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“Excellent Service & Excellent Food - Dining!!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Three Brothers Restaurant

Three Brothers Restaurant
2414 S Saint Clair St, Milwaukee, WI 53207-1928 (Bay View)
(414) 481-7530
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Ranked #38 of 1,393 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Eastern European
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Bay View
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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129 reviews 129 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
“Excellent Service & Excellent Food - Dining!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

This was an excellent dining experience. Food was served piping hot and fresh and outstanding flavors - Serbian food!!! We had several different entrees including Duck, Lamb and Chicken. Everyone was very pleased with their choices. The salad was fresh and excellent. The only negative is that the wine selection is poor and the wine glasses are small glasses. Deserts were wonderful too. This is a chef prepared experience. Cash or check only - no credit card. Not really appropriate for children and not appropriate for those that need to share. This is a culinary dining experience that you will thoroughly enjoy.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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36 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Best. Food. Ever.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

I'd never been to Milwaukee before, and I'd never even heard of Serbian food, but I saw this restaurant recommended on TripAdvisor and in Road Food so I stopped. Wow - it is a very understated retro (without any pretense) atmosphere with extremely friendly and personal service, and the food was fabulous. Serbian food is sort of like a cross between Greek and German (which makes sense if you look at a map of Europe). My only disappointment is that I didn't save room for dessert. I really think this is one of the best places I've ever eaten, for a combination of great local atmosphere, great food and great service.

They don't take plastic - just cash and checks, but it's well worth a stop at an ATM.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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New Berlin, Wisconsin
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10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Best Serbian Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

If you like Serbian food you will love this place. Heck, if you like FOOD you will love this place. The Burek's are awesome.

Visited December 2012
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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65 restaurant reviews
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Comfort Food with an Old Town Feel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Holy Flipping Phyllo Dough Batman... this place is awesome!. Great vibe with old metal tables, lamps, plants, music on cassette - love the feel. When you go to the restrooms peak in the kitchen, there is table in the middle just like you are at home. The service was AMAZING. Our waitress suggested great options and didn't push us to get two entrees when we decided one was enough.

1st course - Rye bread with melt-in-your-mouth goat cream spread --yum yum
2nd course - Serbian Salad (this didn't stick out on the menu -- I was so thankful for the suggestion) Tomatos,Onions and Green Pepper chopped and topped with serbian cheese which is like feta, but better.
3rd course - Grape Leaf appetizer - I have never had fresher, lighter, and tastier stuffed grape leaves. It was served with a lamb cheese - wow, so good!
4th course - Burek (the beef one) - this is a PERFECT pick for a cold winters night. It was yummy, hearty, comfort food, and mmmm mmm good. Layers of Phyllo, Beef, Onion - delish! We ended up only eating half of this. Tip: it takes an hour to make so don't come too hungry if you aren't ordering apps.

Finally, they only take cash... we found that out late but figured we should have assumed just by looking around. No big thing we just ran to At Random for some cash quick.

This is a MUST VISIT in Milwaukee!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sturgeon Bay
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150 reviews 150 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 67 cities Reviews in 67 cities
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
“Comfort Food in a Charming Setting!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

This was my first experience with Serbian food, and it was a great treat! The restaurant is in an old Schlitz Brewery Bar, and it's on the National Register. Seating is limited but charming with tables lined up right next to the old bar. The musaka was fabulous! We didn't order the burek this time (takes 45 - 60 minutes), but next time we will order one to share when we make our reservations. The stuffed grape leaves as an appetizer is a must!

Visited February 2013
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