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Grumpy Troll Pub & Brewery

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
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105 S 2nd St, Mount Horeb, WI 53572-2105
+1 608-437-2739
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Davenport, Iowa
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108 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We make a couple trips from our hometown to Green Bay and we usually stump at GT. I'd like to say I've sampled much of the menu, but that would be a lie. I always get their lightly pan fried walleye sandwich on a toasted hoagie bun with awesome tartar sauce. I can't get anything like it where I live... More 

Thank Jeff B
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great road trip from Madison. Stopped at Duluth Trading and then lunch. Great food and service. Their own tap was surprisingly good.

Thank Rich F
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our pizza and the 12 beer sampler. The wait staff was very friendl, cheerful and full of information about Mt. Horeb and the surrounding area. We would certainly visit The Grumpy troll again.

Thank Kellyjreinke
Madison, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

We love this place and visit on a regular basis. EXCELLENT beer, food, service, and atmosphere! Thanks for all you do!!

Thank Teamdinner
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Good food, great beer and friendly staff. The Friday fish fry was a generous portion with really good coleslaw.

Thank Karen C
Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Our family of 4 went for lunch on a Friday and there was a long wait, which wasn't ideal, but the food was worth it! Delicious burgers, sweet potato tots and root beer! It's crowded and loud and parking was impossible, but the food really is good, so its worth it.

Thank Julie G
Middleton, Wisconsin
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192 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We like to come here on our bikes in the summer. We decided to bring the whole family for lunch around the holidays and everything was excellent including the service. They were able to give us a big enough table for all including the 4 month grand baby! The beer selection was great. I had the enchilada soup and a... More 

Thank voyageurfoodie
Brimfield, Illinois
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Homemade root beer sure thing. Not as sweet as normal root beer. House made as well. Free refills. We had Rueben/sweet potato tots. French dip/waffle fries. Lunch time , they also had special but passed. Soups on menu along with soup of day. Salads, entrees, desserts. Priced average. Bar area was busy with food and drinkers. Atmosphere comfortable. Was nice... More 

Thank Lori R
Saint Louis, Missouri
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

I visit a friend here every Christmas and in between those times, I dream of Grumpy Troll cheese curds. They are the best. Everything is great here. Food is fantastic and it's a comfy place. Prepare for lines during holidays but if you have to wait, it's worth it.

Thank Ellen D
Amherst, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Very nice staff. Our server, Kathy, noticed my burger was a little overdone and within minutes I had a replacement (which was much better!). We like to travel to craft breweries and this was worth the trip. We will be back.

Thank Katrock4444

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 S 2nd St, Mount Horeb, WI 53572-2105
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Mount Horeb
  • Phone Number: +1 608-437-2739
Local Brewery featuring 12 of our own beers on tap and many award winning. Many local food offerings and full bar. Daily specials include Friday FishFry and Sat Prime Rib.
2Nd floor is home to Pizzeria and full bar with many large screens for the games.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?