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Comet Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Lower East Side
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1947 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1409
+1 414-273-7677
09:00 - 02:00
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Sun 09:00 - 02:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 02:00
Fri 10:30 - 02:30
Sat 09:00 - 02:30
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Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Fantastic food and atmosphere! Everything is always delicious. I like to go for the beer school nights. Tons of good beer to try :)

Thank Kelly P
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56 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I detoured here on way to Lake Geneva and we were not disappointed...service was excellent--had open face meatloaf and it was great...complimentary plate of bacon was---well it is bacon--nuff said....gteat beer...only negative is parking is HORRIBLE....

Thank Rktravels62
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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235 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

After visiting a community mushroom growing facility, the gang was hungry. I suggested the Comet and the reaction of the group was "I've been there" to "I"ve wanted to try it". We got there about 2 in the afternoon. The place was bustling; and there was a wait of 20 minutes. I mean the place was packed. The waitstaff persevered... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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75 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

The Comet Cafe was recommended to us during our tour of MIAD. We were not disappointed. It's a funky little Eastside joint. My daughter and I didn't have any trouble finding something to order. My daughter had the stuffed avocado special with avocado, spinach and egg. I had the Harvest Chicken Salad. The food was delicious! We would highly recommend!

Thank JanetOPKS
Waukesha, WI
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65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Comet Cafe is on Milwaukee's Eastside, close to lake Michigan. It's a small place with excellent food and desserts. AJ's Compact Turkey Dinner is a must have, at only $13, there is plenty left to take home. All the desserts I've had at Comet have been delightful. If you go on Sunday, they serve baskets of bacon until they run... More 

Thank CornfedContessa
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Went in for pie. It was good but not great. But really $6.50 for a piece of pie?? We were a little taken aback by that. But the vibe was good and there were plenty of people there.

Thank Marnie D
Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
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207 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Corner establishment with a limited wait time. We actually sat at the bar; otherwise, it was a short wait for a table. Bartenders and wait staff were friendly and interactive. Went with the BELT (bacon, egg, lettuce, and tomatoes) and fresh cut fries. Excellent - not a crumb left. Observed other food they brought out and there was a burrito... More 

Thank Craig S
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Great breakfast recipes. We had some interesting drinks too. Our server was wonderful. Overall a terrific experience.

Thank Ali R
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We have visited Comet Cafe a couple of times and we love it! The Bloody Marys are fantastic and the food is great too. There is usually a significant line on the weekends, but there is a reason for that. Enjoy!

Thank Jocelyn C
Salem, Wisconsin
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50 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Meatloaf wrapped in bacon, on garlic grilled bread, with home made mashed potatoes and a killer beer gravy. I feel bad gloating to the world about how good my lunch at Comet was, but you can't keep food this good a secret!

Thank FoxRiverRunner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Bar, Cafe, Grill, Pub, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, 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

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