Looking to uncover all that Washington Heights has to offer? Get to know this Milwaukee neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a coffee roaster to a brewery.
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Washington Heights, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.
1. Valentine Coffee Roasters
Topping the list is coffee roastery Valentine Coffee Roasters. Located at 5918 W. Vliet St., it's the highest rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 137 reviews on Yelp.
This new spot offers a variety of signature coffee roasts, including the Bali Blue Moon with notes of dark chocolate, the Costa Rica Tarrazu with pear, nut and caramel undertones; and the Ethiopian Harrar with blueberry and cranberry aromas. (Check out the full lineup here.)
2. Vennture Brew
Next up is brewery Vennture Brew, which offers coffee and beer, situated at 5519 W. North Ave. With five stars out of 38 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.
If you've got coffee on the mind, this new spot features an array of single-origin coffee roasts for its espresso drinks, pour-over coffees and cold brews.
If you're going the beer route, expect a selection of craft brews, like the 88th Meridian with citrus fruit undertones, a Pour Weather porter, or the Beercation, a Mexican-inspired beer infused with coffee. (Check out the full menu here.)
Pub and Irish spot McBob's, which offers sandwiches and more, is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 4919 W. North Ave., four stars out of 200 reviews.
To start things off, look for an assortment of appetizers on the menu, like chicken tenders, mini tacos, corned beef or cheesy potatoes.
For entrees, expect dishes like a ranch turkey burger with Swiss cheese, tomato and ranch dressing; an eight-ounce New York strip steak with seasoned fries or mashed potatoes; or the perch sandwich topped with American cheese, lettuce, tomato and tartar sauce. (Check out the full menu here.)
4. Caradaro Club
Caradaro Club, a spot to score pizza and more, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 31 Yelp reviews. Head over to 5010 W. Vliet St. to see for yourself.
On the menu, look for signature pies, like The Works with sausage, mushrooms, olives and pepperoni; The Veggie made with mushrooms, peppers and tomatoes; or The Classic with sausage, mushrooms and onions. Italian staples, like lasagna and a meatball sandwich, are also on offer. (Take a peek at the menu here.)
5. Urban Sense
And then there's Urban Sense, a local favorite with 4.5 stars out of 23 reviews. Stop by 5402 W. Vliet St. to hit up the next time you're in the neighborhood.
The business specializes in "high quality, European floral design," according to its website. Anticipate a selection of "unique gifts, along with lush, green, blooming and succulent plants," as well. (Check out a sampling of the shop's creations here.)