4 top options for budget-friendly breakfast and brunch eats in Milwaukee

Stone Creek Coffee | Photo: Yi Y./Yelp

In search of a new favorite breakfast and brunch spot?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable breakfast and brunch restaurants around Milwaukee, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fulfill your urges.

1. Stone Creek Coffee

Topping the list is a location of the chain Stone Creek Coffee. Located at 2650 N. Downer Ave. in Northpoint, the breakfast and brunch spot, which offers coffee and tea and more, is the highest-rated affordable breakfast and brunch restaurant in Milwaukee, boasting 4.5 stars out of 47 reviews on Yelp. 

Yelper Margaret R., who reviewed Stone Creek Coffee on Dec. 8, noted, "The baristas make my favorite chai latte and Mexican hot chocolate. The breakfast menu is out of this world! Love the homemade toast and jam. The homemade yogurt bowls are also amazing!"

2. Guadalajara Restaurant

Next is Walker's Point's Guadalajara Restaurant, situated at 901 S. 10th St. With 4.5 stars out of 39 reviews on Yelp, the beer bar, Mexican and breakfast and brunch spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a budget-friendly option. 

The site has lots more information on the family owned and operated Guadalajara Restaurant.

The eatery specializes in authentic Mexican recipes: "Savor the flavors from Guadalajara dishes like mole, enchiladas, pozole, gorditas, menudo, sopes and much more," the business states in the history section of its Yelp profile. 

3. Brewed Cafe

Lower East Side's Brewed Cafe, located at 1208 E. Brady St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the cheap breakfast and brunch spot, which offers coffee and tea and more, four stars out of 104 reviews. 

If you're looking for more, we found these details about Brewed Cafe.

"It serves locally roasted coffee from Anodyne Coffee Roasting Company, espresso drinks, teas, hot cocoa, hot cider, smoothies, micro beers, wine, mimosas, beermosas and much more!" it writes on Yelp in the section explaining specialties. "We cook all our food, and everything is homemade."

4. Landmark Family Restaurant

Landmark Family Restaurant, a traditional American and breakfast and brunch spot that offers coffee and tea and more in Fernwood, is another cheap go-to, with four stars out of 52 Yelp reviews. Head over to 3451 S. Kinnickinnic Ave. to see for yourself. 

Yelper Stephanie H. noted, "I've come here several times for breakfast only with my husband and I love it! I've tried two eggs over medium with sausage links and wheat toast. So simple and so good!"


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