As college students, finding the right place to eat when our parents visit can be stressful. We might think, what is the one place I know my parents will love? or what kind of food really embodies Milwaukee?. Many times our parents drive or fly many miles to visit us, so finding a meal to settle their hunger can be one of the hardest battles.
Saint Paul's Fish Company
Famous Lobster Roll
Saint Paul's Fish Market, located in the Public Market is known for its outstanding lobster roll! It also serves soups, tacos, fried fish, fish sandwiches, and the infamous $16, one pound lobster. If you love seafood, this place is right for you. Take a stroll around the Third Ward and stop in at Saint Paul's Fish Company for arguably the best seafood in Milwaukee.
El Beso is a hidden gem located in Greenfield, WI. If you are in the mood for good Mexican cuisine this place should be at the top of your list. They serve some of the best fajitas and tacos in Milwaukee, and have special days like $5 taco Tuesdays. If you are in a pinch and need good food at a low price, nothing can beat El Beso.
Swingin' Door Exchange
The Swingin' Door Exchange is located in its own little nook not far from the Third Ward. It serves American comfort food with an old saloon ambiance. Its daily specials are unique and tough to beat.
Ma Fischer's Diner
Ma Fischer's Diner is located in the Upper East Side, and it serves 24 hours! It serves all kinds of food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The employees are especially friendly and the food comes out hot and fresh!
Café Benelux located in the Third Ward, and is primarily known for its brunch and burgers. I am here to tell you, their salads are fantastic too! If you are looking something a little lighter and in the full spirit of Milwaukee, this is the place to eat.
Oscar's Frozen Custard
You can't forget about dessert! Oscar's has a new flavor of custard every day along with a shake and sundae of the month. Don't forget they also serve great fast food that is extremely inexpensive!