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Brown Baer

181 E Rhine St, Elkhart Lake, WI 53020-1989
+1 920-876-3319
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
181 E Rhine St, Elkhart Lake, WI 53020-1989
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Nice stop, fun decor, good drinks. Make sure to leave a note on the bathroom chalkboard. Enjoyed the friendly bartender.

Thank llwid
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I have been here a few times and the food has never disappointed. The chicken wings are amazing. They don't have a deep fryer so your not going to get a big pile of greasy fries. The beer selection is good and the drinks are...More

Thank lawnsausage
Reviewed 13 September 2017

My wife and I were in Elkhart Lake celebrating our Wedding Anniversary and decided to visit this rustic pub near the City Center. The attraction was live blues music featuring an Internationally-known Artist, The James Armstrong Band. What we didn't count on was a World-Famous...More

Thank Tichiganblues
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We have been going here for years and absolutely love it. The cook is amazing! She definitely puts her heart and soul into the making of the food. The chicken Caesar salad is my all time favorite along with the cornbread and her pear cake!...More

Thank Allison M
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

I had a fun evening here in the company of 15 family members ranging from 3 to 76. I was most impressed by the interesting and delicious menu that does not hide behind the laziness of deep-frying. Thank you Brown Baer!

Thank j_uppsala
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Trying to motivate my family to go anywhere for dinner on vacation before 8 or 9 PM is a constant hassle. No one can motivate. Usually this has no bearing on your choice for meals/food but in a small Wisconsin town like Elkhart Lake, your...More

Thank Barry L
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We ordered takeout from here one evening to take back to The Osthoff. The food was good, but there were several items listed on the menu that were not available.

Thank SB1114
Reviewed 21 July 2017

The bartender was very friendly. The place looks really cool inside. We sat in the swings for a minute. The food was average. It was very expensive for what you get. We would stop for a drink again, but definitely not for food.

1  Thank timmy2003
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Good food but plan on eating at the bar, only three tables. I will go back when it's just me and a couple friends

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed the eclectic decor of this bar. It's interesting in a genuine way (without fake memorabilia like the national franchise bars / restaurants). And decor aside, they had a nice selection of beers on-tap and very friendly staff. Speaking of which, our female...More

Thank GoneOffTheGrid
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27 February 2015|
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Response from drdobg | Reviewed this property |
Really not sure about their schedule for Easter.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 E Rhine St, Elkhart Lake, WI 53020-1989
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Elkhart Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 920-876-3319
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