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Brady Street

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Address: Brady Street, Milwaukee, WI

North of Milwaukee's downtown, this area is frequented by college students,...

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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Love Brady St., alittle of everything, including a good time!!

Im glad I live very close, walking distance to brady st. Love the festival in July, love the stores, but I really love the assortment of bars and restaurants. Never a boring... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
karyn k
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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93 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Im glad I live very close, walking distance to brady st. Love the festival in July, love the stores, but I really love the assortment of bars and restaurants. Never a boring moment on Brady!!

Thank karyn k
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always stuff to do and going on here. Would recommend the bus tour for ppl that sent familiar with the area. Very hipster town.

Thank JamesBrown142
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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1,130 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

An enjoyable place to visit with lots of shops and restaurants and bars. Great evening scene with lots to do.

Thank RickMIusa
Mittenwald, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

I like the street the best n down town Milwaukee. It's very vibrant, has lots of different restaurants and pubs, if you don't find anything suitable here, you'll find it nowhere.

Thank Rolmarmer
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is the heart of the Eastside of town (Milwaukee). It has a huge number of restaurants, small grocery places, coffee, tea, pharmacy, etc. you should come and experience it for your self.

Thank ana20002015
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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205 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Brady Street is a short street on Milwaukee's East side from Water to the overlook of Lake Michigan. Under a mile long, many of the shops have been here for 30-40 years, some closer to 100 years. One of the very best places to maintain sobriety, Dry Hooch coffee shop is a particular treasure of the street. You will find... More 

Thank Ellen R
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Brady Street is changing all the time. Much different than in the 60's, more gentrified, which is fine with us. Lots of good restaurants. Easy walk.

Thank AnnBraun
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

My comments are for the food. Sorry I cannot provide nightlife feedback ---- Many great choices for eating. New places opening every year. Thai-Namite is still a great sushi/thai place. Cempazuchi for Mexican. La Masa for awesome baked Empanadas, with a parking lot behind it - a big +. Glorioso's for great Italian Everything including Cannolis. Sciortino's Bakery good for... More 

Thank rollngstone
Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Much like Willy Street in Madison, Brady is a fun street to stroll, graze on delicious food and people watch. Some musts -- Gloriosos Italian Grocery, Mima's, the bakery on the corner (can't remember the name).

Thank JAP1952
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121 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

From the Italian market, to the bars, and even just walking around, Brady street is a fun part of Milwaukee.

Thank Hillary N

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