Don's TV & Repair

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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Located in the back of Don’s Grocery & Liquor is the former Don’s Diner now turned speakeasy. Disguised as a TV repair shop we welcome you to come grab some drinks and TV Dinners till Late. Serving Boozy Shakes and Retro-Cocktails. We are in the business of repairing the need for a good drink and a great burger! In our effort to keep providing enjoyable experiences we are taking necessary steps for health safety. We want to ensure the health safety of our staff and guests each night.

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4.5based on recent ratings
4.5
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4.4
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4.6
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OpenTable Diner
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on March 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great time here. Excellent food and service.

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MaryI
Milwaukee
2 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Service was very slow. I asked for a coffee refill (only 1) and never received it. Waited more that 30 minutes for our food. Food was expensive and not special. Music was loud - we appreciated the fact that they did turn it down when asked to do so.

The wait staff was friendly but I was disappointed in our $72 breakfast for 3 people.

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PaulS
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Don's Diner is always great! We've been there a number of times and love the burgers, old fashions and boozy shakes. The music is great and so is the service! We'll continue to go back.

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LorenaB
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The bartender was very friendly and helpful! I tried the weekend shake which has coffee and it was very good!

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OpenTable Diner
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic experience! Servers were friendly and knowledgeable! Food was delicious!

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ShariW
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love Don's Diner! Drinks are fantastic as are the boozy shakes not to mention the delicious food! The 80's music is fantastic and the atmosphere is terrific! The staff is always friendly and helpful! Highly recommend!

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KevinC
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food was fantastic as it always has been. The restaurant was packed I am happy we made reservations. Drinks were delicious. The food is inventive but very approachable and the staff makes sure you feel welcome.

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JamieS
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My daughter and I love Don’s . She is in love with the non boozy shakes! And the music is well appreciated as well!

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MarkS
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Overall, it was good. They were playing some pretty awful music, but the food and service were good. We showed up a little early for our reservation and then they kept apologizing for making us wait, but we sat 3 minutes after our reservation, so we were not upset.

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2727
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Food is great, boozy shakes are even better! Love this place.

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JamieS
Milwaukee
2 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My ten year old and I love coming here for breakfast! Great atmosphere for her and I!

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CarolynV
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience4

The specialty drinks were very good. The food was good. We sat in the back bar and the bartender seemed overwhelmed. A person in our party didn’t get her fries until we asked three separate times and our meal was basically over. There was a mixup on the bill. Besides that the staff was very nice. I would go there again.

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CindyK
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience5

I loved the 10 cent martinis at lunch! The burger was super tasty with the naughty angel sauce! Overall good place to go! Very friendly staff.

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PaulD
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Birthday experience for my wife was fun with the grandparents and little kids. Perfect atmosphere and food was delicious.

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Me26
Milwaukee
15 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Had a reservation that we arrived a few minutes early for but had to wait till about 10 minutes after our reservation time to get a table. We were handed a stack of menus & shuttled to a very odd back corner spongy carpeted bar area while we waited for our table. Once we got to our table, we had 2 servers helping us, and it was unclear if each one knew the other was helping us. Several awkward moments & bits of confusion communicating through our meal. We ordered an appetizer for the table to share, but were never given plates to use for our appetizer. The food overall wasn’t terrible, but it wasn’t great. Super greasy without a ton of flavor.... also the restroom was gross & in need of some cleaning & tidying up.

This was our first visit, and we probably won’t be making it back anytime soon unfortunately.

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Coach
Chicago
48 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a great place to go for good food, and great "old fashioned" atmostphere if we must call the 80s old fashioned. They play TV show reruns, have great service, casual but hip ambience and boozy shakes...can't go wrong here, I think. It's great for a date, a group outing (make reservations), or breakfast. I went with a friend, and then we took our husbands back, and will be back again.

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dine12
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Don’s Burger and the pigs in a blanket and biscuits and gravy. Amazing.

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tonyf
Milwaukee
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

People were friendly. Food was great. Very comfortable restaurant with 2 "secret" rooms for more intimate dining etc

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TanyaK
Milwaukee
2 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Took my parents here for the first time & they absolutely loved it. The service was great & the food was delicious.

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BobK
New Orleans
4 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Corned beef hash was just okay. Blueberry lemon pancakes were good. I wish they wouldn't have 80s music continuously at breakfast.

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OpenTable Diner
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrating a birthday. Great food service and our waitress was outstanding. Food was excellent.

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Sally
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was wonderful and the food was outstanding!! We got a croc pot of old fashions for the table which was delicious and I ordered the breakfast burrito(it was half off on Thursday nights which was a nice little bonus) we will definitely be coming back!

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vipMaggieG
Tahoe
4 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Super fun lunch!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience5

The biscuits and gravy were very spicy and not advertised as such. The waitress didn’t seem to care that I was uninterested in them because I personally dislike spicy food. We ran out of drink and were never checked on or asked if we would like anything else. Overall, the vibe was great and I would try again, but the service could be better.

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RoxyR
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

First of all, the boozy shakes were the reason why we went and we were not disappointed with the Old Fashion and Notorious PBC shakes! The burgers were good but the french fries were absolutely amazing! The seasoning they use on the fries made them very addictive, which I am not complaining. The waist staff wasn’t too personable but they got the job done efficiently. Definitely going back to try more of the food!

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hippomke
Milwaukee
12 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

How fun. Awesome food, ambience is outstanding. Creative takes on drinks. Who doesn’t love a cherry koolaid mimosa or a crockpot of old fashioned! Highly recommend

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PeterP
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience4

We set at the bar. No one checked to see if our food was OK. I had to call a bartender over because my eggs were undercooked and my order was missing one of the sides. I had the biscuits and gravy. Biscuits were like rubber. They took the meal off the bill. But overall the food value was poor and the staff was completely inattentive

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NicoleP
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We sat next to a rather large group, which got a little loud. But food was great! We had the crockpot old fashioned which didn't seem like it had much alcohol in it for the price, but it was still tasty.

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OpenTable Diner
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall2food1service2ambience2

Not great. No one at our table liked the food we ordered. Nothing makes us want to go back when there are so many other exceptional brunch spots that give you a great experience and food every time.

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vipAndrewH
Minneapolis
8 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall3food1service2ambience5

We were seated and no one told the server so we had to flag down a server. They were very apologetic. My wife’s breakfast sausage was very dry and my frittata was was extremely undercooked. We’ve been there before and will definitely go back. We think/hope this was a fluke.

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RachaelK
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Food was incredible. The best frittata I’ve had, burgers were delicious, sides, and other breakfast items were very good As well. Bloodies pack a punch! Our waitress was not very attentive, but overall, it was a good experience. Will definitely be back.

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Sassyhellcat
Milwaukee
5 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Impressed with energizing music at a great volume, projected high, able to enjoy without restricting conversation. The Hopple Popple was very good, the Kale Salad a nice, flavorful and healthy option with plenty of avocado. The orange butter syrup on the pancake tasted very bitter. The roasted cauliflower appetizer was completely flavorless and a whole head vs small pieces. There was pesto drizzled on top, but didn’t flavor the cauliflower. Perhaps marinated in it cauliflower before roasting, and break the pieces apart so they get a bit crispy on edges? Tight to move around.

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vipPaulW
Milwaukee
8 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience1

We made reservations but were pushed to their back room and ate alone as they didnt have the Naughty Angel bar going. There were multiple two person tables in the front and felt very put off being the only people pushed out. When mentioning it on the way out, the hostess that sat us said they had reservations for large parties but there were even more open tables and no large parties seated. Jonathan, our server was a bright spot and did his best to make it a good meal.

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PatriciaM
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall3food2service2ambience5

It's okay. Drinks are good great atmosphere but food menu is limited...food not brought out together....veggie burger fell apart.

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natalie
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Mac n chz was $16. I’m okay with paying that except it better be handmade pasta for this price. It tasted/looked just like kraft deluxe mac. So disappointing. My husbands burger was the same price. How does that food cost make sense????

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vipDoublewint
Chicago
14 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Crock Pots of Old Fashions sound like a great idea. My favorite ingredient is brandy. Too bad our Crock Pots didnt have much. No one should be able to drink one of these and not feel it. Plus the bar didnt understand the difference between sour and seltzer. Also, what happened to their bar? Don’s used to have a stocked bar. Our server couldn’t tell us what kind bourbon they had and went on to say, “yeah, we have two kinds...” (Dont they have a full bar in the back too?)
Mediocre fish fry (Cod). Entrees consist of all sandwiches? What’s going on with this place?

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vipScott
Milwaukee
9 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All good! Wish you still had shrimp n grits on the menu.

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vipARB1968
Milwaukee
99 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Love the vibe here. Food, music, drinks, service all is good. Eaten here twice, our favorites are pancakes, bloodys, burgers, and 10 cent martinis.

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christis
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience2

We were very disappointed in just about everything for our Christmas dinner @ Don's Diner which was a big surprise. We had a wonderful meal and the service was superb for Christmas 2018. We didn't hesitate making our Christmas reservation this year and added two additional friends because we told them how great it was.
In 2018 they had a great prime rib and the chef brought out a special appetizer. Our friend called to ask about the Christmas menu and was told they hadn't decided on the special yet. This year the special was a salami sandwich which they were out of by our 6:15 p.m. reservation. They were also out of the vegetarian option.
Our drinks were ordered but took forever to come. The last couple came and ordered their drinks and we still waited.
Our order was taken when we were ready and one of us ordered the egg omelet....not egg white which was repeated for our waiter again when he asked. We waited an unbelievably long time for our food to come and then it was only for half the table and the wrong omelet. Two of us ordered the beef & cheese sandwich. Only one of us got au jus and the 2 salads we got were a contradiction. My salad was humongous and my friends was about 1/3 the size of mine.
The ice-cream drinks we had for dessert were light on the alcohol.
I was embarrassed to have another couple join us after praising the meal we had the previous year and they were so surprised because they had been there for an enjoyable lunch previously at our recommendation.
A truly good restaurant, especially on a holiday, makes a point of serving a great meal with good service & atmosphere.
I don't know what happened to this restaurant except that the positive reviews they got went to their heads. We won't be back & we won't recommend Don's Diner anymore.

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KelsE
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience4

My meal was delicious! It is the best biscuits and gravy I've had and I also enjoyed my Old Fashioned Shake. My husband had a little bit of food envy as his burger was okay. His White Russian was a little odd as it seemed the creamer separated and the consistency was off. I hope to come back and try another shake and old fashioned.

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Don's TV & Repair does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Don's TV & Repair also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (414) 808-0805.

Don's TV & Repair is rated 4.5 stars by 128 OpenTable diners.

Don's TV & Repair does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.toasttab.com/dons-diner/giftcards.

You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.