Where to Brunch in Milwaukee

The most important meal of the weekend is brunch. Whether you are recouping with the Saturday night crew or meeting Mom for a much-needed catch-up, Sunday’s are simply not complete without the promise of French toast, good conversation, and perhaps a mimosa or bloody Mary (or two). Read on for top spots in Milwaukee to enjoy a soul-soothing, problem-solving, blissful brunch experience and make your reservations now.

Image above via Stella Van Buren

Image via Stella Van Buren

1. Stella Van Buren

This is where you are bringing your A-game brunch attire. Brand new and beyond stylish, Stella’s brunch is as tasty as the restaurant is gorgeous. Take in floor-to-ceiling views of the city while you dine on avocado toast topped with poached egg, and sip on craft cocktails.
Blue's Egg via On Milwaukee
Image via On Milwaukee

2. Blue’s Egg

Everyone in Milwaukee knows and adores Blue’s Egg for brunch. The menu is comprised of local and fresh ingredients, and the menu is compact making deciding on what to order a stress-free event. The stars of the show are the three Benedicts on the menu, one of which features a tasty paprika aioli.
Engine company 3 via NewsOk
Image via News OK

3. Engine Company 3

Ever heard of President Obama? He’s dined at Engine Company 3, and so clearly, you should too. This former firehouse-turned-restaurant offers a menu of local ingredients, so while the menu frequently changes to keep up with what is in season, you are always in for a presidential-worthy meal. If meat is on your mind, the in-house butcher has the whole globe covered with internationally inspired dishes influenced by France, Basque, Colombia, and Hungary.
Simple Cafe via Simple Cafe
Image via Simple Café

4. Simple Café

With a name like Simple Café, you are likely expecting a classic brunch menu of pancakes and benedicts. Simple Café however features Korean brunch, so you are in for something unique! While non-traditional, indulging in the Korean BBQ Breakfast Bowl made with braised pork, veggies, brown rice and kimchi is made brunch-worthy with an over-easy egg on top.
the national - via peninsula soap
Image via Peninsula Soap

5. The National

If you are dining with a hard to please crowd, The National is your best friend. The restaurant offers all different kinds of international fare, including the all-American breakfast, full English breakfast, Huevos Rancheros for those in need of Mexican cuisine, and Croque Madame for the Francophile. The chef has traveled and lived all over the world, and her worldly interests come together deliciously at this go-to brunch spot.

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