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Miss Katie's Diner

#178 of 1,242 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
American, Diner
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1900 W Clybourn St, Milwaukee, WI 53233-2102
+1 414-344-0044
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 20:00
Mon - Wed 07:00 - 21:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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511 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had only poor food and service during our visit. My wife's food was served cold, not only her entrée, but the soup as well. My fish-n-chips was probably one of the worst "fish-n-chips I've ever been served. On top of all that, the waitress brought me another couple's bill (for more money of course). Miss Katie's Diner is a... More 

Thank photoguywisconsin
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We occasionally drive up from the south side to eat at this "famous" diner. We've never been disappointed with the amazing fish fry. Huge portion, so delicious it almost melts in your mouth! The home-made potato chips are so good. Philly steak sandwich and Reuben also good - and large. The bar feels like a step back in time to... More 

Thank LoriMilwaukee
Austin, Texas
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118 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Great local diner with the standard staples. Nothing crazy or off the wall, just solid favorites for this kind of establishment. I had the cheese omelette which was outstanding and delicious - wish I could eat that every day!

Thank PlatinumStrider
Waukegan, Illinois
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90 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

A popular local place with that nostalgic decor of a diner that sets it apart. Homemade breakfast dishes that let you know it's not from a can. I thought the wait staff was attentive and efficient and friendly although they can seem busy going from table to table, but even humorous if there's a moment to converse. Definitely a place... More 

Thank Chas053
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111 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Miss Katie's is a hidden gem on the edge of Marquette's campus. A wide array of appetizers, great drinks, and good entrees. The cheese curds are fantastic and the ribs/shrimp really stand out. Service is top notch as well. This location is popular for visiting politicos too. Bill Clinton, Michelle Obama, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and Helmut Kohl have all... More 

Thank brewcity77
Los Angeles, California
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130 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

There is a theme here...Miss Katie's DIner is a diner, not unlike the look of those who are familiar with Ed Debevic's. Since I was on my way out of town, I thought to eat at Miss Katie's since it was near the Marquette campus and I could wave my "so long" when I finished breakfast. I ordered the eggs... More 

Thank MeMeDaVinci
New Jersey
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115 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This is an old time diner, since we were there for brunch we indulged in the best Bloody Mary's I've had in a long time. My brunch was eggs Benedict and the hollandaise was made fresh. Everything was cooked perfectly.

Thank AussieSteveR
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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72 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Having been here in the recent past and quite pleased, our stop here on a Thursday early afternoon is either an anomaly or a sign of impending doom. When the best thing you can say about food and service for three is that the malt was delicious, the iced tea was dark and flavorful, and the buns on the three... More 

Thank LakeDOC66
Charlottetown, Canada
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264 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here and would certainly recommend this place to anyone looking for a great spot to eat at that is fun and has good food. We came in on a hot day and immediately appreciated the air conditioning. A waitress promptly Sat us and served us our meal. They are famous for the cheeseburgers and fries and that's... More 

Thank Claudetteth
Louisville, Kentucky
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82 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Yes, it's a kitchy diner that boasts its celebrity visitors of various political persuasions, but we thoroughly enjoyed it: both the food and the ambiance. We had a waitress who was a hoot (and also very good at what she does) that added to our fun visit. We stopped there for lunch on the way up to Door County and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1900 W Clybourn St, Milwaukee, WI 53233-2102
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-344-0044

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?