5 to Try: Hot and Spicy Dishes

Like it spicy? From a fiery Mexican meal to a hot Indian dish, sample the best tongue-tingling delights in Milwaukee.

Updated: March 05, 2004

5 to Try


Real Chili Restaurant

1625 W Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53233

Add a splash of fiery vinegar or a pinch of pepper flakes to spice up the made-to-order chili.


Crawdaddy's Cajun & Creole

6414 W Greenfield Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53214

Warm up with the Cajun fire sticks, followed by the Big Mamou, a generous dish of spicy chicken and sausage.


Botanas Restaurant

816 S 5TH St, Milwaukee, WI 53204

Brave diners add homemade habanero sauce to the already spicy shrimp ala Diabla.


La Perla Restaurant

734 South 5th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53204

Hot and spicy fans crave the eye-watering burrito Panzon, which is topped with a super-hot ranchera salsa.


King & I Thai Restaurant

823 N 2ND St, Milwaukee, WI 53203

The signature Volcano chicken is served lightly battered on a bed of sauteed vegetables, and topped with "volcano" sauce.