By Lori Fredrich Senior Writer & Dining Editor Published Feb 04, 2022 at 11:02 AM

Looking for a new spot for brunch this weekend? We’ve got you. Check out this list of brand new spots to kick back, relax and enjoy your weekend.

1. Brunch pop-up

Pedro's South American Food
@The Daily Bird, 818 E. Center St.

Serving: Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 5-6 from 10-2 pm

Grab a coffee at The Daily Bird and then dig into breakfast arepas, empanadas, corn bowls and llapingachos (Ecuadorian potato cakes stuffed with cheese and served with chorizo sausage, egg, avocado, tomato onion and cilantro). 

llapingachos (Photo: Pedro's)

 2. Dead Bird Brewing

1726 N. 5th St., (414) 930-0707
Serving: Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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Enjoy a plant-based brunch featuring breakfast sandwiches, waffles, housemade sunflower seed butter biscuits and gravy or a wet burrito, plus plenty of brunch-worthy beverages, including a wine-based bloody mary and beer-mosas.


 3. Faklandia Brewing

3807 S. Packard Ave., St Francis, (414) 212-8694
Serving: Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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Craving a beer brunch? Faklandia recently rolled out a brand new upgraded brunch menu featuring offerings like hot ham sandwiches with housemade hollandaise sauce; biscuits and gravy with optional brisket or corned beef; brunch pizza and loaded totchos.  Truly hungry? Try their hangover burger featuring a house burger topped with bacon, hollandaise, jalapenos, a fried egg and housemade potato pancakes. 

4. Milk Can Diner

5636 Broad St., Greendale, (608) 729-6671

Serving: Daily from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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From starters like warm cinnamon rolls and pie dough-nuts (fried pie crust with cinnamon sugar and dipping sauce) to pancakes, omelets, Benedicts (classic, salmon or Southern) and offerings like chicken fried steak, Milk Can’s breakfast and brunch menu is chock full of choices. Wash it all down with a bloody mary (classic, salsa or smokey) or mimosa (classic, lychee, raspberry or French).  

Butterscotch and streusel stack
Butterscotch and streusel stack (Photo: Milk Can Diner)

5. Q

2730 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., (414) 810-4096

Serving: Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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Q has launched everyday breakfast and brunch service featuring old school breakfast items like eggs, hashbrowns and a choice of bacon or sausage; a variety of omelets served with hashbrowns; or breakfast skillets featuring fried chicken, seafood or fresh vegetables.  Of course, there are also hearty options like a southern fried pork chop with hashbrowns and eggs; Darnell Ashley’s family recipe for shrimp and grits; or some of the best chicken and waffles in the city. You’ll also find brunch drinks like a house bloody mary and mimosas on Saturdays.

6. Pete's Pub

1234 E. Brady St., (414) 312-7457

Serving: Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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Pete’s is offering a casual brunch menu featuring breakfast burritos (fried chicken, veggie, beef chorizo) and breakfast sandwiches including the Cluck Norris (fried chicken thigh sandwiched between belgian waffles with house Mutherclucker sauce). Brunch drinks include a classic bloody mary, screwdriver, beermosa and mimosa.

Country fried burrito
Country fried burrito (Photo: Pete's Pub)

7. The Truck Stop

707 E. Brady St., (414) 837-4194

Serving; Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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Did you know you could head to The Truck Stop for brunch? Offerings including their loaded breakfast burritos, breakfast burger, breakfast tacos and loaded hashbrowns to pancake flights featuring blueberry, s’mores and pineapple upside-down-cake pancakes. Or go all out with the Brady Street Hangover Sandwich featuring Texas toast, sausage gravy, eggs, bacon, hashbrowns, cheese, peppers and onions. And yes, there are bloody marys and mimosas to go right alongside.

8. Uncle Bucks 

1125 N. Old World Third St., (414) 988-0355

Serving: Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Reservations recommended for parties of 8 or more
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Head to Uncle Buck's for their brand new menu of brunch dishes, from staples like an omelette with Black Forest ham and cheddar cheese; French toast with whipped peanut butter cream cheese, chocolate sauce and Whistle Pig Rye maple syrup; Nashville hot chicken and jalapeno waffles; to pulled pork and egg tostadas served up with all the fixin's. And yes, there are plenty of brunch-worthy drinks as well, including their signature bloody mary.

Breakfast tacos
Breakfast Tacos (Photo: Uncle Buck's)
Lori Fredrich Senior Writer & Dining Editor

Lori is an avid cook whose accrual of condiments and spices is rivaled only by her cookbook collection. Her passion for the culinary industry was birthed while balancing A&W root beer mugs as a teenage carhop, fed by insatiable curiosity and fueled by the people whose stories entwine with each and every dish. She’s had the privilege of chronicling these tales via numerous media, including OnMilwaukee and in her book “Milwaukee Food.” Her work has garnered journalism awards from entities including the Milwaukee Press Club. 

When she’s not eating, photographing food, writing or recording the FoodCrush podcast, you’ll find Lori seeking out adventures with her husband Paul, traveling, cooking, reading, learning, snuggling with her cats and looking for ways to make a difference.