2414 S Saint Clair St, Milwaukee, WI | Directions 5320743.000231 -87.893378
Neighborhoods: Bay View
Serbina best food – Excellent service, exceptionally delicious food, reasonable price. Make sure you have some burek on one of your visits, its better than in Serbia!
Must eat at Three Brothers!
Bring cash and patience – I've been going to Three brothers at least twice a year for over 30 years and have always had a good meal. The trick is to look over the menu online and pre-order your meal, let them know when you'd like your entre's served and you'll be fine. Everything at 3 bros is cooked from scratch, and a Burek takes 45 minutes to cook. people who've had a bad experience there probably had to wait too long to eat, drank too much serbian booze and were too eager to eat when the meals came to the table. Its true they don't take credit cards, so bring cash. And we ussually splita Burek and a salad for 2 with enough left-overs for Sunday breakfast. I'm 6'4" and 275 and can eat so trust me that there's no shortage of food.
Roast Suckling pig – My wife and I have been to Three Brothers on several other occasions. This time, I thought I would try the roast suckling pig as my wife found it enjoyable on our last visit. I was very, very disappointed in this entree.It had thick layers of fat over bone and a small portion of edible meat. When I inquired about the state of my entree, I was informed that if the cut is too fatty, they give you a second piece. Unfortunately, this too was a small fatty piece that hardly made up for the poor original cut. How disapointing.
Good food – Great Serbian Food , perfect Talapia and burek , russian salat and tasty bread.... I like Serbian coffe and plum brendy..
Very dissapointing – I went with three other people and we were all dissapointed with the quality of the food. For the price we payed per plate I would expect that plate to be full, but the portions were very small, and the food was very bland. Service was good, but totally not worth it. For good serbian food go to Ilijas in Cudahy, Much better!
Food like home for a Serbian girl – This place is a gem. I am half Serbian and really miss my mother's great Serbian cooking. So going to Three Brothers is, for me, as close as I can get to sitting at my mother's table. The sarma and stuffed peppers are my favorite entrees. I know everybody raves about the burek, and it is really fabulous (especially if you take new people there - it really is impressive!!!!), but I think the one item not to miss is the Serbian salad. I have always gotten very helpful and friendly servers, and almost always the owner stops by the table. All in all, this place is a very special gem, far above the average for a business traveler like me. Make sure to order a glass of Slivovitz to end your very special meal at Three Brothers. Nazdravlje!
BRING CASH – Great place. I moved here after living in big coastal cities and find three brothers to be among the best restaurants anywhere. Even people not from Milwaukee told me to visit the place. I was not disappointed.
The only drawback is that this place does not accept credit cards (which is not noted anywhere on the entrance and you won't find out until the bill comes) and the nearest ATM is a hike (I know, I had to make the hike after eating a great meal....). So bring CASH.
Great Serbian Food!! – This place not only has incredible, homemade Serbian food, but a ton of charm and history. I've been going here for over 30 years, and it hasn't changed a bit. Still the same family making the same recipes, three generations now. And the portions are very large. Our favorites are sarma (stuffed cabbage), cevapcici (small hand rolled sausages), serbian salad (tomato, pepper, onion, and cheese), burek (filo dough filled with meat, spinach or cheese), and freshly made palacinka (crepes filled with preserves). The food is so high quality (they won a James Beard award a couple years ago), and the owner is a total character. He's about 80 years old, and is an ambassador for the city. Not to mention a great storyteller! Make a reservation, though, they fill up.
Good for Carnivores – If you're a vegetarian, your choices are cheese or spinach and cheese burek, an appetizer portion of stuffed grape leaves, or trying to cobble something together from the side dishes. There is a huge number of choices otherwise, and some of them are unusual--suckling pig, anyone? The burek is huge and takes a while to cook, but it's worth the wait. Meanwhile, the stuffed zucchini was good but not for someone with a hearty appetite. Service was average, but the Serbian owner made a point to greet us personally.
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