By Lori Fredrich Senior Writer Published Jan 08, 2020 at 10:30 AM

Hy-Vee, Inc. announced today that it will open its fifth Wahlburgers franchise location at 322 N. Broadway in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward on Tuesday, Jan. 21.

The Third Ward location will mark the second for Wisconsin, following the opening of Wahlburgers at The Corners of Brookfield, which debuted last September.

The 5,300-square-foot restaurant, located in an historic building on Milwaukee’s former Commission Row promises a unique dining experience that includes an extensive outdoor patio.

As for the menu, the Third Ward will feature numerous new offerings including signature burgers and home-style sides, plus fish, chicken and vegetarian options. A full bar will feature a variety of specialty drinks including adult shakes and floats. Get a peek at the menu here.

Positions available

Hy-Vee is currently looking to fill positions at the restaurant, including bartenders, servers, line and prep cooks, hosts and more. For more information, interested applicants can search positions and apply at

About Wahlburgers & Hy-Vee

Wahlburgers is a franchise founded by Chef Paul Wahlberg and his brothers, actors Mark and Donnie. They established their first location in Hingham, Massachusetts with the goal of bringing friends and family together to enjoy chef-inspired dishes in a casual music-filled environs.

Hy-Vee currently operates Wahlburgers locations at Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota; Olathe, Kansas; West Des Moines, Iowa; and at The Corners of Brookfield. Moving forward, they have plans to build, own and operate 26 Wahlburgers restaurants.

Lori Fredrich Senior Writer

Lori Fredrich (Lo) is an eater, writer, wonderer, bon vivante, traveler, cook, gardener and girlwonder. Born and raised in the Milwaukee area, she has tried to leave many times, but seems to be drawn to this quirky city that smells of beer and alewives.

Some might say that she is a little obsessed with food. Lo would say she is A LOT obsessed with food. After all, she has been cooking, eating and enjoying food for decades and has no plans to retire anytime soon. 

Lo's recipes and writing have been featured in a variety of publications including GO: Airtran Inflight Magazine, Cheese Connoisseur, Cooking Light, Edible Milwaukee, Milwaukee Magazine and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, as well as on the blog Go Bold with Butter, the web site Wisconsin Cheese Talk, and in the quarterly online magazine Grate. Pair. Share.