Three brothers

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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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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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Restaurants we vow to visit

Published Jan. 16, 2018

The OnMilwaukee editors pledged to visit, in the near future, one Milwaukee restaurant they have wanted to check out for a while. Make this pledge with us!

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Get Your Ass In Here: Three Brothers

Published Oct. 13, 2017

Dining at Three Brothers is the polar opposite of grabbing a bite to eat: it's an experience that's rich in culture, customer service and cuisine.

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Best Milwaukee food institution, 2015

Published Nov. 18, 2015

When it comes to Milwaukee food institutions, according to our Best of Dining poll voters, Kopp's is king. The local burger and frozen custard icon dominated the category with only fellow frozen custard connoisseur Leon's giving it a run for the money.

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Three Brothers' great food, family feel satisfies

Published Aug. 20, 2007

Again I realized the charm of Three Brothers is in the patchwork décor, the low key, minimalist surroundings, and the very old world, very comfortable and entirely wonderful cuisine that is some of the best in Milwaukee.

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Prohibition may have left its mark on subterranean Bay View

Published Feb. 6, 2007

Having spent a lot of hours walking the streets of old Bay View -- that is, the tightly-packed byways that once huddled in the shadow of the old steel rolling mill near Russell and Superior -- I've often heard tell of a network of tunnels, false walls and secret doors in subterranean Bay View.

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Cafe Fabrika breaks the mold for Serbian food

Published Dec. 30, 2004

Serbian restaurants here are usually "mom and pop" places like Three Brothers or Old Town Serbian Gourmet, classic with consistent delicious and hearty cuisine, minus a hip nightlife. But Café Fabrika has broken that mold.