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Don’t cook tonight: it’s Takeout Tuesday

November 10, 2020 /   old-world-third-street-district-milwaukee-downtown

Ordering takeout from local restaurants is a safe, convenient way to enjoy a delicious meal and support Milwaukee businesses. While many restaurants are safely open for onsite dining, you can also get your lunch or dinner fix to-go. Grab takeout and dine in the comfort of your home or eat in one of downtown’s parks. Check out this refresher on some favorite downtown spots that offer takeout options!

Buckley's Restaurant & Bar

Takeout: Tuesday-Saturday 4-9 p.m. and Sunday Brunch 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Call to place an order. 

A family-owned and operated establishment, Buckley's has tasty comfort food ready for you to pick up. Go the extra mile and treat your family and friends with an order of their delicious cupcakes.


Takeout: Tuesday & Wednesday 5:30-9:30 p.m. and Thursday-Saturday 5:30-10:30 p.m. | Call or order online.

Fine dining on the go! Carnevor offers steak dinners and fine wine - what more could you want?


Takeout: Wednesday-Saturday 4-8 p.m. | Call or order online.

When you are in the mood for something different than Milwaukee's usual go-to dinners, Amilinda has unique dishes inspired by the flavors of Spain and Portugal.

The Soup House

Takeout: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Call to place an order.

Looking for a cozy bowl of soup? The Soup House serves up five tasty choices everyday with something for everyone. You can't go wrong with fresh and homemade soup.


Takeout: Monday-Saturday 3-8 p.m. | Call to place an order.

Zarletti's Italian eats are perfect for a night of takeout. Grab a bottle of wine while you're at it!


Takeout: Tuesday-Thursday 4-10 p.m. and Friday-Saturday 4-11 p.m. | Call or order online.

From street tacos to margaritas, Vagabond elevates street food just for you. Take advantage of their fun deals like $2 Taco Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Tua Pasta

Takeout: Monday-Thursday 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday 3-8 p.m. | Call or order online.

Say yes to fresh pasta. Tua Pasta makes each noodle in house and serves it up for you to take on the go.

The Loaded Slate

Takeout: Monday-Saturday 4-9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Call to place an order.

The Loaded Slate's menu has classic, affordable pub food. Plus, the award-winning Chili is a great way to warm up on a cool day.

Uncle Wolfie's Breakfast Tavern

Takeout: Wednesday 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and Thursday-Sunday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Call or order online.

The Breakfast Tavern is open for takeout! While you choose from their extensive brunch menu (try the French Toast), pick up and brunch in one of downtown's parks.

Milwaukee Brat House

Takeout: Sunday-Wednesday 11 a.m.-10 p.m. and Thursday-Saturday 11 a.m.-11 p.m. | Call or order online.

In the mood for a brat? Look no further than the Milwaukee Brat House and dig into Milwaukee's German heritage.

The possibilities are endless! Check out OnMilwaukee and Milwaukee Magazine's running lists of restaurants for even more spots to grab takeout around Milwaukee.

New to takeout or curbside? Here's why you should try curbside if you haven't already.

Downtown Milwaukee restaurants are committed to Moving Milwaukee Forward Safely. Remember to mask up as you pick up your carry out from these great downtown businesses. Check out each restaurant's website or call for open hours, and takeout, curbside or delivery options.

About the Author: Terese Radke is a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (graduating December 2020!) and the Special Events & Marketing Intern with Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21, advancing downtown's strategic priorities through marketing, events and social media.

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