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Lakefront Brewery

Closed Now: 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 10 September 2018

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 9 September 2018 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 9 September 2018

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
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

It is a very nice place, very familiar, they play music so that everyone can dance as a family, very fun for children. The food is very tasty, the attention is careful, the waitress serve in a quickly and kind manner! Spacious and bright space,...More

Thank Javier P
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Tour was great. Ben was hilarious. A must-do in Milwaukee. Plenty of tokens along the tour to grab a brew with friends.

Thank JanHarrisVB
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

In my opinion it could be a great place, but I didn’t like it. The most important attraction is to eat and drink near the water, but there you just will find a food truck. Besides closes very early: 8 pm. And the food, just...More

Thank RPobleteMontenegro
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Friendly and welcoming staff, knowledgeable, great atmosphere both inside and out but the best part....the brat and cheese curds were amazing! Been here a couple of times while visiting mke and will be back!

Thank K6773WIjessicaf
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

The beer was good, the atmosphere was great! We did the mini tour and the guide, Josh, was HILARIOUS! the river side patio was pretty. The food was great!

Thank Jeanne F
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Food was decent, staff friendly but not very knowledgeable, service a bit slow. Maybe they were new employees “thrown to the wolves” so to speak.

Thank cynlrhodes
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Took the drive up to Milwaukee from the Chicago suburbs to grab dinner and a beer in the Lakefront Beer Hall. It’s was our fourth time here and usually we go for the tour which is always fun because it’s different depending on your guide...More

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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
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9 March 2018|
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Response from TLM1998 | Reviewed this property |
Nothing close. Probably have to Uber to your hotel