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2017 E North Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1127
+1 414-273-5230
11:00 - 02:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:30
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious bloody Mary's and GREAT service. We brought our pup to the patio and had a lovely Saturday soaking up the sunshine!!

Thank Jacqueline K
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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96 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Mark B who owns and runs Hooligan's is a lovely bloke who has been behind the bar "forever" - all of the workers in the joint are lifers and make great wings/fries/burgers and so much more. We stop in every time we are early for a film at The Oriental Theatre - saw I am Not Your Negro yesterday about... More 

Thank Mary W
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

OMG. Food was terrible with a capital "T". We ordered several cheeseburgers, all were burned to a crisp. Also ordered the Chicken and BLT sandwich, but there was NO chicken on the sandwich, the avocado was minimal and over-ripe and the bread was soggy. The buffalo wings were not cooked properly and underdone. The French fries with every $11 item... More 

Thank DiggerMagee
Princeton, Illinois
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117 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We stopped at this interesting-looking establishment while touring Milwaukee. It's not a very big place, and since was a perfect day, we opted to sit outside. We were waited on right away, and the waiter exhibited a real "can-do" attitude (willingness to accommodate any requests we had). There were four of us, and our meals were terrific! We later told... More 

Thank Travelmaint
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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1,068 reviews
440 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 433 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015

We'll be back. Food and service were very good. We had the brisket sandwich and the Irish Tacos. The I Tacos were GReat - I plan to get them again next time.

Thank rollngstone
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

While the service was good, we found the food to be bland, which was surprising given the sandwich I ordered (the chicken pepperoni) had many ingredients on it. My husband ordered the Milly Beef and it was bland too. He felt the beer cheese had a weird texture. On the positive side, the cheese curds were good and the beer... More 

Thank Maureen R
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015

I've gone to Hooligan's many times in the last 35 years but it's really in the last 10 years or so that I think its really been more than just a local watering hole type of place. In that time span they always have had good food and a creative menu. The current owner Mark also has a good eye... More 

Thank Homebrew101
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

By far my favorite bar food in the area. A notch above normal bar fare and probably one of the best burgers in town. Great beer selection and the outside patio, while on a busy street has some great people watching. Consistently great with quality of food and service. Go for happy hour and get 1/2 off apps (highly recommend... More 

Thank LindaTPA
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

When I arrived, the service was instantly amazing. We were greeted right away with a pitcher of water. It was a very hot day and the waitress made sure the pitcher was constantly full. I ordered a Irish dip, a spin off of a French dip with corned beef. It was very flavorful with tender corner beef. Once again, we... More 

Thank MKEliving
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3 reviews
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

My family was in town for the day and we wanted to find a good restaurant in walking distance. The service when we arrive was super quick and very friendly. I had the Irish drip which one of the better dip style sandwiches I've had. They also have a very wide variety of beer. Overall, great experience and will most... More 

Thank Brandyn S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:30
11:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2017 E North Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1127
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-273-5230

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