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Mr. Perkins' Family Restaurant

2001 W. Atkinson Ave., Milwaukee, WI - (414) 447-6660
Mr. Perkins’ is a soul food restaurant serving baked chicken and dressing as well as such challenging items as neckbones and chitlins. Mac and cheese is some of the best anywhere, and griddle-cooked cornbread is not to be missed.
85% Approval Rating (7 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (4)
Roadfood.com Editor
"While certain soul food dishes may be an acquired taste – chitterlin’s, for example – many of the things served at Mr. Perkins’ are comfort food for anyone. Baked chicken with dressing is tender and although vividly-spiced, is the gentlest-seeming meal ..."   [Read More]
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Neil Rigler
July 29, 2008
"We went to Mr. Perkins' in the late afternoon on a Tuesday. We were warmly greeted, and the waitress (Cherry!) was only too happy to talk through the different menu items with us. We settled on two entrees: fried pork chops and meatloaf. Between us, we also ordered ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

2001 W. Atkinson Ave., Milwaukee, WI
(414) 447-6660

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast, Lunch
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
We love partitioned plates. This one holds a heap of fried perch on the right, fried green tomatoes in front, turnip bottoms at the left rear, and a piece of corn bread on the back. Behind the corn bread is a cup of pear preserves.
"We love partitioned plates. This one holds a heap of fried perch on the right, fried green tomatoes in front, turnip bottoms at the left rear, and a piece of corn bread on the back. Behind the corn bread is a cup of pear preserves."
Michael Stern





Mr. Perkins' dining room. That's us, in the mirror, on the far right, Michael holding the camera.
"Mr. Perkins' dining room. That's us, in the mirror, on the far right, Michael holding the camera."
Michael Stern


Mr. Perkins' has been a neighborhood gathering place since 1969.
"Mr. Perkins' has been a neighborhood gathering place since 1969."
Michael Stern


Milwaukee's sign of comfort food, soul-food style.
"Milwaukee's sign of comfort food, soul-food style."
Michael Stern



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