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Top 20 Places to Get Fried Cheese Curds in Wisconsin

Fried cheese curds with ranch at Lakefront Brewery

To celebrate National Cheese Day (June 4), we’re heading to the Dairy State (where else?) in search of the top fried cheese curds. Whether you like them beer-battered and ranch-dipped or a little less traditional (bacon-wrapped, tempura-fried, goat-cheese curds, anyone?), we’ve rounded up the top 20 places to get fried cheese curds in Wisconsin according to Yelp data.

Methodology: This is an all-time list of the best fried cheese curds in Wisconsin according to Yelp. We identified businesses in the restaurants and food categories with a large concentration of reviews mentioning “cheese curd,” then ranked those spots using a number of factors including the total volume and ratings of reviews mentioning “cheese curd.”

  1. Lakefront Brewery, Milwaukee, WI
  2. Wild Tomato Wood-Fired Pizza And Grille—Fish Creek, Fish Creek, WI
  3. Pete’s Garage Bar, Oshkosh, WI
  4. Heritage Tavern, Madison, WI
  5. The Old Fashioned, Madison, WI
  6. Courthouse Pub, Manitowoc, WI
  7. The Tipsy Cow, Madison, WI
  8. Glarner Stube, New Glarus, WI
  9. Bob’s Bitchin’ BBQ, Dodgeville, WI
  10. AJ Bombers, Milwaukee, WI
  11. Stone Arch Brewpub, Appleton, WI
  12. Dotty Dumpling’s Dowry, Madison, WI
  13. West Allis Cheese & Sausage Shoppe , West Allis, WI
  14. Titletown Brewing, Green Bay, WI
  15. Who’s on Third, Milwaukee, WI
  16. Camino , Milwaukee, WI
  17. Curd Girl, Madison, WI
  18. Monk’s Bar & Grill—Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin Dells, WI
  19. Graze, Madison, WI
  20. Milwaukee Brat House, Milwaukee, WI

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