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Baumgartner's Cheese Store & Tavern

1023 16th Ave, Monroe, WI 53566-1764
+1 608-325-6157
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Baumgartner’s Cheese Store and Tavern In a recent review, I mentioned that my wife and I had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richard R
Batavia, Illinois
"Down Home" establishment

I stopped for lunch and to buy cheese. Staff was friendly and helpful. Service was efficient and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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1023 16th Ave, Monroe, WI 53566-1764
+1 608-325-6157
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Baumgartner’s Cheese Store and Tavern In a recent review, I mentioned that my wife and I had recently journeyed into Wisconsin for a “Cheese Run”. I really like cheese – all varieties – and we travel to the Badger State several times a year just...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped for lunch and to buy cheese. Staff was friendly and helpful. Service was efficient and quick. When I ordered a sandwich with Limburger Cheese, the server asked me if I had eaten it before; he knew that Limburger is an "acquired taste" for...More

Thank thtews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

2:00pm on a Friday and the place was packed with both local patrons & tourists. But we got seated at the bar which was a great location for watching the food being prepared and reading the wait-staff’s t-shirts (e.g. “I cut the cheese at Baumgartner’s”)....More

Thank 151mmb
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Step back to the past where good food and atmosphere are blended into a wonderful dining experience. good food great service friendly place to eat

Thank M9939DAkenc
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Its a land mark and you have to do it! Quality food and fun folks make this place a great place to stop. Food is strictly sanwiches and very casual. kick back with the beer of your choice and a fresh and delicious sandwich featuring...More

Thank eatstraveler
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

If you are there you must visit to see the decor and the cheese. They serve many local beers and customers snack on cheese while they drink. Fun stop.

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for a late dinner after trying another restaurant and being sorely disappointed! Everything was amazing just as it always is! We love your employees they are always so nice!

Thank jstorey1549
Reviewed 18 July 2017

My wife and I have been coming to Baumgartner's in my father-in-laws hometown for years. It is a great place to find arcane cheeses that are tough to find elsewhere. Mind you, prices are not low; but, the selection is great and the staff is...More

Thank Orso52
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

While roaming the unique square in Monroe, we stopped in Baumgartner's for a drink. They had an artist painting a mural which was fun to watch. There are several neat murals throughout the tavern. While we didn't eat here, we watched them prepare tray after...More

Thank Goldensxfour
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We had not been to Baumgartner's in probably 25 years and decided to have some lunch and cold drinks (Spotted Cow) while in town. As soon as I walked in I recognized the place from many years before and the food, service and atmosphere were...More

Thank bafcaf
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