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Miss Katie's Diner

1900 W Clybourn St, Milwaukee, WI 53233-2102
414-344-0044
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Ranked #173 of 1,389 restaurants in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Diner, Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Stoughton, Wisconsin
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We ate breakfast at Miss Katie's the day after being at visiting Summerfest. I had the spicy sausage omelette, which was large, packed full of sausage and cheese, and delicious. My only regret was that I only ordered 1 pancake. Wow! It was soooooo good, light and fluffy, with a wonderful taste. I would strongly recommend you don't do what... More

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Sharon, Massachusetts, United States
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

My group of 7 headed up the not-so-scenic route to Miss Katie's after encountering a one-hour wait at Sobelman's at midday on a Sunday. There was no wait at Miss Katie's, although I imagine it is different when school is in session. If you approach Miss Katie's from Marquette U., it is pretty and tree-lined. If you come from the... More

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United States
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised that we could get right in late on a Sunday morning especially since it was Mother's day. It helps to try a restaurant off the beaten path as the Denny's by our hotel had a long wait. The food was good. Both my husband and I had omelets and what we liked was the size. So... More

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Wisconsin
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Our family (2 adults + 3 kids) visited Miss Katie's Diner for breakfast. The diner is "quaint" and a little run down... but the food is SOOOOO GOOD! Omlettes the size of your head!, FRESH Corned-Beef Hash - my husband claims to be the BEST EVER!, thick & tasty chocolate malts, and very reasonable prices. Please try Miss Katie's Diner... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Based on the reviews here, we were excited to try it out. At 9:30 am on a Saturday morning we were able to just grab the last table. We were asked for our drink orders right away, which was nice. The server came back with my coffee and water and seemed disappointed that we were not ready to order. As... More

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milwaukee
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

My two sisters and two granddaughters stopped here after seeing a play on Saturday. The temp outside was in the 20's and the inside of the restaurant was just as chilly. I was not very impressed with the diner. There is no children's menu, the fries were soggy and undercooked, the chicken strips had no seasoning (though you did receive... More

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Blaine, Minnesota
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119 reviews 119 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

We went with another couple to Milwaukee for the weekend and wanted some good breakfast and found Miss Katie's Diner. It was a retro diner, a bit rundown, but with good food. The service was friendly, but the waitress, who had been a server for a long time I would guess, was friendly, but tended to be pretty impatient to... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Love the atmosphere. Brunch is great. Very reasonably priced. Never had to wait for a table for a Saturday or Sunday brunch

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Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
497 helpful votes 497 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Miss Katie's is that rare gem that serves excellent comfort food at a reasonable price. This is not fine dining, this is generous portions of sandwiches, home made potato chips, and fresh soups. Comfort food at its best. The restaurant is located on the edge of the Marquette campus. Parking on the street has never been a problem, and tables... More

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Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Miss Katie's has been around for quite a while with its tasty diner food which was even recommended on the food channel. The signs over a couple tables and the life sized cut out of Hilary Clinton alert one to the famous folks who have eaten there. Waitresses are old style friendly. I'm told that people who intended to go... More

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