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Ma Fischer’s Restaurant

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Lower East Side
American, Greek, Diner
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2214 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1117
+1 414-271-7424
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04:00 - 03:59
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Sun - Sat 04:00 - 03:59
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Franklin, Wisconsin
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137 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Saw a movie at the Oriental and wanted a quick easy dinner, so we stopped in next door at Ma Fischer's. My wife ordered a Gyro and I had a burger. We both had Chicken Dumpling Soup and Fries. The Good- Very Tasty Cole Slaw The Bad- Overcooked Gyro meat - Dry and brittle Pita - overcooked Burger (not asked... More 

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Thank Rdsxfan
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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141 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Here's the thing about Greek restaurants. They manage to offer a fantastic menu, offer large portions, and keep the cost reasonable. My wife and I were in the area on Sunday, and we decided to duck into Ma Fischer's for lunch. The waitress was quick and she was helpful with the questions we had. The food came out and it... More 

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Thank Jim D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

In the 80s I first started patronizing Ma's. Late night at the Oriental followed by 2am pie and coffee. As my own children are now grown and involved in things downtown we went to Ma's today for lunch. Crowded as always, great family service with a smile and tasty food too! In and out in about 40 minutes because we... More 

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Thank Dan G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

My husband and I who are from Racine, met my 2 cousins there for lunch at their recommendation. I had heard great reviews of this famous restaurant. The place was packed but we didn't have to wait to get a seat. The portions of the soup was very generous compared to any place I've dined at. Would've liked a bit... More 

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Thank Barb E
Mequon, Wisconsin
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Have been here several times, especially before or after a movie at the Oriental. Very diverse selection; portion sizes are generous and the food is prepared well. If you're looking for a bright, sometimes bustling place for good meal at a good price, and especially in the mood for "comfort food", you are in the right place.

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Thank hjg33
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Ma's never fails to disappoint. I generally have brunch there and then cap off their tasty food with a movie at the Oriental. Ma's service is great, food is prepared to order and arrives quickly, and the portions are large. Everything I have ever ordered has been very good with a home-cooked taste. Ma's is the place for a great... More 

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Thank Monwood89
Fairfield, Ohio
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We seem to visit this restaurant for breakfast every time we visit Milwaukee. It's a typical diner setting but is clean and the food is really good. Serving sizes are big and you will not leave hungry. My husband enjoys the skillets and I love the omelets.

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Thank DianaMarie13
Wind Lake, Wisconsin, United States
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53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

The 2 of stopped in for lunch. This being my first visit. DIL used to work here. I was amazed at the generous portions. Along with their gyro plate you get a bowl of soup ( chicken dumpling is the BeSt) and a side of a bowl of (crispy) fries or fresh fruit. This was enough for 2. :) The... More 

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Thank Renee M
Detroit, Michigan
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Nice place with good food and reasonable prices.. American fare. Open 24 hours/day. Friendly staff..

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Thank Denise M
Milwaukee, United States
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Good food but nothing special. Typical family restaurant, open 24 hours, reasonable prices, large quantity of food no matter what you order.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Greek, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
04:00 - 03:59
Monday
04:00 - 03:59
Tuesday
04:00 - 03:59
Wednesday
04:00 - 03:59
Thursday
04:00 - 03:59
Friday
04:00 - 03:59
Saturday
04:00 - 03:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2214 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1117
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Lower East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Lower East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 414-271-7424

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