The Wahlberg family, from left to right, Mark, Paul,
Donnie and their mom, Alma,
at a Wahlburgers restaurant.
MILWAUKEE — The second location for the popular
Wahlburgers restaurant in Wisconsin will be in
Milwaukee’s Third Ward neighborhood and will open late
Announced Monday, the 5,300-square-foot Wahlburgers will
be at 322 N. Broadway and will sell signature burgers,
homestyle sides, fish, chicken and vegetarian options,
and include a full bar including specialty drinks such
as adult frappes and floats.
The first location in The Corners of Brookfield, which
will open this summer, was announced at the end of
Chef Paul Wahlberg created the franchise along with two
of his brothers, actors Mark and Donnie. The menu
includes lighter and heartier menu offerings, served up
in a casual, music-filled atmosphere. The two state
locations will be operated by Hy-Vee, Inc., a grocery
“We are excited to announce the location of our second
Wahlburgers restaurant in Wisconsin, and to bring a new
dining experience to Milwaukee’s Third Ward,” said Randy
Edeker, chairman, CEO and president of Hy-Vee, in a
statement. “Families will enjoy great food in a fun
atmosphere, served with the excellent customer service
and hospitality that Hy-Vee and Wahlburgers are known
Wahlburgers operates 29 locations in 19 states and
Canada. In 2017, Hy-Vee announced that it plans to
build, own and operate 26 Wahlburgers restaurants.
Hy-Vee’s first three Wahlburgers locations opened in
2018 at Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn.; West Des
Moines, Iowa; and Olathe, Kansas.
“Families will have a great time, and hopefully share a
lot of laughs and love when they enjoy my family’s
delicious recipes at our new Milwaukee Wahlburgers
location,” Paul Wahlberg said. “Along with Hy-Vee, our
family is committed to offering a unique culinary
experience that goes beyond the basic burger, with
customer service that will make you ‘feel’ like family.”
The Third Ward restaurant will anchor the restored
landmark 1914 Commission Row warehouse.
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