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Check out the 4 top spots in Milwaukee's Northpoint neighborhood

Colectivo Lakefront | Photo: Jason X./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on June 17, 2020.

Spending time in Northpoint? Get to know this Milwaukee neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a coffee shop to a doughnut spo.

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

1. Colectivo Lakefront

Photo: Florence C./Yelp

Topping the list is Colectivo Lakefront, a spot to score coffee, tea and more. Located at 1701 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive, it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 397 reviews on Yelp. 

Colectivo, which runs 16 cafés in Wisconsin, specializes in hand-roasted, single origin coffee beans, baked goods, house-made breakfast and lunch fare. Enjoy a smoked salmon sandwich with cucumber-dill cream cheese, a potato bacon burrito or a cranberry pumpkin muffin on the patio. Thirsty? Try the iced horchata or a caramel latte. 

2. Donut Squad

Photo: meghan l./Yelp

Next up is Donut Squad, a spot to score doughnuts, situated at 2264 N. Prospect Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 64 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite. 

Get your doughnut fix with gourmet options like Oreo, Kit-Kat, s'mores, strawberry shortcake and peanut butter and jelly. When it comes to drinks, choose from Colectivo coffee, fruit juice, sodas and Nesquick. 

3. Stone Creek Coffee

Photo: yi y./Yelp

Breakfast and brunch spot Stone Creek Coffee, which offers coffee and tea and more, is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 2650 N. Downer Ave., 4.5 stars out of 51 reviews. 

The menu features breakfast Sammies, muffins, yogurt bowls and more. Try the blueberry lemon waffle with cream cheese and blueberry compote or pork belly and egg sandwich with veggies. Specialty coffee drinks include iced matcha latte, Mexican hot chocolate and tiramisu mocha. 

4. Nail Bar Milwaukee

Photo: Nail Bar Milwaukee/Yelp

Nail Bar Milwaukee, a nail salon and waxing and eyebrow service spot, is another neighborhood go-to, with four stars out of 131 Yelp reviews. Head over to 2580 N. Downer Ave. to see for yourself. 

At this modern spot, you can enjoy a glass of wine with your manicure. Services include acrylic, gel and classic nails, nail art, polish changes and permanent makeup, according to the business's Yelp page. When it comes to fancy footwork, the salon provides callus removal and pedicure. 


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