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Old German Beer Hall

€€ - €€€German, , European
1009 N Old World 3rd St, Milwaukee, WI 53203-1301
+1 414-226-2728
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brat” (22 reviews)
“cheese spread” (10 reviews)
“currywurst” (10 reviews)
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German, Bar, European, Pub
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1009 N Old World 3rd St, Milwaukee, WI 53203-1301
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are looking for an excellent selection of German beers and some tasty German food in a casual atmosphere; this is the place for you. There are many specials offered from free lunches with a beer purchase during the week to pig wings night....More

Thank DaleB9120
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

I really wanted to like this place. The beer was good and cold, the pretzel made for a great warm appetizer, and the sausages were delicious. The killer was the service, and it was a true killer. After our first beer, we didn't get a...More

4  Thank brewcity77
Reviewed 26 December 2017

My 22 year old son and I had 2 hours to kill before we picked up someone at the airport so we stopped in for 1 beer. Well, if we were having a beer, may as well get one of there nice chewy giant pretzels...More

Thank gregp422
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

This truly looks like a German beer hall AND yes there is such a thing as a free lunch. Check the times and dates but for the price of a drink you do get a free brats sandwich and it’s really good. A bit quite...More

Thank Maria J
Reviewed 28 November 2017

It is the perfect place to enjoy two mainstays of Milwaukee culture, Germanic heritage and beer. We stopped in on a Saturday afternoon and everyone in the place was having a blast. The ambience is dead on; beer-stein slogans in German on the walls and...More

Thank Stu S
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Nothing beats a stop early the Old German Beer Hall on Old World 3rd St. This trip trip we enjoyed sharing the Hofbräuhaus Wurst Platter, I had the Bier Rettich, a Spiral Cut White BeerRadish. We each enjoyed a litre of the Hofbräu Hefe Weizen....More

1  Thank Greg M
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We stopped in on a Friday night. Live music was what you would expect at a German Beer Hall. Musicians engaged the audience with several beer drinking songs. We were in town for a couples weekend and had a blast at this place. We will...More

Thank Lana5283
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for Octoberfest. Great giant pretzel and Hofräu Hefe Weizen. Great atmosphere and friendly staff.

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

The menu is exactly what you would expect given the name. Our group tried a variety of sausages. We especially liked the currywurst, smoked bratwurst and OGBH bratwurst. They serve Hofbrau beers. Nuff said.

Thank bruce h
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We went for dinner. The restaurant wasn't crowded at all. Service was still very slow. Staff was friendly, but not very attentive at all. Never did get refills on our drinks. The menu is pretty limited, but has some good options on it. We were...More

Thank Lin L
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30 January 2017|
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Response from quietwaters1 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. They have a decent website. You may want to check that out.
Beth B
15 May 2016|
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Response from PDalPra | Reviewed this property |
No reservations are accepted that I've ever heard of. Not sure how far from the Hilton... A quick Google should clear that up! He should be able to get around just fine with a little assistance Enjoy the food and beer... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, Bar, European, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1009 N Old World 3rd St, Milwaukee, WI 53203-1301
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-226-2728
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