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OB's Brau Haus

$$ - $$$German, ,
523 W College Ave, Appleton, WI 54911-5801
+1 920-730-0202
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“meatballs” (8 reviews)
“strudel” (5 reviews)
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German, Central European, Brew Pub, European, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
523 W College Ave, Appleton, WI 54911-5801
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

We ate here on Saturday evening. I have to admit, from the outside it looks a little shady. Someone met us outside and asked if we were hungry so we felt we needed to go inside. The decor is a bit "crazy", but the food...More

Thank Bridget L
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We needed a large room for a family gathering for approx 30 to 35 people following a funeral. They were very nice to us, kept our food and drink orders straight, brought out hot food and good german beer.

Thank hafe
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Love the German dishes here. Food is excellent. Never a disappointment. The locally brewed beer is excellent as well. And make sure you leave for dessert. The Apple strudel and the Bread pudding are excellent.

Thank Capt_Roger_56
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We decided to try OB's after getting a coupon in the mail. We were not disappointed. We were greeted and seated very quickly, even though it was busy restaurant week. The service throughout the meal was excellent. We had the Jaeger schnitzel, the Schnitzel Oscar...More

Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Superb food although the atmosphere was unremarkable. The staff was very attentive with personal attention from the proprietor. We would have preferred a salad and/or vegetables although this was typical of what we found in our visits to the Bavarian region of Germany. The apple...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

If you love German food & great German beers, this is the place to do it! The Sauerbraten is made with filet mignon; not a cheaper cut of beef. So tender & just the right amount of red wine/vinegar in the gravy. The pork shanks...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 22 August 2017

My honey and I started out with a couple of beers. He had Oktoberfest and I had the dopplebock....both were really good beers! We ordered the meatballs over spaetzel. Portions were generous and very tasty. We enjoyed our meal. Ive been in more authentic looking...More

Thank Pottman
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Went to OB's today before our Groupon expired... disappointed that we hadn't used sooner! The lady that served us was wonderful! I think she may have been one of the owners. The Reuben Soup came out and it was really good, fresh baked bread immediately...More

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 12 June 2017

My husband and I went here one night before a concert at the PAC. We had no idea what to expect. We were greeted right when we walked in and the service was excellent. We got a flight of all 11 of their home brews....More

Thank lovevegas63
Reviewed 14 May 2017

As a downtown, craft beer drinking, "millennial" (insert eye-roll), local fanatic- this is the place to eat and drink. Authentic food and the best brews makes this place unbeatable. Not sure you understand the menu? It doesn't matter-everything is delicious and the staff is so...More

Thank CassieJM
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6 October 2015|
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Response from Bill O | Reviewed this property |
I believe that the owner and his wife are German nationals. She was our server during our last visit there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
German, Central European, Brew Pub, European, Gastropub
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 523 W College Ave, Appleton, WI 54911-5801
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Appleton
  • Phone Number: +1 920-730-0202
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