Milwaukee Public Market, Milwaukee

4.5
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Housed in a historical warehouse complex, Milwaukee Public Market today serves as one of the city's most popular centers for local businesses, tourism, and casual dining. Visit the market and wander its halls full of vendors, stands, and companies selling an array of street foods, raw ingredients, souvenirs, and more. Stop by a family-run meat market for some fresh cold cuts, grab a prepared meal of classic fish and chips, or just kick back with a cup of coffee. You can even join in on a themed cooking class in order to learn some new techniques or brush up on your culinary skills. Be sure to check the market's online schedule for information about the frequent special events and courses it offers. Add Milwaukee Public Market and other attractions to your Milwaukee trip itinerary using our Milwaukee route maker app .
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  • Reminds me of a smaller version of Reading Terminal Market in Philly. Plenty of shops and good food.  more »
  • Great place to grab a meal or a drink and just hang out. Plenty of places to also shop for food, spices, seafood and more to bring home. Space for private events is also available. Fish house tiki hou...  more »
  • Nice market. about 30 minutes to go around. Possibility to ask especially upstairs to eat a little something. Paid parking outside ($1.50 per hour).
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  • A bustling indoor market with lots of tasty food options. Very tight quarters, so when it's busy it can be hard to get around. As a first time shopper a guide would have been helpful. Prices seemed rather high at each boutique/stand. Kitchen utensils, cooking spices and herbs, pickled and canned items, cheese, meat, and Milwaukee apparel were amongst them. Food options ranged from veggie/vegan friendly to deli sandwiches and homemade brats, to seafood, sushi, wine, and a coffee shop. Lots to see and eat in this market place.
  • Such a cool place! So many different restaurants/cafes under one roof. We were a group of four and we divided up, bought the food that excited us, and met back up at the tables. While it was hard to decide what to order, we were all really happy with what we got. Then we got some coffees to go before heading out. I'm excited to go back again sometime.
  • Awesome place to experience a bunch of small shops to get food and drinks at. When it was busy it made it difficult to walk around without bumping into people. Amazing desserts and seafood. Definitely worth stopping in if you are in the area
  • This place continues to get better and better, walking in on the first really warm day of the year really brings out the market essence. The service you receive is always good, even when they are super busy. Staff at each of the available locations really handle themselves rather well. With so much to offer you really can't go wrong so come check it out when you have some time as you won't be disappointed!
  • One of the coolest places in Milwaukee. Great people watching, and even better food. Foltz Family market has awesome meats, St. Paul Fish Company has the best seafood in town, and just about every other vendor has great food. Try the Soup Market on a cool day. Have a glass of wine at Thief Wines. Most of the vendors have other stores, but go here for the experience. Stay for lunch, or for few hours. Go with people from out of town, and show off Milwaukee!
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