Milwaukee Restaurants and COVID-19 Restrictions
Updated: Jun 20
All the restaurants on this list are featured in our 2020 Milwaukee Foodie Flight passport. In ever-changing times, we will update dine-in openings as COVID-19 restrictions loosen.
Open for Full Dine-In Service and Take Out
Char’d is open for take out, dining, delivery. Their menu balances delicious Korean BBQ meats and fresh veggies and also has vegan options and their happy hour from 4:30-6 is a must!
Satisfy your breakfast cravings at Toast. This groovy brunch spot is open for dine in and take out with fun to go drink options and daily deals.
This family owned and operated establishment is known for their craft beer and burgers and was voted top 10 curds in Wisconsin— it doesn’t get much better than that! Their dining room is open with pick up and delivery options.
Located right on the Milwaukee river, MKE Ale House is a microbrewery and restaurant that serves house beers and spacious patio seating.
Tusk Milwaukee serves a wide array of burgers and sandwiches as well as appetizers with a classy twist. Their dining room is open and they have catering options too.
This gastropub offers over 150 beers, drink kits to go, and daily drink deals. With both dine in or carside carryout options available, Stilt House is a great option for an in person or virtual happy hour!
Home to the original Bloody Mary bar, their Bloody Marys are both big and bold! Soblemans is open for dine in and for take out so you can enjoy their renowned burgers from the comfort of your own home.
Sahale Ale Works’ taproom is now open for regular business hours and although they don’t serve food, they are supportive of local businesses and encourage guests to bring outside food if they’d like.
Known for their spacious and zenful outdoor garden space, the Baaree is the perfect place to social distance while enjoying a cool beverage and live music.
Known for their Mexican and Greek options, Tello’s is open for dine in, carry out, and even provide catering services.
Serving great coffee as well as breakfast and lunch options, Fiddleheads is open for dine in and take out that guests can order by phone or by walking up to the window.
Wicked Grille is open for dine in and has online ordering. Enjoy their unique Reuben Kegrolls or beer battered cheese curds during their happy hour from 4-6.
Open with Some Restrictions
Centraal serves elevated American eats and brunch items that supports local farmers and is open with limited indoor and patio seating, as well as pick up and curbside carryout. They are taking precautions to ensure the safety of their staff and guests with extensive and consistent cleanings, social distancing, and limited capacity. Check out their full safety guidelines here.
Cafe Hollander’s Mequon and Downer locations are now open with limited indoor and patio seating. Serving European inspired brunch, lunch, and dinner, there’s never a bad time to stop by or take it go with pick up or curbside carryout options.
With a wide selection of creative craft beers, the Fermentorium is a great place to sit back and relax with some friends. To ensure the safety of their guests, they are spacing tables 10 feet apart, providing tableside service, limiting groups to 10 people and provide online ordering.
The Cheel is encouraging socially distanced dining made through reservations (though reservations aren’t required) and are accepting donations for furloughed staff’s healthcare coverage. They are also offering curbside pickup for to go orders. The Cheel is for the adventurous eater and is known for their authentic Nepalese cuisines.
From pizza and pasta to hickory smoked ribs and burgers, the Bay has something for everyone. They encourage calling ahead to make a reservation and check availability because they are encouraging social distancing and operating at 50% capacity and also have takeout and curbside service.
Open for Take Out or Delivery Only
Merriment Social is taking some time to follow contact tracing guidelines to ensure everyone’s safety, but are open for pickup and delivery. Known for their seasonal favorites, Merriment Social is a Milwaukee staple.
Although their bar is closed, they are open for online ordering and curbside pickup including wine bottles and growler flights. They have even hosted a few virtual tastings!
Cafe Corazon is open for carry out with their full dinner menu and take and bake enchiladas. They have also partnered with various food delivery apps depending on location. This Mexican restaurant serves some of the best locally sourced food in Milwaukee.
New Fortune is currently offering take out and curbside pick up. They are planning on reopening their dining room within the coming weeks and reinstating deliveries in the fall. From their signature crab rangoons to their many house specialties, New Fortune satisfies any Asian craving.
Featuring weekly specials on their fresh seafood, Third Coast Provisions is currently open for curbside pickup and delivery orders and are waiting to open their dining room until all of their employees can be tested for COVID-19.
Atlas BBQ is temporarily closed to ensure the safety of their guests and staff. Check their website for opening news.
Pourvino is temporarily closed, but are encouraging patrons to support other local businesses at this time. Check their website for opening updates.