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) #2 of 30 Restaurants in Monroe $ American, ,
1023 16th Ave, Monroe, WI
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub, Soups
1023 16th Ave, Monroe, WI
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped at Baumgartner' s for a bite to eat and a drink. The service is excellent, as is the good. Our server explained the history and customs of the place and was really helpful. We enjoyed cheese sandwiches and tap beer (sometimes I need...More

Thank Coldhotel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Grab a cheese sandwich and a bag of chips with a pickle on the side. You can order a cheese sandwich with cheese here, and other traditional sandwiches, as well. I would suggest you add some of these delicious cheeses to any sandwiches that you...More

Thank Kat H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So simple, yet so elegant. Cheese on white bread. Beer by the pint. Beer to the left, cheese to the right, money on the ceiling. Fight! Fight! Fight!

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Truly a once in a lifetime experience! The reputation of limburger cheese is makes this a must try! Limburger takes on a whole new ...... persona when eaten here!

Thank shellyrufer
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here as we were passing through Monroe and had an excellent lunch. It is a very cute little cheese shop/diner. We had delicious soup and a tasty sandwich, along with a tap root beer They had a nice selection of beers and cheeses,...More

Thank DKU53051
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch. Since neither my husband nor I eat a lot of cheese, we didn't especially enjoy the limited menu if you didn't want cheesee. I don't think we'll be going back.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

A must into history and too fun. Sandwiches, cheese and beer. Way unique!!! There are some nights they run ribs and chicken specials too.

Thank Heather O
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Pure Wisconsin from the well worn bar to the simple cheese sandwich and local beer menu. A long line on the weekends it's a favorite of locals and tourists alike. Sit at the bar and try to find the "special" bar stool, try your luck...More

Thank nhigdon
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Every time we are near Monroe we stop here overnight so we can have our Limburger " fix". Great atmosphere and good food. The prices recently went up quite a bit but it is what it is. As Monroe is my hometown I have to...More

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Have to have a Limburger sandwich! OK, it may not be for everyone, but this cheese definitely tastes better than it smells. I think it's delicious! Wash it down with one of the many Wisconsin-made craft beers available. Great place, it's a Wisconsin treasure.

Thank Jasubar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Soups
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1023 16th Ave, Monroe, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: 608-325-6157
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