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Brady Street

Address: Brady Street, Milwaukee, WI (Lower East Side)
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Ranked #35 of 76 Attractions in Milwaukee
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: Dining
Owner description: North of Milwaukee's downtown, this area is frequented by college students, hip types and those in...
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: Dining
Owner description: North of Milwaukee's downtown, this area is frequented by college students, hip types and those in search of authentic Italian food.

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Wichita, Kansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Grew up on Brady Street in the 60s and 70s. It's still a cultural center of Milwaukee. Don't miss Peter Sciortino's Bakery. Smells just like it did 40 years ago. A must taste is Glorioso's. It is real Italian.

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GREEN BAY
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124 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

Lots of great shops including an Italian bakery (Peter Sciortino's) and full Italian grocery (Gloriosos); several interesting restaurants and bars. Parking is decent on the street or off a block or 2. Take Water Street north out of downtown and curves into Brady Street.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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20 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Brady street is made up of an old Polish and Italian neighborhood. With a Polish church and a Italian church near by. You have a variety of Italian stores and restaurants to visit. You also have many bars and other fine dinning along Brady Street. Brady street reminds me of the the old days of the hippie movement. It is... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This is classic river west and a fun experience. I love the diverse group of people, local dives, and that many of the businesses are independently owned. Brady street days is always a blast. Mostly recommended in the warm summer months when there is a montage of people. Scorpions bakery for Classic Italian desserts or hot ham and rolls on... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

A pleasant walk from the marina and beach. A bohemian area with Italian, Greek, Mexican and Middle Eastern restaurants. Also peppered with cafes and tiny apparel shops.

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Helix
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8 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

If you want to experience a whole lot of foodie bang for your buck, spend a day here! While not huge, there is a huge variety of shops, restaurants, and historic buildings all within a three block radius! (Good thing if you enjoy too many great microbrews!)

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chicago
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013 via mobile

It was a nice walk, but I guess having been to other places like Chicago, San Francisco & NY I shouldn't have had my expectations so high. I'm sure during a festival it's great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013 via mobile

I really like brady street. Tons of sidewalk eating, lots of people great food and a freat selection. Perfect for a night out especially on a nice night out.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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280 attraction reviews
281 helpful votes 281 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

This is a fascinating part of Milwaukee where you will see cute cafes, upscale restaurants, tattoo parlors, and lots of CULTURE. Always an interesting place to stroll. Dogs are extremely welcome. Doggie water is outside of many of the shops. Fun to do some window shopping here too.

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Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
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3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Brady Street is the bomb. You just can't imagine the experience. You have to go there. Your first stop is Gloriosos. Shop Italian food til you drop. Then stop into Shortinos for bread and dessertrs. If you find a better canolie let me know. The smells of the whole street will drive you wild.

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