There’s just something about eating comfort food during the cooler months. Does it give you the warm fuzzies like it does our staff? If you have a hankerin’ for a comfort food delight, consider one of these delicious options in Waukesha Pewaukee.
Classic Cluck at 5 O‘ Clock Club
The 5 O’Clock Club is a local supper club favorite that offers many comfort food classics. One menu item that is the essence of comfort food is their Classic Cluck – the “Cluck” is a family fried chicken recipe and is served with soup, salad, fried or a baked potato.
Comfort Menu at Five Points Pub
The Five Points Irish Pub at the Clarke Hotel is offering a limited time comforts menu Sundays and Mondays featuring a two for $25 special, where you can choose from cottage pie, corned beef and cabbage, or leek penne.
Comfort Classics Galore at Pat’s Rib Place
There are too many choices to list just a few comfort food favorites from Pat’s Rib Place in Waukesha. You’ll have to stop by and try a variety of items! They are known for their smoked meats and BBQ (done right on site). Plus, they offer a bunch of fried food delights: including fried chicken, and fried fish, as well as fried side dishes: of okra, pickles, corn nuggets, string beans, mac and cheese bits and cornbread.
Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup at Daylee Public House
Daylee Public House offers seasonal “Daylee specials” as well as a comfort classic combo – grilled cheese and tomato soup. Build your own grilled cheese by starting with their house-made creamy five-cheese spread and then add toppings like bacon, pepperoni, onions, pesto and more. Pair your grilled cheese with Daylee’s tomato bisque or try one of their “Daylee” soup specials.
Pot Roast and Meatloaf at Didi’s Supper Club
Didi’s Supper Club specializes in home cooking with slow roasted pot roast and meatloaf as two comfort classics. Didi’s Pot roast is served with baby carrots, brown gravy, garlic mashed potatoes and haystack onion rings. Didi’s meatloaf is made with fresh ground beef, tomato, oregano and savory brown gravy.
The ‘Shed World Famous Baked Potato Soup
The Machine Shed offers a host of comfort food classics but their most celebrated dish is their world-famous baked potato soup. The soup is a creamy white chowder with tender Idaho red potatoes, topped with Colby cheese, green onion crispy bacon.
Soup & Sandwich Combo from Loaf & Jug
The Loaf & Jug is a local favorite for savory soup and sandwiches, with many daily soup specials to choose from. Sandwiches are made to order. Be sure to call ahead (262) 691-0350 to find out their daily soup specials.
Ponza Rotta at Jimmy’s Grotto
If you love pizza, the Ponza Rotta from Jimmy’s Grotto is a definite must try. (A Ponza Rotta is pizza folded over and deep fried). Since 1946, it’s been a Waukesha favorite for locals and visitors. You can customize your Ponza Rotta to include your favorite pizza toppings.
Fried Chicken, Meatloaf and Braised Pork Belly at Tofte’s Table
Tofte’s Table specializes in sharable plates with smaller portions, making it a great place to try several dishes. The fried chicken, meatloaf and braised pork belly are menu items to try that are perfect comfort food classics with a twist.
If you have a favorite comfort dish from our area we didn’t include, email us and we’ll update this post to include it.