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Support 10 Airport Gateway area restaurants and receive a discount, courtesy of Gateway To Milwaukee!
Purchase from participating restaurants Wednesday, October 18th – Thursday, October 19th and receive an INSTANT $10.00 OFF YOUR PURCHASE of $20.00 or more. **max discount of $10.00 per transaction**
It’s a WIN-WIN for restaurants and diners!
Don’t wait to take advantage of great savings, quantities are limited.

2023 Taste of the Gateway participating Restaurants

Jalapeno Loco

5067 S. Howell Ave.

Cafe 94 Indian Fusion

6331 S. 13th St.

Coach's Pub N' Grill

5356 S. 13th St.

In Plane View

700 E. Layton Ave.

Chucho's Red Tacos

4511 S. 6th St.

Paradise Roastery

814 W. Layton Ave.

Final Approach

4959 S Howell Ave.

Who's On Layton

512 W. Layton Ave.

Al Bazzar

200 W. Layton Ave.

Taste of the Gateway through the years:


From 2016 – 2019 the in-person event was held on a summer evening at the Garden District Gardens (South 6th Street and Norwich Avenue). Restaurants provided samplings for attendees to purchase for $1.00.

11 restaurants participated in the inaugural event.



The first ‘Flying Fork’ award for best tasting sample was presented to Cork & Cleaver (inside The Clarion Hotel).



15 participating restaurants. Chef Espinosa of the Aviator Restaurant / Best Western Plus Milwaukee Airport Hotel was presented the ‘Flying Fork’ award for best tasting sample.



18 participating culinary businesses. ‘Flying Fork’ award winner: Altitude Restaurant, inside The Crowne Plaza Hotel.



In 2020 the event format was tweaked to meet the needs of restaurants and community members. In place of an in-person tasting experience, diners were welcomed to a ‘dining days’ type event. The Gateway to Milwaukee sponsored an instant discount to each customer order during the multi-day promotion.

• Customers were offered $5.00 off their $10.00 purchase, or $10.00 off purchases over $20.00.

• 12 restaurants participated in the 4-day dining event.

• 888 discounts were redeemed, totaling $7,820 in reimbursement to restaurants.

• Participating establishments had a 10-40% increase in sales during the event.

Download Event Summary (PDF)



  • The reworked event provided diners with $10.00 off any $20 purchase.


  • 10 restaurants participated in the 2-day dining event.


  • 802 total discounts were extended to customers during the event totaling $8,020.00.


  • 67% of participating restaurants saw an increase in sales over the 2-day event.


  • In total, the participating restaurants saw $30,963.74 in gross sales from customers who utilized the Taste of the Gateway discount.


  • Over 83% of participating restaurants believe the additional exposure their restaurant received from the promotion will result in a new customer base.

Download Event Summary (PDF)