We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Old World 3rd St.

Milwaukee, WI
+1 414-273-7222
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Milwaukee Sightseeing Bus Tour
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good51%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“spice house” (19 reviews)
“sausage” (29 reviews)
“german food” (8 reviews)
Milwaukee, WI
+1 414-273-7222
Write a Review
Reviews (123)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 120 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Welcome to the Old World area of Milwaukee. Great to stop and wander around a bit, get some cheese from the Cheese Shop and have lunch at a wonderful classic Mader's German restaurant. Parking seemed easy at least on a weekday lunch time. This is...More

Thank northernk
Reviewed 1 week ago

You want Old World charm? It's on 3rd st. Try Who's on Third. You could and will get drunk on the great presentation of the many bars and restaurants. But if you go into the Wisconsin Cheese Mart, you're on your own! Free samples just...More

Thank Harvey B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cute area. Nice to stroll and shop. Lots of great food: Cheese, beer, sausage, spices. Next time getting the giant pretzel!

Thank RitaLyC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Fairfield Inn which is in an historic building and very close to many attractions - very convenient for wandering Old World 3rd Street. There is street parking and it's cheaper than using the hotels lot but you do have to run...More

1  Thank Pdxgirl2015
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Definitely a cool area with restaurants and pubs in a bit of old world charm. Close to the Riverwalk so it blends well with the rest of the city. Had a great time eating some German food and drinking beer in this area. Definitely a...More

1  Thank TonyMundain
Reviewed 14 June 2017

...with multiple tiny bars, a very small bit of shopping, and a lovely old hotel that we stayed in. Not much to see, really!

1  Thank LORI F
Reviewed 13 June 2017

a bunch of restaurants, and even a food truck or two. spend the day, have some awesome beer, and enjoy.

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Walking down Old World 3rd Street is a must, when in Milwaukee! The restaurants and bars are extremely inviting! You have a variety to choose from. Don't forget to check out Usingers or the Cheese Mart. Great places to sample and purchase some traditions of...More

3  Thank JodyO815
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We strolled down this street on a Sunday morning. The Spice Shop was a great place to check out exotic spice blends. The smell of the shop was heavenly. We tasted several different cheeses at the Cheese Mart and bought a few to take home....More

2  Thank Alhoosier
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Our group wanted to hit up "chill" bars. Ones where we could grab some drinks, talk, dance if we wanted to, and catch some game on TV. These bars were all perfect for that. Very fairly priced, good bartenders, nice bouncers. It was a great...More

1  Thank AimLDavis
Nearby Restaurants
1,030 reviews
.12 km away
Milwaukee Brat House
356 reviews
.04 km away
Calderone Club
335 reviews
.16 km away
Wisconsin Cheese Mart
86 reviews
.16 km away
Nearby Attractions
Bronze Fonz
369 reviews
.40 km away
Pabst Theater
247 reviews
.39 km away
BMO Harris Bradley Center
163 reviews
.22 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Jackie D
25 February 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from joan0314 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry - I don't know the answer to your question. I'm sure the Milwaukee Chamber of Commerce could help you.