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Nice Walk, Great Preservation and the Stereotypical Milwaukee experience

We had spent the day in Milwaukee and thought this area would be the cap of our day. Turns out it... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
Fremont, Ohio
via mobile
Super classic area worth a stop

Welcome to the Old World area of Milwaukee. Great to stop and wander around a bit, get some cheese... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We had spent the day in Milwaukee and thought this area would be the cap of our day. Turns out it was not what we expected--it was actually more. We had a wonderful local beer and local brat on a pretzel bun (I will save...More

1  Thank JosephatFremont
Reviewed 24 July 2017

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 18 July 2017

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 16 July 2017

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

Thank RitaLyC
Reviewed 22 June 2017

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
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Jackie D
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