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Old Town Serbian Gourmet House

522 W Lincoln Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-1134
+1 414-672-0206
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“burek” (24 reviews)
“goulash” (9 reviews)
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European, Eastern European
$$ - $$$
522 W Lincoln Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-1134
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Having moved west nearly 34 years ago it was at least that long since we visited this South Side restaurant. Our next day morning flight and overnight near the airport made us say " we are going". On a Sunday evening it was very quiet....More

Reviewed 25 July 2018

Sadly, I won't be returning to this MKE icon until I read reviews that they have renovated the bathrooms, put in new flooring, and have a new chef. I used to come here for the Spinach Burek and that's what brought me back. But it...More

Thank Lone K
Reviewed 17 April 2018

A family run affair, this quaint restaurant in an old part of Milwaukee (just a block or so from the Basilica), serves excellent food and drink at a reasonable price. We were met by the proprietress who made sure we enjoyed our meal. Some of...More

Thank CC C
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

This place is wonderful place, with excellent food and old world history. We gathered 4 generations for a great meal of barek, chicken paprikash, salad and a to-die-for truddel!! Even my young children lived everything -Excellent service, just a lovely, lovely meal! Thank you!

Thank whlnatalia
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Food was absolutely delicious. Started with bread and toppings. Next was a salad for each of us. We had four different dishes, each better than the next. Burek, stuffed peppers and goulash were my favorites. Our waitress was amazing. She was very knowledgable and helpful....More

Thank Jo R
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Old Town Serbian Gourmet House has been around since Hector was a pup. Well, at least since 1971, and the food (and much of the decor) hasn’t changed a bit since then. If you want trendy this isn’t for you; but if you love old...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 22 January 2018

My family typically visits this establishment at least once a year, and every time, we agree that the food is outstanding. During a recent visit, we were entertained by a man playing a guitar quietly in the background.which was wonderful. If you want blaring televisions,...More

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

On New Years Eve I called Old Town to inquire if they were open New Years Day. The lady who answered the phone stated that they were closed on Mondays. I said OK we will see you Tuesday at 5pm and asked if we needed...More

1  Thank sgtsmm
mouthsnap2012, Manager at Old Town Serbian Gourmet House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Sorry for the confusion, we were closed for a holiday break January 1st and 2nd. We urge people always to make reservations to secure a table.

Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

My mother and I were in town for a funeral and she desperately wanted some Serbian food which is hard to come by in most areas of the country. We were greeted by a jovial gentleman who ended up being our waiter as well. He...More

Thank MyRiverSong
mouthsnap2012, Owner at Old Town Serbian Gourmet House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2018

Thank you!

Reviewed 27 December 2017

So the hostess bartender waitress greeted us by crabbing at the customers in front of us telling them they couldn't go in because it's too early. She started arguing with someone else and it was really uncomfortable...Anyway, it's a restaurant so let's talk food. Food...More

2  Thank Sara H
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Yes they do.
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Absolutely! Jeans would be fine there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 522 W Lincoln Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207-1134
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-672-0206
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