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Ma Fischer’s Restaurant

Lower East Side
American, Greek, Diner
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2214 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1117
+1 414-271-7424
04:00 - 03:59
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Portland, Oregon
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I grew up in MKE and this is a place close to my heart and memories! We make a tradition of going to Ma's for a meal for old time sake- great food, service and prices! Can't beat it especially if you have a large group !

Thank sarahspella
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195 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

There is something about this place that isn't particularly inviting when you first come in but if you're looking for comfort food or something to eat before or after the movie at the nearby Oriental Theatre, this is a good choice. I recently stopped in for a quick lunch and got one of the best Patty Melts in ages -... More 

Thank Genevieve K
Franklin, Wisconsin
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158 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Saw a movie at the Oriental and wanted a quick easy dinner, so we stopped in next door at Ma Fischer's. My wife ordered a Gyro and I had a burger. We both had Chicken Dumpling Soup and Fries. The Good- Very Tasty Cole Slaw The Bad- Overcooked Gyro meat - Dry and brittle Pita - overcooked Burger (not asked... More 

Thank Rdsxfan
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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157 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Here's the thing about Greek restaurants. They manage to offer a fantastic menu, offer large portions, and keep the cost reasonable. My wife and I were in the area on Sunday, and we decided to duck into Ma Fischer's for lunch. The waitress was quick and she was helpful with the questions we had. The food came out and it... More 

Thank Jim D
1 review
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

In the 80s I first started patronizing Ma's. Late night at the Oriental followed by 2am pie and coffee. As my own children are now grown and involved in things downtown we went to Ma's today for lunch. Crowded as always, great family service with a smile and tasty food too! In and out in about 40 minutes because we... More 

Thank Dan G
1 review
Reviewed 13 November 2016

My husband and I who are from Racine, met my 2 cousins there for lunch at their recommendation. I had heard great reviews of this famous restaurant. The place was packed but we didn't have to wait to get a seat. The portions of the soup was very generous compared to any place I've dined at. Would've liked a bit... More 

Thank Barb E
Mequon, Wisconsin
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Have been here several times, especially before or after a movie at the Oriental. Very diverse selection; portion sizes are generous and the food is prepared well. If you're looking for a bright, sometimes bustling place for good meal at a good price, and especially in the mood for "comfort food", you are in the right place.

Thank hjg33
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Ma's never fails to disappoint. I generally have brunch there and then cap off their tasty food with a movie at the Oriental. Ma's service is great, food is prepared to order and arrives quickly, and the portions are large. Everything I have ever ordered has been very good with a home-cooked taste. Ma's is the place for a great... More 

Thank Monwood89
Fairfield, Ohio
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We seem to visit this restaurant for breakfast every time we visit Milwaukee. It's a typical diner setting but is clean and the food is really good. Serving sizes are big and you will not leave hungry. My husband enjoys the skillets and I love the omelets.

Thank DianaMarie13
Wind Lake, Wisconsin, United States
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54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

The 2 of stopped in for lunch. This being my first visit. DIL used to work here. I was amazed at the generous portions. Along with their gyro plate you get a bowl of soup ( chicken dumpling is the BeSt) and a side of a bowl of (crispy) fries or fresh fruit. This was enough for 2. :) The... More 

Thank Renee M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
American, Greek, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
04:00 - 03:59
04:00 - 03:59
04:00 - 03:59
04:00 - 03:59
04:00 - 03:59
04:00 - 03:59
04:00 - 03:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2214 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1117
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Lower East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Lower East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 414-271-7424

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