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Ernie's Wine Bar

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5471 Portland Rd, Cedarburg, WI 53012
+1 262-375-9200
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't really get the fabulous reviews....been there twice, wasn't made especially welcome but I only bought a beer...?

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Thank PDR27
cedarburg
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Ernie's has the best wine by the glass or bottle follow with pistachio and M&M's. Great wines that most would never know about but all in a reasonable price range. You can sip and talk as long as you want as there is never a need to rush out. Friends are likely to drop in and the drinks and conversation... More 

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Thank Bob P
Grafton, Wisconsin
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60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Ernie's Wine Bar is the must-see place in Ozaukee. Ben the owner (Ernie was the dog) is a master hand crafted cocktail master. The wine list is fantastic and Ben knows his wine. Chocolate, pistachio's, and sometimes homemade cheese crisps are always on the bar. The music is always great. But the crowd makes the place. Eclectic and fun, it's... More 

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Thank RaminWI
Slinger, Wisconsin
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Three friends & I met there to start our Girls' Night Out. The service from each of the staff was helpful and friendly, and the atmosphere was very cozy. It is small inside, but everyone just goes with the flow and enjoys great drinks at very reasonable prices.

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Thank Sue B
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

Frequented by locals this bar in quaint and comfortable inside. Ben (the owner) makes some of the best drinks that I've ever tasted and I will always trust his recommendations as they have been spot on.

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Thank EricThomas1
Cedarburg, Wisconsin, United States
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

If you are looking for a very laid back place to have a great glass of wine this place is for you. It is very small but it is very cozy and fun.

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Thank Jean Ann L
Austin, TX
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

Ernies Wine Bar is just a bit outside of the downtown area. It's named after the owner's dog, who has gone to the great wine bar in the sky. Small but has terrific selection of premium wines and several good beers. Also a full bar. Free pistachios as well.

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Thank dugent
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

I have visited this establishment a few times while in Cedarburg with family. Ben, the owner, makes a killer Old Fashioned! My family and I love the atmosphere. I highly recommend a visit when in Cedarburg.

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Thank fireclan
Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015

So, it looks like a road house on the outside. Who would suspect it has fine quality wines and grant ambiance inside? You will, that's who!

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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96 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

Ernie's is a place that we feel the need to go to make our yearly spring getaway to cedarburg complete! My wife and I enjoy the romance of this quaint establishment! Ben the owner is a friendly man who is always busy attending to detail. He is attentive to polishing the wine glasses to make sure they are perfect for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Wine Bar
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5471 Portland Rd, Cedarburg, WI 53012
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Cedarburg
  • Phone Number: +1 262-375-9200

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