Kopp's

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Get your ass in here: Milwaukee dining classics need your help

Published March 26, 2020

Here are some - not all - of the long-lived, family-run Milwaukee restaurants that have become Brew City classics, all of which can, like everyone else, use your help. "We are trying our best to stay alive," says Nite Owl's Chris Roepke, succinctly.

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Milwaukee's best frozen treats, 2019

Published Oct. 28, 2019

Not only did Kopp's win the top spot for best Milwaukee Institution, but the Milwaukee favorite was also voted No. 1 for the best frozen treats!

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Milwaukee's best dining institution, 2019

Published Oct. 27, 2019

There are so many classic Milwaukee restaurants that it's hard to pick just one as the best. Or, at least, it seems like it would be - but that didn't deter you from picking your favorite.

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Milwaukee's best burger, 2019

Published Oct. 3, 2019

Frozen custard may be in the name, but Kopp's still remains the king of the Brew City burger as well, landing at the top of our Best of Dining poll for the best burger for the umpteenth year in a row.

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Frozen custard guide

Published Aug. 8, 2019

It may be Brew City, but custard is no small matter in Milwaukee, where everyone has his or her own favorite custard stand. This, of course, may go a long way toward explaining our waistlines. But hey, what's the point of livin' if you can't go a-lickin' custard every now and again.

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Best Milwaukee dining institution, 2018

Published Oct. 22, 2018

Best Milwaukee Institution is meant to reveal your most beloved Brew City tradition, and there was everything from Mazo's to Ma Fischer's, Jake's Deli to Polonez. But you overwhelmingly selected Kopp's Frozen Custard as your favorite.

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Milwaukee's best frozen treats, 2018

Published Oct. 7, 2018

Not only did Kopp's win the top spot for best burger, but also the Milwaukee favorite was voted No. 1 for the best frozen treats!

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On the Burger Trail: The KRK Burger at Kopp's Frozen Custard

Published July 2, 2018

When I set out on the Burger Trail, it was never my intention to review two burgers from the same venue. However, in the case of the KRK Burger which is named for frozen custard mogul Karl Kopp, a return visit seemed warranted.

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Do this now: Make a 2018 Milwaukee restaurant list

Published Jan. 11, 2018

As I thought about my recent restaurant visits I couldn't help but think that I was ignoring my own advice: make a restaurant list and hit places you haven't been. So, that needed to change - and now it has.

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A sweet so long to Dining Month: Our favorite desserts

Published Oct. 31, 2017

Dining month here at OnMilwaukee is sadly coming to a close - but like any good meal, let's wrap up with dessert! Here's the scrumptious sweet treats the OnMilwaukee staff savors long after their meals are over.

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Milwaukee's best food institution, 2017

Published Oct. 27, 2017

When it comes to Milwaukee food institutions, according to our Best of Dining poll voters, Kopp's still holds the crown, crushing the competition and earning its second win of Dining Month.