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Speed Queen Bar-B-Q

1130 W. Walnut St. (N. 12th St.) Send to Phone
414-265-2900 | Menu
The Speed Queen offers a laid-back atmosphere and barbecue for lunch and dinner.

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Open
Lunch & Dinner Mon.-Sat.
Open late
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Speed Queen Bar-B-Q Restaurant Review

: Speed Queen does barbecue---really, only barbecue---and does it as well or better than anyone else in Milwaukee. The unpretentious restaurant serves a wide variety of meats---ribs, beef tips, shoulder, outside shoulder (upon availability), chicken, turkey and catfish---as entrées or sandwiches, with hot, mild or "mixed" barbecue sauce. Accompaniments include coleslaw, spaghetti, black-eye peas, baked beans, yams and potato salad. There is also a fish fry of either catfish or perch. The Speed Queen stays open late, so you can enjoy the grub in a laid-back atmosphere nearly any time of day. Locals enjoy the take-out. Choose from pecan pie, apple pie or banana pudding for dessert.



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