memorable. Reviews suggest it's an excellent spot for any casual or celebratory occasions. The cuisine is praised as "fantastic" and "wonderful, fresh, hot, crispy, cooked just right." It's evidently one of the best places to eat in Milwaukee for an authentic taste of American cuisine.
A photo of East Town Kitchen & Bar restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Milwaukee
Booked 2 times today
East Town Kitchen & Bar is praised for its American cuisine. The menu offers a tantalizing variety of food, from the classic burgers to its unique Fried Bologna Sandwich. Reviewers enthusiastically recommend the brunch menu, especially the chicken with cereal pancakes— a delightful twist on the traditional chicken and waffles! Dinner entrees like the Shrimp and Grits and World's Greatest Chicken Sandwich are noted for their excellence. High praises were given to the house-made biscuits and the Wisconsin Cheese Curds, both of which are quintessential American dishes. A review noted, "We agreed that the burgers and bologna sandwich were as good (and possibly better) than those we had at Au Cheval in Chicago’s west loop." Such a comparison underlines the quality of food served at East Town Kitchen & Bar.
A photo of Flourchild restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Milwaukee
Booked 1 time today
Flourchild has earned its reputation as one of the finest American cuisine restaurants in Milwaukee. The feedback from patrons paints a picture of impeccable service, excellent food, and a vibrant atmosphere. The reviews frequently praise their pizza, with one Chicago-native even claiming it's superior to their hometown offerings. Meanwhile, others commend the unique features of the restaurant, such as "the artistic details" and "professional" ambiance. These qualities, paired with an array of delicious food options and high-quality cocktails, make Flourchild a must-visit. Whether you're looking for a great night out or a venue for a professional meeting, you'll find what you need at this restaurant.
A photo of Oggie’s Kitchen & Bar restaurant
Very Good(211)
Price: Moderate
• American • Milwaukee
Booked 4 times today
Oggie’s Kitchen & Bar encapsulates the epitome of an American cuisine experience, offering an extensive menu of rich and diverse dishes. Reviewers rave about the restaurant’s consistent flavors, beautiful presentation, and incredible service. Patrons particularly admire the selection of Sammies, applauding the delectable Short Rib Melt and the Sweet Cheesus. Others express delight in unique offerings like the BBQ spare ribs and Garlic Bread, describing the dishes as ‘out of this world.’ Oggie’s Kitchen & Bar not only maintains a reputation for excellent food but also boasts an inviting ambiance, making it a favorite among locals and visitors alike. With its outstanding service and delicious food, it is clear why this restaurant is a standout in American cuisine.
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