Explore the 5 top food and drink spots in Milwaukee's Harbor View neighborhood

Looking to uncover all that Harbor View has to offer? Get to know this Milwaukee neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a tapas bar to an Irish pub. 

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Harbor View, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. La Merenda

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Topping the list is tapas bar and restaurant La Merenda, which offers globally-inspired tapas, South American wines and more. Located at 125 E. National Ave., it's the highest rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 535 reviews on Yelp. 

2. Boone and Crockett

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Next up is cocktail bar and Whiskey lounge Boone and Crockett, situated at 818 S. Water St. With 4.5 stars out of 145 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite. 

3. Merriment Social

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Beer bar and New American spot Merriment Social, which offers burgers and more, is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 240 E. Pittsburgh Ave., four stars out of 212 reviews. 

4. George's Pub

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George's Pub, a dive bar, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with five stars out of 27 Yelp reviews. Head over to 224 E. Washington St. to see for yourself. 

5. O' Lydia's


And then there's O' Lydia's, a local favorite with four stars out of 167 reviews. Stop by 338 S. First St. to hit up the Irish pub and traditional American spot next time you're in the neighborhood.