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Ted's Ice Cream & Restaurant

American, Diner
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6204 W North Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53213-1532
+1 414-258-5610
Sun 07:00 - 12:45
Tue - Thu 07:00 - 15:00
Fri 07:00 - 20:00
Sat 07:00 - 14:00
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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ted's is an old fashion ice cream parlor with great food. The breakfasts are great and a real value. The hamburgers and malts are great at lunch time, and their Friday Fish Fry and their potato pancakes are the best. I've been coming here for over 50 yrs.

Thank pabstpark1
Milwaukee, WI
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I love this old school spot for a cheap burger and fries. Shakes are awesome and you get a ton in the metal shake cups. Staff is always super friendly. Great local spot. Most seating is at the counter. A handful of tables only accommodate 2 so the only negative I would say is not conducive for... More 

Thank WItravelersMilwaukee
Madrid, Spain
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We had a pleasant meal at Ted's! First of all, the food is super cheap and it's a great spot for breakfast or brunch. It also is a blast from the past and makes you think about what diners used to look like.

Thank Levi W
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

This is a great little diner! I used to live by it many years ago and never went there; now I wish I would've tried it earlier. When we arrived at 2pm, we were the only ones there. The diner is a cute "throwback" diner with double horseshoe counters and stools. The waitress told us to sit anywhere and got... More 

Thank Zenasly
Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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170 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

We went here for breakfast. It's a small place with limited seating, but there was just enough space at the bar for our party of five. This is a typical diner-style breakfast. I wouldn't go out of my way for it, but if you're in this neighborhood it's a great option for a full breakfast (versus the carb-loaded options at... More 

Thank Josh R
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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515 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

It's probably best to go here with lower expectations. Their food is very reasonable priced. A burger, fires and a soup or salad is something like $6.95. Nothing on their menu was priced over $7. My burger was fine, but it the whole place is definitely "old school. I will say I like their burgers better than Culver's. Also, you... More 

Thank photoguywisconsin
Watertown, Wisconsin
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71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

I've been visiting Ted's since high-school. Breakfast (eggs Benedict) or lunch (hamburger & a chocolate malt) are FANTASTIC. Like the diners of the 50's and 60's this place continues to please. If you're in the area - you need to treat yourself to an tasty meal. There are a couple tables - The last time I was there was with... More 

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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

We love to jump in this diner for breakfast or lunch. A nice little diner that still serves those wonderful shakes and malts. Enjoy this little gem !

Thank pops354
Brookfield, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

Clearly I did not have the same experience as anyone else reviewing. I stopped in about 2:00 with my daughters to try the place out and get some ice cream. They closed at 3 that day, so we had plenty of time. The place was fairly empty other than what looked like a couple of regulars who were leaving and... More 

Thank CAred27
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68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015

Ted's is a great place for ice cream, a burger, fries or breakfast. But what I like most is that it's not a pretentious place. Prices are great; you can actually afford to eat breakfast or lunch here, unlike some of the trendier places. Friday fish fries are very good too.

Thank chloeWisconsin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 12:45
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6204 W North Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53213-1532
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-258-5610

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?