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Milwaukee Ale House

$$ - $$$American, ,
233 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5761
+1 414-276-2337
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good46%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“hummus wrap” (4 reviews)
“burgers” (27 reviews)
Closes in 27 min
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
233 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5761
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1 - 10 of 404 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our party of four had diverse meal choices from ribs and salmon to patty melt and meat loaf--and all were pleased with the great food! We were downtown for a play at The Rep, and we were pleased to be able to drop in and...More

Thank 262DianeV2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are several very good restaurants in this area of Milwaukee. The Ale house shines because of its setting. It has good burgers and other pub food. It's large, with lots of room for larger groups. And has a fantastic outdoor patio right on the...More

Thank bruce h
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Spent a lazy afternoon on the upstairs patio. Great location to watch the world go by. Our first waitress was great and very helpful but unfortunately her shift finished and so she introduced us to the next waitress taking over her tables. This waitress was...More

Thank Cass960
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Nice place to take a dinner, drink some beers and see the sunset. Good food, quick service and a nice place to eat and talk.

Thank Fabiano B
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Ale house has a great bar area with lots of room for a group of friends to meet for great house made beers. Pool tables and screens for sports. The dining area is spacious so seating usually not a problem and when the weather is...More

Thank Pete K
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

When you walk in you see the old style wooden bar. It's fantastic. Nice seeing old stuff like this. We had the oktoberfest and the outboard beer. Both are very good. Must stop at brewery if you are in town.

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Get them! Bloody Mary's are decent too! The patio has a nice view of the city and would be good for out of towners or ambiance searchers.

Thank Erin L
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Da wife and I visited Milwaukee for the Irish Festival. We were strolling around and stumbled across the Ale House. It’s *big*. The best part is the back patio’s that are right on the Milwaukee river! Great place to have a beer and people watch!...More

Thank UsuallyNotGrumpy
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We were lucky to stumble onto the Milwaukee Ale House. We were lucky to find seating on the back porch overlooking the Milwaukee River. We were luckiest to have Roxanne as our waitress. Good food and Great beer and Wonderful service. Can it be any...More

Thank gloveman_8888
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Stopped in for lunch around 11:30 am on a Thursday after walking the River Walk. Not very crowded when we arrived, but the lunch crowd arrived soon after. Inside and outside seating available - the outside seating is riverside. Service was good. We had Caesar...More

Thank scottcaps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5761
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Historic Third Ward
  • Neighbourhood: Historic Third Ward
  • Phone Number: +1 414-276-2337
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