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Odd Duck

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2352 S Kinnickinnic Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-1626
+1 414-763-5881
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Peterborough, Canada
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

What a great find. We loved the food choices, the drink menu and the service. Food was inventive with amazingly complex flavours that screamed "give me more" The drinks were superb and mixed with knowledge and passion. You have to try this hip place of your in Milwaukee.

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Thank Steve R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

We have been to Odd Duck several times and EVERY time is outstanding! From grilled octopus to stuffed squash blossoms to pork belly the menu is exciting and different each time. So fun to try creative and fantastic food. Going again next week, can't wait to see what is on the menu this time.

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1 Thank Carey J
Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Wife and I spent a night in Milwaukee. Went to an excellent Thomas Hart Benton exhibit at the Art Museum, followed by a free concert in Cathedral Square park, and off to our reservation at Odd Duck. I choose this restaurant from among the many which were well reviewed on Yelp mainly because we didn't want fancy, classic or over... More 

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Thank Lawrence F
Denver, Colorado
1 review
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We went in not really knowing what to expect. We ordered the Duck and the Lamb with the Wisconsin cheese reserve as an appetizer. The portions were medium to small, but it was about the experience of the food that made the difference. If you can think of that scene from Ratatouille where the food combinations took him to another... More 

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Thank heroatthecross
Kewaskum, Wisconsin
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Great small plate Tapas bar. A Lot of unique twists and original recipes. Big list of custom cocktails. Large selection of top self booze. Waiter was friendly and helpful.

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Thank Dean P
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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110 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Based on the quality of the food,and the creativity of the menu,this would probably be considered one of the top 3 restaurants in Milwaukee. But then there is the noise problem. The eatery is so noisy that it is difficult to talk to someone sitting next to you, and one must be a lip-reader to communicate with someone across the... More 

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1 Thank Doc A
Caledonia
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50 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Great bar, wine, beer and cocktails are outstanding and unfortunately that was the best thing they have going on at the Odd Duck. It is a good idea to make reservations here even on a Sunday night it was very busy in the dinning room. We ordered the Filipino Seafood Stew "not bad", Seared Scallops "tasted like burnt butter", Red... More 

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Slinger, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

We've been coming here occasionally for a few years. Food and service has always been outstanding, until tonight. Twice our waiter " forgot" what we ordered. Cleared empty glasses and plates and didn't ask if we wanted anything else. Poor form. Expect more from one of the top rated restaurants in town.

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Thank mkebrew
Melissa B, Owner at Odd Duck, responded to this review

Hi mkebrew, I am so sorry to hear about the recent experience you had at Odd Duck! It does not sound like it lived up to either your previous experiences, or to our standards. If you have any further details (name of server, date you dined) feel free to email me directly at melissa@oddduckrestaurant.com. That way I can follow up... More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

I can here after picking my girlfriend up from the airport and we enjoyed both the drinks and food. It is an excellent choice if you are a vegetarian or just want good food. We had a couple of cocktails before our food and they were divine. It is a very fun and lively atmosphere.

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Thank The_Weary_Traveler87
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Hadn't been to Odd Duck in more than a year...so many other great places to eat closer to home. But we're not going to let that much time go by again. They graciously fit us in as walk-ins on a Saturday night, and proceeded to hit us with two different plates of food that were so good I was scraping... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 00:00
Monday
15:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
15:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
15:00 - 00:00
Thursday
15:00 - 00:00
Friday
15:00 - 00:00
Saturday
15:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2352 S Kinnickinnic Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-1626
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-763-5881
Description
Odd Duck serves an ever changing eclectic small plate menu with a focus on local ingredients and international inspiration!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?