Italian

Carini’s La Conca D’Oro

Specializing in the freshest seafood, its name means shell of gold. Choose from 11 antipastos, five kinds of spiedini, 18 pasta dishes, veal, steak, chicken or vegetarian entrees, and homemade cannolis and cassata. atouchofsicily.com

3468 N. Oakland Ave.

(414) 963-9623

Shorewood

 

Gouda’s Italian Deli

Traditional Italian deli that includes hand-crafted charcuterie, paninis, signature sandwiches and specialty dried goods. Has the ambiance of a corner Italian sandwich shop, with intimate seating. Stock up on gourmet accoutrements from the deli’s shelves. goudasitaliandeli.com

218 N. Water St.

(414) 221-6565

Third Ward

 

Louise’s

California-style specialty pizzas, freshly made pastas, and foccacia breads, all baked on premises. Takeout and delivery available. louiseswisconsin.com

Cathedral Square

801 N. Jefferson St.

(414) 273-4224

Downtown

190th & Bluemound Rd.

(262) 784-4175

Brookfield

 

Ristorane Bartolotta

Diverse and bountiful Northern Italian cuisine with a wine list worthy of exploration. Order from the regular menu or the chef’s seasonal menu, capitalizing on the best available ingredients. bartolottaristorante.com

7616 W. State St.,

(414) 771-7910

Wauwatosa

 

Wild Earth Cucina Italiana

Traditional Italian favorites like Chicken Carbonara, along with classics with a twist – Duck Confit and Frutti de Mare. Premium local products used when possible. 30 Italian wines from every region of Italy, hand-crafted cocktails, Italian beer and house-made Italian sodas.  paysbig.com/dining

Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

1721 W. Canal St.

(414) 847-7883

Menomonee Valley

pizza

 

Pizzeria Piccola

Features authentic thin-crust Neapolitan pizzas baked to perfection in a wood burning oven, incorporating the freshest seasonal ingredients. pizzeriapiccola.com

7606 W. State St.

(414) 443-0800

Wauwatosa

 

Monster Pizza

Pizzas measure 28”  in diameter. Available whole ($32) or by the slice for $3-4 (12” from crust to tip). Try the chicken ‘n’ waffle, barbecue port tot, or Sriracha chicken bacon ranch, or build your own. monsterpizzamke.com

2856 N. Oakland Ave.

(414) 964-2850

East Side

Irish

 

County Clare

This pub/restaurant, located in a guesthouse, features Irish food creatively re-interpreted. Specialties include house versions of root soup, smoked salmon, corned beef hash and lamb chops. countyclare-inn.com

1234 N. Astor St.

(414) 272.5273

Downtown

 

The Black Rose

Traditional Irish pub serving Milwaukee favorites & Irish specialties blackroseirishpub.com

2856 N. Oakland Ave.

(414) 763-6526

Eastside

 

The Harp

One of the city’s oldest and most popular pubs enjoys prime location on Milwaukee River. Legendary patio and great views of the

river even in winter. theharpirishpub.com

113 E. Juneau Ave.

(414) 278-7033

Downtown

 

Trinity-Three Irish Pubs

Three distinctive Irish pubs called Duffy’s, Foy’s and Gallagher’s. Each of the pubs serves Irish entrees and Irish drinks. Traditional Irish breakfast served on weekends. trinitythreeirishpubs.com

125 E. Juneau Ave.

(414) 278-7033

Downtown

French

Cafe Grace

Classic French bistro fare & wine served in a polished space with a charming patio.  11200 W Burleigh St. (414) 837-6310

Wauwatosa

 

Coquette Cafe

Casual eatery housed in a landmark building serving French bistro fare plus Gallic wines & ales.

316 N. Milwaukee St.   (414) 291-2655

Third Ward

 

Lake Park Bistro

In Lake Park with sweeping views of Lake Michigan. Four-star French cuisine includes escargot, house-made pate, Dover sole and bistro steak with frites. Lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. lakeparkbistro.com

3133 E. Newberry Blvd.   (414) 962.6300

Eastside

 

Le Reve Patisserie & Cafe

Charming bistro offering French cuisine, pastries & a full bar in a historic, 2-story bank building.  7610 Harwood Ave.

(414) 778-3333

Wauwatosa

German

 

Mader’s Restaurant

German and continental specialties prepared in the German tradition. One of the Midwest’s oldest German restaruants, Maders includes a remarkable collection of medieval weaponry, steins and woodcarvings. Cocktails, extensive wine and beer lists. madersrestaurant.com

1037 N. Old World 3rd St.

(414) 271.3377 or (800) 558-7171

Downtown

Greek

Apollo Cafe

Traditional Greek recipes handed down through generations. Savor authentic Greek favorites like Pastítsio, Spanakópita or a fast Rotisserie Gyros. apollocafe.com

1310 E. Brady St.

(414) 272-2233 or

 (414) 765-1925 for delivery.

Eastside

 

 

Mykonos Gyro & Cafe

Classic American and Greek dishes, including Moussaka (eggplant and potatoes), shish kabobs, Saganaki (Kefalotiri cheese flamed with brandy) and spinach pie. Full breakfast every day. Sun.-Wed 7 am-10 pm Thurs.7 am-3 am  Fri. & Sat. 7 am-3:30 pm mykonoscafe.com

1014 N. Van Buren St.

(414) 224-6400

Eastside