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Water Street Brewery

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner

Food and ambience

Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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Scotch Egg
Traditional​ pub fare. A hard boiled egg is wrapped in pork sausage, and deep fried, placed atop a bed of mesclun greens and garnished with diced red pepper. Served with whole grain mustard on the side
Brew Tons
Wontons are filled with chicken, scallions, red pepper, jalapeno, cumin, jack and cream cheeses. Served with mesclun greens and garnished with roasted red peppers, scallions, and roasted red pepper aioli
Mozzarella Marinara
Homemade mozzarella sticks wrapped in a crispy wonton with a side of marinara sauce
Super Nachos
Homemade nacho chips are covered with melted cheddar and jack cheeses, fresh pico de gallo, scallions, black olives and served with salsa and jalapeño pale ale whiz
Chimichurri Steak Skewers
Choice tenderloin tips marinated in chimichurri and grilled. Served with plantain tostones, curtido cole slaw and aji rojo
Chicken Tenders
Fresh chicken tenders are lightly breaded, deep fried and served atop a bed of French fries. served with your choice of sauces (bbq, sweet and sour, honey mustard, or ranch)
Cheddar cheese sauce $+0.95
Jalapeño pale ale whiz $+0.95
Hot Pretzel Basket
Three traditional bavarian pretzels are baked golden brown and served with whole grnain mustard
Chicken Quesadilla
Fresh flour tortilla, filled with chicken, salsa, pepper jack cheese, and sautéed onions and peppers. Topped with homemade poblano pepper sauce, and fresh roasted corn and black bean salsa. Served with sour cream on the side
Flowering Onion
Fresh, whole colossal onion, sliced to blossom, hand battered and deep-fried to a golden brown, served with our homemade honey mustard sauce
Brewery Wings
Fresh chicken wings fried golden brown and crispy, tossed in our BBQ hot sauce, and served with fresh celery sticks and bleu cheese dressing
BBQ Chicken Pizza
Grilled chicken strips and BBQ sauce, smoked gouda, mozzarella cheese, red onion and cilantro
Portabella Mushroom
Grilled portabella, button mushrooms, roasted garlic, gorgonzola and flour Italian cheeses, topped with fresh basil
Classic Combo
Italian sausage, pepperoni, mozzarella cheese, plum tomatoes, green peppers, mushrooms and onions
Bacon $+0.95
Ultimate Grilled Cheese
Cheddar, jack, swiss and pepper jack cheeses are grilled with avocado, tomato and sliced red onion on fresh sourdough bread brushed with basil butter
Milwaukee “Vienna”
A fresh usinger bratwurst topped with bavarian weiss pork belly choucrute and whole grain mustard. Served on a toasted bun
Grilled Vegetable Pita
Fresh mushrooms, zucchini, onion and red pepper are marinated, grilled and topped with melted mozzarella cheese. Wrapped in a warm pita and served with ranch dressing
Water Street Club
Layers of turkey breast, shaved ham, crisp bacon, cheddar cheese, lettuce, and tomato atop fresh sourdough toast served with chipotle mayo
Parmesan Chicken Sandwich
Boneless​ breast of chicken lightly coated in seasoned breadcrumbs, sautéed in olive oil, with mesclun greens, mozzarella and parmesan cheeses. Served on toasted ciabatta bread with marinara sauce
Jamaican Jerk Chicken
Chicken breast marinated in jerk seasonings is grilled and topped with lettuce, tomato, muenster cheese and grilled pineapple. Served on ciabatta with curry aioli
Chicken Salad Sandwich
Breast of chicken salad is mounded atop sour dough bread, layered with tomato slices, jack cheese, crisp bacon and grilled
Southwestern Chicken Wrap
Grilled chicken, bacon, tomato, onions, black beans, corn and jack cheese. Served with chipotle mayonnaise
Sesame Crusted Tuna Sandwich
Seared rare topped with lettuce, tomato, pickled cucumbers, and sprouts. Topped with spicy red eye aioli
New England Crab Melt
Chilled 100% crab claw meat salad, seasoned with dill.Served on a toasted english muffin, topped with melted jack cheese and tomato slices
Bacon and Bleu Cheese Burger
Half-pound angus beef topped with bleu cheese, caramelized onions and crisp bacon
California Burger
Half-pound angus beef topped with cheddar cheese, avocado, tomato, lettuce and red onion
Southwest Burger
Half-pound angus burger topped with pepper jack cheese, iceburg lettuce, red onion, guacamole and jalapenos. Served with chipotle aioli
Veggie Mezzo Burger
Homemade​ falafel patty topped with feta cheese, moroccan tabouli and roasted red peppers. Served with a curry aioli on a sesame seed bun
Bacon $+95.00
Half-pound angus beef with your choice of wisconsin cheddar, pepper jack, swiss, mozzarella or monterey jack cheese
Blackened Chicken Alfredo
Fresh chicken breast blackened and tossed with fettuccine, mushrooms, onion, zucchini and red peppers in an alfredo cream sauce
Old World Selection
Fresh usinger bratwurst and stuttgarter knackwurst are simmered in our brew and spices with German potato salad and whole grain mustard. served on top bavarian weiss pork belly choucrute
Lobster and Shrimp Mac and Cheese
Elbow​ pasta tossed with a white wine garlic cream sauce and local wisconsin fontina, cheddar and muenster cheeses. Topped with panko, parmesan cheese and basil herb oil. Served with garlic bread
Grilled Rosemary Chicken
Fresh rosemary and dijon marinated chicken breast is grilled to perfection. Served on monterey jack mashed potatoes with sautéed garlic spinach and roasted vegetables
Smoked Sausage Platter
Flavored with our lager beer, usinger smoked beef sausage and smoked link kielbasa are charbroiled and served with our German rotkohl, sautéed spaetzle and whole grain mustard
Prosciutto Wrapped Shrimp Pasta
Prosciutto wrapped shrimp with orrecciette pasta in a rosemary white wine cream sauce. Topped with eggplant fries and a basil herb oil
Chicken Enchiladas
Fresh corn tortillas with cheddar, cotija and chihuahua cheeses topped with salsa rojo. Served with roasted corn salsa, black beans, sour cream and cilantro lime rice
Parmesan Chicken Strips
Boneless breast of chicken is lightly coated in seasoned breadcrumbs, cooked in olive oil, sliced and sprinkled with parmesan cheese. Served with roasted vegetables and stuffed new potatoes
Kissinger’s andouille sausage, chicken and smoked ham in a spicy creole sauce with cilantro lime rice. Served with shrimp corn fritters
Fish Tacos
Three corn tortillas filled with battered fish, pico de gallo, and green onions with chipotle aioli on the side, and cilantro lime rice
Honey mustard
Parmesan peppercorn
Several other seasonal dressings.
Grilled Chicken Breast Salad
Grilled marinated breast of chicken is sliced and served atop crisp greens with monterey jack and cheddar cheese. Garnished with fresh tomato and sprouts
Honey mustard
Parmesan peppercorn
Several other seasonal dressings.
Chicken, Pecan and Wild Rice Salad
Wild rice, toasted pecans, scallions, red pepper and celery tossed with tender pieces of batterfried chicken and sesame orange dressing
Honey mustard
Parmesan peppercorn
Several other seasonal dressings.
Warm Muffuletta Pasta Salad
Garlic, fresh basil, red onion, capers, and olives are tossed with rotini pasta, feta, zucchini, and carrots. Served on a bed of fresh spinach and ripe tomatoes, and topped with freshly grated parmesan cheese
Honey mustard
Parmesan peppercorn
Several other seasonal dressings.
Blackened Chicken Taco Salad
Traditional taco salad topped with a blackened chicken breast. Served with homemade ranch salsa dressing
Honey mustard
Parmesan peppercorn
Several other seasonal dressings.
Water Street Hot Bacon Salad
Fresh strips of chicken are sautéed with potatoes and scallions, tossed in our hot bacon dressing, served warm on spinach with egg and bacon
Honey mustard
Parmesan peppercorn
Several other seasonal dressings.
Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad
Slices of marinated grilled chicken breast, atop crisp romaine tossed with homemade caesar dressing, freshly grated parmesan cheese, croutons, and fresh tomato wedges and black olives
Honey mustard
Parmesan peppercorn
Several other seasonal dressings.
Caesar Salad
Honey mustard
Parmesan peppercorn
Several other seasonal dressings.
BBQ Chicken Salad
BBQ​ chicken with mixed greens, scallions, black beans, tomato, corn and mixed cheese. Tossed in chipotle ranch dressing
Crock $2.95
Bowl $4.95
Homemade Daily
French Onion Soup
House Salad
Fresh mesclun, crisp greens, red onion, diced tomatoes, and freshly grated parmesan cheese
Cheesecakes, Tortes and Other Desserts Available.
Please​ ask your wait person.
Honey Lager Light
A light beer with a distinctive crisp flavor and floral overtones. only wisconsin clover honey and light barley malt is used to produce this refreshing American style lager.
Munich Lager
A German helles (light colored) style of beer that originated in the city of munich in 1894. it is golden in color with a sweet maltiness accompanied by a spicy hop character. with a fuller body and more flavor than its american counterparts, this is a european style lighter beer.
Bavarian Weiss Beer
A traditional german hefeweizen that boasts a fruity banana and clove taste. Using unique weiss yeast, after fermentation this beer is served unfiltered and with a fresh lemon wedge.
Raspberry Weiss
We​ add 200 pounds of fresh raspberries to our weiss beer. The resulting tart raspberry flavor is balanced by the sweetness of the wheat used in the weiss.
Pale Ale
American​ style pale ale using generous amounts of west coast hops producing a rich spicy flavor and aroma. The predominate hop character is citric with some sweet caramel malt used to balance its bitterness.
Water Street Amber
American style amber ale whose color is produced by using caramel and victory malts. This caramel sweetness is balanced by a medium hop presence resulting in a medium bodied and hopped beer.
Old World Oktoberfest
German marzan style of dark lager. Our oktober fest is somewhat darker than its german counterparts, but has a rich malt character of munich style malts producing a full body
Leinenkugel Red
Miller Lite
Miller Genuine Draft
Mgd 64
Miller High Life
New Glarus Spotted Cow
Pabst Blue Ribbon
Sharp’s (non-alcoholic)
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
American, Bar, Pub
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I decided to stop halfway home to have a burger and beer. This restaurant is a favorite at Summerfest so I knew I'd like a special drink and sandwich. I decided on the grilled chicken wrap which was delicious while my husband...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 5kgirl
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Good local spot! The food is good, the drinks are good, and the service is good. Only reason I didn’t give it 5 stars is because it can get really busy with a really long wait time, and it seems to have gotten a bit...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 464kylas
Reviewed 16 November 2018

On the hunt for the BEST Cheese Curds! These were in a Light, Golden Brown Honey Lager Batter. Crispy, perfectly cooked. The Cheese never got hard. It was light and melty and perfect! Our SERVER, Gabby was wonderful, so nice and very attentive. Chicken Quesadilla...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 334gourmetgoddess258
Reviewed 24 October 2018

We went there with a group of 13. We had an age range from 18 months to 87 years old. We were given a table in a side room that was kind of semi private. There was something on the menu to suite everyone's taste....More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Bapa2013
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We ate there for the first time. Was vary pleasantly surprised. The decor was very cool. Great seeing all the old Brew idems. The menu was on like a newspaper style form. Place was clean. Service was great. Food was cooked perfectly and great huge...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank 405kylew
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Our 2nd trip to WSB . Tuesday at 6 and the place was empty ... I could see why .... EVERYONE seemed angry ... No smiles , No warm greetings , No friendly talk . The bartender and waitress seemed like they just got out...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank CQtopgun
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit. Enjoyed the Friday Baked Fish Fry. The fish tacos also yummy. The selection of beer is fun.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank chuckm550
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Every time I've been here, I've enjoyed the food and atmosphere. It's not much more than your average bar and grill, but sometimes that's all you're looking for. It's worth the stop to eat.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Badger_State_of_Mind
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Went at lunch time on a Wednesday and sat on the patio. The hostess and server were very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. The food was much better than I thought it would be. I’d certainly go again.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank KMart22
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Beer was good and so was the food. We enjoyed the atmosphere. There is outdoor seating but we stayed inside.

Date of visit: June 2018
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