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1947 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1409 (Lower East Side)
414-273-7677
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Ranked #17 of 1,402 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 2:00 am
Fri 10:30 am - 2:30 am
Sat 9:00 am - 2:30 am
Cuisines: American, Diner, Grill, Family Fare
Neighborhood: Lower East Side
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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Belleair, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

This restaurant wins local "people's choice" awards year after year. Read a "Best of" guide and the Comet Cafe is listed. The local weekly paper has even rated it top post hangover restaurant! The food is local grown or sourced, prepared from scratch and comes in gernerous portions. It's a bit of an eclectic menu; check it out on line... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I had lunch recently with a co-employee. This is the most creative menu in town, with really good comfort food (e.g., mac 'n cheese to die for) at very reasonable prices. Something for everyone and all good.

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Danville
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We loved this part of town. The food was remarkable from start to finish. Honestly every dish was polished to perfection. The simple Mac and cheese is worthy of a sonnet. I've had dreams about it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Aaaaaaaamazing. Can't wait to go back to try more of the menu! I had the (vegan) Salisbury steak with mashed potatoes and a side of broccoli. Everything was so fresh and delicious. Great serious. Would definitely recommend!

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Rochester, NY
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397 reviews 397 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Stopped by for an early (11am) lunch on a Friday and was surprised to see the place almost full. I guess it is a popular place. Given it was a Friday I opted for the Comet Bloody Mary since I needed some bacon in my drink. I went for the gimmick. It had good spice and the 7 oz beer... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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104 reviews 104 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Selected this place because it was on Diners, Drive In and Dives. No disappointment here. This place is great! Meals sound ordinary but the way they are served is not. I had the open faced meatloaf .. see picture posted. Also had a blonde root beer.. see this picture as well. Wish I lived nearby this place I'd be eating... More

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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We lived across the street a few years ago. Hands down the best fish fry I've ever had! (And you can have it any day not just Friday) I love their Vegan riblets too!! This is one of the places we miss most in Milwaukee. This is how all food should taste :)

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Milwaukee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I love this place. The service is fantastic, friendly people, impressive Bloody Mary drinks, Food is delicious and huge portions. If you are a sweet lover, let me tell you this is the place to go and eat. Don't forget the coffee, extremely good and always fresh. Be aware, this place is most of the time busy and you will... More

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Milwaukee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Love this place!!! The people, the atmosphere, the beer. Oh and FOOD!!! I love the Mac & Cheese!!! Creamy perfection. and I get the vegan Salisbury steak and garlic mashed potatoes with porcini mushroom gravy. And the beer selection is unique and don't forget to order pie!!! Comet Café a Milwaukee must try for the traveling sustainable food seeker.

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Denver
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139 reviews 139 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We were told to go for the meatloaf and we did just that. The salad was fresh, the dressing was house made, the potatoes were delicious, the meatloaf was wrapped in bacon, the green beans were fresh, firm and delicious and the beer gravy was perfect. Finally, a comfort food meal that is not drowning in salt. The portions were... More

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Additional Information about Comet Cafe

Address: 1947 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1409
Phone Number: 414-273-7677
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Lower East Side
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 10:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 10:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 10:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 10:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday 10:30 am - 2:30 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 2:30 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: American, Diner, Grill, Family Fare

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