Burger & Custard Capital of the World Tour
In 1932, America’s amusement park proprietors met for an informal convention in New York. The attendees declared bumper cars, carousels, roller coasters and our beloved frozen custard the four things that “best contribute to the world’s happiness.” Come get happy on our tour dedicated solely to highlighting Milwaukee as the proclaimed “custard capital of the world.” On the tour you will visit the shops & stands that have been institutions throughout Milwaukee’s historic communities.
Included in the per person price, attendees will enjoy:
- A bus tour with one stop for a burger and fries at an iconic MKE diner. (You will have opportunity to put ketchup, mustard, relish on, if so desired)
- Three stops for generously sized portions of frozen custard
- Round trip transportation
- Narrated, guided tour fun
WHEN: Tour operates most Sundays beginning at 1:00pm; available for private tours anytime
DURATION: Between 2 - 2.5 hours, depending on the pace of the group
LOCATION: This tour meets in downtown Milwaukee. Free and ample parking is available.
ACCESSIBILITY: Although minimal walking is required, there is still walking involved. This tour is NOT handicap accessible and attendees will need to go up/down minimal stairs to get on/off the bus multiple times.
• Except for the Fish Fry Tour, all tours are seafood/shellfish free.
• We do have a vegetarian option on this tour.
• We are not able to make menu adjustments for food allergies, dietary restrictions or preferences on this public tour beyond the vegetarian option. This includes gluten, vegan, sugar-free and kosher requests.
• We are able to make allergy / preference accommodations on private walking tours for 8+ guests, or private bus tours for 15+ guests. For more information on private tours contact us at 414-255-0534 ext 2.
On our signature guided walking tour that started it all, we stroll through the fashionable East Side neighborhood of Brady Street – the ethnic district that was settled by Italian and Polish immigrants. Along the way, we’ll enjoy delicious tastings at authentic Italian eateries, as well as at several newer establishments that revitalized this community. CLICK HERE TO VIEW DETAILS AND PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS
Sure, you can explore The Hop on your own, but why not let one of our our expert tour guides show you some history with a side of some delicious small bites! Locals and visitors alike can join us as we hop on Milwaukee's streetcar to explore the city’s restaurant scene along the route. During the tour we'll see some of the must-see landmarks and enjoy some of the foods from Milwaukee’s vibrant downtown dining scene. CLICK HERE TO VIEW DETAILS AND PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS
Beginning in 2019, our famous Bloody Mary Brunch tour explores Milwaukee’s brunch and bloodies scene via The Hop, Milwaukee’s new streetcar. Join us on a Sunday morning for our very popular and fun brunch tour complete with fabulous food, drinks, history, and newfound friends. Enjoy three, half-sized Bloody Mary's and brunch items along the way. Drink substitutions are available for those interested in non-Bloody Mary options. Offered Sunday mornings for public tours; available other days/times for private tours of 8 or more. CLICK HERE TO VIEW DETAILS AND PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS
Eat, drink and schlemiel, schlimazel your way into an authentic German restaurant as well as newer establishments along the RiverWalk. We'll tell you the story of this German-settled area and visit a variety of dining stops to taste cheese, sausage, beer, sauerbraten, and more. CLICK HERE TO VIEW DETAILS AND PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS
Discover the lively, revitalized Historic Third Ward and sample a wide range of modern cuisines. This tour walks to five restaurants throughout the Ward, talking you along the Riverwalk and down Broadway Street. You will not only savor the food tastings, you’ll also enjoy a taste of life in this culturally rich and entertaining district. The Third Ward is home to numerous art galleries and specialty stores. CLICK HERE TO VIEW DETAILS AND PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS
Savor the flavors in the heart of the Village of Wauwatosa, a pedestrian-friendly area reminiscent of some of the great villages of Europe. This tour visits a variety of modern, stylish restaurants including French, Belgian and Italian cuisine. Saturday morning tours include a visit to the popular Tosa Farmers Market for samples and a chance to meet the vendors. CLICK TO VIEW MORE DETAILS AND PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS
Enjoy the ambiance of Cedarburg, renowned as a small town getaway, and learn the story behind this historic community. Discover many bakeries, candy shops, a winery and a brewery for lots of sweet samples, historic commentary and shopping time on this guided walk. CLICK HERE TO VIEW DETAILS AND PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS
Join us as we search for the most historic pies and tomato goodness with visits to three pizzerias and a gelato shop on the Milwaukee Pizza Bus. Pizza trivia and Milwaukee history shared in route via bus to show off the city too! CLICK HERE TO VIEW DETAILS AND PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS
Similar to the Milwaukee Pizza Bus, we visit not one, not two, BUT three pizzerias for a delicious time to sample a variety of unique tastes that they each offer. And, save room for dessert - our excursion concludes with a divine scoop of gelato! CLICK HERE TO VIEW DETAILS AND PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS
Celebrate Milwaukee's Latino culture with our Tacos & Tequila Tour! You may already know the restaurants of Milwaukee's Latin Quarter, but allow us to showcase the hidden gems of the neighborhood! Allow us to showcase the hidden gems of the community with stops at 3 authentic restaurants for tacos, tamales and fajitas, each stop paired with a half-sized margarita or tequila-infused drink. CLICK HERE TO VIEW DETAILS AND PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS