Where to Dine Out by Type of Food

This selection of new restaurants will satisfy every craving.

Latin Fusion

Egg Rolls Meet Puerto Rican Rice → AsianRican Foods

Italian Riffs → Tauro Cocina

Rotating Regional Menu → Dia y Noche

A Chinese-Japanese Spin → Dia Bom

Argentinian Twist → El Guacho Grill



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Photo courtesy of Saffron Modern Indian Dining


Stylish → Saffron

Traditional → Antique Indian Restaurant

With a Himalayan Twist → Curry & Momo

Side of ‘Za → Pizza & Curry


Low and Slow → Just Smokin’ Barbecue

Tennessee Style → Atwood Hwy BBQ Co.

Mexican Pivot → Brother’s Backyard BBQ

Dish at An Ox Cafe; Photo by Chris Kessler


Thai / Lao

Clubby → An Ox Café

Urban → Sticky Rice


Island Soul Food → Frankie’s

Frozen Cocktails & Hookah → Tropic MKE

Classic Jamaican → Mobay Café

Gastropubby → Pepper Pot

Photo courtesy of Buttermint


Upscale American

’60s Nostalgia → Buttermint Finer Dining

Modern Edge → The Bridgewater

Lebnani House’s eggplant and beef fatteh, grilled kafta with tahini, kubbeh; Photo by Chris Kessler



A Crossroads of Countries → Lebnani House

Riviera Chic → Lupi & Iris


Boozy → Toast Cedarburg

Taste of Mexico → La Crema

3rd Street Market Hall; Photo by Visit Milwaukee



Hidden Speakeasy → North Avenue Market

Local Food Mecca → 3rd Street Market Hall

Ghost Kitchen → Paper Table Food Co.


This story is part of Milwaukee Magazine’s March issue.

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Ann Christenson has covered dining for Milwaukee Magazine since 1997. She was raised on a diet of casseroles that started with a pound of ground beef and a can of Campbell's soup. Feel free to share any casserole recipes with her.