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Nite Owl Drive-In

830 Layton Ave., Milwaukee, WI - (414) 483-2524
The Nite Owl calls itself the Home of the Jumbo Burger, and there used to be signs posted in the dining room that the Jumbo was “the largest post-war hamburger in the area.” In fact, the Jumbo is not all that huge, but it is a lovely lunch-counter paradigm, just hefty enough to be a modest meal as a single, or a veritable banquet on a bun if you order a Double Jumbo.
100% Approval Rating (11 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 (1)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Milwaukee is a city with a high hamburger consciousness. Virtually every neighborhood, regardless of its ethnic character or status, boasts an abundance of bunned burgers – cooked in skillets or over charcoal, sometimes basted in butter, served dressed or ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

830 Layton Ave., Milwaukee, WI
(414) 483-2524

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Summer, Spring
Meals Served: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
Wooden booths, linoleum floor, and Coke signs on the wall: an ideal environment for spooning into an ice cream sundae.
"Wooden booths, linoleum floor, and Coke signs on the wall: an ideal environment for spooning into an ice cream sundae."
Michael Stern





I have been eating their food since 1958 and so has my family. I am origninally from Cudahy,Wi and I remember the car hops in the 60's and everytime I am near Milwaukee I make it one of my stops.
"I have been eating their food since 1958 and so has my family. I am origninally from Cudahy,Wi and I remember the car hops in the 60's and everytime I am near Milwaukee I make it one of my stops."
Jack Pavlekovich



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