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Water Street Brewery

$$ - $$$American, ,
1101 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3107
+1 414-272-1195
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good38%
  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“cheese curds” (18 reviews)
“burger” (23 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1101 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3107
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Completely unimpressed with the beers at WSB. We ordered two flights of 8 beers which gave you almost every beer available. I love IPAs and this one tasted watered down. The pale ale tasted like Old Milwaukee. Enough said, don't waste your time. Go up...More

Thank Richard N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a later lunch on a Saturday during a recent visit to Milwaukee. The atmosphere is rustic and inviting. Our servers seemed a bit aloof and not very attentive even though they were not extremely busy. The beers were good and the sandwiches...More

Thank blonde1023
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Happened upon this place whilst walking around locally. Good bar and good beers, friendly happy staff !!

Thank SimonTheSailor
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Was in town for a protest march that end down the street at City Hall. We weren’t the only post marchers to descend on WSB, so there was a bit of a line as we entered, though we only had to wait about 5 minutes...More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Despite not loving the place I’ve even there quite a few times for lunch and a few times for dinner. The brewery is has more of a restaurant vibe/atmosphere than the typical brewpub which is nice for the business crowd it typically pulls in for...More

Thank ScubaBucky
Reviewed 15 March 2018

We had great service on a Saturday night. The beer was very good and the pizza was delicious. It was close to our hotel and was a good recomendation.

Thank Kathy J
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We had dinner here before a symphony concert recently. The service was outstanding and overall the food was pretty good. I was a little disappointed in the Water Street Club sandwich -- a little too much ham overwhelmed the other tastes. But the rest of...More

Thank SteveT6029677454
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We went for lunch, patty melt and Ruben and we split and best of both worlds. Ruben was so good, cornbeef was chunks (not lunch meat) and the sauce did not overtake the meat. Patty melt was ok.. the home made chips are delicious. The...More

Thank Louise T
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

... But food was good. Cheese curds delicious and a perfectly good burger which was pleasantly european in size! The beer choice is good and the waiting staff knowledgable. Worth the walk!

Thank J C
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Recently ate at Water street brewery after a basketball game. 6 of us ordered food and it was just OK, nothing special. Service was good and prices were fair. Just expected more.

Thank joe n
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3107
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 414-272-1195
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