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Wayward Kitchen Co

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1407 S 1st St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-2923
+1 414-763-1191
11:00 - 22:00
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Greenfield, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

I ordered a shrimp pasta dish. it came with 3 small shrimp and the pasta was not cooked all the way. I told the waiter, and he said since we ate the shrimp there was nothing he could do about it. Charged us full price ($18) for 3 small shrimp and 2 bites of hard, uncooked pasta. Didn't even offer... More 

Thank Sarah S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2014

We stopped in on a recommendation from my sister on a Tuesday early evening and sat outside. The tacos, fries, coleslaw and burger were very tasty with great combination of flavors. The service was friendly and the place was clean. What more could you ask for. I highly recommend Wayward Kitchen.

Thank GermantownMikey55
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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105 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2014

This place might be a nice place for a drink but forget having a dinner or dining. The service is not very good and the food is not inexpensive for what it is. I would rate this a pass. It has an outside area which probably is not as noisy with the music on the high side. Not a great... More 

Thank Gary G
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

This was my second visit to Wayward. The first time I had the Pork Verde and loved it. The corn pudding was outstanding. The second time I tried the Wayward burger which was equally yummy. We also had a wing app and bread smear. The sauce on both the buffalo and Seoul wings was great. Beyond that you cannot beat... More 

Thank Nicole J
Mequon, Wisconsin
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60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2014 via mobile

My partner. & I stopped on for dinner after reading the review in the Journal Sentinel and we were delighted. The outside made us hesitate but we are glad we stepped inside. Megan, one of the owners, greeted us warmly and we immediately felt at home. We had the roasted carrot salad and the roasted squash, pepita and goat cheese... More 

Thank Carol F
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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51 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2014

My husband and I, along with friends, have frequented this restaurant. After the initial first week, the service has been excellent. The food is extremely good. Versatile menu. The chef is flexible if you need specific items removed or added to you selection. The bar area is large and open. Like the ambiance.

Racine, Wisconsin
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2014

My friend and I had the pleasure of eating at Wayward Kitchen Co. after reading a glowing review of it in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The review was right on point. This place has delicious food at a reasonable price. We shared the squash and goat cheese salad with pumpkin seeds, tossed with a maple mustard dressing and the Wayward... More 

Thank 911ronnie
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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62 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2014

This place has only been open for a few months. The atmosphere is nice. The food was excellent but the service was quite disappointing. It has a front bar area and a back dining area. We sat at the bar for dinner. We were there fairly early on Valentine's Day (about 6pm) and there were only a handful of customers... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1407 S 1st St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-2923
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-763-1191

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