The name "Milwaukee" comes from an Algonquian word Millioke, meaning "Good", "Beautiful" and "Pleasant Land" as the Milwaukee area was originally inhabited by the Fox, Mascouten, Potawatomi, and Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) native American tribes. Millioke Meat Cheese and Beer is dedicated to the heritage within in its name. Millioke's Midwestern Cuisine is about foods true to the heartland featuring Wisconsin Dairy Products; cured smoked and grilled meats, and a variety of local favorite Craft Beers.
American, Contemporary American, Comfort Food
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 11:00am, Saturday & Sunday: 7:00am - 12:00pm
Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Dinner: Daily: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Special occasions only. Call us for more information
Custom menus available.
Valet Parking available at the Marriott hotel. Off-site street and lot parking located close to the restaurant
Milwaukee County Transit System
Private Party Facilities:
Private dining and event dining at Millioke can be custom tailored for any experience. From the private dining rooms for smaller events, to the Jackson Street room for larger events, Millioke staff work with you to feature the best of our Midwestern cuisine for every occasion.
Private Party Contact:
Sarah Pearson: 4142785999x
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Millioke Ratings and Reviews
Our server was not very knowledgeable or ...
Our server was not very knowledgeable or cheerful - he was a large part of the overall rating for the restaurant. The appetizer - beer cheese fondue - was delicious. The risotto (ratatouie?) was good though the zucchini was burnt around the edges to the point it tasted badly. The squash was cooked well.
Wonderful, fantastic from start to finis ...
Wonderful, fantastic from start to finish can't say enough great.
Wow what great food and fantastic servic ...
Wow what great food and fantastic service by some of WI friendliest people ever. The food quality is superior in taste and presentation to what you will expect. And the prices are right.
We hadn't eaten at Millioke in at least a year, so returned for Downtown Dining. Our waiter enthusiastically pointed out that the specials were not all on the everyday menu. The apricot Brussels sprout salad and the chilled watermelon soup were both fantastic. The steaks were a bit grisselly. The lemon curd schaum torte was mostly curd with berries, which we preferred. There is a nice cocktail menu and a full selection of tap Sierra Nevada beers.
Enjoyed during downtown dining week
Went here for downtown dining and was very impressed. Everything was very well prepared and creative, which I appreciate in my food. The white fish with sweet potatoes was absolutely perfect and melted in my mouth- my boyfriend's steak was equally well prepared. Since it was the downtown dining menu, not everything was what I would have chosen to have ordered, but we enjoyed it all the same. I looked at the menu and it definitely looks like I will be back sometime to try some other items. However, it is rather pricey so I will have to save it for a special occasion.
Pretty restaurant, but unfortunately terrible food
Went here for lunch with a coworker. I had watermelon soup, the cheese burger, and a lemon curd tort. My coworker had the same soup, a turkey wrap, and a peach cobbler dessert. The soups tasted more like cucumber than anything else. The burger should have been medium and it was completely rare on the inside, with a burnt char edge. Both the deserts were bitter and not enjoyable. The decor was beautiful! Love the design, lighting, and furniture.
The food and service were above and beyond what we had expected. Timely service, hot piping food made to our specifications.
Great stop for a pre-concert dinner
Great place to stop for a bite before going to see a show at the Riverside
OK meal tried during Downtown Dining week
My husband and I tried this restaurant for something different. We went during the downtown dinning meal. His whitefish was very good. I tried the steak which was too salty. My brussel sprout salad was lacking flavor as was his watermelon soup. My pound cake was soggy where as his lemon dessert was good. I would never go back.
New restaurant for us to try during Dining Week
Food specials were great. Great atmosphere. Attentive Service. Page was a great server.
The food was OK - I think because it Downtown Dining week, you could tell the fixed menu was premade. I would definitely recommend to people staying at the Downtown Marriott (it's connected to the hotel)
Downtown Dining Week
I dined here with a co-worker. The starters - watermelon soup, brussel sprout salad with dried apricot - were less than amazing. In addition, the presentation on the salad left a lot to be desired. The entrees were both really good - chicken cobb wrap and a burger. The desserts were already plated and we had to take them to-go which detracted from the experience. The lemon curd dessert was delicious but the soaked cake was not. Overall, it was worth checking out during Downtown Dining Week. I don't know if I'll be back.
Great lunch place in Downtown Milwaukee
Service at lunch is quick, food is good, several beers on tap are extra bonus.
Finally made it back here, love the cheese fondue, brussel sprouts, and burgers. They do happy hour 4-7, $5 appetizers and drink specials. They have a great patio for dining.
Our first visit was for Mother's Day Bru ...
Our first visit was for Mother's Day Brunch. I was nervous as we had never even heard of the restaurant. It was FANTASTIC. The staff was very friendly. Our server Oliver was top-notch. Great tasting food. Excellent service and value. We will be back for sure!
Mom's Day Out
We went in for Mother's Day breakfast and our server Marvin was fantastic. He made our breakfast even better with his great personality. All of us had the Eggs Benedict. The hollandaise sauce was so silky and very tasty. We would definitely go back here for the breakfast. A little pricey but with the service we had it was definitely worth it.
Shauna Makes Millioke Even Better
My friend and I got together for dinner for the first time in years, and decided on Millioke. The food and ambiance were good, but the service really made the experience all the more special. Shauna is so friendly and attentive, and she has such a vivacious personality, that my friend and I were still remarking about her the day after our dinner.
Not a huge selection on the menu, but so ...
Not a huge selection on the menu, but something for everyone. Tons of drink choices. Fancy decor for a casual place. I liked it.
Not sure if this is typical of a Sunday ...
Not sure if this is typical of a Sunday brunch, but we were one of two tables for brunch. The food is fantastic and the service is very friendly. Not the largest menu, but everything on it is fantastic.
I liked the private dining rooms although the chairs were not comfortable for dining. They would have been OK for relaxing and watching TV. Being able to close the glass doors for privacy is nice and somewhat romantic. Menu is somewhat limited. Wine selection was adequate
Prior trips here were later and I did not notice how noisy it is and unfortunately we were out as a group of 4, all family, and it was too noisy. Would try to get one of the side rooms in the future.
The NY Strip is incredible, and their cocktail list is great. Definitely recommend this spot.
We went in for lunch, but I could see di ...
We went in for lunch, but I could see dinner here being very fun! I enjoyed their spin on a pub favorite (cheese curds and beer gravy) as well as the baked goat cheese. We were in the mood to just split some appetizers this day. The sea salt caramel snores tart was amazing!
Excellent all around
The food choices were interesting and very well prepared. Everything tasted great. Beer menu had a lot of good choices as well.
Great menu and service
Food was delicious with plenty of options on the menu. Our waitress was wonderful! So friendly and had suggestions for all three courses plus the expansive beer list! Great place for those into craft beer and delicious food!
Staff and food were amazing
Staff and food were amazing
Excellent experience. Great location to ...
Excellent experience. Great location to Riverside Theatre, awesome apps and meal, outstanding service.
Went for dinner on a Friday night before ...
Went for dinner on a Friday night before a play at the Rep theater. The restaurant was pretty quiet, but had on large party, so my wife and I were shown to one of the side private alcoves/rooms. The arrangement was very comfortable and allowed us to talk easily. The food was good, somewhat standard fare, but probably to be expected from a hotel-affiliated restaurant. Our server understood our need to be out in time and accommodated our hurriedness without a problem. We enjoyed our experience here and would recommend it to others looking for a pleasant evening out.
It was a very nice night and our server was very good. I am just always disappointed when I have to send my steak back because it is not done the way I asked it to be. It was corrected. I had been for lunch and loved the atmosphere. It was a little louder at night which makes it harder for conversation. I do like the restaurant though.
Place was dead on a Friday night, should have taken the hint. I made the mistake of letting the waiter push the special, fish fry. It seemed as if it had been sitting around. I am sure there are better options in the area.
The interior looks amazing. I think the decor was almost worth the trip by itself. The servers were all very polite and helpful. We were there for lunch so I ordered the cheese-steak sandwich. The sandwich was not edible due to the fact that there was more fat (I hope that's what it was) than steak on it. Unfortunately I had to send the plate back to the kitchen. The soup that I ordered instead was good. Our waiter handled everything very well and did everything possible to fix the situation.
Staff & food excellent, a bit noisy for a meeting
Connected to the Marriott Hotel / the restaurant name is the original name of Milwaukee given to it from Native Americans. Spent time talking with the waiter about this. Nice bit of history. Much of the food comes from Wisconsin or in and surrounding Milwaukee. Excellent food, rich and unique blends. We had a booth. While the table was right sized for the booth, it was massive. It made sharing appetizers a bit tough and since we were having a late night meeting/dinner, it was important to be able to hear our party. That too was a bit tough. It was like eating on a butcher block the size of a pool table. Even with the over sized table, the food and service was very good.
Nice spot for a group lunch
We were seated promptly and our server Marvin was a delight. Everyone commented on how good their meal was. I will be going back.
Awesome restaurant. Great food!
I recommend asking for descriptions on the beer. The light beer had notes of clove...which I hate. I wouldn't never ordered it. The food was amazing!
Great Restaurant. Great Beer.
Love the Lakefront Brewery exclusive tap beers, cool to know my favorite Milwaukee Brewery does that for them. Wish I would've known about the NYE limited menu from the website, but it was good nonetheless. It was $110 before drinks which was a little overpriced but the meal was outstanding. I ultimately recommend the restaurant and I'm sure I will return for my 3 favorite things...Meat. Beer. Cheese.
OK, but will not return.
Reservations were for 6:15. Upon arrival, the hostess told us that they just had a large group come in, and that it might be awhile before we could get any food, so we should just "hang out at the bar and have some drinks." I explained we had tickets for the symphony, so we were on a time schedule. She stated "well we will try to get you out in time". I said "trying" was not going to work, and asked if we should go elsewhere. I wasn't trying to be rude, but we made reservations for a reason! She then said they would do their best. (?) We were taken to a table crammed in the middle of several other full and loud tables. I asked for a quieter table, which she did accommodate. Our waiter was great and we were out in plenty of time, so I appreciate that. The menu is small. I ordered the pork shank which they were out of (at 6:30?), so instead had the pasta, which was good, not great, but good. My husband had the steak which he said was good also. When the bill came, we had been charged for the pasta and the pork shank, which the waiter fixed promptly. So, all in all, it was an OK meal, but I would not return.
Great for pre-show dinner
Millioke is within pleasant walking distance from local show venues such the Riverside and Pabst Theaters. It's a great spot for a romantic pre-show dinner or an after show nightcap. Nice selection of locally sourced beers.
Drinks, food, and ambiance perfect! Went before a concert at the riverside, and could walk there after. Great spot, close to various theaters downtown. Decor was very modern and lit perfectly.
The service and ambience was good, but the food was just alright. The pork shank had little flavor and the salmon was a little overdone and dry. Also the presentation of appetizers and entrees was just not there, especially for the prices.
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