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McBob's

American, Bar, Irish, Pub
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4919 W North Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53208-1119
+1 414-871-5050
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08:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 22:00
Mon 08:00 - 23:30
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 23:30
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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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113 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met some old friends here for a late lunch. We all ordered the Reuben. Turns out the meat in my sandwich was cold...little disappointed. Just wish I could have had a warm sandwich. Not a fan of the chips either. Otherwise, they were good.

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Thank mints2013
South Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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129 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Regulars (and there are legions of them) know that the best corned beef in town is made and served right here! Avoid the lines by coming on the off hours if you can - but even a wait is worth it once you've had one of their signature sandwiches. Their menu is extensive - and the service is quick and... More 

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Thank TheWuch
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Our party of 5 ate there for dinner and the spinach artichoke dip was super creamy and loaded. It is served with grilled marble rye. The chicken tender appetizer was super crunchy and had great ranch dip. It was a nice portion. The table next to us also got the spinach dip. They have a wide beer selection. The Farmer... More 

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Thank Raboug
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

I've had my share of corned beef sandwhiches and Reubens. There are some good ones out there, but if I really need the best, I go to McBob's! If you really want a Rueben, go for it. But if you want to see what made them famous, just order the Corned Beef. The restaurant/bar has a laid back neighborhood feel.... More 

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Thank 500brucer
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

McBobs is a Milwaukee landmark & every patron that visits are fortunate to have y'all so easily accessible from the entire metro area! The corned beef, in all its mouth watering goodness, cannot be beat and may be the BEST anywhere! The burgers are thick & juicy and served on flakey buttery buns that make these burgers some of the... More 

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Thank TosaTrio
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Mcbob's has great food great drinks fun atmosphere I would recommend the Rubin right out of the gate don't let them in the room and order it every time we're in

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Thank Cory S
Milwaukee
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333 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

I've been here many times and always worth it. This morning my wife, son and I had breakfast. My wife loves the French Toast and scones. Always good. My son had Corn Beef, worlds best, and I tried a different egg dish from my normal McGinnity. I had the Dubliner Benedict. Nummy sauce with a bit of a bite and... More 

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Thank Robert H
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

A wide variety of tasty, homemade food...your belly will thank you! It's located pretty much the middle of Milwaukee, north of Miller park by a hop & a skip. I've taken out of town guests and all thanked me for introducing them. I heard of this place yrs back when I played a season of hurling, the ancient Irish field... More 

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Thank Merrrp
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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145 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Always good food and dirt cheap but tonight my beer was not cold, my burger was overcooked but yet tasty and my fiancé's meatloaf was flavorless and cold...bummer

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Thank purplehotgirl
Chicago, Illinois
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58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

My son told me if I enjoy Corned Beef, this was the best around and he was right!! Even though this place is a typical 'Tosa Neighborhood Tavern not much on ambiance but the food made me a believer. Excellent Corned Beef, Spring Rolls and Scottish eggs, etc. Everything was wonderful. We had a huge To Go order but the... More 

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Thank Richard A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12
Cuisine
American, Bar, Irish, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 23:30
Friday
08:00 - 23:30
Saturday
08:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4919 W North Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53208-1119
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-871-5050

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?