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Elsa's on the Park

wells and jefferson, Milwaukee, WI (Downtown)
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Ranked #89 of 1,414 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Saukville, Wisconsin
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

I've been to Elsa's on several occasions, for lunch, dinner and drinks, but most recently for lunch. We've liked this spot because it has great food - sandwiches and small plates top the favorites list. The atmosphere has a high-end feel, a bit pretentious in my opinion. We've tolerated this because the food, while very good quality, doesn't reflect the... More 

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Grove City, Pennsylvania
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110 reviews 110 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I went to Elsa's on a recommendation of a local who said "they have good food". Walking in you get the impression of a lively, upscale atmosphere, promising. I had to stop a waitress to ask to be seated, no maître Dee. The menu is very strange. Mostly burgers or some other kind of sandwich served in a silver basket,... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Great atmosphere, great service and amazing burgers! Was expecting more of a "bar look" and the high ceilings and décor made it look very high end and expensive, which it was not. Very affordable. The front section was a little loud for my taste, but we found a small table in the back so we could eat and talk. Patty... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This is one of my favorite places to grab a burger in all of Milwaukee. The ambiance is fantastic. And while you can absolutely show up dressed to the nines and feel comfortable, you'll feel just as comfortable in jeans. It's a great place to go with friends, on a date, have a business meeting, you name it! Oh, and... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I love Elsa's and have been going there for years, but I will never go after 8pm again!!! I was there with a nice group of friends trying to enjoy my evening and we were next to a table of extremely loud women with tastless straws hanging out of their martini glasses screaming profanity! Even the server looked flustered! the... More 

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North Carolina
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232 reviews 232 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
271 helpful votes 271 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I generally don't review restaurants. I use Tripadvisor to track hotels so I can remember which I liked and disliked for future stays. However, I often remember a great restaurant but can't recall where it was when I get back to town. So - I'm noting a few of the restaurants that were worth remembering. This place was fantastic. I... More 

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Lombard, Illinois
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73 reviews 73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

My friend and I ate at Elsa's for dinner. We started off with a couple of cocktails and an appetizer. We ordered the bacon-wrapped water chestnuts for an appetizer-they were so good! My friend had a dirty martini and I ordered a Moscow mule-both were great! For dinner I ordered the Bigger Mac burger. It was amazing! I think it... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

If you are looking for a restaurant with a great lively (& happy) atmosphere that also has GREAT FOOD....Elsa's on the Park in Milwaukee is perfect for you. The diverse menu that focuses on amazing gourmet sandwiches has something to please everyone. I started out with one of their delicious Moscow Mules, and ordered the Pork Sandwich II. The complex... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Very tasty salads and steaks, large portions (drinks and food), quick service, above-average clientele.

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Peoria, Illinois
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Had lunch with a friend and started with a hot apple cider - very good. We both had the tomato soup which was excellent! I had the All American Grilled Cheese - it had four cheeses, bacon and tomato - a great choice for a cool day. I chose waffle fries for my side - the server recommended a spicy... More 

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Address: wells and jefferson, Milwaukee, WI
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Downtown
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: American

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