East Side Dining

Tucked away in an unassuming bodega on the corner of Farwell and Irving, Koppa’s Fulbeli Deli (1940 N. Farwell Ave.) features about three-dozen sandwiches, plus build-your-own options; there’s something for everyone here. Read more


Bee’s Cuisine has remained mostly under the radar since it opened last February. Even without fanfare, Bee’s Southeast Asian offerings have quickly become a go-to spot for East Sid,Dining Out Read more

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Blue Star Café is an excellent place to grab a quick bite either for carryout or dining in on the eastern edge of the East Side. Specializing in Somali cuisine, it offers affordable and delicious options for meat-eaters, vegetarians and veg... Read more

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Rosati’s Pizza, a Chicago pizza chain approaching 200 locations, has opened a promising new spot in the Lower East Side that’s best suited for catching a game, but with strong enough food options to warrant a visit from even the least sport... Read more

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Café at the Plaza (1007 N. Cass St. inside the Plaza Hotel) is a well-preserved architectural gem with a contemporary menu. Read more

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It’s not the only such place in Milwaukee, but Shawarma House (2921 N. Oakland Ave., 414-369-6139) is an East Side hub for fast Middle Eastern eating. The All In Grill Plate makes a generous introduction for meat eaters, and the Go Green Pl... Read more

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Rice N Roll Bistro, the newest in the row of ethnic restaurants on Farwell Avenue, is a great addition to the East Side. The Asian fusion of sushi and Thai is a great combination with many choices. Read more

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