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Screaming Tunas signature roll.

Photo by Screaming Tuna
Screaming Tuna’s signature roll. Photo by Screaming Tuna

A city that is home to people from diverse backgrounds, Milwaukee has a different culture’s cuisine around every corner. Whether craving savory sushi or a hearty steak, Milwaukee is a place that satisfies your cravings. Its variety of restaurants with flavors meant to satisfy even the pickiest of customers. Here are some of the best options for anything from a birthday party to a dinner date:


223 N. Water St.

Located in the heart of the hip Third Ward, this pizzeria offers the richest and finest ingredients to create the ultimate crowd favorite, the pizza. In its rustic yet tranquil ambiance, there is not a better experience for grabbing a slice of pizza. Get a group of your friends and if you’re on a budget, take advantage of the Monday special – $1 pizza slice night!


La Perla
734 S. 5th St.

For a night out with a large group of people, La Perla is the best place to go. Located in the city’s Walker’s Point district, this locale prides itself on having the “best margaritas” in Milwaukee — a claim that seems to hold true. Whether you want to grab a drink or a Mexican delicacy, like their enchiladas or  yummy appetizers, La Perla is a great hangout spot to unwind after a busy week.


Screaming Tuna
106 W. Seeboth St.

In an elegant atmosphere, this restaurant offers plenty of sushi and other Asian cuisine options at a surprisingly reasonable price. One can choose from their many sushi rolls and dine in a serene environment. A great alternative for a romantic dinner, Screaming Tuna also serves for large groups or families. After dinner, take a stroll along the outdoor area that has a magnificent view of the Milwaukee skyline.


Milwaukee Chophouse
633 N. 5th St.

There are times when, no matter the occasion, you can’t help but crave a big, juicy steak. Steps away from the Hilton Milwaukee City Center Hotel is a place where steak fans unite. This locale offers the best in steak, no matter the size or the cut. The restaurant also offers the most exquisite wine selection for reasonable prices.


170 S. 1st St.

Located near the Third Ward, this is an undiscovered gem for many hamburger lovers. It serves some of the best burgers in the city, and customers are free to create the  burger of choice. A pretzel bun is always a crowd favorite, and sweet potato fries make a nice complement.

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