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What does a 6-11 Superstar have to do to get a table around these parts? A tweet that quickly became viral suggested that he could not get a table at BelAir Cantina in Milwaukee.
BelAir Cantina is a local chain of six-location taco restaurants, including one in Madison and one in Brookfield. The newly opened BelAir is located on the corner of N. Water and N. Humboldt Street.
If you want to join the 2 dollar tacos action chain on Tuesday or Thursday, you know the waiting time can go way beyond hours and waiting times are not uncommon every night of the week.
BelAir issued this statement Sunday:
"We are very sorry "We were not." I was able to record Giannis as soon as we had hoped. The big win of the bucket, thanks to its tip-in and great team game, combined with today's spring weather, people flocked to party and we had to wait quite a bit.
"We were honored to come to a feast and we would like to welcome him right away. We welcome him on Thursday after another Bucks win and will keep a table open, and to make this positive for everyone, We promise that if the Bucks win the series on Thursday night Milwaukee, we will provide all Bucks fans with a free taco every Friday at all our locations across all our locations. #GoBucks # BucksIn6 "
According to one Employees of BelAir were the Sunday afternoon crowd at the Water Street site unusually high volume, and a manager warned Antetokounmpo on the wait. Bucks players like Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton have eaten at this place in the past.
The tweet has already caught the attention and anger of Bucks fans, many of whom were thrilled with Milwaukee's 104-102 early morning win. interrupted by Antetokounmpos game winner with only more than five seconds on the clock.
The Bucks are back in action on Tuesday in Boston for the crucial Match 5 match before returning to Milwaukee on Thursday for Game 6 in BMO Harris Bradley Center
JR Radcliffe is a hip sports reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, part of the USA TODAY network.