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Lakefront Brewery

Open Now: 11:00 - 20:00
Open today: 11:00 - 20:00
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On December 2nd, 1987, brothers Russ and Jim Klisch opened Lakefront Brewery and sold their first batch of Riverwest Stein Amber Lager to a neighborhood tavern in Milwaukee. We have grown to brew 46,848 barrels of beer in 2017 and distribute our...more
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1872 N Commerce St, Milwaukee, WI 53212-3701
+1 414-372-8800
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Reviewed today via mobile

My wife and I went with another couple for the brewery tour and I was a little nervous cause I was the only beer lover in the group. They were able to find a beer or two that they liked, but the tour was a...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed yesterday

We did a 5k run at this brewery and loved the outside seating as well as the inside seating. Great atmosphere as well as beer

Thank O4080TJchristinel
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a great time! The tour guide washysterical. Fun nod to tv history (Laverne & Shirley) at the end.

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in for lunch and a few beers. Decided to take the tour and it was fun. I have never been on a tour where you can drink beer as you go but this one was the exception. The guide was hilarious and knowledgeable...More

Thank dedixon1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the tour here just to check it out as we were in from out of town and had a few hours to kill. The tour was a great price and included a glass and four tokens to try four different beers. The...More

Thank Lillian D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was on the north end of Milwaukee along the river. The building was a cool old brick. Alot of the other buildings in this area were very new. We did a beer flight and all the beers were good! If you like beer and...More

Thank Mandy D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a fun place with outstanding beer and good German style food, this is the place. The Stout and Bavarian dark larger are the best of the beers. The IPA’s are on the bitter side. The cheese curds are great and...More

Thank calmish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cool building in a beautiful location. I wasn't impressed with the food and beer, though. We had an average BLT and loaded mashed potatoes with chicken that wasn't nearly as good as I had hoped. Quality ingredients would have made it a quality dish. There...More

Thank Mark Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can’t say enough great things about our experience. The tour was great, the beer was great, the ambiance was great! The staff was all so helpful in making recommendations and we had the worlds funniest tour guide, Ben. Highly recommend stopping in on your...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice selection of local craft brews, German food is good, sausages,I recommend the deep fried pork ball with the Egg inside.

Thank Bonnie C
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23 September 2018|
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Response from Latoundji | Reviewed this property |
Parking is free,plentiful, and right next to the property.
Chrissy F
1 August 2018|
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Response from Mike W | Property representative |
While we cannot make any promises, we do our best to be able to hold luggage in a safe manner for those in the middle of transportation. Like others have said, it'd be best to give us a call ahead of time. Thanks for the... More
Barb K
9 March 2018|
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Response from TLM1998 | Reviewed this property |
Nothing close. Probably have to Uber to your hotel