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Comet Cafe

1947 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1409
+1 414-273-7677
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (38 reviews)
“meatloaf” (55 reviews)
“cupcakes” (34 reviews)
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American, Bar, Cafe, Diner, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1947 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1409
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brought some friends here who were in town visiting. They used to live in Milwaukee & had never been here. Both were pleasantly surprised as well as enjoyed the meal immensely. We had the Benidictator, Chicken & Waffles & Chiliquilies for brunch. Everything was delicious,...More

Thank KatKeegan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone at our table loved their sandwiches. Excellent artichoke melt: nice mixture of artichokes, onion, spinach and provolone, and good bread. Pulled pork sammie was very good, though cole slaw had center core in it so was bitter. Other companions loved their meals and the...More

Thank atb1011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I got the Johnii Cakes...it's two cornbread pancakes with collard greens and fried eggs and a delicious red pepper sauce....and, the option for maple syrup on the side which I thought was kind of odd but them in between eggs bites the syrup with the...More

Thank Jen A
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

I’ve been here three times for lunch. The food and service was excellent both times, and the prices reasonable. The atmosphere is fun, young, urban, and casual. I love that they have lots to choose from for each the meat eaters, vegetarians, and vegans in...More

Thank Jennifer Ann D
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Love bringing newbies here. Bohemian. Great food. Fun. Awesome b’fast spot. Great place for a b’fast beer. Meatloaf omelet, as always, was excellent.

Thank bushmckay
Reviewed 3 February 2018

I discovered the Comet Cafe on a visit to Milwaukee last September. I flew into town and was starving, and the Comet was right around the corner from the place I was staying. I ate breakfast there for the next three days. I've been waiting...More

1  Thank Shawn B
Reviewed 28 January 2018

After very long/entertaining nite in Milwaukee, had to take in brunch before my GA and MN friends left town. Bloodies were spot on and our brunch fabulous as well as excellent service all around.

Thank Cheryl J
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

My teen daughter and I met friends for breakfast. Avocado toast and chiliquiles were great. Coffee was good and strong. Interested in going back for an evening. Parking was a bit tough, but not impossible.

Thank Ann W
Reviewed 1 January 2018

We were told to come here for the atmosphere for a day trip to Milwaukee that we made in December. But this didn't work out at all. There was a 40 minute wait, so it must be popular. But in the ten minutes we hung...More

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Someone said we should eat here. Thought it was jus another diner, but it was an awesome meal. Very busy and we had to wait a while, but worth the wait!

Thank John E
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24 April 2017|
Response from Mary Beth A | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. Went there for lunch on a week day.
24 April 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Yes and it is awesome Parking is a challenge Enjoy!
16 April 2017|
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Response from | 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, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 2:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 2:30 a.m.
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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