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1101 S 2nd St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-2408
+1 414-212-8843
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork buns” (11 reviews)
“cheese tray” (2 reviews)
“risotto” (6 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
1101 S 2nd St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-2408
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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

The food here is definitely worth a 5-star rating. We sampled as much of the menu as possible, including the curry chicken, beef brisket, cheese tray, bresaola, coriander carrots, Thai pork, pretty much everything that caught our eye. There is also an excellent beer and...More

Thank brewcity77
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Went to Braise as part of a large group. They had a separate room for us, which allowed us to mingle and not disturb other guests. Brought out appetizers - various cheeses (all good), what I believe was a red pepper hummus dip, and pork...More

Thank Scott G
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We began our meal with an amazingly tasty leek soup. The flavors burst in my mouth. So, so good. Yum. Roasted celery root salad, Piedmontese Red Hot, Curry Braised goat, Crispy scallion ricecake, and steamed pork buns is delicious. The wait staff is attentive, polite...More

Thank SuzanneandRick_10
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Went w/friends before a show at the Milwaukee Rep, I had been there several times before but not w/i the last 9-12 months. It appears the owners has incorporated a little asian/mexican food truck flavoring, I like it when people experiment w//food especially when as...More

Thank acookster
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I thought this might be too precious and pricey, but for our group of five, this turned out to be the perfect Saturday night location. The bar area is comfortable, with excellent cocktails, wine and beer, with no attitude whatsoever. The restaurant itself is well...More

Thank swingbossa
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I live in New York City, supposedly a culinary paradise. Well, let me tell you, the meal I had at Braise was as good as any I have had anywhere. I went with two friends and we shared a bottle of wine and maybe 8...More

Thank TravelLadyBJH
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I attended a private party on the second floor. All drinks were made using natural ingredients and boy, what a difference it makes. The food is either grown by the restaurant or outsourced from other area farms. I had a risotto that was flavorful and...More

Thank Ajwany1
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We went to a farm dinner and this was not our first time. As usual the atmosphere was great. Wait staff was great but this time the food was not great. Barley salad was average. Lamb offal had unidentifiable bits in it. Flavor was far...More

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Braise R, Manager at Braise, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience, we use all feedback- good and bad, as a tool for improvement. I am very sorry that your farm dinner experience was not a good one and would love the opportunity to make...More

Reviewed 19 September 2016

Fantastic attentive service from knowlegable servers who were enthusiastic about their food and that really enhances the overall experience. Interesting, well thought out dishes served in small plate servings to pass. Innovative and very tasty. Overall great dining experience that all of us enjoyed.

Thank JRZ78
DaveSwanson, Manager at Braise, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2016

Thank you so much for visiting us and for taking the time to review your visit. It is very much appreciated and we hope you will join us again! Sincerely, Rebecca Ayala Dining Room Manager

Reviewed 15 September 2016

Wed. night. Had reservations, but not really needed. Sat immediately. Service was OK, not spectacular, but available. 4 plates: 1. Steamed Pork Buns w/ Scallion Vinaigrette & Crushed Spicy Peanuts. Bit "doughy" but nice pork. 2. Pulled Pork w/ Masa-Corn Cake, Tomatillo Salsa & Red...More

Thank kevin k
DaveSwanson, Manager at Braise, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience at Braise. We appreciate all feedback and try to use it as a tool for improvement. I Hope you will give us another try in the future. Best Wishes, Rebecca Ayala Dining Room...More

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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 S 2nd St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-2408
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-212-8843
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