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Downtown Dining Week is Here!

August 26, 2022 /   Downtown Dining Week

Thanks to our wonderful partners, learn more about the savory lunches each restaurant is open and ready to offer! 



Everyday is a great day to have brunch. During Downtown Dining Week expect a lunch for only $25 while having multiple appetizers, entrees, and desserts to choose from! Brunch is a modern cafe offering a classic and inventive food menu amid cheery, colorful decor. Choose to pair a mimosa or bloody mary with your omelets, chicken and waffles, or veggie bowls. To find more information about their DDW menu options click here



Cafe at the Pfister Cafe at the Pfister

Prefer a lunch for only $15? Cafe at the Pfister has your back and tummy! Café at the Pfister features both a full dining area available for breakfast and lunch along with a barista counter and patisserie in downtown Milwaukee. Keep in mind, Downtown Dining Week only has their lunch specials. Cafe at the Pfister serves freshly baked-in-house pastries, gourmet desserts, and special treats. Find their DDW menu options here


Social American tavernSocial American Tavern 

The Social American Tavern is open for both lunch and dinner! A $15 lunch can consist of an edamame crunch salad, ceviche, monte cristo, cheesecake, and more! The Social American Tavern offers locally-inspired American food, prepared with sustainable ingredients. Traditional, rustic Wisconsin ingredients are given a modern interpretation by adding creative flavor combinations. The Social American Tavern's mission is to serve honest, local ingredients, with informed service, in a comfortable setting. To find their DDW special lunch menu here


East Town KitchenEast Town Kitchen 

Conveniently located on Wisconsin Avenue and Milwaukee Street, East Town Kitchen & Bar offers a classic menu, approachable vibe, and one of the best whiskey lists in all of Wisconsin. Come join them in their restaurant for dinner and locally-loved craft beers and cocktails! Choose from salads, sandwiches, melts, and desserts all for a $25 lunch option for Downtown Dining Week! To find the special lunch menu, click here



Benihana Benihana
Benihana is where you’ll find a dining experience unlike any other! Highly skilled and well-trained, your personal chef will entertain you while cooking in traditional Japanese style on a hibachi table. Their chefs will also have you craving for more as they slice and dice your meal before your eyes. Benihana is open for Downtown Dining Week lunch specials ($15!), ranging from soups, salads, chicken and shrimp, to yakisoba and desserts! To find more info on their lunch menu, read here.



Downtown Dining Week runs Sept 8-15, 2022. View menus & details at DowntownDiningMKE.com.


About the Author: Veronica Castro Ramirez is Milwaukee Downtown BID #21’s Special Events and Marketing intern. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations and Marketing at Marquette University. 


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