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O'lydia's

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American, Bar, Irish, Pub
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338 S 1st St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1601
+1 414-271-7546
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11:00 - 02:00
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Sun 10:00 - 02:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:30
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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243 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here on ncaa mens bball weekend specifically because of the shuttle they offer to and from the Bradley center. Not only did that work out well it is a great place. Very good food and service. I recommend the wings. Orings are also very good. Nice selection of tap beer. Other food was also v good. we watched... More 

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Thank Skibby1
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Came here for brunch with my groomsmen on my wedding day. Been here many other times as well. Always good food and polite service.

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Thank Brian H
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We had no expectations upon arriving at O'Lydia's. We were seated immediately and were able to choose a nice table. Our service was excellent. The beer options were many. The recommendation regarding their beers by the waitstaff was spot on. The fish fry was generous and at the top of the list for best Milwaukee fish fry. Don't go hunting... More 

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Thank Speaker76
Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

For some this place may seem a bit too divey, but it's also a nice little restaurant with a rather large beer selection. We (friends & I) visited this place twice back in April 2016. The first time as part of our own bar tour, & the 2nd because we liked it so much, we came back for breakfast (and... More 

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Thank cmordecai
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I like this place. When I want to meet with a particular friend who works at Rockwell, we always go here. They have good happy hour drink and food specials and the staff is very friendly. Plus - free parking and plenty of it.

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Thank Nina K
Wisconsin
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69 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We enjoy the friendliness of the staff. Some of the food is outstanding while some is just OK. They have great salads, and soup & sandwich/salad combinations. Great Irish potato skins. The have a large collection of beers on tap which change frequently.

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Thank BeIrie
Chicagoland
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Everytime we're in town, we make a point to stop at this cozy Irish neighborhood pub for lunch in this turn of the century building of nostalgia with it's original bar, hardwood floors and tin ceiling. The staff is very friendly and courteous. Food and drink prices are average with daily specials. The food is of traditional Irish fair with... More 

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Marquette, MI
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276 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Love O'Lydia's. Good drinks, great bar food, wonderful crowd. Known for their Reuben Bites, good burgers. The pastrami not the best, try corned beef.

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Thank lizardMarquette_MI
Kissimmee, Florida
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422 reviews
301 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Stopped in after a brewery tour, fun times were had by all, nice craft beer selection, friendly staff.

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Thank Guinness44life
Chicago, Illinois
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115 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2015

The onion rings were the best. Large portion, not greasy with, delicious coating on the onions. Bloody marys come with a whole set of toppings - sausage, pickle, olive, pepper, etc. They are fairly spicy but light on the alchol. We had the sliders trio - skip the burger slider and go for the moist meat loaf and shredded beef.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Irish, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:30
Saturday
11:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 338 S 1st St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1601
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-271-7546

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