Posted on Thursday October 28, 2021 by Vanessa Lenz

Pardon the Dust! Shop Local During Construction

We're Open!

Stop in to see your favorite downtown merchants as the village paves the way for square enhancements.

A popular destination where locals & visitors gather to shop, eat and enjoy downtown East Troy, the East Troy Village Square is now undergoing work in the long-awaited Main Street Construction project.

While downtown business owners are excited for the finished product, they want customers to know they remain open while work is ongoing for the next few weeks.

Village officials said the project is expected to bring new life into downtown, but patience will be required while work continues.

The Village will maintain entrances and access to the East Troy Village Square businesses at all times as they work on construction items in this section of Main Street.

Where to Park:

Diagonal parking and square parking will be maintained, although at times, some parking spaces may be closed due to construction.

Parking is also available in the East Troy Municipal Lot on the southeast corner of the East Troy Village Square. The lot is adjacent to the East Troy Area Historical Society, 2106 Church St

Additionally, street parking is available on Main Street, Division Street and Union Street.



Where to Eat

Food Menu

(Regular Kitchen Hours: Mon.-Sun. from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cafe Hours: Sat. & Sun from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mon-Fri from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

East Troy’s café 2894 On Main, located on the northwest corner of the East Troy Village Square, has become much more than just a place to get your daily coffee or a delicious meal.

The historic site, located at 2894 Main St., was redesigned to be an easily accessible community hub.

The food menu focuses on local and organic options, packing in the flavor with rotating soups, hearty sandwiches and vibrant bowls, colorful breakfast dishes (both savory and sweet) as well as seasonally changing salads (loaded with veggies and protein) and specialty items that will keep you coming back for more.

Fans rave about the drink options, with coffee sourced from Stone Creek Coffee (a popular Milwaukee-based roaster) and drinks made with organic milk (with non-dairy options available).

For more information, visit

Food Menu

(Open Wed. & Thurs. from 4 to 9 p.m., Fri: Bar open from noon to 10 p.m., Food service from 4 to 9 p.m., Sat.: Bar open from noon to 10 p.m., Food service from noon to 9 p.m., Sun. from noon to 6 p.m.)

A must-stop for foodies and beer lovers alike, East Troy Brewery has created a unique, seasonally-evolving menu with tasty options for the whole family where every dish is paired with its house-brewed beers.

    From its small batch, locally made cheese curds to its Friday Fish Fry to its 13-hour slow-smoked Texas-style brisket sandwich, East Troy Brewery uses fresh ingredients to make everything from scratch, each day.

    The locally owned brewery, which opened in a remodeled historic bank building dating back to 1892, features exclusive taps, an outdoor beer garden and patio, fireplace lounge, open kitchen, indoor seating and Taproom on the southwest corner of the East Troy Village Square, 2905 Main St.

    For more information, visit

(Kitchen open Tues., Wed., Thurs., from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Fri. & Sat. from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sun. from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.)


East Troy House, Wisconsin's oldest operating inn & tavern, 2093 Division St., on the East Troy Village Square, has been a fixture on the East Troy Village Square since 1842. Its menu features its famous Friday Fish Fry, soups, specialty salads, sandwiches, seafood, pasta, steaks and more.

    For more information, call (262) 642-7100 or visit


Sauced A Pizzeria Menu

(Open Wed. & Thurs. from 3 to 8 p.m., Fri., Sat. & Sun. from noon to 8 p.m.)

Sauced’s locally sourced, seasonally inspired pizzas are cooked in a 100-percent wood fired oven, creating perfectly flavored crusts that pizza dreams are made of.

Sauced’s pizzaiolos give great attention to the pizza making process, following precise processes for ingredients and preparation.

   The Neapolitan style pizzeria serves up mouth-watering combinations like a Margherita with fresh mozzarella & basil, the crowd-pleasing Prosciutto Verde with arugula, as well as Carne featuring Prosciutto di Parma, House Fennel Sausage and Soppressa (salami), and don't forget to top it off with a variety of house-made, organic gelato. 

    The restaurant, located at 2886 Main St., features indoor seating and carry out. Visit for more information.


Where to Shop

The holidays are just around the corner and East Troy makes it easy to expand your go-to shops with a solid list of local favorites.


Home on the Square

2888 Main St., East Troy, WI 53120 | (262) 642-5400
Open Wed., Thurs., Fri. from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Family owned and operated, Home on the Square aims to deliver a unique blend of high quality domestic and international products specifically geared towards a Midwestern client.


InkLink Books

2890 Main St., East Troy, WI 53120 | (262) 642-9607
Open Tues.-Sat. from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
     InkLink Books, known for hosting bestselling authors at its Read & Feed book dinners & virtual events, captures the nostalgia of the best independent bookstores by filling its shelves with books from hyper-curated lists.

The Global Glass

 2884 Main St., East Troy | (262) 684-5420
Open Mon.-Sat. from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sun. from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

If you’re looking for a great bottle of wine, the latest craft beer or something you’ll actually want on your bar cart, you'll want to head to this shop, located on the north side of the East Troy Village Square. The Global Glass is a full-service retail store featuring beer, wine and spirits.

Square Side Resale & Consignment Boutique

2874 Main St., East Troy, WI 53120
(262) 215-3736 | Click Here
Open Tues-Fri from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. & Sat. from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Locally owned and operated consignment boutique specializing in women and children’s fashion. 


Square Roots/ 2894 on Main

2894 Main St., East Troy, WI 53120
(262) 642-9600 |
Open Sat. & Sun from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mon-Fri from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  Located inside the café, 2894 on Main, Square Roots has created a local hub for community-produced goods, featuring a unique selection of groceries and gifts. 

Zinn's Mercantile

2087 Division St., East Troy, WI 53120
(262) 441-0280 | Click Here

Open Thurs. from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Fri. & Sat. from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. & Sun. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For East Troy devotees and visitors alike, Zinn’s offers the chance to buy locally produced products and discover great handmade items.

The store features an eclectic mix of unique items for the home, featuring artisan goods and antiques. Ninety-five percent of the shop’s inventory is created by or sourced locally.


Where to grab drinks:

Drink Menu

Drink Menu

Sauced A Pizzeria

2894 on Main

Al Smith's Saloon

Sammy's Place

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