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“fun street”(7 reviews)
“italian deli”(5 reviews)
North of Milwaukee's downtown, this area is frequented by college students, hip types and those in search of authentic Italian food.
Brady Street, Milwaukee, WI
Lower East Side
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All reviews fun street italian deli delicious choices lots of coffee shops wonderful bakery window shop great restaurants and shops fun area outdoor seating neighborhood eclectic futon hipster hat garage fest brunch
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Experience Milwaukee's various cultures on this street, from Polish to Italian and more. So interesting and such good food!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sherry H
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We took the Historic Milwaukee tour of Brady Street during the 2018 Doors Open Milwaukee event. Our tour guide walked with our group through the neighborhoods to the north and the south of Brady Street, explaining the architecture and socioeconomic conditions that resulted in distinct...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank shrnmc
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Online it states that Brady St which is 9 blocks long, is one of the most popular business streets lined with locally owned establishments. There are cafes, unique shops, bars and restaurants. We were there early in the day and a lot of the places...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kurt L
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Back in the day it was a great place for art, music and a number of things I won't mention. A great beat and hippie hangout. This trip, a torn up street, several eateries from fast food to upscale and old (many vacant) buildings. Didn't...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

This street is about a mile long, with two or more restaurants on some blocks, maybe only one on some, funky stores and bars and just about any type of entertainment you enjoy. It is definitely a destination especially for the under 35 crowd, people...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jane Z
Reviewed 2 September 2018

If you've ever been to the old Chicago Rush Street back in the 60's you'll like Brady street. An eclectic array of shops and eateries. Special events also have music. Parking is sometimes an issue but if you can park outside of Brady street you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank n0rm216
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Back in the late 60's, Brady Street was Hippie Headquarters. Now it is the Hipster HQ, with many restaurants, bars (some featuring live music), and shops along the street, which is about a half mile long. Of course there is some overspill (around the corner...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jim T
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Brunch at the Hi Hat Garage was ok. Nice setting but food was unremarkable. Few shops and some of those not open, even though it was Saturday. Not much to do here in the day time, more of an evening spot.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kim G
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We stayed a few blocks from Brady Street for our time in Milwaukee. It's a lovely neighborhood with many fun restaurants, coffeeshops, and bars. It seems to be LGBTQ+ friendly, which was a plus—many Pride flags around and displayed in most businesses—and was convenient, with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Leah v
Reviewed 10 August 2018

There are many restaurants, bars and shops, It is a fun area to roam around for a couple of hours. I did the Brady Street Food Tour and learned so much history about the area, and had a great sampling of the food.

Date of experience: August 2018
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