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Comet Cafe

) #22 of 1,262 Restaurants in Milwaukee $$ - $$$ American, , Cafe
1947 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1409
+1 414-273-7677
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (25 reviews)
“meatloaf” (53 reviews)
“cupcakes” (31 reviews)
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American, Bar, Cafe, Diner, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1947 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1409
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great casual place for dinner. Very nice staff. Food was really good with ample portions. Will be back!

Thank Barb559
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the time you walk in the place is a feast for the eyes. I saw the pies, first though....had to take a piece home! Bacon wrapped meatloaf and the turkey dinner (turkey croquettes) were amazing....my "hurricane" left me unfulfilled, however. The broccoli cheddar soup...More

Thank mountainswans
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We mainly came here because of the vegan/vegetarian options. I ordered a beet avocado salad with marinated tofu, and it was delicious! Low-key place with nice atmosphere.

Thank spiewaa
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This small restaurant doesn't look like much from the outside, but the food is absolutely amazing. I was told that the place is extremely packed during peak hours and you can see why upon entering as the place is small, with a U-shaped counter reminiscent...More

Thank justpeachymt3
Reviewed 9 May 2017

It was a general consensus that the food was mediocre. The dinners ordered at our table were the Big Johnson Burger, Mac n Cheese, Classic Cheesy Tomato Sandwich w/Roast Beef and AJ's Compact Turkey Dinner. The atmosphere felt like a diner which was expected. The...More

Thank jules0691
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Had dinner here before a show at the Collectivo Back Room. It was busy but we got seats at the counter. I had a delicious mac and cheese with tuna that I am sure was not healthy but sure hit the spot on a chilly...More

Thank ChrisFromGTown
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

The meatloaf is wicked good. Beer selection is surprisingly varied. Don't be fooled by the decor the food is way beyond most places twice as expensive

Thank kiyaker
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

The menu is very limited but you cannot go wrong. I decided on the macaroni and I got chicken and mushrooms in it. I was expecting a small bowl but they do not joke around on their portions. Everything was delicious!!!

Thank Devon A
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I tried to go for dinner after it was recommended by a conference peer and it was closed for a private event, frustrating after driving around for parking for 15 minutes. I went back the following day for lunch and it was okay. I got...More

Thank Jkeena
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Saturday morning brunch at this very popular Milwaukee institution. Arrived early around 9:15 to get a booth for 5. By the time we left before 10:30 there was a good waiting line. There is an eclectic choice of brunch entrees from around $7 to $12...More

Thank dsj5777
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
do you still have the bacon baskets on Sunday nights?
25 April 2017|
Response from Mary Beth A | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. Went there for lunch on a week day.
Is this the place that has a bacon baskets on Sunday nights?
25 April 2017|
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Response from Rktravels62 | Reviewed this property |
Yes and it is awesome Parking is a challenge Enjoy!
Do you need a reservation?
16 April 2017|
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Response from Rktravels62 | Reviewed this property |
No...was not overly crowded but parking was tough due to residential area....enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, 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
  • E-mail
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