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Milwaukee Ale House

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
233 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5761
+1 414-276-2337
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (55 reviews)
“hummus wrap” (5 reviews)
“pot roast” (10 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
233 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5761
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were walking around the 3rd ward and just had to stop in this place. It is a beautiful, old pub with great history. The service is wonderful, staff very friendly and the food and drinks are awesome. They have good entertainment evenings, something worth...More

Thank SheriTuz
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in here for lunch while walking along the river front. Very helpful waiter who knew the beers that they brewed and offered a great suggestion. IPA beer was great. Hummus wrap was excellent, but had a kick to it if you are not...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in for a late lunch last Saturday. Our orders included a bacon cheeseburger, pulled pork sandwich, chicken wings and nachos. Except for cold fries the food was fine. Nothing distinguishing about it. Had a nice beer; Snake Oil stout and my daughter enjoyed her...More

Thank llwid
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

As a birthday treat my family took me there. Loved the view, food portions just right interesting burgers like the one stuffed with cheese curds topped with Mac and cheese. Was disappointed with the shrimp bisque. While not a want too much salt person, the...More

Thank Maridelia
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

The back of the restaurant is on the Riverwalk and faces the river. Great place to watch people and boats. Great selection of beers and food. Try “The beer I used to know” and the cheese curds!

Thank TPuyleart
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We loved the ambiance here. The server Hayley was awesome and took care of us so professionally. We had about 25 people there for a get together in the semi private space. She was able to serve us our beer wherever we were walking around!...More

Thank TroutGal
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

The best cheese curds!!! Was just was I was hoping for to get a taste of Milwaukee!! Of course, the beer was great and we sat right on the water . Beautiful view!

Thank waterlvr2018
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Decided on an early dinner and the Ale House had outdoor seating on their deck overlooking the Milwaukee River. We all ordered sandwiches. I had the pot roast, along with a cup of the chicken dumpling soup. The pot roast was tender and tasty, the...More

Thank jack v
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

The staff was very friendly and the old downtown converted building set a relaxing atmosphere to a leisurely lunch on the patio along the river. I had the Cobb Salad which was wonderful. Being a micro brewery they had a nice selection of options to...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We wanted to sit outside, and were prepared to wait as long as we had to. When they said our table was ready, we saw they had pushed two 4-tops together for our party of nine. What?!?! No way we're going to squeeze in nine...More

Thank 7lenny7
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5761
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Historic Third Ward
  • Neighbourhood: Historic Third Ward
  • Phone Number: +1 414-276-2337
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