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Comet Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Lower East Side
American, Cafe, Grill, Diner
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1947 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1409
+1 414-273-7677
10:30 - 02:30
Open now
All hours
Sun 09:00 - 02:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 02:00
Fri 10:30 - 02:30
Sat 09:00 - 02:30
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Overland Park, Kansas
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75 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Comet Cafe was recommended to us during our tour of MIAD. We were not disappointed. It's a funky little Eastside joint. My daughter and I didn't have any trouble finding something to order. My daughter had the stuffed avocado special with avocado, spinach and egg. I had the Harvest Chicken Salad. The food was delicious! We would highly recommend!

Thank JanetOPKS
Waukesha, WI
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Comet Cafe is on Milwaukee's Eastside, close to lake Michigan. It's a small place with excellent food and desserts. AJ's Compact Turkey Dinner is a must have, at only $13, there is plenty left to take home. All the desserts I've had at Comet have been delightful. If you go on Sunday, they serve baskets of bacon until they run... More 

Thank CornfedContessa
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Went in for pie. It was good but not great. But really $6.50 for a piece of pie?? We were a little taken aback by that. But the vibe was good and there were plenty of people there.

Thank Marnie D
Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
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182 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Corner establishment with a limited wait time. We actually sat at the bar; otherwise, it was a short wait for a table. Bartenders and wait staff were friendly and interactive. Went with the BELT (bacon, egg, lettuce, and tomatoes) and fresh cut fries. Excellent - not a crumb left. Observed other food they brought out and there was a burrito... More 

Thank Craig S
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Great breakfast recipes. We had some interesting drinks too. Our server was wonderful. Overall a terrific experience.

Thank Ali R
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

We have visited Comet Cafe a couple of times and we love it! The Bloody Marys are fantastic and the food is great too. There is usually a significant line on the weekends, but there is a reason for that. Enjoy!

Thank Jocelyn C
Salem, Wisconsin
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47 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Meatloaf wrapped in bacon, on garlic grilled bread, with home made mashed potatoes and a killer beer gravy. I feel bad gloating to the world about how good my lunch at Comet was, but you can't keep food this good a secret!

Thank FoxRiverRunner
Abu dhabi
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This place was on the food network because of their bacon meatloaf and mashed potatoes! If you have never tried comet cafe you definetly need to! Their bloody Mary's are amazing and they have bacon in them!!! They also have great vegetarian options!

Thank Reem S
Bristol, Tennessee
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100 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Comet Cafe in Milwaukee is an outstanding gastropub concept that really works! This diner offers table, booth, counter and outdoor seating, something for everyone! It's the same with the dining. The menu offers excellent vegan choices and meat. In addition, there is a complete beer and cocktail list. Our waitress was was excellent and the room was very comfortable.... More 

Thank Claude F
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98 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Stopped in for brunch and it was worth the wait (about 30 minutes) Had the CHILAQUILES super yummy! Beermosa is great too. Staff is friendly, great vibe! Will be back!

Thank mrscold

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Cafe, Grill, Diner
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:30
09:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1947 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1409
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Lower East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Lower East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 414-273-7677

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