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Places to Eat

These suggestions are from students and staff at Sacred Heart. This is a purely subjective guides to some restaurants in the Milwaukee area. Explore and enjoy!


The eternal Milwaukee debate: Kopps or Leon's?  There are other contenders, but these are the heavy-weights of the local delicacy. In case you're interested, here's a brief history of custard in Milwaukee.



Many locations in the Milwaukee area. Closest to the seminary: 6101 S 108th St, Hales Corners. 414-427-3553

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Gluten-free buns available for slight extra charge. Began as a Madison-area custard shop, now many franchises located throughout the state. "n 1984, Craig and Lea Culver, along with Craig’s parents George and Ruth, opened the very first Culver's in the family’s beloved hometown of Sauk City, Wisconsin, and began serving ButterBurgers® and Frozen Custard." Also known for fried cheese curds, pretzel bites, and Butter Burgers.

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7515 West Bluemound Rd., Milwaukee

(414) 453-4875

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"Gilles Frozen Custard is celebrating over 85 Years as Wisconsin's Oldest Frozen Custard Stand!" video here.



3 locations; closest: 7631 W. Layton Ave., Greenfield  414-282-4312

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This location has lower level outdoor patio with water fountain. Always busy.



3131 S. 27th St., Milwaukee

(414) 383-1784

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Outdoor only custard. An architectural throw-back to the 1950s. Good luck with parking! "Leon's Frozen Custard opened for business on May 1, 1942. ... The business is still owned and operated by the original family. The main focus of the business is and always has been to serve the Freshest and Finest Frozen Custard available anywhere.  We are open all year and have a full soda fountain service, limited sandwich menu, daily special flavors and take-out service."