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Ma Fischer’s Restaurant

) #211 of 1,265 Restaurants in Milwaukee American, Greek,
2214 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1117
+1 414-271-7424
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“soup” (5 reviews)
“fries” (4 reviews)
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American, Greek, Diner
2214 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1117
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

The food looked real good, but not seasoned. We kept adding salt, salsa and what ever we could think of on each other's plate to give the food some flavor. The staff was great and the ambiance was nice.

Thank Pam D
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

I try to have breakfast at Ma Fischer's every time I come to Milwaukee. I grew up here and have been coming to this restaurant for over 30 years. While the server could have been a little more attentive, I received exactly what I expected...More

Thank Solasscc
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I grew up in MKE and this is a place close to my heart and memories! We make a tradition of going to Ma's for a meal for old time sake- great food, service and prices! Can't beat it especially if you have a large...More

Thank sarahspella
Reviewed 11 March 2017

There is something about this place that isn't particularly inviting when you first come in but if you're looking for comfort food or something to eat before or after the movie at the nearby Oriental Theatre, this is a good choice. I recently stopped in...More

Thank Genevieve K
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Saw a movie at the Oriental and wanted a quick easy dinner, so we stopped in next door at Ma Fischer's. My wife ordered a Gyro and I had a burger. We both had Chicken Dumpling Soup and Fries. The Good- Very Tasty Cole Slaw...More

Thank Rdsxfan
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Here's the thing about Greek restaurants. They manage to offer a fantastic menu, offer large portions, and keep the cost reasonable. My wife and I were in the area on Sunday, and we decided to duck into Ma Fischer's for lunch. The waitress was quick...More

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

In the 80s I first started patronizing Ma's. Late night at the Oriental followed by 2am pie and coffee. As my own children are now grown and involved in things downtown we went to Ma's today for lunch. Crowded as always, great family service with...More

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 12 November 2016

My husband and I who are from Racine, met my 2 cousins there for lunch at their recommendation. I had heard great reviews of this famous restaurant. The place was packed but we didn't have to wait to get a seat. The portions of the...More

Thank Barb E
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Have been here several times, especially before or after a movie at the Oriental. Very diverse selection; portion sizes are generous and the food is prepared well. If you're looking for a bright, sometimes bustling place for good meal at a good price, and especially...More

Thank hjg33
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Ma's never fails to disappoint. I generally have brunch there and then cap off their tasty food with a movie at the Oriental. Ma's service is great, food is prepared to order and arrives quickly, and the portions are large. Everything I have ever ordered...More

Thank Monwood89
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25 December 2016|
Response from Monwood89 | Reviewed this property |
I think they are open 24/7/365 but you might want to double check with Ma's.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Greek, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
04:00 - 03:59
04:00 - 03:59
04:00 - 03:59
04:00 - 03:59
04:00 - 03:59
04:00 - 03:59
04:00 - 03:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2214 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1117
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Lower East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Lower East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 414-271-7424
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