Braise Day Trip: A Guide to the Walker’s Point Neighborhood

Plan a day visiting Walker’s Point, and end it with food and drinks at Braise!

Are you a fan of our local food mission, but have yet to take a trip to Milwaukee? Or, are you a Milwaukee resident, but never make the hike to Walker’s Point? Looking for a reason to visit besides the great food? You’re in luck!

Plan a trip to the historic Walker’s Point neighborhood, and, of course, end your trip with food and drinks at Braise! Here’s your travel guide. Now you have no excuses not to visit.

1. View some art.

Walker’s Point is filled with various art spaces that are filled with local to national to international works of art, perfect for a day of perusing the neighborhood.



photo via Artsy

Hawthorn ContemporaryVar Gallery & StudiosThe Alice WildsThe SuburbanWalker’s Point Center for the Arts.

2. Find some antiques.

Known for its array of unique and numerous antique stores, a trip to Walker’s Point would satisfy any treasure hunter.



photo via BizTimes

Walker’s Point is also home to Float MKE, a spa that specializes in sensory deprivation tanks. Come to Walker’s Point for an experience you may not get to have anywhere else in the city.

4. Go to a show.



photo via Radio Milwaukee

88.9 Radio Milwaukee, resides in the corner of Walker’s Point. They often host free shows of touring acts during the day.

5. Take in the sights.



Walker’s Point is also home to several iconic Milwaukee sights including the Allen-Bradley Clock Tower, The Hoan Bridge and the Coakly Brothers’ glass tower. There are also several unique murals that are perfect for a photo op. (Tip: enjoy your view of Allen-Bradley from our rooftop patio!)

6. Obviously, enjoy good food!



Enjoy everything from root to leaf and nose to tail at Braise Restaurant at the end of your Walker’s Point adventure. We’re open Tuesday through Saturday, 5 p.m. to close.

Check our website for our updated menu and follow us on social media for updates on our weekly specials.

Braise Local Food is a Milwaukee restaurant and culinary school that supports local food through restaurant supported agriculture (RSA) and Braise on the Go.

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