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Beans & Barley Market and Cafe

1901 E North Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1125
+1 414-278-7800
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“beans” (25 reviews)
“burrito” (14 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1901 E North Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1125
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oh Sweet Potato and Bean Burrito! Oh! How have you made my day sweet and full! Will miss you... I will be back!

Thank Rstraubh
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

If you think this sounds like a nice vegan restaurant, you would be wrong. It is undoubtedly a very nice restaurant with delicious choices. The atmosphere is relaxed, comfortable, and friendly. I would recommend it very highly.

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 9 July 2017

THE BEST restaurant, deli counter, catering, take-out, and grocery!! Many vegan and gluten-free choices. Highly recommend getting your birthday cakes and party food here. Fabulous vegan cakes like the peanut butter chocolate and the red velvet!!

Thank 413catherinep
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We've been coming here for 20 years! Always a delicious and healthy meal. Today I'm having the tofu scrambler and my husband is having blueberry pancakes. After we always shop in the store for unique items like the giant sesame cookie or a decomposition notebook!

Thank Judith M
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I went to Beans and Barley this morning to meet four friends. I love this place and it's the first place I think of when looking to meet someone for breakfast although it's the first place my brother wants to go when he comes to...More

Thank Terry W
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We eat at Beans on Sundays for breakfast and are always very happy with the service and food. I often order the tofu scrambler and my husband orders challah French toast or the farmers omelet. There is typically something your child will find on the...More

Thank Flipafink
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I love to come here for lunch and breakfast dates. During the week, it's a nice place to eat dinner and grade papers at the bar.

Thank Courtnie K
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Breakfast quiche of the day served with potatoes and fruit was tasty and nicely served. Coffee was strong as we like it. Comfy place to meet up with friends. The eclectic mix of goods sold in the store were very interesting. We purchased olive oil....More

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 8 February 2017

What's not to love about Beans & Barley? Great food, great staff, and you almost always run into a friend or make a new friend while shopping, or dining at the counter. Great selection of natural foods, and non meat alternatives. I had been purchasing...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 25 December 2016

We have visited this stalwart of the East Side of Milwaukee many times. The appealing aspects of Beans are varied: Amazing food, fair prices, wonderful servers, cool vibe, great deli and market (while you are waiting for a table or need take away meals), options...More

Thank timjstark
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1901 E North Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1125
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Lower East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Lower East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 414-278-7800
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