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Blue Star Cafe

1619 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1865
+1 414-274-9744
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Overview
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good14%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“beef” (5 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
“raisins” (3 reviews)
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1619 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1865
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

Our teenagers actually picked this place over pizza, because we have taught them how to check for reviews and the value of trying new things. None of us was disappointed!! I had the chicken, my son got the beef, and my other son and hubby...More

Thank schussles
Reviewed March 18, 2017

We had a beef sandwich and the beef was very tender. We had a mango lassi and mango juice and watermelon juice which were very good and had beef and chicken samosas and salmon crepes. Everything was very tasty and the meal was very filling...More

Thank Jerry B
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is very easy to miss as it almost looks like a laundromat, but don't let that fool you. The food is amazing. For about $10, you can get a big rice platter with chicken, beef, or goat. The food is delicious and the...More

Thank Jerome L
Reviewed November 28, 2016

This is a tiny, nondescript little storefront, with a small menu and no decor. But to pass it by would be a mistake. They serve plentiful plates of delicious food and they do it with a smile. A real gem of a place to have...More

Thank Farewell18
Reviewed July 11, 2016

SIMPLE. UNPRETENTIOUS. SO TASTY. This was the best food surprise of Milwaukee. The storefront is unassuming, the decor simple, the menu short, the seating sparse, and the food AMAZING. The family that owns this place puts a lot of love into their food, and they...More

Thank seaweed241
Reviewed July 9, 2016

When you step inside you will not be overwhelmed by the look or first impression of the seating area but don't let that stop you. It's the food and the people you share your meal with that matters the most here , and the food...More

Thank milwaukee2015
Reviewed June 29, 2016

This new eatery was reviewed quite favorably in a recent Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article, so we wanted to try it. Exceptional East-Indian (Somali) cuisine with $9 platters that provide great value. Ingredients were freshly prepared, and the vegetarian and goat entrees were delicious.There are 6-9...More

Thank Doc A
Reviewed April 24, 2016

Although the place is not fancy, the food is really delicious. Went there with my family and a friend's family. As a family, we ordered beef, chicken, goat and tilapia with sides of rice and kay kay. All the platters were fantastic. We also ordered...More

Thank khaled s
Reviewed April 5, 2016

This is a very small restaurant and doesn't give off the fancy vibe by any means, but the food is amazing!! You get big portions and it is very cheap. My family and I ordered the beef and chicken sambusas which were excellent. We ordered...More

Thank YumMT2013
Reviewed February 8, 2016

I've never had tried goat meat before so I tried this place. The place is pretty small, and almost hard to recognize if someone hasn't told you about it in advance. However this place is an unknown gem. The goat tender platter is marvellous! The...More

Thank Shwiftyfifty
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1619 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1865
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-274-9744
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