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Old German Beer Hall

1009 N Old World 3rd St, Milwaukee, WI 53203-1301
+1 414-226-2728
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brat” (24 reviews)
“pretzels” (39 reviews)
“wurst” (10 reviews)
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German, Bar, European, Pub
$$ - $$$
1009 N Old World 3rd St, Milwaukee, WI 53203-1301
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Reviewed today

If you order a beer or root beer you get a free sausage with a side for lunch. The waitress was good at answering our questions. The brat and hot potato salad were great. The place certainly has a beer hall atmosphere.

Thank FrequentTravelker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in on a Wed. afternoon and stayed for over and hour. The bartender was very friendly with a good knowledge of Germany and the food The beers were good and typical of the south of Germany. On Wed. if you order a liter of...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited this restaurant a couple times and each time we had a great experience. The Bavarian Breakfast is very authentic, just what you can expect to get in a restaurant in Bavaria. The Weisswurst is the best I had in the States so...More

Thank Lydia216
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

I really wanted to give the place a thumbs up but couldn’t. We ordered the $30 platter with a sampling of various sausages, sauerkraut, cabbage and just came away extremely underwhelmed. The quality was average, portions below avg for price point. It felt more like...More

Thank thesmellwiltell
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Had a great time here. We came in on a Thursday early evening and hit happy hour. Wow good German beer and some good people to talk to at the bar. There was German polka type music played live in the back and you can...More

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Came here for a brew and saw that they offered free lunch (bratwurst with sauerkraut) with the purchase of any beer. I had a dunkel and added German potato salad and a pretzel bun to go with the brat. The food was decent, the beer...More

Thank phvi2617
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Had a pretzel & wurst platter. Wursts were terrific and came with German potato salad, sauerkraut, red cabbage & bread -- all delicious & genuine. To top it off, had a REAL Hofbrauhaus dunkel. Took a lanjaeger to go and it was great! Wow, great...More

Thank Rsnic
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Recently moved to the area and stumbled on this place...but have now been there 4 times this month! The Hall, Bier Stube and Garden are all great...but I really like the Beer Hall. Every server/bar tender has just been really great, letting us know all...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 24 July 2018

This turned out to be our go-to drinking place for happy hour and late night. The German beer was great, the 1 liter mug is a great value makes a great picture because the mug is as big as your head, the pretzel is great...More

Thank wessdaniel
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Always get the pork shank it was done to perfection,. The beer selection of on tap German beers is always good , the only thing was the bartender nice guy but seems to cater to the regulars and didn't watch the rest of the bar...More

Thank Don D
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31 January 2017|
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Response from quietwaters1 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. They have a decent website. You may want to check that out.
Beth B
16 May 2016|
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Response from PDalPra | Reviewed this property |
No reservations are accepted that I've ever heard of. Not sure how far from the Hilton... A quick Google should clear that up! He should be able to get around just fine with a little assistance Enjoy the food and beer... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, Bar, European, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1009 N Old World 3rd St, Milwaukee, WI 53203-1301
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-226-2728
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