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1101 S 2nd St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-2408
+1 414-212-8843
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork buns” (11 reviews)
“root veggies” (2 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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1101 S 2nd St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-2408
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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

After hearing great things, my friends and I decided to try Braise. We were seated early, and our waitress was extremely friendly and helpful, as was the hostess (I believe manager). The wine selection was plentiful and gave lots of options, although on the mid-upper...More

Thank melissa1233
Reviewed 28 October 2017

I went with a friend for a girls night out because this didn't see like a place our husbands would enjoy. The menu was unique, with only 5 entrees offered and maybe a 5-6 shared smaller plates to share on each side- one more as...More

Thank siouxz
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We were previously disappointed with a farm dinner and Braise emailed and asked us to give it another try on the house. We have gone to other Braise farm dinners, cooking classes, as well as happy hour and had always had good experiences (and I...More

Thank maryY8993SX
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Have you ever regretted making a restaurant recommendation ??? Tonight as I sit at a table at Braise I’m doing just that - after being seated a table for an hour we’ve had two appetizers and the steamed pork buns (1st thing ordered)have just finally...More

1  Thank JerryJ2
Reviewed 22 July 2017

The atmosphere is spare and industrial. Clean, light and airy. The drinks, while tasty, were spare. They could have been served in Dixie cups with plenty of room to spare. I have never experienced such a small drink in all my life .... too bad...More

Thank scott53Wisconsin
Braise R, Manager at Braise, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us. I apologize that you had a less than stellar dining experience. While it is upsetting to get an unsatisfactory review, we do take all of our guest feedback seriously and use it as a tool on...More

Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We absolutely loved our entire experience at Braise. The staff couldn't have been friendlier nor more accommodating. The cocktails were unusual and delightful. We tried several small plates plus entrees. Fresh and creative faire! We will definitely return again and highly recommend Braise.

Thank M J B
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Great experience with some great beer and very wonderful unique food. 5-6 course meal match with a specific beer to compliment the food serving. Each item of food served was discussed by the chef and each beer that was paired was discussed with the brewery...More

Thank dbeaum1222
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I had no expectations since I had let my friend do all the planning, but when she was reading the menu to me before we headed out, I was sold. I really like eating local ingredients in season, and this menu was pretty spot on...More

Thank nobo
Braise R, Manager at Braise, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience your Braise! I am so happy to hear that your visit was a good one, it means a great deal to us!

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We were a hungry, large group (12) of adults and basically ordered almost everything on the menu. Thumbs up to everything we had. I honestly am not sure what I was eating as the dishes were passed to share but all was wonderfully fresh and...More

Thank Walking16
Braise R, Manager at Braise, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience your Braise! I am so happy to hear that your visit was a good one, it means a great deal to us!

Reviewed 12 March 2017

First time there. Waiter Daniel recommended the steamed pork buns with shallots, vinaigrette, and crushed spicy peanuts $10. Very good. Also liked the red beans and rice with pork, lamb and jalapeño $9. Not so enthusiastic about app an which sounded better than it was....More

Thank Nancy H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 S 2nd St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-2408
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-212-8843
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